Microsoft "ICTs for NGOs" Day - Durban

Microsoft and SANGONeT will be hosting a one-day "ICTs for NGOs" event on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 (09h00-13h00), at the Diakonia Centre in Durban.

Participants will have the opportunity to highlight and discuss the ICT challenges and opportunities facing NGOs, and learn about new ICT applications and solutions available from Micorosoft.

As part of the programme, SANGONeT will highlight new technology offerings available to NGOs through SANGOTeCH.

Refer to the programme for the event listed below.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn how ICTs can be used more strategically in your NGO.

Participation is free of charge.

To register and confirm your participation, please forward your name, designation, organisation and e-mail address to Botswang Kgeledi at SANGONeT on Tel: 011 403 4935 or by Monday, 9 May 2011.





08:30 - 09:00

Registration and Networking


09:00 - 09:10

Welcome and Introduction

David Barnard, SANGONeT

09:10 - 09:30

Overview of Citizenship and the Importance of NGOs and Public Institutions

 Themba Mdlalose, Microsoft

09:30 - 09:45

SANGOTeCH - Providing NGOs with Technology

Botswang Kgeledi, SANGONeT

09:45 - 10:10

Use of Mobile Technology for Social Change

 Andi Friedman, Mobile Researcher

10:10 - 10:30

Cloud Computing


10:30 - 11:00

Serenic End-toEnd NGO Solution

 Grant van der Westhuizen, Serenic

11:00 - 11:20

ICT4D Case Study 

 Mymie Vos, NBI

11:20 - 12:00

ICTs and NGOs - What are rhe Challenges and Opportunities Going Forward


12:00 - 12:15


Evaluation and Closure


David Barnard, SANGONeT & Themba Mdlalose, Microsoft

12:15 - 13:00

Lunch and Networking


Event Start Date: 
Tuesday, 10 May, 2011
Event End Date: 
Tuesday, 10 May, 2011
Event Venue: 
Diakonia Centre, 20 Diakonia Avenue, Durban
Event Type: 

NGO Services

NGO Services