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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Conference Subthemes

  1. Theme 1: Sustainability in Transport Sector
  2. Theme 2: Creating a Sustainable and Inclusive Healthcare
  3. Theme 3: Quality and relevant higher education for Sustainable  development
  4. Theme 4: Sustainable human settlements and urbanization
  5. Theme 5: Technopreneurship and sustainable development
  6. Theme 6: Agricultural innovations and strategies for sustainable Food security.

 

Instructions for Submission of Abstract

  1. Participants are requested to submit a soft copy of their abstracts on or before 10th May 2019. The abstract should be between 250-380 words. An abstract should include the following details:
  2. Title of the presentation
  3. Author(s) full name(s) and institutional/organizational affiliation
  4. Email address (in the case of co author provide email of the corresponding author)
  5. Full papers between 2000 and 3000 words excluding references
  6. Use 12 point Calisto MT Font, 1.5 Line spacing
  7. Use APA referencing styles.

 

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

 

Submission Details

Abstract submission deadlines 10th  May
Notification of abstract acceptance 31st May 2019
Full paper submission deadlines and presentation fee Payment 19th July2019
Early bird registration 31st July 2019
Conference Starts 12th Sep 2019
Conference Closes 13th Sep 2019

 

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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