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U6 Conference: Research, Innovation & Technology for African Development

U6 Conference: Research, Innovation & Technology for African Development

From September 04, 2018 10:00 am until September 06, 2018 4:00 pm Save to calendar

At District Six Campus Keizersgracht, Cape Town 7925, South Africa

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6th International Conference 2018 

"Research, Innovation & Technology for African Development" 

The U6 consortium is a collaboration of six (6) universities from South Africa, Ghana, The Gambia, Kenya and Nigeria. 

Registration Opens 8 June 2018

Registration Fees: 

  • Full Delegates: Early Bird R 3,500
  • Full Delegates: Late Registration R 4,500
  • Students: Early Bird R 1,200
  • Students: Late Registration R 1,500

For more information please contact:

  *International exchange rates apply as at the date of payment
**Accompanying persons not presenting at the conference are expected to apply and pay the student rate


Call For Abstracts/ Papers


The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) invites the submission of abstracts in any of the following thematic areas: 

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


Important Dates 

15 June 2018 - Deadline for abstract submission 

1 July 2018 - Notification for abstract acceptance

15 July 2018 - Deadline for early registration  

For more information, please visit 


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