RESEARCH, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY FOR AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT

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The U6 consortium is a collaboration of six (6) universities from South Africa, Ghana, The Gambia, Kenya and Nigeria. The names of the Universities involved in this consortium are Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa; Jaramogi Oginga University of Science and Technology (formerly Bondo University College), Kenya; Kwara State University, Nigeria; The University of The Gambia; University of Cape Coast, Ghana; and University of Ilorin, Nigeria. This consortium was officially launched on 10 March 2012 at the University of Ilorin in Ilorin, Nigeria. This consortium was established to foster academic linkages and educational collaboration among these universities.
As part of the agreement the six (6) universities cooperate on the following joint activities:
  • Facilitation and coordination of joint research activities and curriculum development.
  • Organisation of seminars, academic interactive sessions, and other professional development activities.
  • Organization of annual joint international conferences/workshops to be hosted on a rotational basis.

Conference theme:
Research, Innovation & Technology for Africa Development

  • Climate Change / Environmental Issues (Ocean Economy / Blue Economy, Water & Sanitation, Energy Efficiency & Sustainability).
  • Global Health & Wellness.
  • Agricultural and Food Security.
  • ICT, Tourism, Business & Governance.
  • Gender, Social Issues & Education for Sustainable Development.

REGISTRATION FEES

DELEGATE STUDENT
EARLY BIRD R3,500.00 R1,200.00
STANDARD REGISTRATION R4,500.00 R1,500.00

IMPORTANT DATES

26 April 2018: First announcement
15 June 2018: Deadline for abstract submission​
08 August 2018: Notification of abstract acceptance
31 JULY 2018: DEADLINE FOR EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

XL MILLENNIUM CONFERENCE & EVENT MANAGEMENT

LOGISTICS AND CONFERENCE ORGANISERS

Ansu Colditz | Project Manager
Ezra Jansen | Conference Coordinator
Jacqui Bonello | Registration, Delegate & Abstract Management

Phone: +27 21 590 7900
Registration & general queries: info@u6conference.com
Abstract queries: abstracts@u6conference.com
Account payments & queries: accounts@u6conference.com