Conference Programme

Day 1: Monday, October 22, 2018
TimeActivity
8:00 am - 9:00 amArrival and Registration
9:00 am - 11:00 amOpening Statement - Chairman of Planning Committee
Introduction of Chairman - Prof Olivia Kwapong
(Head, Department of Adult Education and Human Resource Studies)
Chairman’s Opening Remarks - Prof. Etienne Ehouran Ehile
(Secretary-General, Association of African Universities)
Welcome Address - Prof. Kwame Offei
(Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana)
Statement by Mr. Tirso Dos Santos (Country representative, UNESCO)
Musical Interlude - Ghana Dance Ensemble
Keynote Address - Prof. Olugbemiro Jegede
(National Open University of Nigeria - NOUN)
Opening of Conference - Honourable Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh
(Minister for Education, Republic of Ghana)
Chairman’s Closing Remarks - Prof. Ettiene Ehouran Ehile)
(Secretary-General, Association of African Universities)
11:00 am - 11:30 amGroup Photograph / Refreshment
11:30 am - 1:00 pmBreak-out session A
1:00 pm - 1:50 pmLunch
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Plenary 1: Quality Assurance and Open, Distance & e-Learning
-   Dr. Kingsley Nyarko, Executive Secretary, National Accreditation Board, Ghana
-   Prof Patrick Eke Eyah, National Open University of Nigeria
-   Dr Violet Makuku, Association of African Universities
Chair: Prof. Nelson Buah
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Breakout Session B

Day 2: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
TimeActivity
8:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration
9:00 am - 10:30 amPlenary Session 1 - Lecture
    Open and Distance Learning (ODL): Prospects and the need for integrated polices for emerging higher Educational landscape
-   Prof. Smile Dzisi
  (Vice Chancellor, Koforidua Technical University)

Chair:  Prof. Josephus Anamuah-Mensah
  (Focal Point, Commonwealth of Learning - COL)
10:30 am - 11:00 amSnack Break
11:00 am - 12:30 pmBreakout Session C
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmPlenary Session 2 - Open Educational Resources and ODeL
-   Mr. Phil Oduor
-   (Regional Education Engagement Manager, Microsoft)
-   Prof. Goski Alabi (Laweh Open University, Ghana)

Chair:  Prof. Francis Owusu-Mensah
3:15 pm - 4:45 pmPlenary Session 3 - Emerging Technologies
-   Nana Prof. Osei Darkwa (African Virtual Campus)
-   Mr. Joshua Mallet (CENDLOS)
Chair:  Prof. Ato Essuman
5:00 pmClosing Ceremony
-   Networking
-   Dinner