[AfrICANN-discuss] IDLELO 5 latest update

Fred Yeboah fredericky at aiti-kace.com.gh
Fri Jan 6 02:27:00 SAST 2012

Dear prospective participant,

Below are latest update of the idlelo 5 conference.

/*Conference registration:*/

For an invitation letter for visa application, please contact idlelo 5 
planning committee at idlelo5 at fossfa.net. The online registration is 
still ongoing. Although the early bird registration offer is no more, 
you can still apply for support which may be granted on condition that 
funds are available. For Idlelo 5 registration please visit here 

/*Paper, workshop, session abstract submission*/:

The review of submitted conference papers is ongoing and feedback being
communicated to the authors. The review committee has graciously 
accepted to continue receiving
late submissions until  20th February, 2012 after which no more papers 
will be accepted.
Presenters are encouraged to quickly work on their presentations and
submit by 20th February, 2011. For more information abstract submission, 
please visit here <http://www.idlelo.net/node/8>

Conference exhibition and sponsorship */

Why wait while others give their business a push? Give your business, 
your initiative and your company an edge. Meet with prospective 
customers, international bloggers and pace-setters in marketing. This is 
an opportunity you should not miss. Grab it!, Get more information on 
how to exhibit here. <http://www.idlelo.net/node/20>

*/Competition and Awards /

  * Are you a software developer with an innovative product to impact
    the lives of Africans? Then the Guido Sohne Fellowship Award is what
    you have to aim at. For more information on this award, please visit
    here <http://www.idlelo.net/node/3>

  * Are you a writer or journalist with an extraordinary article or
    story based on FOSS or FOSS related issues then you may like to look
    at this award. Please read more about the AFRICA FOSS Reporter Award

  * As part of FOSSFA's mandate to promote FOSS, active FOSS communities
    have been identified as an important component to achieving capacity
    building and awareness. Hence, for the first time FOSSFA will
    recognized the most active FOSS community on the continent with the
    FOSS Community Award. Read more here <http://www.idlelo.net/node/14>.

  * Do you want to showcase your award-winning FOSS solution and
    business model to a continental audience of tech-experts and
    potential customers in March 2012? Read more information about this
    award here <http://www.idlelo.net/node/15>.

Conference Programme*/

  * An initial draft programme is out. It can be found here

Best regards,
Fred. Yeboah
The Open Source Group,
Advanced Information Technology Institute (AITI),
(Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT)
Private Mail Bag, State House,
Accra - Ghana.

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