Tentative Conference Programme 4th and 5th July 2018

Guest of Honour

Hon Mwangi Kiunjuri EGH

(CS Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation)

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DAY ONE

DAY TWO

TIME

 

08.00-09.00

 

 

09.00-09.10

 

09.10-09.20

 

09.20-09.45

 

 

 

09.45-10.00

 

 

10.45-11.30

 

 

11.30-12.20

 

 

12.20-13.20

 

13.20-14.20

 

 

14.20-14.40

 

14.40: 15.00

 

15.00-15.30

 

 

15.30-16.30

 

16.30

Event

 

Registration

Welcome and Setting the scene

 

Welcome and logistics

 

Conference Objectives (Dr. Isaiah Okeyo - Director AIRC)

 

Opening Session 1.(Gabriel Ragulema, FAO Country Representative in Kenya - 15 min)  2.(Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri, EGH, CS Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation - 10 min)

 

Key Note Address; A Critical review of Data Management Systems (FAO)

Data gathering and collection systems

 

Mobile based systems-Digit farm (Fred Kiio, Safaricom Segments Manager)

Case Studies 10 min each Empire Int, Farm Link and NAFIS

 

Satellite, Remote Sensing and GIS Based Systems (Dr. Christian Thine, University of Nairobi) (RCMRD, UoN, Agromet, ICPAC,10 minutes each)

 

Panel Discussions

 

Lunch

Data Processing and sharing

 

Conventional systems (KBS, KNLS)

 

Computing Processes and Open data systems (Evans Arabu, Google)

 

Data management infrastructure and financing mechanism;

Demonstration of a data management system (Orodi Odhiambo)

 

Plenary

 

Break

Break Away Sessions

 

8.30-10.00 am

Four breakout sessions planned for technical review, networking and collaboration

 

1 Data Architecture Management (Facilitator, Mr. Mwaura I.C.T Authority)

The architecture systems support for an open data source (Architecture for high speed, scalability and integration: Cloud architecture, data modelling, standards; home page, portals, mobile applications, social media etc

ICT Authority

 

2 Data Governance & Development (Dr. Christian Thine, University of Nairobi)

Integrity, usability, and maintainability of internal and external data (emails, sensors, social media, web logs, data models); Concepts of data governance, information services for internal and external customers; data security

Agromet, Council of Governors (Agriculture Committee and JAS)

 

3 Data Operations and Storage Management (Fred Kiio, Safaricom Segments Manager)

Computing and modelling processes, Integration of adequate data base technologies; Visualization techniques and analytics; and establish metadata processes; Link to external sources e.g. research and universities (Universities, RCMRD, Strathmore University, ICPAC, KALRO)

 

4 Data Sharing (Dr. Ouda, KALRO)

Development and management of a user friendly interface; search algorithms; multi-channel connectivity and revenue creational models (Universities, Mobile service providers, CABI, Media Houses)

 

10.30-11.00                       Plenary

11.00-11.30                       Way Forward

11.30-12.00                       Closing

 

 

 

 

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