SomNOG2 Conference on Internet Technologies

SomNOG2 Workshop, 15 - 17 OCTOBER, 2017 City University - Marine Campus, Mogadishu

SomNOG2 Conference, 22 - 23 NOVEMBER, 2017 JAZEERA PALACE HOTEL, Mogadishu

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About SomNOG

Where The Techies Meet

The Somali Network Operators’ Group (SomNOG) is a forum for Somali networking professionals to develop technical capacities, share experiences and collaborate on developing expertise and competency through trainings and research in networking and Internet technologies.

Conference Schedule

22 - 23 November, 2017

Jazeera Palace Hotel, Mogadishu

1Registration08:00 AM - 09:00 Jazeera palace
2Welcome Statement by SomNOG ChairAbdullahi Bihi Hussein 09:00 AM - 09:10 Jazeera palace
3Speech of the Guest of Honor09:10 AM - 09:25 Jazeera palace
4Diamond Sponsor Speech (SomTel)09:25 AM - 09:40 Jazeera Palace
5Gold Sponsor Speeches (SON ) Ahmed Shu’ayb Farah 09:40 AM - 09:50 Jazeera Palace
6Gold Sponsor Speech (PremierBank)Abdinasir Osman Hassan 09:50 AM - 10:00 Jazeera Palace
7Speech of the Workshop Host of the Year10:00 AM - 10:10 Jazeera Palace
8Speech of SomaliREN Dr Abdirizak A. Dalmar 10:10 AM - 10:20 Jazeera Palace
9Tea Break10:20 - 11:00Jazeera Palace
10Examining the barriers to the development of the Internet industry, session chair: AbdiwahabSession 1
11History of the Internet in Somalia Abdulkadir Ali Dini 11:00 - 11:20Jazeera Palace
12Recent developments of the Somali Internet and Telecommunications IndustryMohamed Adi 11:20 – 11:40Jazeera Palace
13Reforming higher education through ICT Mohamed Mohamud 11:40 – 12:00Jazeera Palace
14The Barriers to the Development of the Internet Sector in Somalia Liban Abdulkadir 12:00 – 12:15Jazeera Palace
15The Internet EconomyAbdiwahab A. Elmi 12:15 – 12:30Jazeera Palace
16Prayers and Lunch12:30-14:00
17Panel Discussion14:00-15:00
1Session 2: Drivers and enabling factors for the growth of the Internet Industry (Eng Abdulkadir Dini)
2Infrastructure-sharing and open access modelsAhmed Dahir Siyad 9:00 – 09:20Jazeera Palace
3The Essence of the Telecommunications Act and the Anticipated ImpactEng Ali Afey 9:20 – 09:40Jazeera Palace
4The Role of Innovation in the Development of the Internet Industry in SomaliaLiban Abdi Egal 9:40 – 10:00Jazeera Palace
5Internet Exchange PointsAbbas Yaqub Hassan 10:00 – 10:20 Jazeera Palace
6Research on Internet Penetration in Somalia and its Policy Implications Abdullahi Bihi Hussein 10:20 – 10:40Jazeera Palace
7Developing the knowledge and skills necessary for the effective management of the Internet infrastructureEng. Mohamoud Jimale 10:40 -11:00Jazeera Palace
8Tea Break11:00 - 11:20Jazeera Palace
9Panel Discussion11:20 - 12:00Jazeera Palace
10Getting Ready for the Security Implications of the Anticipated Growth of Somalia’s Internet IndustryMohamed Haaji 12:00 – 12:2012:00 – 12:20
11Prayers and Lunch11:20 - 12:3012:00 – 12:20
12Sessions 3: The Roles of the Industry Stakeholders and the Expected Impact Resulting from the Growth of the Internet Industry - Eng. Yasin BarkhadleSessions 3:
13Cloud Services and Implementation StrategiesBadri Jimcaale 13:30– 13:45Jazeera Palace
14ICT and Employment OpportunitiesAhmed Ugas 13:45– 14:00 IJazeera Palace
15E-Government Services: A Must for Better GovernanceZakaria Ismail 14:00– 14:15Jazeera Palace
16Lessons Learned from the Impact of Telecommunications Regulation Implementation by post-conflict Countries and our neighbors Abdirizak Ali Asir 14:15– 14:30Jazeera Palace
17Panel Discussion14:30 – 15:30Jazeera Palace
18Prayers and Tea Break15:30– 16:00Jazeera Palace
19A Special Session on Internet Consumer Needs16:00-16:30Jazeera Palace
20Closing Ceremony16:00 – 16:30

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SomNOG-2 Workshop host of the year 2017

City University of Mogadishu