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First West African Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks with applications in environmental monitoring

The Department of Computer Engineering, University of Ghana in conjunction with the International Centre of Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the Association of African Universities (AAU) will organise a four days workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) on 5th – 8th December in Accra, at the ICT Directorate, University of Ghana, Legon. The Workshop will provide a forum for the participants to interact, discuss and exchange their knowledge with the experts working in the field of wireless sensor networks. The activity will enable delegates to gain knowledge on the advancements in the related fields and build an environmental wireless sensor network in their countries.

Organisers/Coordinators

  • Dr. Boubakar Barry (AAU)
  • Dr. Godfrey Mills (UG)
  • Dr. Antoine Bagula (UCT)
  • Dr. Marco Zennaro

Application and Participation Requirements

  • Qualification: Academics, practicing engineers, research scholars and enthusiastic students from all African countries may attend the activity. Preference will be given to candidates who have theoretical background in wireless sensor networking and who want to get practical knowledge of the technology.
  • Registration: There is no registration fee for attending the activity. However, due to limited funding, only lunches and coffee breaks will be provided. Participants should seek support from their institutions to cover travel, lodging and other expenses. Due to space limitation, the number of participants is limited to twenty.
  •  Deadline: Applications (CV and max. 1-page motivation letter) should be sent by November 1st, 2011. Applications should be sent to Dr. Boubakar Barry at barry@aau.org
More info here.