Cape Town

The Cape Town leg of the 2009 SANGONeT "ICTs for Civil Society" Conference will be held from 20-21 October 2009 at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town.

For a map of the venue, click here.

To register for the 2009 SANGONeT Conference, click here.

Conference Programme

 Day 1: 20 October 2009
 09h00 Registration
 10h00 Opening & Welcome
David Barnard, Executive Director, SANGONeT
 10h15 State of ICTs in the South African NGO Sector
Steven Ambrose, Head of Strategy, World Wide Worx
Keynote Address: Social Media and NGOs - Local and International Perspectives
Amy Sample Ward, Global Community Development Manager, NetSquared
NGOs, CBOs and Social Media Use in South Africa
Jonathon Donner, Microsoft Research

 12h00 Refreshments
 12h15 Parallel Session A Parallel Session B
  The Social Web

John Thole
Edunova

Adam Mukendi
Citizen Journalism in Africa

Nick Rockey
Trialogue
 

The Mobile Society

Peter Benjamin
CellLife

Steve Vosloo
Shuttleworth Foundation

Ahmed Kajee
Cellsmart

Marlon Parker
RLabs

 13h45 Lunch
 14h15 The Social ShowPlace & SpeedShops
 15h15 Parallel Session A Parallel Session B Parallel Session C
The Social Web

Karen Thorne
Cape Town TV

Dorette Steenkamp

UthangoSocial Investments

David Jacobs
FoodBank

The Mobile Society

Cath Jenkin
HIV-911 Programme

Adele Botha
Meraka Institute

Steve Wolak
Steve Wolak, Vodafone Group R&D
 

Communicating On and Offline

Mark Weinberg
AIDC
 16h45 The Social ShowPlace & SpeedShops
 17h30 The NetSquared Cape Town Meetup @ The Wild Fig
Arthur Goldstuck, Managing Director, World Wide Worx

Announcement: Winners of South African NGO Web Awards 2009
 Day 2: 21 October 2009
 09h00 Practical Socialising: Using Social Media Tools

This session will consist of short, 15-minute presentations covering various social media tools (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MXit, NGO Pulse, etc. The presentations will rotate to help ensure a manageable audience size and to ensure participants are exposed to a number of tools, with presenters repeating their sessions several times.

 10h30 Refreshments
 11h00 Social Media: The Big Picture

This session will assist participants to understand the value of social media tools in relation to the core operational and strategic requirements of NGOs - fundraising, networking, reputation-building, outreach, recruitment, etc.

 13h00 Lunch
 14h00 Social Impact Labs

This session will draw on the diversity and collective expertise and experience of participants to conceptualise, share and develop social media ideas relevant to the work of NGOs, the challenges they face and the communities they serve. These outcomes will be shared with funders, social entrepreneurs, ICT service providers and other NGOs in the post-conference period to generate wider awareness, interest and support for the social media and ICT requirements of the NGO sector.

 

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