IASSIST AFRICA CHAPTER

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2ND IASSIST AFRICA REGIONAL WORKSHOP - 4th - 7th OCT 2022

IASSIST in collaboration with the University of Ibadan will be hosting 2nd IASSIST West Africa Regional Workshop at University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

  • Keynote Speakers

    Prof Sandra Canon (President IASSIST),

    Prof Wole Olatokun (University of Ibadan),

    Prof Mandla Ntombela (IASSIST, Southern Africa)

  • Theme

    Data Literacy and the Fourth industrial revolution

  • Venue

    Conference Centre (Opposite Chapel of Resurrections) University of Ibadan, Nigeria

  • DATE

    4th – 7th October 2022

  • a)

    Provide opportunities for collegial exchange of sound professional practices

  • b)

    Promote international exchange and capacity

  • c)

    Foster and promote a network of excellence for data service delivery

  • d)

    Advance infrastructure in the social sciences

  • Prof Abiola Abioye
  • 8

    Issues with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Development Programs.

  • 1

    Data Literacy and considerations for industrial development.

  • 7

    AI , Robotics, Data Literacy and Wealth of Modern Nations

  • 6

    Data literacy and tertiary education

  • 2

    Fourth Industrial Revolution : Readiness and Future Considerations

  • 3

    Data collection and preservation.

  • 4

    Data protection legislations

  • 5

    Indigenous Knowledge : Data literacy and factors of production management.

  • Olatunbosun Obileye

    IITA, Ibadan

  • Adetoun Adebisi Oyelude

    KDL, University of Ibadan (IASSIST – West Africa)

  • Prof Abiola Abioye

    University of Ibadan

Planning Committee Members

Akullo Winny Nekesa

IASSIST Africa Regional Secretary

Head, Library and Documentation Centre (PPDA - Uganda)

Prof Constant Okello – Obura

Chairperson, IASSIST Africa Chapter

Dean - East Africa School of Library and Information Science. Makerere University, Uganda

Grace Temildu Ikemo

IASSIST(West Africa)

KDL, University of Ibadan

Dr. Chifundo Kanjala

IASSIST Southern Africa

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Malawi

2021 Workshop in Pictures

Prof Sandra receives an award

Group photo

Organising Committee with Guest of honor