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Zetech University Research Conference 2019

Zetech University Sustainable Innovations Conference

THEME

“Public and private sector roles in advancing Kenya’s sustainability agenda”

Date: 12th – 13th September 2019

Venue: Zetech University – Thika Road campus

This year’s event will focus on sustainability in sectors aligned to the Big Four Agenda. Sub themes:
 Sustainability in the transport sector,
 sustainable and inclusive healthcare,
 higher education for sustainable development,
 sustainable human settlements and urbanization,
 Technopreneurship and sustainable development
 Agricultural innovation and strategies for sustainable food security.

Objectives

The Zetech University Sustainable Innovations Conference will provide a platform to discuss the current and future innovations that focus on the attainment of UN Sustainable development goals, EU Agenda 2063 and Kenya Vision 2030 and how they will impact business models, products, services, technologies and livelihoods. The conference will also discuss the role of public and private sectors in advancing the sustainability agenda in the country. Zetech University invites abstracts for refereed papers, working papers, practitioner papers, case studies, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquial addressing any of the following subthemes.

Conference Programme

The conference will be organised in plenary and parallel sessions. The plenary sessions will include keynote papers and invited papers on topics of broad interest and appeal by distinguished researchers in the respective fields. The parallel sessions will include invited and contributed papers in each of the respective areas of focus categorized according to the stated sub themes.

Each session will be organised by a session chair, who will be renowned researcher(s) in the respective area of focus. The session will be open to participants from industry and the general public. At the end of the session, there will be an expert panel to discuss the papers presented.

Benefit

Sustainable Innovation conference 2019 will provide a range of benefits to speakers and delegates:

Unique: Forum for new thinking, ideas and concepts
Leading-edge: Presentations from key international researchers, practitioners and policy-makers
Publications Papers presented will be published in the Conference Proceedings, before publishing the papers will be peer-reviewed
Content: New research, results and thinking
Networking: Opportunities to meet leaders from business, government and academia

Key Speakers

Dr. Nicholas K. Letting’- CEO KASNEB
Mr. Peter Kibiwott- CEO Export Promotion Council
Ms. Phyllis Wakianga- CEO Kenya Association of Manufacturers
Dr. Alice Njuguna, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Research, Extension and Student Affairs

 

Early Bird Registration for Presentations

East African Presenters          KES 5000

Student Presenters                  KES 3000

International Presenters         USD 100

Late Registration for Presentations

East African Presenters          KES 6500

Student Presenters                  KES 4000

International Presenters         USD 120

Registration for Participation

Early Bird Registration           KES 1000

Late Registration                    KES 1500

 Mode of Payment

  1. Bankers Cheque in favor of Zetech University
  2. Cash Deposit (KES.): Zetech University

Bank:               Barclays Bank of Kenya

Account No: 2031653161

Branch:           Barclays Plaza Corporate Services

Branch code:  203

Swift Code:     BARCKENX

  1. M-Pesa: Pay Bill: 303072

Account No.:

Contact

Phone: 0722575400/0731588808

Email: research.extension@zetech.ac.ke

4 Comments

  1. Posted by Florence Wamunga| May 9, 2019 AT 06 pm |Reply

    i tried to submit my abstract for the conference and this is the message i received when my email failed to be delivered.
    Sorry, we were unable to deliver your message to the following address. How else can one submit an abstract?

    :
    550: 5.1.1 The email account that you tried to reach does not exist. Please try
    5.1.1 double-checking the recipient’s email address for typos or
    5.1.1 unnecessary spaces. Learn more at
    5.1.1 https://support.google.com/mail/?p=NoSuchUser n74si1757650qka.105 – gsmtp

    • Posted by majani| May 20, 2019 AT 07 am |Reply

      Hi Florence, please share with us your email address. Thanks

  2. Posted by Stephen Macharia Muriu| May 18, 2019 AT 11 am |Reply

    Good area to research and listen what others have to say

    • Posted by majani| May 20, 2019 AT 07 am |Reply

      Yes it is, thanks Stephen.

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