Opening Plenary 2017-11-01T14:32:05+00:00

Opening Plenary

7 December 2017 | 11:00-11:30

Welcome Message by the Forum Host

Minister Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology  (more…)

 This session will be streamed in the following rooms: Ruby, Emerald, Amber 1, Amber 2, and NRF 1

11:30-11:40

Message from African Union

Ms Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang Agbor, the new African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology  (more…)

 This session will be streamed in the following rooms: Ruby, Emerald, Amber 1, Amber 2, and NRF 1

11:40-11:50

 This session will be streamed in the following rooms: Ruby, Emerald, Amber 1, Amber 2, and NRF 1

11:50-12:30

SFSA Lecture: The Role of Research and Innovation in Africa’s Development.

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (more…)

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