Presentations

Here all the presentations from all participants will be uploaded, including a short description of the presentation for reference/searching purposes.

Thursday
Jeff Custard, UCAR FRGP Presentation on FRGP PDF
 
Friday: Colloquium Sessions
Frederick Semazzi, North Carolina State Univ. Understanding African weather and climate: The role of regional and international collaboration PDF
Friday: Workshop Session 1
Mohan Ramamurthy, Unidata/UCAR Unidata resources and services, real-time data sharing... PDF
Wassila M. Thiaw, NOAA The pan-African view - research, operational issues, instrumentation and real-time data needs across Africa to enhance US-Africa research collaborations. PDF
Amadou Thierno Gaye, UCAD A perspective from Senegal about working with US collaborators and data sources... PDF
Ben Lamptey, Maritime Univ. Ghana A perspective from Ghana: obstacles, limitations and solutions needed to enhance African-US data exchange and UCAR Africa research collaborations. PDF
Marco Zennaro, ICTP Training Initiatives with Scientists for Wireless Networking... PDF
Chuck Meertens, UNAVCO Africa Array and other shared scientific instruments, reflections about how to expand the Africa Array model to catalyze more US-Africa interdisciplinary science work. PDF
Friday: Workshop Session 2
Frederick Semazzi, North Carolina State Univ. Regional Climate Organizations and Research Initiatives across Africa: Articulating a Vision for a Pan-African Network PDF
 
Saturday: Session 1
Dale Smith, NSRC Overview of African R&E Networks and Internet Connectivity PDF
Boubakar Barry, AAU Association of African Universities (AAU)... PDF
Pascal Hoba, AAU Development plans for WACREN... PDF
Khoudia Sy Gueye, UCAD/SnRER Updates from SnRER PDF
Emmanuel Togo, Univ. of Ghana Ghanaian Academic Research Network (GARNET)... PDF
Duncan Martin, TENET TENET: Report on the South African NREN PDF
Kevin Chege, KENET Kenyan Education Network Trust (KENET) and the Impact of New Undersea Fiber Capacity in East Africa PDF
Saturday: Session 2
Kevin Thompson, NSF NSF's International Research Network Connections (IRNC) program PDF
Jim Williams, Univ. of Indiana America Connects to Europe (ACE)... PDF
Hervey Allen, NSRC Technical Community and Capacity Building in Africa to Improve Cyberinfrastructure PDF
Kevin Chege, KENET UbuntuNet Alliance PDF
Duncan Martin, TENET The AfricaConnect Project PDF
Ann Doyle, Internet2 Collaborations: Linking African R&E Networks and Internet2 PDF
Saturday: Session 3
Elizabeth Bukusi, Kenya Medical Research Institute A perspective from the field in East Africa on doing international collaborative work in areas where infrastructure and connectivity are still under development. PDF
Rajul Pandya, UCAR/NCAR UCAR Africa Initiative: Lessons Learned and Implications for Cyberinfrastructure PDF