8:00am Arrival and Registration

9:00am National Anthem and USIU-Africa Anthem

             Official Welcome:            Amb. Prof. Ruthie C. Rono (DVC - Academic & Student Affairs)

                                                      Dr. Oscar W. Githua (Assistant Professor of Psychology)

9:10am                 Keynote Address by NCIC Commissioner, Hon. Dr. Joseph Nasongo

9:40am                 Introduction of panelists by MC -Mr. Uvyu Mbole

9:50am                1st Panelist Mr. Arthur Muriuki

                            Complex Trauma and Historical Injustices.

10:25am               2nd Panelist Ms. Sandra Twinomugisha

                             Surviving and Coping after Trauma

10.50am               Break/Entertainment

11:00am               3rd Panelist - Major (Rtd.) Wairimu Mukuria

                                Impact of Armed Violence, Perpetrators and Disciplined Forces.

11:35am               4th Panelist - Dr. Oscar W. Githua

                                History and Trajectory of Psychological Responses to Traumatic Events in Kenya.

12:05pm               Q & A Session

12:35pm               USIU-Africa Marketing Representative

12:50pm               Vote of Thanks by Dr. Oscar W. Githua

1:00pm                 Departure

*Anthems led by Sign Language Club
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The Africa-America Institute (AAI) has organized the 2017 State of Education in Africa conference (SOE) Conference to focus on higher education in Africa by exploring innovations, exposing local and shared challenges and; expressing the necessary practices and intended approaches to address the needs of the future of education in Africa. It will take place at the Crown Plaza Hotel located on Upper Hill Road from 3-4 May 2017.

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The conference is being organized by USIU-Africa’s psychology alumni to discuss the how to cope and manage anxiety and trauma related to the forthcoming Kenyan General Elections in August 2017.

Speakers have been invited to share how their experiences handling anxiety and trauma are applicable in the context of the environment surrounding the elections.