Conference Chairs Message
The University Of Botswana (UB) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ), South Africa are hosting the First International Conference on the Internet, Cyber Security and Information Systems to be held in Gaborone from 18th to 20th May 2016 at The Gaborone International Convention Center and The Grand Palm hotel.
The main aim of the conference is to share challenges and solutions to the continuing problems posed by Internet Based information Systems (especially Cyber Security issues); to share experiences and best practices
The conference will do this by bringing together stakeholders and delegates in workshops. The common running thread for the workshops’ interactions and deliberations and outputs will also help feed into the development of a Model National Cybersecurity Strategy that could be used as a template by countries most of which will be represented from the region and the continent to build on.
This conference is intended to be the annual event for deliberations on these issues in the region and the continent and a platform to provide insight into initiatives, knowledge exchange and create a networking forum for interaction with key players in the field from around the world.
The conference is also in in partnership with
We have invited participants from all parts of Africa, and other parts of the world in the sectors of government, academia and industry to share varied levels of experience and advancement around these issues. We are coordinating with Southern African Development Community (SADC) around regional collaboration and to offer a regional perspective and view on these issues at this conference. There is also continent representation through Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and African Union Commission (AUC)
Academic Conference Topics
The conference series will cover the following topics:
Workshops & Panels
In addition to the academic programme, the conference will also have three parallel workshops, two panel sessions and launch of Computer Society of Botswana structured as follows:
Dr Audrey Masizana
Head Of Department,
University of Botswana
+267 355 2131 (GMT +2)