NUANCE June 2019 – Newsletter of UbuntuNet Alliance: Networks, Collaboration, Education

Newsletter of UbuntuNet Alliance:
Networks, Collaboration, Education


In the June 2019 edition:

Call For Abstracts: UbuntuNet-Connect 2019, 31st October – 1st November 2019, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of papers for presentation consideration for UbuntuNet-Connect 2019, which will be held on 21-22 November 2019 in Antananarivo,Madagascar. The theme for the conference this year is NRENs: Facilitating Research and Education Collaboration in the Digital Space.” The conference will be hosted by the Research and Education Network for Academic […]
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UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 goes to Antananarivo, Madagascar, Call for Abstracts now open

The wait is finally over. This year’s edition of UbuntuNet Alliance series of networking conferences, UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 will be held on Thursday, 31st October and Friday, 1st November 2019 in Antananarivo, the Capital of Madagascar. To be held under the theme: NRENs: Facilitating Research and Education Collaboration in the Digital Space, the 13th edition of […]
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Keystone Symposia returns with animal and human health webinar on June 25, register now!

After successfully hosting the “Drug Discover in Africa” webinar which was highly appreciated by participants on 5th June 2015, the Keystone Symposia will return with its second webinar for the month of June titled Leveraging Genomic Persity To Promote Animal and Human Health. The webinar which as usual will feature a live question and answer […]
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All roads lead to Tallinn, Estonia for TNC19

The global research and education community is from 16-20th June 2019 set to converge in Tallinn, Estonia for one of the biggest global networking conference, TNC, the annual conference of GEANT, the pan European Research and Education Network. TNC19, the 35th edition of the of the series of conferences will be held under the theme: […]
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Dr. Julianne Sansa-Otim appointed Vice Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance

Dr. Julianne Sansa-Otim has been appointed Vice Chairperson of UbuntuNet Alliance. The appointment was made Tuesday, 28th May 2019 during the first meeting of new members of Board of Trustees elected at the 13th Annual General Meeting of UbuntuNet Alliance held on 30th April 2019 in Entebbe, Uganda. Dr. Sansa-Otim is a resourceful and productive […]
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Hello DRC, You are now connected

Eb@le, The National Research and Education Network (NREN) of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become the 11th NREN to be connected to the UbuntuNet Network, the data communications network of UbuntuNet Alliance which interconnects NRENs in Southern and Eastern Africa and to the Internet in Europe. The 2xSTM-1 Cape Town – Moanda link […]
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Profile: UbuntuNet Alliance new CEO Eng. Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka speaks to his alma mater, University of Oxford on his new role

Eng. Dr. Matthews Mtumbuka, born in Malawi, attained his DPhil in Communications Engineering at the University of Oxford in 2005. Following his appointment as the CEO of UbuntuNet Alliance, the Department of Engineering Science of University of Oxford caught up with their alumni, to ask him about how his experience and stay at the reputable […]
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Add voice to the support for the 2019 Open Access Week, October 21-27

The 2019 Open Access Week will be held and observed 21-27 October 2019 under the theme: “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge” and advocates of Open Access are being encourage to drum support and raise awareness for the week starting from now. Established in 2008, the International Open Access Week is an opportunity to […]
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