6th African higher education week

THE SIXTH AFRICAN HIGHER EDUCATION WEEK AND RUFORUM BIENNIAL CONFERENCE,

                                                            22 – 26 October 2018                      

Theme: Aligning African Universities to Accelerate Attainment of Africa’s Agenda 2063

Venue: Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya

DAY

MORNING SESSIONS AND SIDE EVENTS

8:30-10:30

BREAK

MID-MORNING SESSIONS AND SIDE EVENTS

11:00-13:00

LUNCH

AFTERNOON SESSIONS AND SIDE EVENTS

14:30-17:00

BREAK

EVENING SESSIONS AND EVENTS

19:00-21:00

TUESDAY 16 – SATURDAY 20

8:30-10:30

Leadership  Training for Postdoc Students

Venue: AICAD –  Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture and Technology

 

Leadership  Training for Postdoc Students  Venue: AICAD – Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture and Technology

 

Leadership  Training for Postdoc Students  

Venue: AICAD –  Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture and Technology

 

Open Space

WEDNESDAY 17

 

 

Local Organizing Committee (LOC) and RUFORUM staff meeting

Venue:  University of Nairobi, New Council Chambers, 19th Floor

 

 

RUFORUM Secretariat Meeting

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club,  Longonot

 

 

 

Open Space

THURSDAY 18

Arrival of Principals and Deans

Venue: Hilton Hotel

 

Arrival of Principals and Deans

Venue: Hilton Hotel

 

EU-Principals and Deans Consultation

Venue:  Ballroom, Hilton Hotel Ball Room

 

Principals and Deans Interactive meeting with EU and RUFORUM Secretariat staff

Venue:  Ballroom, Hilton Hotel

FRIDAY 19

 

IPR – WIPO Training for Principals and Deans

Venue: LAICO Hotel

 

DAMA Meeting, 

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Elgon Hall

 

IPR – WIPO Training for Principals and Deans

Venue: LAICO Hotel

 

 

DAMA Meeting, 

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club,   Elgon Hall  

 

IPR – WIPO Training for Principals and Deans

Venue: LAICO Hotel

 

DAMA Meeting, 

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club,   Elgon Hall  

 

Nurturing Grants – DAAD Students Event  

Venue: After 40 Hotel

 

CARP Principal Investigators Meeting

Venue:, Nairobi Safari Club

 

 

 

Nurturing Grants – DAAD Students Event

Venue:  After 40 Hotel

SATURDAY

20 October, 2018

 

 

IPR – WIPO Training for Principals and Deans

Venue:  LAICO Hotel

 

DAMA Meeting, 

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Elgon Hall

 

 

 

 

Students Social Media Training

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers Room 301

 

 

Public Relations and Communication Officers Training

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Mawingo

 

 

10:30-11:00

IPR – WIPO Training for Principals and Deans

Venue:  LAICO Hotel

 

DAMA Meeting, 

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Elgon Hall

 

RUFORUM Technical Committee Meeting

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Longonot

 

 

 

Students Social Media Training

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers Room 301

 

 

Public Relations and Communication Officers Training

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Mawingo

13:00-14:00

IPR – WIPO Training for Principals and Deans

Venue:  LAICO Hotel

 

DAMA Meeting, 

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Elgon Hall

 

RUFORUM Technical Committee Meeting

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club,  Longonot

 

Students Social Media Training Venue: University of Nairobi Towers Room 301

 

Public Relations and Communication Officers Training Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Mawingo

17:00-18:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18:00- 21:30

IFPRI-ReSAKSS Event with  Principals and Deans

Venue: Hilton Hotel,

Ball Room

 

 

Nurturing Grants – DAAD Students Event

Venue:   After 40 Hotel

 

 

 

African Crop Science Society Council Meeting

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Elgon Hall

SUNDAY

21 October, 2018

8:30-10:30

 

 

 

 

 

Leadership and Management Skills Training for Academic Leaders (Principals and Deans)

Venue: University of Nairobi, 4th Floor

 

 

 

Personal Mastery for students

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers,  LR101

 

 

Forum for Women Vice Chancellors in Africa

Venue: Radisson Blue Hotel)

 

 

Public Relations and Communication Officers Training

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Mawingo

 

 

Scenarios/Foresight Training for Universities

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Kirinyaga

 

SHAEA Side event

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Nyambere

 

 

 

 

 

10:30-11:00

 

 

 

