About The Conference

The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for various influential figures from the academic community, business sector, research institutes, and development agencies to discuss strategies for implementing interdisciplinary approaches to address the diverse issues facing Africa. The talks will focus on the role that interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary partnerships may play in developing new development and existential paradigms that can help Africa solve its problems. 

Theme

Partnership For Sustainable Development: Bridging Disciplines, Solving Complex African Challenges

Objectives

Sub-Themes

Submissions are welcome from academic disciplines as well as from industry and development partners concerning:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Climate Change
  • Conflicts
  • Cultural Identity
  • Development Financing
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Economics of Financing
  • Food Security
  • Gender Equality
  • Governance
  • Health Care
  • Language
  • Science and Technology
  • Solar Radiation Modification
  • Terrorism, and Others. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Early Bird deadlin: 1st August 2024
  • Late registration: 1st September 2024
  • Deadline for abstract submission: 2nd September 2024
  • Deadline for full paper submission: 14th September 2024
  • Arrival of participants: 14th October 2024
  • Opening ceremony: 15th October 2024
  • Plenary and Technical sessions: 16th – Friday, 18th Oct., 2024
  • Closing: 18th October 2024
  • Departure: 19th October 2024

Registration Details

Conference Registration Fee

  • Local Participants/EAC                                  UGX 200,000
  • Students                                                        UGX 150,000
  • International participants (Physical)               USD 100
  • International participants (Online)                  USD 50

Early bird: All payment categories are eligible for a 20% discount.

Additional paper (Abstract): A presenter must pay 50% of the registration fee for each additional paper (note that conference kits are not available over this amount).

Papers presented at the conference will be published at no cost in related journals.

Submit Abstract

News and Updates

Conference Activities

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Title of papers: Uppercase
  • Font type; Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12
  • Line spacing: 5
  • Keywords; 3 – 7
  • Word count; Not more than 250
  • Contributing authors’ Affiliation
  • Corresponding author’s e-mail & phone number

The abstract and full paper should be sent to irde.conference@kiu.ac.ug

KEYNOTE/PLENARY SPEAKERS

Accommodation Information

Available Hotels around Kampala International University, Uganda are between 10 US dollars to 100 US dollars per night. 

  1. Infinity Hotel
  2. African Tribe Hotel
  3. Hotel Diplomate
  4. Dolphin Suite
  5. Shine Hotels

Kindly note that the conference Committee has arranged for airport and hotel pickup during the conference.

For booking kindly call this number: +256772957295

KIndly click here for choice of hotel around Kampala

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