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Industry Cloud Technology Experts

Eng. Victor Kyalo
A Communications engineer with a wide experience in systems design, integration and project management. He has been involved in the information systems networking/telecommunications.

Nasser Kettani
Nasser has over than 25 years of experience in the IT and Software industry working for leading IT companies including Rational Software, IBM and Microsoft.

Mr. Swami Natarajan
Senior Director, SaaS Leader,
ECEMEA - Oracle

Dr. Elisha .O. Makori
Library and Information Science - Information Management, Automation, Management of Information Systems, Digital Technology Applications.

Mr. Evans Kahuthu
Evans Kahuthu Evans Kahuthu Project Manager, ICT Authority Evans Kahuthu is an Information Security Specialist with over 10 years’ experience in the IT industry.

Mital Shah
Solutions Architect at Dimension Data Middle East and Africa

George Njunguna
Head of Information Technology at Commercial Bank of Africa

Eng. Francis Wangusi
Director General
Communication Authority of Kenya

Nadeem Noordin
Co-CEO of Cloudhop.it

Mr. Ronald Osumba
An Archbishop Tutu Fellow, an Aspen Italia graduate, is the Head of Public Sector at Oracle Corporation Kenya. He has also recently been appointed Chairman of the Youth Advisory Board by the President of the Republic of Kenya.

Angela Ng'ang'a
Responsible for managing government relations in the region, driving policy discussions with business leaders, corporate affairs and strategic communication

Kunle Awosika
Kunle Awosika is focused on steering Microsoft Corporation in Kenya to the next phase of expansion through commercial and government engagements.

Mr. Phares Kariuki
Node Africa

Michael M Murungi
Google's Policy & Government Relations Manager, East Africa

John Matogo
University Relations Country Leader of East Africa, IBM East Africa (Higher Education)

Shiraz Dadar
Head of ICT Department, M.P Shah Hospital

Said Rechchad
General Manager - Southern & East Africa - EMC
Said is an accomplished Sales Leader managing Southern and East Africa in EMC.

Robert Mugo
Robert has been appointed the Acting CEO at the ICT Authority. He is also the Director in charge of Shared Services at the ICT Authority.

Bruno Haubertin
Dremmwel MEA Founder and daily Manager

University of Nairobi Cloud Technology Champions

Prof. Peter M.F Mbithi
The Vice-Chancellor, at the University of Nairobi and Professor of Veterinary Surgery, University Of Nairobi (UoN)

Prof. Timothy Waema
Prof. Timothy Mwololo Waema is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Informatics in the University of Nairobi, Kenya

Ibrahim Otieno
The Director, ICT Centre, University of Nairobi, part-time Lecturer and PhD student at the
School of Computing & Informatics, University of Nairobi.

Prof. Lucy Irungu
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Production and Extension and a Professor of Entomology in the School of Biological and Physical Sciences.

Dr. Tonny Omwansa
ICT Consultant, Head of C4DLab,
Senior Lecturer at University of Nairobi,
Consultant for Government on Digital Inclusion.

Dr. Bitange Ndemo
Associate Professor, University of Nairobi

Schedule

Click here to get the current Draft program for the East Africa Cloudsummit 2016.

Thursday 21st April,2016 – East Africa Cloud Summit

7:00am - 9:00am Arrival and registration Visit to Exhibitions Stands
9:00am - 11:00am Welcome Remarks
Keynote
Opening Keynote Presentation
  • Dr. Tonny Omwansa – East Africa Cloud Summit Chair – Why Cloud computing Summit?

  • Official Opening Ceremony


    Moderator

    Prof. Timothy Waema

    • Prof. Peter M.F. Mbithi – Vice Chancellor,
      University of Nairobi (UoN)
    • Mr. Rich Sauer - Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Corporate,
      External and Legal Affairs' Worldwide Sales Group (Title Sponsor)
    • Eng. Francis W. Wangusi, Director General - Communication Authority
    • Hon. Joe Mucheru – Cabinet Secretary,
      Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MoICT)
    Keynote Panel


    Building a Digital Society

    Plenary Hall


    Moderator

    Prof. Timothy Waema

    • Hon. Joe Mucheru – Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of
      Information and Communication Technology (MoICT)
    • Eng. Francis W. Wangusi Director General – Communication Authority
    • Mr. Kunle Awosika – General Manager Microsoft
      Kenya (Title Sponsor)
    • Mr. Rizwan Tufail, Founder and Managing Partner of Innovonomics
    • Mr. Michael Otieno,Ministry ICT Kisumu County
    11:00am - 11:15am HEALTH BREAK
    11:15am - 12:30pm Session 1: National Cloud Strategy

    Plenary Hall



    Moderator

    Mrs. Angela Ng'ang'a

    Rizwan Tufail, Founder and Managing Partner of Innovonomics
    - Thought leadership Presentation