 

 

Leadership and Management Skills Training for Academic Leaders (Principals and Deans)

Venue: University of Nairobi, 4th Floor

 

 

Personal Mastery for students

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers, LR101

 

 

Forum for Women Vice Chancellors in Africa

Venue: Radisson Blue Hotel

 

 

Public Relations and Communication Officers Training

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club,Mawingo

 

 

Scenarios/Foresight Training for Universities

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Kirinyaga

 

SHAEA Side event

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Nyambere

 

 

Carnegie Post-Doc Students side event Venue: University of Nairobi, 4th Floor

 

 

13:00-14:00

RUFORUM International Advisory Panel Meeting

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Longonot

 

Leadership and Management Skills Training for Academic Leaders (Principals and Deans)

Venue: University of Nairobi, 4th Floor

 

 

 

 

 

Forum for Women Vice Chancellors in Africa

Venue: Radisson Blue Hotel

 

Public Relations and Communication Officers Training Venue: Nairobi Safari Club,  Mawingo

 

Scenarios/Foresight Training for Universities

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club

 

 

SHAEA Side event

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Nyambere

 

Carnegie Post-Doc Side Event  Venue: University of Nairobi, 4th Floor

 

Poster set-up

Venue: Delegates Lobby KICC

16:30-17:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

18:30-21:30

Open Space

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vice Chancellors and other invited guests  Dinner:

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students evening Venue: Upper Kabete, CAVS Wangari Mathai Institute Campus

MONDAY 

22  October, 2018

 

 

RUFORUM Board Meeting

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers, Room 405

 

 

RUFORUM Principals and Deans Meeting (Outcome evaluation of RUFORUM)

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers (Room 305)

 

TVET Communities of Practice

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers, 5th Floor

 

 

Students Field Visit

Venue: University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University & Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture and Technology

 

 

 

Carnegie Post-Doc Students side  Event

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers, 4th Floor

 

 

 

 

 

Scenarios/Foresight Training for Universities

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Kirinyaga

 

 

Korea-AfDB-RUFORUM  Side event

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club,  Mawingo

 

 

 

DAAD Students Event

Venue: University of Nairobi

10:30-11:00

RUFORUM Board Meeting

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers, Room 405

 

 

RUFORUM Principals and Deans Meeting (Closed door meeting)

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers(Room 305)

 

TVET Communities of Practice

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers, 5th Floor

 

 

Students Field Visit

Venue: University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University & Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture and Technology

 

 

 

Carnegie Post-Doc Students side event Venue: University of Nairobi Towers, 4th Floor

 

PAEPARD Management meeting ,

Venue: Hilton Hotel

 

 

 

Scenarios/Foresight Training for Universities

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club, Kirinyaga

 

Korea-AfDB-RUFORUM  Side event  Venue: Nairobi Safari Club,  Mawingo

 

 

 

DAAD Students Event

Venue: University of Nairobi

13:00-14:00

RUFORUM Annual General Meeting

Venue: University of Nairobi Towers, Chandaria Performing Arts Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students Field Visit

Venue: University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University & Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture and Technology

 

 

 

Exhibition & Poster set-up Delegates Lobby KICC

 

 

PAEPARD Management meeting  Venue: Hilton Hotel

17:30-21:30

Welcome to Nairobi Cocktail

Venue: Chandaria Performing Arts Centre Lobby University of Nairobi Towers

 

TUESDAY

23  October, 2018

 

 

Breakfast meeting of Governors with Vice Chancellors

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel

 

Ministerial Round Table

Venue: University of Nairobi, 19th Floor, New Council Chamber

 

AAP/SGCI Side event  

Venue: SHIMBA, KICC

 

CABI side event

Venue: LENANA,  KICC

 

ASSAf/TWAS  Side Event

Venue: ABERDARES, KICC

 

WIPO dialogue with Vice Chancellors on IPR

Venue:  LAICO Hotel

 

Partnership for Change

Venue: LENANA, KICC

 

 

Grain Legumes & Dryland Cereals for Nutritional Enhancement

Venue: IMPALA – LAKE TURKANA, KICC

 

 

FAO Academia-Parliamentarians side event

Venue: VIP Room, KICC

 

10:30-11:00

 

 

 

 

Ministerial Round Table

Venue: University of Nairobi, 19th Floor, New Council Chamber

 

AAP/SGCI  Side event  

Venue:  SHIMBA, KICC

 

