The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA), in partnership with University of Nairobi, will host an international conference and workshop under the theme ‘Africa and the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Defining a Role for Research Universities’. The conference is scheduled for 18-20 November 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The conference seeks to develop an approach to preparing African Universities and nations for the expected radical changes in the production of goods and services, aided by new technologies, and in the management of society. Interested persons are invited to express their interest in making relevant presentations.

Submission of Abstracts and Papers

Potential presenters are invited to submit a one-page abstract of the paper they would like to present as a PDF attachment to [email protected] before 31 March, 2019. Successful applicants will be informed about the decision on their abstract and the method of submissions of full papers by 30 April, 2019. Full papers are expected in by 30 September 2019.

For more details visit the ARUA website


ARUA will provide limited travel support to successful eligible presenters.

Thank you.

Olubunmi O. Faluyi (Mrs.), MCIPM, MAUA


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