Conference Policies

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JKUAT, in realisation of its important role in development of science and technology, and to complement the national efforts to achieve economic growth in line with its vision of becoming a university of global excellence in training, research, innovation and entrepreneurship for development, has organised the Annual Scientific, Technological and Industrialisation Conference since the year 2005, that has continually drawn participation from around the globe.

The conference also offers opportunities for exhibitors to showcase their products and innovations.


Conference Objectives

The objectives of the conference are to:

  1. Provide a forum through which the University will showcase the ongoing contributions it is making to the society.
  2. Create a forum for constantly improving the University’s approach to development-oriented scientific research, as it strives to remain a leader in this area.
  3. Provide a forum for research peers from local and international institutions to discuss, share and publish vital information.
  4. Provide an opportunity for the industrial/business sectors and policy makers to interact with researchers, so as to get new ideas and products for infusion into the production system and research.
  5. Provoke policy makers to appreciate the need for substantial and long-term investments in scientific research, innovation and industrialisation.


Conference Theme

The theme for this year’s conference is Leveraging on Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development.


Sub themes

The sub-themes for the conference are:

  1. Basic and applied sciences for advancement of research and industrialisation.
  2. Advances in medical and veterinary sciences for quality life.
  3. Engineering technologies, built environment and infrastructure for industrialisation.
  4. Information and communication technology and big data for development.
  5. Policy, governance, entrepreneurship, cultural and socio-economic aspects for competitive advantage.
  6. Agricultural sciences and technologies for sustainable food and nutritional security.
  7. Water, energy, environment and climate change management for sustainable development.

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