Kenya’s National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology have issued a call for abstracts for the fourth National Science Week to be held on 11-15 May 2015 in Nairobi.
The event consists of an exhibition, robotics contest and a conference. The aim of the conference is to share and identify practical, evidence-based solutions to science and technology development in the post-2015 agenda in line with Kenya’s Vision 2030 national strategic development plan.
The conference will bring together academia, researchers, scientists and practitioners working in universities, research organisations, industry, civil society, government and other stakeholders.
The theme of the conference is The role of science and technology in the post-2015 development agenda. The sub-themes are:
- agriculture and food security
- energy and climate change
- environmental and natural resource management
- water, sanitation and health
- knowledge management and technology transfer
Visit the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology website for more information on how to submit abstracts.
The deadline for submission is 31 March 2015.