Strategies that work – the contribution of science and technology to socio- economic development.

By | 2017-12-07T08:00:27+00:00 October 9th, 2017|

Moderator: Prof Erika Kraemer-Mbula, Tshwane University of Technology 13:30  Introduction by the moderator 13:35 Keynote presentation: Feeding 2.5 billion people in Africa by 2050: Challenges and constraints by Prof Felix Dakora, Tshwane University of Technology, and African Union Kwame Nkrumah Award for Scientific Excellence Winner 2016 13:50  Panel discussion including comments and questions from [...]

Enhancing Research And Innovation: The Role Of Government And International Research Organisations

By | 2017-12-01T11:07:49+00:00 October 6th, 2017|

Moderator: Ms Lerato Mbele, BBC Africa Panelist: Dr Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Panelist: Prof Arun Kulshreshtha, NAM S&T Centre Panelist: Prof Romain Murenzi, The World Academy of Science Panelist: DG Robert-Jan Smits, Research and Innovation (RTD) at the European Commission Panelist: HE Dr Andrew Wheatley, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology   [...]

Open Science: Science of the Future/Future of Science

By | 2017-12-07T07:57:42+00:00 October 6th, 2017|

Moderator: Dr Tanya Abrahamse, Global Biodiversity Information Facility Panelists: Prof Geoffrey Boulton, University of Edinburgh Panelists: Dr Heide Hackmann, International Council for Science Panelists: Prof Jonathan Jansen, President of Academy of Science of South Africa Panelists: Prof Calestous Juma, Harvard Kennedy School Panelists: Prof Nelson Torto-African Academy of Science […]