The eLearning Africa conference, this year in its 9th year, from all accounts a success in bringing together a vast array of fascinating experts and change-makers in the ICT and Education industry. Nearly 1500 participants and over 300 speakers from 68 countries gathered for three days at the Speke Resort and Conference Centre in the Ugandan capital Kampala, set on the edge of magnificent Lake Victoria. Among a host of inspiring plenary, parallel and other sessions, particular highlights were a Ministerial Round Table with representatives from 13 states in attendance, as well as the launch of the eLearning Africa Report 2014 by His Excellency Edward Ssekandi, Vice President of the Republic of Uganda.
The eLearning Africa Report provides a yearly snapshot of progress and perspectives in the field of technology-enabled learning across the continent.
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Venasius Baryamureeba, Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), Uganda
Mark East, General Manager, Microsoft EMEA & ASIA Education Industry Group
Athambile Masola, Teacher and Blogger, South Africa
Sozinho Francisco Matsinhe, African Academy of Languages (ACALAN), African Union, Mali
John Nasasira, Minister for Information and Communications Technology, Uganda
Bitange Ndemo, Honorary Chair, Alliance for Affordable Internet, Kenya
Kasirim Nwuke, Chief, New Technologies & Innovation Division, Representative of Carlos Lopez, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Iyadunni Olubode, Executive Director, LEAP Africa Ltd/Gte., Nigeria
Jochen Polster, Vice President EMEA, NComputing
Noah Samara, Chairman and CEO, Yazmi, USA
Bright Simons, President of the mPedigree Network, Ghana
Nyombi Thembo, The Minister of State for Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Uganda
Beate Wedekind, THE NEW//AFRICA and ONE, Germany/Ethiopia
Valerie Wood-Gaiger, Learn with Grandma, Wales, UK
July 8, 2014