by Wallace Mawire
Namibia will host the 8th eLearning Africa conference from 29 to 31 May, 2013 at the Namibia’s Safari Conference Centre in Windhoek.
According to the organizers, the conference will be the continent’s largest gathering of high level policy makers, decision makers and practitioners from education, business and government.
It will be hosted by Namibia’s Ministry of Education in conjunction with the Ministry of ICT.
eLearning Africa 2013 is expected to focus on tradition, change and innovation.
“We request all practitioners, experts and academics engaged in an African context to submit a proposal and be part of Africa’s largest annual conference on ICT for development, education and training,” according to a spokesperson.
It is expected to be the largest and most comprehensive capacity development event for ICT-enhanced education and training in Africa.
Over 300 speakers and chairpersons from 50 countries are expected to examine the major issues, latest developments and trends in eLearning.
The conference is also expected to host an extensive exhibition and demonstration area where leading international eLearning manufacturers, suppliers and service providers will present their latest products and services.