Conference Program

World Summit Award Events in Cairo 

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Venue @ CICC, Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Center

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 26th

 

10:00

Opening Ceremony of Cairo ICT 2012—”Destination Africa”

Mycerinous Hall

· H.E  Dr. Hessa Al Jaber, Secretary General Supreme Council for ICT- Qatar
. H .E. Mr. Debretsion Gebremichael Minister of CIT  - Ethiopia
. H .E. Mr Samuel Lesuron Poghisio , MP , Minister of CIT - Kenya
. H .E. Rubahana Rugunda  - Minister of CIT – Uganda
. H.E. Dr. Mohamed Salem Minister of CIT - Egypt

11:00—15:30

Tour through the Exhibition
Meet the best in e-Content from around the Globe and explore innovation and creativity

19:30

Global e-Content meets Schnitzel and Strudel

Cocktail Reception at the Residence of the Austrian Ambassador to Egypt

(with invitation only)

FRIDAY, APRIL 27th

08:30—12:00

Visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza

13:30

Opening of WSA Winners Conference 2012

H.E. Minister of CIT Dr. Mohamed Salem
Prof. Peter A. Bruck, Chairman of the WSA Board of Directors
Eng. Yasser El Kady, CEO ITIDA
Ossama Kamal, CEO Tradefairs International

14:30-15:30

It´s spring in the region: Opportunities and challenges for UN organisations
Moderation: Prof. Peter A. Bruck, WSA Chairman

Panel Discussion with

· Giovanna Ceglie, Director UNIDO Egpyt
.  Sherif El Tokali, Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP Egypt
. Marius Lukosiunas, Advisor for Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO Cairo Office
.  Adiel Akplogan , CEO AfriNIC
.  Nibal Idlebi, Team Leader ICT for Development, UN ESCWA
.  Tarek Shawki, Director UNESCO Cairo Office, Egypt

16:00—16:40

Meet the best and get inspired | Winners´Presentations | e-Business & Commerce

Moderation: Peter A. Bruck, WSA Chairman

· Monaqasat, Lebanon
.  Star, Ghana
.  HammerKit Studio, Finland
. Hootsuite, Canada

16:40—17:10

Meet the best and get inspired  | Winners´Presentations | e-Government & Institutions

Moderation: George Sharkov, Regional Manager, European Software Institute, Bulgaria

· e-Annual Report, Estonia
.  Empowering India , India
.  Tunisian Industry Portal, Tunisia
.  DigID, Netherlands

20:30

World Summit Award and Cairo ICT Gala Dinner

WSA Award Ceremony

Citadel Cairo, for invited guests only

SATURDAY, APRIL 28th

 

08:30—11:30

Visit to Smart Village Cairo — The Future of Doing Business

12:30

Meet the best and get inspired Winners´ Presentations |

e-Culture & Heritage and  e-Entertainment & Games

Moderation: Dorothy Gordon, DG Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, Ghana

· World of the Habsburgs, Austria
.  Vaeggen/The Wall, New Zealand
.  The Nude Maja, Venezuela
.   Sumo, Ireland

13:10

Meet the best and get inspired Winners´Presentations | e-Science & Technology

Moderator: Manar Alhashash, SG of Kuwait e-Award, Kuwait

· Renderfarm.fi – Making movies with a screensaver, Finland
.  Peer Water Exchange, India
.  PORDATA, Portugal 

15:00

Young Egyptian digital planet: Youth Award Winners'Workshop

Moderation: Peter A. Bruck, WSA Chairman

• Kherna                  • Harassmap

• Wupy.org               • Girls Only Radio

• Zabatak                        

16:00

Meet the best and get inspired | Winners'Presentations| e-Learning & Education

Moderation: Reshan Dewapura, CEO ICTA, Sri Lanka

· Wikigoviya, Sri Lanka
.  Rufoof, UAE
.  Technology and Civilization in Ancient China, China
.  Dnevnik.ru, Russian Federation

16:40

Meet the best and get inspired  | Winners' Presentations| e-Health & Environment

Moderation: Chitranganie Mubarak, Programme Head, ICTA, Sri Lanka

· Verdeate.com, Colombia
.  Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine Digital Museum

 

17:30

Meet the best and get inspired | Winners'Presentations | e-Inclusion & Participation

Moderation: Osama Manzar, Founder & CEO, Digital Empowerment Foundation, India

· Epooq, Finland
.  News and learning with sign language, Hungary
.  Mexico in Community, Mexico
. Erada, Egypt

18:00—19:00

The mobile revolution—Poor but Online

Workshop with Orange Labs

Moderation: Peter A. Bruck, WSA Chairman

Presentation by: Ayman Ibrahim, Head of Open Innovation & Socio-Economic Development,   Orange Labs
 

Panel Discussion with:

· Eric Idiahi, CEO Spinlet.com, Nigeria

· Ralph Simon, CEO & Founder: Mobilium International, UK

· Dorothy Gordon, Director General, Ghana-India, Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence for ICT

· Reshan Dewapura, CEO, ICTA, Sri Lanka

· Osama Manzar, Founder & CEO, Digital Empowerment Foundation, India

· George Sharkov, Regional Manager, European Sofware Institute (ESI), Bulgaria

20:30

Oriental  Cultural Program and Dinner

for invited guests only

SUNDAY, APRIL 29th

 

08:30

Global Huddle

. Feedback about WSA Winners Events in Cairo
. Strategies towards 2015
. Cooperation Platforms

Sonesta Hotel, for WSA Attendees only

 

10:30

Digital delicacies : Tasty e-Content from the region

Best Practice Lightning Talks

WSA Winners from the region and the Arab e-Conent Community share their vision

Moderator: Manar Alhashash, DG Kuwait e-Award, Kuwait

12:00

End of WSA Program