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ICT and e-solutions using free and open source software – SI Alumni event held in Tanzania

Please find below a report from SI Alumnus Elikana Kalumanga from Tanzania about an exciting event held in December in Dar es Salaam. 

On 12 December 2014, SI Alumni in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, under the coordination of Elikana Kalumanga and Nacky Sinda, organised an Alumni Event with the theme ‘ICT and e-solutions using free and open source software in different fields: Experiences from the SI Alumni in Tanzania’.  The event in Dar es Salaam was organized in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy in Tanzania and the Directorate of Knowledge Exchange, Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM).  The Guest of Honour at the event was H.E. the Swedish Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr. Lennarth Hjelmåker. Other invited guests were Prof. C.Z.M. Kimambo, the Deputy Vice Chancellor-Research and Knowledge Exchange (DVC-RKE) at the University of Dar es Salaam, Prof. E. Elisante, Director-Knowledge Exchange at the University of Dar es Salaam and Dr. Kokuberwa Katunzi-Mollel, coordinator, Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Dar es Salaam (information on their keynote addresses can be found on the Swedish Embassy website and Facebook links). Read more » >>

Invitation: ICT and e-solutions in Dar es Salaam, 12 December 2014

Please find below an invitation from SI alumni Elikana Kalumanga and Nack Sinda to an ICT-event to be held at the University of Dar es Salaam in December!

 

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ICT and e-solutions, using free and open source software in different fields: Experiences from SI Alumni in Tanzania.

SI Alumni Elikana Kalumanga and Nack Sinda are hereby inviting all Swedish Institute Alumni living in Dar es Salaam and around to attend an SI Alumni Event in Dar es Salaam on 12 December 2014. The event is organized to facilitate the SI Alumni network in Tanzania and share ICT knowledge and experience between SI Alumni and other Tanzanians pursuing postgraduate studies.  We intend to fight the slogan and reality that ‘Any unshared knowledge will get lost in time’.

You are cordially invited to register your attendance to Elikana Kalumanga at ekalumanga (a) yahoo.com or call +255- 686- 620 649.  If you have any questions, please write to Elikana Kalumanga. The program will be sent to the confirmed participants via their emails.

Date: 12 December, 2014
Time: 9:30 – 18:30
Venue: University of Dar es Salaam, Centre for Continuing Education

Announcement: The Swedish Institute offers support to arrange local SI alumni events during 2014

Are you a Swedish Institute Alumni and interested in organizing a local alumni event?

The Swedish Institute (SI) is pleased to announce the possibility for SI alumni (former scholarship and grant holders) as well as alumni associations supported by SI to apply for financial support to arrange local events, focusing on thematic areas of relevance for development. This call provides a start-up possibility for SI alumni who wish to stay active and continue building professional networks after their scholarships in Sweden.

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