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Posts Tagged ‘webinar’

SA Green IT SIG Webinar 3

Friday, November 19th, 2010

South Africa’s higher education IT sector held its third Green IT special interest group (SIG) webinar today under the auspices of the South African University Directors of Information Technology (ASAUDIT).  There were 11 participants from SU, UCT, NMMU, UP, UNISA and UJ. Kimon de Greeff and Charl Souma of the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Adriaan Vorster of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) presented on the following:

  1. Kimon – UCT’s online car pooling systems for students, RideLink
  2. Adriaan – UJ’s renovation of its data centre cooling
  3. Charl – update on UCT’s e-waste initiative
  4. Charl – UCT’s energy-monitoring system under implementation.

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SA Green IT SIG Webinar 2

Friday, April 30th, 2010

South Africa’s higher education sector held its second Green IT special interest group (SIG) webinar yesterday under the auspices of the South African University Directors of Information Technology (ASAUDIT).  There were 13 participants from SU, UCT, NMMU and RU. Charl Souma of the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Dolf Krige from Stellenbosch University (SU) each gave a slide and audio presentation on sustainable IT initiatives on their respective campuses via Adobe Connect’s webinar infrastructure. (more…)

SA Green IT SIG webinar

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

South Africa’s higher education sector held an inaugural Green IT special interest group (SIG) webinar recently under the auspices of the South African University Directors of Information Technology (ASAUDIT).  Steve Viljoen from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and Ralph Pina from Stellenbosch University (SU) each gave a slide and audio presentation on sustainable IT initiatives on their respective campuses via Adobe Connect’s webinar infrastructure. The idea of a webinar emphasised the role that IT can play in reducing travel and carbon footprints in the HE sector.

The feedback was very positive as to the content and the user experience of the webinar:

Webinar evaluation

The webinar was attended by approximately 18 individuals from 5 institutions (SU, Cape Town (UCT), UNISA, Pretoria (UP) and NMMU). To date 12 individuals from 8 institutions (out of 23) have indicated a definite interest in participating in the activities of the SIG and sharing knowledge and best practices. The institutions are UCT, Walter Sisulu (WSU), UNISA, UP, NMMU, Rhodes (RU), Witwatersrand & SU.