Meeting in Cape Town, 21/11/2013

On November 21st 2013, three members of the ProGReSS consortium – the University of Cape Town (UCT), the South African San Institute (SASI), and Tecnalia –, members of the South African SAN Council (SASC) and members of the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) met at UCT as part of our WP4 outreach activity. The aim of this preliminary meeting was to learn more about the South African National Recordal System as a way to draw innovation from traditional knowledge databases. Following this meeting, a 2 day workshop on RRI and end-users will take place in Kimberley in the spring of 2014.

ProGReSS Meeting in Cape Town

ProGReSS Meeting in Cape Town, from left to right:

• Klaas Ricardo Zimaandie, Khomani San Community
• Julia Raynham, Joule City/Resonance Bazar
• Carol Van Wyk, Department of Science and Technology (DST)
• Meryl-Joy Schippers, South African San Institute (SASI)
• Leana Snyders, San Council of South Africa (SASC)
• Roger Chennells, South African San Institute (SASI)
• Andries Steenkamp, Chairman, San Council of South Africa (SASC)
• Mario Mahongo, Vice Chairman, San Council of South Africa (SASC)
• Francesca Irene Cavallaro, Technalia
• Rachel Wynberg, University of Cape Town (UCT)
• Jaci van Niekerk, University of Cape Town (UCT)
• Tom Suchanandan, Department of Science and Technology (DST)