CABI side event

Venue: LENANA,  KICC

 

ASSAf /TWAS Side Event

Venue: ABERDARES, KICC

 

WIPO dialogue with Vice Chancellors on IPR

Venue:  LAICO Hotel

 

Partnership for Change

Venue: LENANA, KICC

 

 

Grain Legumes & Dryland Cereals for Nutritional Enhancement  

Venue: IMPALA – LAKE TURKANA, KICC

 

 

FAO Academia-Parliamentarians side event

Venue: VIP Room, KICC

 

13:00-14:00

Official Opening Ceremony of the Sixth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference Venue: TSAVO, Kenyatta International Conference Centre

 

 

 

 

Poster and Exhibition Viewing

Venue: KICC

17:30-21:30

Sponsored Cocktail  Venue: LAWN, Kenyatta International Conference Centre

 

 

WEDNESDAY 

24  October, 2018

 

 

Plenary Session 1

Theme:  Towards Agenda 2063: Catalyzing university role in influencing policy and setting development agenda

Venue: TSAVO, KICC

10:30-11:00

Parallel Plenary 2: 

Converging the power of investment in Higher Education to transform Africa Venue: TSAVO A, KICC

13:00-14:00

AUC-Ministers-Vice Chancellors dialogue

Venue: Serena Hotel, Allamanda

 

 

 

 

Parallel Technical Sessions  

Venue: KICC 

 

 

Poster and Exhibition Viewing

Venue: KICC

 

17:30-21:30

Open Space

 

AUC-Ministers-Vice Chancellors Dinner   Venue: Serena Hotel, Frangipani)

 

 

AAP Dinner Meeting

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel 

Parallel Plenary 3: 

Harnessing regional and global partnerships for higher education innovation in Africa

Venue: TSAVO B, KICC

 

Parallel Plenary 4: 

Unravelling University, Community and Private Sector Engagement for agricultural transformation in Africa

Venue: TSAVO C,  KICC

 

THURSDAY  

25  October, 2018

8:30-10:30

Plenary Session 5

Theme:  Building high level skills to deliver on African Agenda 2063

Venue: TSAVO,  KICC

10:30-11:00

Parallel Plenary 6: 

Skilling Africa’s youth: the role of TVETS  Venue: TSAVO A, KICC

13:00-14:00

Young Innovators side event

Venue: LAICO Hotel

 

Development Partners meeting  Venue: Nairobi Safari Club,  Longonot

 

 

Social Safeguards – (Campus Policies to reduce sexual harassment)

Venue: TAIFA,  KICC

 

AAP Meeting

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel 

 

Parallel Technical Sessions

Venue: KICC 

 

Poster and Exhibition Viewing

17:30-21:30

GRA ( Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Green Gases-New Zealand)- Principals and Deans Dialogue

Venue: Hilton Ballroom

Parallel Plenary 7:

Harnessing the Africa Youth bulge: Innovation, entrepreneurship and agribusiness incubation

Venue: TSAVO B, KICC

 

Parallel Plenary 8:

Increasing the pool of women scientists in Africa

Venue: TSAVO C, KICC

 

FRIDAY 

26  October, 2018

 

Plenary Session 9

Theme: Moving Africa’s development agenda forward: Ingredients for success

Venue: TSAVO,  KICC

10:30-11:00

Parallel Plenary 10: 

Harnessing the digital potential to drive agricultural/Higher education transformation in Africa

Venue: TSAVO A, KICC

13:00-14:00

Closing Ceremony  & Prize awards for Young Innovators

Venue: TSAVO, KICC

 

 

17:30-21:30

Gala Dinner

Venue: Safari Park Hotel

Parallel Plenary 11: 

Building foresight capacity to guide Africa’s development

Venue: TSAVO B, KICC

 

Parallel Plenary 12: 

Strengthening food and nutrition security in Africa

Venue: TSAVO C, KICC

 

SATURDAY  

27  October, 2018

Departures

 

Meeting of LOC, ROC, and Ghana 2019 AGM Committee  

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Mawingo

10:30-11:00

Departures

 

 

Meeting of LOC, ROC, and Ghana 2019 AGM Committee

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Mawingo

13:00-14:00

Departures

 

Arab Organization for Agricultural Development – African Union Commission

 – RUFORUM Meeting  

Venue:  Nairobi Safari Club, Longonot

16:45-17:30

Departures

 

 

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