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15 Biennial International Conference

Egerton University announces its Biennial International Conference to be held on the 19th, 20th and 21st March 2024. This will be the 15th edition of the International Conference organized by the University and brings together people from academia, research institutions and other industry experts in various fields to a common forum. The Conference is organized and hosted by the Directorate of Research and Extension and has attracted up to 500 participants per edition in the past.

The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for participants to share their experiences and research results, deliberate and exchange innovative cutting-edge development ideas, concepts and actions.  This will include keynote speakers, paper presentations, interactive panel discussions, question and answer sessions and exhibitions. 

This will be a blended (virtual and face-to-face sessions) conference. The theme of the conference is Research for Innovative Solutions in the 21st Century. In highly volatile and uncertain times, organizations need to be resilient to cope effectively with unexpected events, recover from crises and even foster future success, through conducting research and developing creative approaches to address the complex and evolving issues that the society faces. Underlying this theme is the acknowledgment that Science, Technology and Innovation are major drivers and enablers of social, environmental, health and economic transformation. The application of knowledge and innovation is necessary to attain sustainable economic growth and competitiveness.

 

Chief Guest

Dr Beatrice Inyangala, the Principal Secretary at the State Department of Higher Education & Research, Ministry of Education.

Welcoming Message From the Vice-Chancellor

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Message From Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics, Research and Extension)

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Keynote Speakers and Panelist

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Conference Theme

The theme of the conference is Research for Innovative Solutions in the 21st Century. In highly volatile and uncertain times, organizations need to be resilient to cope effectively with unexpected events, recover from crises and even foster future success, through conducting research and developing creative approaches to address the complex and evolving issues that the society faces.

 

Underlying this theme is the acknowledgment that Science, Technology and Innovation are major drivers and enablers of social, environmental, health and economic transformation. The application of knowledge and innovation is necessary to attain sustainable economic growth and competitiveness. 

 

The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for participants to share their experiences and research results, deliberate and exchange innovative cutting-edge development ideas, concepts and actions.  This will include keynote speakers, paper presentations, interactive panel discussions, question and answer sessions and exhibitions.

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Sub Themes

Education for National Development in a Global Context

Education is a crucial sector for any country, playing a critical role in national development by investing in human capital development.

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Advancing Literature, Language, Culture, Media and Communication Innovations for a Dynamic Creative Economy and Improved Human Rights

Developing countries have faced a myriad of challenges in the post Covid-19 era. Some of these challenges include depressed economies, unemployment, runaway inflation, high cost of living, international terrorism, religious extremism, political instability, insecurity, human rights violations, disinformation, among others

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