UNESCO Africa Engineering Week 2017 & Africa Engineering Conference

Africa Engineering Week 2017
 

25 – 29 September 2017, Kigali, Rwanda

 

The Institution of Engineers Rwanda (IER), in collaboration with the Federation of Africa Engineering Organizations (FAEO), UNESCO and WFEO, organizes the 2nd Africa Engineering Conference that will be part of the 4th UNESCO – Africa Engineering Week to be held in Kigali, Rwanda from 25th to 29th September 2017.

The main conference Theme will be “Effective Waste Management in Africa”

The main objective of the conference is to draw attention to the current diverse challenges facing waste management in Africa, and to consider the prospects for effective and sustainable development of this critical sector.

Informed persons and organizations in the waste management sector from all over Africa and the rest of the world will come together to interact, share experiences and ideas, and brainstorm on how best to strategically and pragmatically address the challenges of waste management in order to generate effective and sustainable solutions.

 

Conference Sub themes:

  • Solid waste management
  • Liquid waste management
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Education and training on waste management
  • Trends and sustainability in waste management
  • Urbanization and waste generation
  • Industrial waste management
  • Entrepreneurship in waste management
  • Waste as a resource/waste transformation technologies
  • Waste management and the environment
  • Construction and demolition wastes
  • Standards, codes of practice and legal issues in waste management

 

Registration Fees:

UNESCO Africa Engineering Week 2017 & Africa Engineering Conference Registration Fees

Important dates

Call for Papers submission deadline – 20 July

Deadline for Early bird registration – 15 August

 

For more information:

  Africa Engineering Week 2017 Call for Papers

  Africa Engineering Week 2017 Website

  Africa Engineering Week 2017 flyer

 

Venue:

Kigali Convention Centre


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