THE 3RD DeKUT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

THE 3RD DeKUT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP 

DATES: 1st – 3rd November 2017    VENUE:  DeKUT Main Campus, Nyeri, Kenya

 ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE THEME:           

Harnessing Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

 

Objectives of the Conference

  1. To provide a forum for research peers from local and international institutions to discuss, share and publish research findings.
  2. To provide an opportunity for the industry to interact with researchers and innovators through exhibitions.
  3. To provide a forum through which researchers will disseminate their research findings and showcase their innovations to the society.
  4. To provide a forum that will allow research students from different countries to interact with each other

Conference Sub Themes

  1. Engineering Technologies and Innovations for Industrialization.
  2. Business Management and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development.
  3. Basic and Applied Sciences for Advancement of Research and Innovations.
  4. Innovative Agricultural Sciences and Technologies for Sustainable Food Production and Food Security.
  5. Water, Energy, GIS and Remote Sensing, Environment, and Climate Change.
  6. Health Sciences and Community Development.
  7. Information and Communication Technology for Development.
  8. Tourism, Wildlife and Hospitality Management.
  9. Policy, Governance, Cultural and Socio-Economic Aspects for Competitive Advantage.
  10. Security Trends and Innovations.
  11. Trends in Technical Education and Training.
  12. African Development, Harnessing Traditional Knowledge
  13. Data Science for Sustainable Development

Guidelines to Authors

Application for participation in the conference will be made by completing the provided registration form. Abstracts must be prepared using the abstract template provided. Electronic copies of the registration form and abstracts should be submitted to the conference secretariat via e-mail: sti.conference@dkut.ac.ke.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 30th June, 2017. The abstract should outline the aims, methodology, results, discussion and conclusions. It should include the title, the name(s) of the author(s), affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone contacts. Authors should also state the sub-theme and indicate their preference for oral or poster presentation. The deadline for acceptance of full papers will be 18th August, 2017. Authors must follow the Guidelines for the Full Paper submission provided.

Selected papers will be published in the Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology for Development.   

Exhibitions

There will be facilities and space at the conference venue for organizations and individuals to exhibit products and disseminate information relevant to the conference theme.

Accommodation

Hotel accommodation is available in Nyeri Town at a price range of KES 3,000 -12,000 (US$ 30-120) per person half board. Booking can be facilitated through the conference secretariat on prior request.

Important Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission                                                                               30th June, 2017

Notification of Abstract Acceptance                                                                           21st July, 2017

Deadline for Submission of Full Papers with Revised Abstracts                    18th August, 2017

Early Bird Registration                                                                                                      By 31st August, 2017

Normal Registration                                                                                                            By 13th October, 2017

Late Registration                                                                                                                   After 13th October, 2017

Deadline for Exhibition Registration                                                                            13th October. 2017

Conference Dates                                                                                                                   1st – 3rd November. 2017

Conference Registration Fees

PARTICIPANTS

EARLY REGISTRATION

(By 31st Aug, 2017)

NORMAL REGISTRATION

(By 13th Oct, 2017)

LATE REGISTRATION

(After 13th Oct, 2017

East Africa Community

KES 8,500

US$ 80

KES 10,500

US$ 100

KES 11,500

US$ 110

Other regions

KES 10,500

US$ 100

KES 12,500

US$ 120

KES 13,500

US$ 130

Students

KES 2,600

US$ 25

KES 3,100

US$ 30

KES 3,700

US$ 35

Exhibitors

KES 20,500

US$ 200

KES 20,500

US$ 200

KES 20,500

US$ 200

Payments should be made through cheque, electronic funds transfer or direct cash deposit to:

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

KCB Bank, Nyeri Branch, Kenya

Account number: 1121318274

Bank code: 01, Branch Code: 112

Swift code: KCBLKENXXX

   

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Consolidated Bank, Nyeri Branch, Kenya

Account number 10061200000062

Bank code: 23, Branch Code: 007

Swift code: CONKKENAXXX

Please retain original receipt or transfer notification for our records during the conference. Conference fees will cover refreshments, lunch and conference materials only.

ENQUIRIES

For further information and clarifications kindly contact:

The Conference Secretariat,

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology,

P.O Box 657-10100, Nyeri, Kenya

Telephone: (+254) 061 2050000, (+254) 0706 680670, (+254) 0719 311223

Email: sti.conference@dkut.ac.ke

Or visit www.dkut.ac.ke

 

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