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9:00-9:30 AM: Registration, Coffee

9:30-10:00 AM: Keynote Speakers

(15 min) Obiageli Ezekwesili, Regional Vice President, Africa Region World Bank

(15 min) Alfred Spector, VP Engineering

10:00-10:45 AM: Event Speakers

(15 min) Francesco Pisano, Head of UNOSAT, Geneva

(15 min) Fareed Zein, Manager of the Sudan Vote Monitor / Ushahidi

(15 min) France Lamy, Google.org

10:45-12:00 PM: Introductory Workshop

Led by Map Maker Advocates

Group presentation

(30 min) Mapper stories by Advocates

(30 min) Technical demonstration of Map Maker

(15 min) Group discussion of mapping strategy; sign up for regions

12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00-3:00 PM: Mapping Session

Led by Map Maker Advocates and technical Googlers

Small groups of conference participants will be paired with Map Maker expert

(30 min) Hands-on Mapping Exercise

(1.5 hr) Self-directed Mapping with Q&A

3:00-4:00 PM: Community Building

Led by Map Maker Advocates and Googlers

(1 hr) Group discussion “next steps” to build mapping community for Southern Sudan

4:00-4:30 PM: Conclusionary Remarks

Led by World Bank, Google

(30 min) Closing remarks

4:30-6:00 PM: Reception