E-JUST/UNESCO Webinar Series on Heritage Science and Africa
Webinar 3: Heritage, ICT and Digital Transformation in Africa

Thursday, 10 th December 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM (Cairo Time) Alexandria, Egypt

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About The Event

Objectives

Within the framework of the UNESCO Priority Africa Programme, the third session of the UNESCO/E-JUST Webinar series on Heritage Sciences in Africa will focus on Heritage, ICTs, and Digital Transformation in Africa. The objectives of this session are:

 

1. Have a better understanding of the current situation surrounding internet connectivity among heritage sites and cultural institutions in Africa;

2.Learn good practice in the application of ICTs and digital technologies to heritage preservation, contents management, research/education/training activities and the management of organisations for sustainable development;

3. Discuss a way forward for enhanced networking of universities/museums, and investment in the heritage and museum sectors in terms of infrastructure and empowerment of cultural professionals and audiences.

 

Outcomes

Attendees will gain information and knowledge related to progress, achievements, and perspectives on the topic through the presentations on case studies by leading experts from Africa and beyond. Attendees will have a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the heritage and museum sectors in Africa in the application of ICTs and digital technologies to the heritage management and museum development for sustainable development.

When

Thursday, 10 th December 2020, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM (Cairo Time) Alexandria, Egypt


Where

Online Blackboard

Event Speakers

Here are some of our speakers

Dr. Christian Greco

Dr. Christian Greco

Direttore, Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino, Italy

Ambassador Robert Masozero

Ambassador Robert Masozero

Director-General, Institute of the National Museums, Rwanda

Dr. Noel Lwoga

Dr. Noel Lwoga

Director General of National Museums of Tanzania, Tanzania

Mr. Mosaab Hassouna

Mr. Mosaab Hassouna

Heritage Expert, Sudan

Ms. Kyoko Okubo

Ms. Kyoko Okubo

Deputy Director, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Egypt Office

Dr. Gad EL-Qady

Dr. Gad EL-Qady

President, National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIG), Egypt

Dr. Ghaith Fariz

Dr. Ghaith Fariz

Director of UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States

Dr. Hend Mahgoub

Dr. Hend Mahgoub

Heritage Specialist, Egypt

Prof. Takao Kikuchi

Prof. Takao Kikuchi

Professor of Heritage Science, E-JUST

Dr. Osama Elnahas

Dr. Osama Elnahas

Expert in UCH at Heritage Programme at ISESCO, Morocco

Here are some of our coordinators

Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule

Opening Remarks:

Dr. Ghaith Fariz, Director of UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States

Dr. Abdelrazek Elnaggar, Associate Professor of Heritage Science, E-JUST.

Ambassador Robert Masozero

“Museum and Digital Transformation in Rwanda”

Ambassador Robert Masozero, Director-General, Institute of the National Museums, Rwanda

Dr. Hend Mahgoub

Digitalization and Spectral Imaging for Cultural Heritage”

Dr. Hend Mahgoub, Heritage Specialist, Egypt

Dr. Christian Greco

“Museums and Digital Transformation”

Dr. Christian Greco, Direttore, Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino, Italy

Ms. Kyoko Okubo

“Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) under the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) and E-JUST”

Ms. Kyoko Okubo, Deputy Director, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Egypt Office

Dr. Noel Lwoga

“Heritage, Museums and Digital Transformation in Tanzania”

Dr. Noel Lwoga, Director General of National Museums of Tanzania, Tanzania

Dr. Osama Elnahas

“Remote Sensing for Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH)”

Dr. Osama Elnahas, Expert in UCH at Heritage Programme at ISESCO, Morocco

Mr. Mosaab Hassouna

“Use of Drones in the disaster impact assessment of the World Heritage sites in Sudan"

Mr. Mosaab Hassouna, Heritage Expert, Sudan

Dr. Gad EL-Qady

“Cultural Heritage Exploration, Documentation and Preservation: Demand for new technologies”

Dr. Gad Qady, President, National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIG), Egypt

Q & A, wrap up and closing:

Akatsuki Takahashi (UNESCO) and Abdelrazek Elnaggar (E-JUST)

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Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) P.O. Box 179, New Borg El-Arab City

Phone Number

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