2019 Scientific Days, Yaounde

The Scientific Days of LIRIMA 2019 will be held on December 5 and 6 2019 at the University of Yaounde I in Cameroon.

They will be preceded by several events:

Useful information

  • Registration: please send an email to Laura Norcy to confirm your participation
  • Location: Yaounde I University, Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Accommodation: the Diplomate Hotel is recommended
  • Visa: a visa is required for French nationals. Remark: the consulate asks for a birth certificate. It is strongly advised not to do it at the last moment even if the Cameroonian Consulate responds quickly (requests are generally processed within 72 hours from the date of submission of the file). Please also note that vaccination against yellow fever is mandatory to enter the Cameroonian territory
  • Program: the preliminary program is available below.
Thursday December 5th – Ecole Nationale Supérieure Polytechnique 
8:00-18:00 Workshop “Sciences des Données et Performance des Entreprises”
8:00-8:30 Accueil des participants et inscriptions
8:30-9:00 Mots de bienvenue

  • Représentant du Recteur de l’Université de Yaoundé I
  • Hélène Kirchner, présidente du Comité de Pilotage, Lirima
  • M. Alain Blaise Batongue, secrétaire exécutif, GICAM
9:00-9:45 Exposé introductif : Date Science Evolution and Challenges at Inria, Hélène Kirchner, Inria
9:45-10:15 Photo et pause café
10:15-11:00 Session 1  : Artificial Intelligence : Challenges and Opportunities, TBC
11:00-12:00 Session 2 : Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

  • Dr Blaise Ndangang, Directeur des Systèmes d’informations, SABC
  • M. Honoré Tiako, Directeur Général, ISNOV Cameroun
12:00-13:30 Pause déjeuner 
13:30-14:30 Session 3 : Big Data 

  • Dr Carlyna Bondiombouy, ECETECH, Paris
  • M. Stéphane Ongwa, Chef de département BI & Big Data, Orange Cameroun
14:30-15:30 Session 4 : Marketing Analytics 

  • M. Jean-Christophe Bobda, Chief Consumer Officer, MTN Congo
  • M. Yves Huster Kom, Senior Manager Value Management, Orange Cameroun
15:30-16:00 Pause café
16:00-17:00 Session 5 : Systèmes de recommandations 

  • M. Omer Kamkumo, Directeur Technique, Activa Vie Cameroun
  • M. Cyrille Takam, Chef de département Systèmes d’informations, Risques et Surveillance Prudentielle, Afriland First Bank Cameroun
17h00-17:15 Mot de clôture
17:15-18:00 Networking
  Friday December 6th – Ecole Nationale Supérieure Polytechnique 
 9:00-17:30  Journées Scientifique du Lirima
 9:00-9:15  Mot de bienvenue et introduction
 9:15-12:30  Presentation of the Associate Teams
 9:15-9:45 FUCHSIA, Georges-Edouard Kouamou
 9:45-10:15 FAST, Emmanuel Fouotsa
 10:15-10:30 Questions 
10:30-11:00 Pause café
 11:00-11:30 EPICARD, Nejib Zemzemi
 11:30-12:00 EPITAG, Samuel Bowong et Suzanne Touzeau
12:00-12:30 AGRINET, Brandon Foubert
 12:30-12:45 Questions
 12:45-14:00 Déjeuner
14:00-15:30 Presentation of the call SC1-HCC-09-2020 : Supporting deployment of eHealth in low and lower middle income countries in Africa for better health outcomes
15:30-16:00 Pause café
16:00-17:30 Meeting with the Scientific Council and Associate Teams members
17:30 End and departure to the airport

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