Workshop Announcement: ICT in Governance – Kenya

Interested in ICT? Interested in how it can be used to promote good governance in Kenya? Do you have your sights set on championing the path that ICT Governance in Kenya takes? Are you a University Student in Kenya? If you answered yes to all, then this workshop is for YOU!

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East And Southern Africa (CIPESA) is co-hosting and supporting a one day workshop that will explore these topics!

It will be held on Wednesday 30th  March, 2016, at the  Multimedia University and will be based upon  a Kenyan Report on how ICTs are being used in service delivery, democratic participation, social accountability and in citizen engagement.

A total of 50 students will be selected to participate in the workshop.

The expected outcome of the workshop is to create the next generation of ICT Governance champions, while demonstrating how ICTs can be used positively for good governance.

Main SpeakerJohn Walubengo, MSc, BSc, CISA

Mr. Walubengo holds an MSc in Strategic Business IT (University of Portsmouth) and a BSc in Mathematics & Computing (KU). He has several industry certifications including the CCNA (Certified Cisco Network Associate) and the CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certification. His area of specialisation is in ICT Governance, Policy & Strategy.

He has over 20 years experience in the ICT Training and Consulting. His work experience included working for the Strathmore University as the IT Course Director and as the founding Dean, Faculty of Computing at the Multimedia University. He is currently completing his PhD at the University of Nairobi and continues to provide Consultancy services to Government and other organisations. He writes a weekly column on topical ICT issues in one of the largest dailies in East and Central Africa.

If interested, please download and review the Kenya Report on ICT use in Governance)  and subsequently apply to participate in this unique opportunity to be one of the next generation of ICT governance champions.

Join the ICT and governance discussion by understanding what is happening in the Kenyan context!

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