This year, Kenya’s Kibabii University will be holding its 5th International Conference virtually. The directorate of Research and Extension through an announcement has indicated the 15th and 16th of June 2021 as the conference dates. Since the onset of COVID 19 pandemic, many Universities across the globe have been forced to look for alternative ways of holding their scientific conferences which are always important events in their academic calendars.
The Directorate is also welcoming submissions for papers, posters and exhibits for the conference whose theme is “Mitigating the Post COVID-19 Impact on the Realization of Sustainable Development Goals”.
According to the Directorate, the conference aims to provide forum for academicians, practitioners, leading researchers, students and stakeholders to present their research and expert opinions on implication of COVID-19 pandemic in order to institute appropriate policy response that will enable the countries achieve their national agenda. The Focus of the Conference is on the implication of COVID-19 on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Papers for this year’s conference are expected to address the impact of COVID-19 in relation to 5 identifies sub-themes which include; universal health care, food and nutrition security, enhancing manufacturing affordable housing and other cross -cutting issues.
Presenters of papers or posters should send an abstract of not more than 300 words by 16th April 2021 while the full paper submissions are expected in by 30th April 2021. You can visit the call poster by clicking on the link below to see more details of the application including the fees applicable for the different status of participants; Early bird fee ranges from USD10 for students all the way to USD50 for Non- East African researchers while regular range is USD15 for students all the way to USD55 for non-East Africa researchers.
Photo courtesy / Kibabii University Website
See announcement: https://kibu.ac.ke/call-for-papers-posters-and-exhibits/