1ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

3rd CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND PAPERS

THEME: HARNESSING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

DATES: 17th – 19th April 2018

VENUE: MACHAKOS UNIVERSITY HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER


SUB-THEMES:

1. Agriculture, food security, and agribusiness for community transformation;
2. Innovative approaches for climate change mitigation;
3. Transformative development through language, culture and communication technology;
4. Innovative approaches to education and training for sustainable development;
5. Innovative approaches for Small and Medium Enterprise development;
6. Science, Technology, Engineering, mathematics and innovation for industrial transformation;
7. Community health, Nutrition, and Hospitality


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

1. Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to: conference2018@mksu.ac.ke and clearly indicate whether oral or poster presentation;
2. Abstracts should be in one continuous paragraph and include up to 6 keywords for online indexing;
3. Abstracts should include the names of the of the author(s), affiliations, postal, email and telephone contacts, with corresponding author indicated in a footnote;
4. The full paper should be 5000-8000 words prepared in Times New Roman, size 12 font, spacing of 1.5 and in editable text format;
5. All references cited in the papers should follow the APA 6th Edition Citation Style;
6. The full paper should be emailed to conference2018@mksu.ac.ke;
Abstracts and papers for languages can be submitted/presented either in English or Kiswahili depending with discipline.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

• All submitted papers will be peer reviewed.
• All presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and will also be placed in an open access online conference archive.

DESCRIPTION: AMOUNT:
Machakos University Staff Kshs. 5,000
Students Kshs. 2,500
East Africans Kshs. 6,000
International Participants UsD 150
Exhibitors UsD 150

PAYMENT DETAILS:

Fees MUST be deposited in the following Account:
Account Name: Machakos University Research
Bank: Kenya Commercial Bank (Machakos Branch)
Account No. 1180326849
Bank code: 01 ; Branch code:194
Swift Code:KCBKENLX01194


IMPORTANT DATES:

a) Abstract submission deadline 28th February 2018
b) Notification of acceptance 15th March 2018
c) Deadline for submission of full papers 30th March 2018
d) Early registration deadline 28th Feb 2018
e) Normal registration deadline 15th March 2018
f) Late registration (after) 15th March 2018
g) Exhibition registration deadline 10th April 2018
h) Conference dates 17th – 19th April 2018

Note: Early registration will earn a 10% discount and late registration will be 5% more


FOR MORE INFOMRATION::

Visit www.mksu.ac.ke/conference2018 or contact the conference secretariat.
Email:- conference2018@mksu.ac.ke



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