Round 3 2017-12-06T05:33:43+00:00

Round 3

8 December 2017 | 9:00-10:30

The Power of Public Engagement for Cultivating Real Science Breakthroughs to Tackle Food Security

Moderator: Dr. Mahlet Mesfin, Center for Science Diplomacy, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Panelist: Mr Michael Ellis, South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement

Panelist: Prof Sakae Shibusawa, Science Council Japan

Panelist: Prof Bernard Slippers, University of Pretoria

Current Trends of Precision Health

Moderator: Mrs. Nathalie Munyampenda, Associate Director, Partnerships and Public Engagement, Next Einstein Forum 

Panelist: Dr Youssef Travaly, Next Einstein Forum

Panelist: Dr Vinet Coetzee, NEF Fellow, University of Pretoria

Panelist: Ms Glaudina Loots, Director of Health Innovation at the South African Department of Science and Technology

Panelist: Ms Alma Scott, Africa Operations and Partnerships for Johnson & Johnson Global Public Health


African Research and Technology Organisations Working Towards STISA2024

Moderator: Dr Ndumiso Cingo, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Panelist: Mrs Hajara Tanko, Raw Materials Research and Development Council

Panelist: Prof James Kimotho, Kenya Medical Research Institute

Panelist: Prof Kenneth Danso, CSIR – Biotechnology and Nuclear Agricultural Research

Panelist: Prof Charles Kwesiga, Uganda Industrial Research Institute


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