Presentations

Most of my presentations are on SlideShare. They are either:

Invited presentations and panels

UNESCO Policy Guidelines for Mobile Learning
Presented at the 8th eLearning Africa conference. Windhoek, Namibia, 30 May 2013
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Skills and Education – Developing Nigeria’s People Power
Panelist at The Economist’s Nigeria Summit. Lagos, Nigeria, 20 March 2013
Read the presentation notes about the power of mobile learning

Maximising the role of mobile in the lives and education of young people
Panelist at the Ministerial Programme of the GSMA Mobile World Congress. Barcelona, Spain, 25 February 2013

Mobile Learning and Policy Implications (keynote)
Presented at the 9th Intel Education Summit. Stockholm, Sweden, 6 November 2012
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The Power of Mobile to Educate, Support and Engage (keynote)
Presented at the International M-Libraries Conference 2012. United Kingdom, 25 September 2012
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UNESCO Policy Guidelines for Mobile Learning: Inviting input into draft v2.1
Presented at the mEducation Alliance Symposium 2012. Washington DC, USA, 6 September 2012
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m-Novels for Africa: Engaging Readers through Mobile Phones
Presented at the International Symposium: Mobile Phone and Creation. Universite Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France, 14 June 2012
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UNESCO Regional Review: Mobile Learning Policies and Mobiles for Teacher Development
Presented at the WSIS Forum 2012. Geneva, Switzerland, 14 May 2012
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Why Mobiles in Learning?
Presented at the 2012 UNESCO & CoSN International Symposium on mLearning: Exploring the Power of Mobility to Transform Learning. Washington DC, USA, 5 March 2012
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10 Lessons in Mobile Content
Presented at the Cape Town Content Strategy meetup. Cape Town, South Africa, 24 August 2011
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Examples of Mobile Interventions: Applying Evidence to Practice
Presented at the m4Ed4Dev Symposium. Washington DC, USA, 19 August 2011
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People, Connectedness and Mobiles
Presented at TEDx Stellenbosh. Stellenbosch, South Africa, 29 July 2011
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mWomen
Presented at Girl Geek Dinner. Cape Town, South Africa, 4 May 2011
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mLab SA Membership and Survey Results
Presented at the Mobile Monday. Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 July 2011
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1 Mobile/School
Presented at the USAID m4Ed4Dev Online Seminar. 14 April 2011
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Live Out Loud! Tips for Using Social Media
Presented at SAFIPA ICT and Mobile Business Building Programme. Pretoria, South Africa, 12 April 2011
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The Yoza Project
Presented at the M is for Mobile: Exploring Technology for Social Development in India organised by Sesame Workshop. New Delhi, India, 1 March 2011

Digital Natives with a Cause? Thinkathon
One of 40 young thought leaders from around the world, invited by Hivos. The Hague, Netherlands, 6-8 December 2010

Education for All and mLearning
Presented at Nokia Open Innovation Africa Summit (opening plenary). Naivasha, Kenya, 29 November 2010

m-Novels for Africa: Using cellphones to get youth to read and write
Presented at Idasa’s Democracy Centre. Cape Town, South Africa, 14 October 2010

m-Novels for Africa
Presented at EVOKE! Summit, World Bank. Washington DC, USA, 22 September 2010

Mobile applications: local content, local use
Panelist at infoDev Annual Symposium: Clean, Green and Mobile; Making Technology Work for the Poor. Washington DC, USA, 10 June 2011

Africa’s literacy leapfrog through mobile novels :-)
Presented at eLearning Africa. Lusaka, Zambia, 27 May 2010

Literacy in the Age of Participation
Presented at TEDx Soweto. Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 April 2010
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m4Lit (Mobiles for Literacy): Project Findings (keynote)
Presented at Reading Association of South Africa Conference. Cape Town, South Africa, 25 March 2010

m-Novels for Africa: A South African Case Study
Presented at the Mobile Web East Africa conference. Nairobi, Kenya, 4 February 2010
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Let’s ban malls! Rethinking cellphones in education
Presented at the NAPTOSA Principals Conference. Johannesburg, South Africa, 31 July 2009
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Mobile learning: South African examples
Presented at the Mobile Learning Institute Summit. Lusaka, Zambia, 24-27 June 2009
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bb4edu: What broadband enablement will mean for education in South Africa
Presented at the National Broadband Forum. Johannesburg, South Africa, 24 March 2009
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Beyond the computer lab: Rethinking ICT for education
Presented at the 3rd Annual Education Conference. Johannesburg, South Africa, 4 March 2009
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Enabling access to participation
Presented at the 5th Annual United Nations’ Web4Dev Conference. New York, USA, 11 February 2009
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The cellphone: ultimate distraction or powerful learning tool? (keynote)
Presented at Innovate: Schools ICT Conference. Cape Town, South Africa, 1 October 2008
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Serious games and learning in South Africa
Presented at the University of Cape Town. Cape Town, South Africa, 8 August 2008
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Digital storytelling for Africa: Case study of an international digital media project
Presented at eLearning Africa – 3rd Annual Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training. Accra, Ghana, 30 May 2008
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Emerging Issues for Internet Governance
Presented at the United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum (Youth Panel). Athens, Greece, 2 November 2006

Towards a Sustainable Development View of ICT-based Local Content in South Africa
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Presented at the United Nations’ World Summit on the Information Society. Tunis, Tunisia, 17 November 2005

Towards a Sustainable Development View of ICT-based Local Content in South Africa
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Presented at the United Nations’ World Summit on the Information Society PrepCom-3. Geneva, Switzerland, 21 September 2005

Presentations at scholarly meetings and seminars

mLearning in Africa
Presented at the Mobile Technologies for Learning and Development Summit
, VII International Seminar of the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning. Barcelona, Spain, 6 October 2010
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A Critical Discourse Analysis of the ICT Strategies of the Center for Innovation, Provincial Government of the Western Cape
Presented at the IST-Africa Conference. Durban, South Africa, 19 May 2010
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m4Lit: A teen m-novel project in South Africa.
Presented at mLearn 2009. Orlando, USA, 30 October 2009
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Improving cross-cultural awareness and communication through mobile technologies
Presented at mLearn 2008. Telford, United Kingdom, 10 October 2008
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Humanising eLearning using Illustrated Characters
Presented at ED-MEDIA. Vienna, Austria, 4 July 2008
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Kusasa: Developing Analytical Thinking Skills through Peer-taught Software Programming
Presented at the 3rd International Conference on e-Learning. Cape Town, South Africa, 27 June 2008
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Digital Hero Book Project
Presented at Monash University, Developmental Informatics Workshop. Johannesburg, South Africa, 5 July 2006

Multilingualism in a South African e-Government Portal
Presented at the 5th Conference on Human Computer Interaction in Southern Africa. Cape Town, South Africa, 26 January 2006

e-Government and the e-Readiness of NPOs in the Western Cape
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Presented at the 2nd Annual Conference of the Community Informatics Research Network. Cape Town, South Africa. 24 August 2005