THEME: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: ROLE OF RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND CAPACITY BUILDING

Date: November 14-16, 2017

Venue: United States International University - Africa

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVE

The dual goal of the conference for the next 15 years (2016 – 2030) is to document progress, achievements and provide guidance towards the achievement of Global Sustainable Development Goals and Kenya’s Vision 2030. The conference strives to link academia and practitioners from Government, Industry, Civil Society and Sponsors - donor Partners to exchange ideas of applied research and the practice.

The Focus of the Conference is on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals which are anchored on the three broad pillars of Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability

SUB-THEMES

Manuscripts that seek to focus on themes and sub-themes given below are most welcome. Please note that these are only representative. Contributions on related studies within the realms of Economics, Environmental and social sustainability are greatly solicited.

Sub Themes

 

Economic Sustainability

ICT and Innovation

Productivity

Risk management

Growth Enhancement

Development and Global perspectives

Agriculture and industry

Human Capital

International Trade, Investment and Development

Governance and Management

Entrepreneurship

Business, Economics and industry

STEM and sustainability

Environmental Sustainability

Eco-System Integrity

Pollution Management

Biodiversity

Natural Resources

Global Climate change and energy management

Safety and health

Environmental Justice and Regulations

Water and Sanitation

Disaster Management

Social Sustainability

Diversity

Human rights and Democracy

Education

Labor Relations

Health and Welfare

Peace, Security and Terrorism

Partnerships and Collaborations

Food and security

Empowerment, Gender and Equity

Communications and Media Issues

Arts and Culture

Institutional Stability

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Submission Deadline:                                                 August 30, 2017

Notification of Decision:                                                              September 30, 2017

Submission of full papers with revised abstracts:             October 15, 2017

Conference Dates:                                                                          November 14 – 16, 2017

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Abstracts not exceeding 300 words should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Abstracts should clearly state the problem, methodology, key findings, conclusions, recommendations, and a maximum of six key words.
  • Abstracts should also include the names of the authors, their affiliations and addresses (postal, e-mail and telephone numbers);
  • Full paper not exceeding 15 pages, Times New Roman font, 1.5 font size and citation (using APA style) should be received by October 15, 2017;
  • Papers previously published elsewhere or currently under review for publication should not be submitted;
  • Authors should select the correct theme and subtheme for their presentation

 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES AND DEADLINES

 

 

Amount

Deadlines

International Rates

Early bird registration

USD 150

31 August

Advance registration

USD 200

31 October

Late or on-site registration

USD 250

November

East African Rates

Early bird registration

KES. 5000

31 August

Advance registration

KES. 8000

31 October

Late or on-site registration

KES. 10000

November

Students

Students

Early bird registration

KES. 3000

31 August

Advance registration

KES. 4500

31 October

Late or on-site registration

KES. 5000

November

Organized Groups

Negotiated Rates

 

 

 

*Registration fee will be sent to the below USIU-Africa account, indicating the purpose as:-EAMARC4

·         Commercial Bank of Africa Limited

Wabera Street Branch

Nairobi

Current Account No. 0102678001

Foreign Account No. 0151874002

·         Standard Chartered Bank

Kenyatta Avenue Branch

Account Number. 0104023439700

Nairobi

·         The Cooperative Bank of Kenya Limited

Co-op Bank House Branch

Current Account Number 011/20/021341/00

Nairobi

For more information contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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For more information contact: eamarc@usiu.ac.ke or smuchai@usiu.ac.ke
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