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 [...]

Rapid Science Response Mechanisms

By | 2017-11-30T13:53:34+00:00 October 9th, 2017|

Moderator: Dr Khotso Mokhele, Department of Science and Technology Panelist: Prof. Howard Alper, University of Ottawa Panelist: Prof Robin Grimes,Foreign and Commonwealth Office and co-chairs the OECD’s Panelist: Prof Jeffrey Mphahlele, Research at the South African Medical Research Council […]

African Leadership of African Science: The Case for the Coalition for African Research and Innovation (CARI)

By | 2017-12-01T12:46:19+00:00 October 9th, 2017|

Moderator: Dr Thomas Kariuki, Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa Panelist: Mrs Minister Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology Panelist: Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, NEPAD Agency Panelist: Ms Alma Scott, Johnson & Johnson Panelist: Mr Edward Whiting, Welcome Trust […]

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   [...]