    Discussants

    • Prof. Timothy Waema, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    • Mr. Robert Mugo, Ag. CEO of ICTA
    • Mr. Alex Asena, Senior ICT Office at the Ministry of Devolution,
      Planning and Statistics
    12:30pm – 2:00pm LUNCH AND VISIT TO EXHIBITION STANDS
    2:00pm – 2:30pm Innovative Cloud Solution Demo
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Session 2: Enhancing public service delivery through cloud technology
    (This panel will cover aspects like Shared Services and Data Classification etc).
    Panel Discussion
    Plenary Hall

    Moderator

    Ronnie Osumba

    Thought Leadership

    Said Rechchad: EMC2 General Manager Southern East Africa
    – Thought Leadership Presentation

    Discussants
    • Andrew Waititu, MD, SAP East Africa
    • Simon Bradford Public Sector MEA, Microsoft Corporation
    • Mary Kerema, Shared Services, ICT Authority
    • Mital Shah, Solutions Architect, Dimension
      Data East Africa – Thought Leadership
    3:15pm – 3:45pm HEALTH BREAK AND VISITATION TO STANDS
    3:45pm - 4:15pm Innovative Cloud solution Demo
    4:15pm - 5:00pm Session 3: Application of Cloud Technology in Education Delivery
    Panel Discussion

    Plenary hall

    Moderator

    Eric Nyamwaro

    Ronnie Osumba, Oracle - Thought Leadership Presentation

    Discussants
    • John Tembaa - ICT Director Ministry of Education
    • John Kimotho, Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development
    • Nadeem Noordin, Co-CEO – CloudHop
    • John Matogo, University Relations Country Leader for East Africa,
      IBM East Africa
    6:00pm - 7:30pm Speed Dating and opportunity to interact with facilitators and panelists

    Friday 22nd April,2016 – East Africa Cloud Summit

    8:15am – 8:30am Opening remarks

    Plenary Hall
    Prof. Timothy Waema
    8.30am – 9.45am Session 4: Enhancing Innovation by utilizing Cloud Services
    Panel Discussion
    Plenary Hall

    Moderator

    Dr. Tonny Omwansa

    Prof. Bitange Ndemo - Associate Professor at University of Nairobi
    - Thought Leadership

    Discussants

    • Mr. George Njuguna K. Head, Information Technology
      Commercial Bank of Africa Limited. (Financial Services)
    • Mr. Minu Limbu, UNICEF Kenya country office
    • Mr. John Matogo, University Relations Country Leader of East Africa
      IBM East Africa - Google
    • Mr. Mike Mutungi - I choose Life Africa
    9.45am – 11.15am Session 5: Data Privacy, Standards, Security and Confidentiality in the Cloud
    Panel Discussion

    Plenary Hall



    Moderator

    Paul Roy Owino

    Ndungu Kahindo, General Manager for Solutions, Dimensions Data East Africa
    - Thought Leadership Presentation

    Discussants

    • Dr. Katherine Getao, ICT Secretary, Ministry of ICT
    • Angela Ng'ang'a, Corporate Affairs Lead ESA &
      IOI, Microsoft Corporation.
    • Michael M. Murungi, Public Policy & Government Relations
      Manager, East Africa - Google.
    • Phares Kariuki, Node Africa (Enterprise)
    11:15am - 11:45am HEALTH BREAK AND VISIT TO EXHIBITION STANDS
    11:45am - 1:00pm Session 6: Transforming Healthcare Information Management and SMEs Through Cloud Technology
    Panel Discussion

    Plenary Hall

    Moderator

    Dr. Christopher Chepken

    James Munene, Teritory Sales Manager, HP - Thought Leadership

    Panelists

    • Phares Kariuki, Node Africa
    • Paramjeet Bhambra, Director at Wise & Agile Limited
    • Shiraz Dadar, Head of ICT Department, M.P. Shah Hospital
    • Silas Macharia, IBM
    1:00pm – 2:00pm Closing Session & Way Forward - Dr. Tonny K. Omwansa

    LUNCH, NETWORKING AND VISIT TO EXHIBITION STANDS
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    Call For Papers, Illustrations, Case Studies and Policy Briefs

    Themes
    • Building a Digital Society
    • National Cloud Strategy
    • Application of Cloud Services in county governments
    • Enhancing Innovation and Service Delivery by utilizing Cloud Services
    • Application of Cloud Technology in Education Delivery
    • Financial Services Management using Cloud Technology
    • Cloud Technology as a tool to streamline Small and Medium Enterprises operations
    • Application of Cloud Technology in Education Delivery
    • Financial Services Management using Cloud Technology
    • Cloud as a tool to streamline Small and Medium Enterprises operations
    • Transforming Healthcare Information Management Through Cloud Technology
    Other topics
    • Data Classification Guidelines
    • Data Privacy and confidentiality
    • Service Level Agreements and Conflict Resolution
    • Procurement of Cloud Computing Solutions
    • Capacity building and skills requirements for Cloud Services
    • Cloud Computing Standards
    Schedule

    Due to time constraints, the following schedule will strictly apply:

    • Call for abstracts: September 7th 2015
    • Close of receipt of abstracts: September 25th 2015
    • Notice of acceptance of abstracts: 30th September 2015
    • Draft Paper: 16th October 2015
    • Final paper: 26th October 2015