INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HERIs DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

 

 

 

ICT DIRECTORS FORUM CONCEPT NOTE

 

 

TO: Conference Technical Committee

 

1.0.            OBJECTIVES OF THE ICT DIRECTORS FORUM

Key objective of the forum is to engage ICT Directors from TERNET member institutions to:

i.                    Explore the new demands imposed by the race of digital technology and the urgent need of ICT to be aligned with their institutions’ strategic plans.

ii.                  Discuss and agree on common directions for digital transformation of their institutions.

iii.                guide TERNET secretariat throughout services portfolio lifecycle

2.0.            FORUM ORGANIZATION

2.1.            Venue and time

The forum will be held at White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam on 9th September 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 am.

 

2.2.            Important Dates

All ICT Directors wishing to attend the forum should send their confirmation to events@ternet.or.tz by 15th August 2020

 

2.3.            Fees

There is no fee associated with the forum attendance, but it is expected that the ICT Directors will attend the International Conference on Higher Education and Research Institutions Digital Transformation to be held at the same venue on 16th and 17th September 2020. Therefore, the conference fee covers this forum as well.

 

2.4.            Timetable

Junior Researcher Mentorship Program: 9th September 2020

Time

Event

Responsible

Venue

8:00-8:30

Registration and sitting

Secretariat

 

8:31-8:45

Host welcome remarks

TERNET CEO

 

8:46-9:30

HERI Digital Transformation Roadmap

Taskforce Chairman

 

9:31-10:00

Discussion

All

 

10:01-10:30

TERNET Services Portfolio Presentation

Manager

 

10:31-11:00

Discussion

All