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STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education
Konnect2Africa Ltd in partnership with Mums in Technology is proud to present its inaugural 'Pioneering STEM in Africa 2015 Summit'. This event aims to bring Africa to the forefront of the minds of investors when it comes to STEM. It will address key topics in advancing STEM and technical education in Africa through the collaboration of industry, educators and policy makers.
Key themes to be covered include the role of schools, colleges, and universities in developing STEM; careers and skills development; and international perspectives, research and initiatives.
This event runs over 2 days and provides a good platform for delegates to network, and have thought-provoking questions answered by a panel of key industry leaders in STEM.
Who Should Attend:
- Thought Leaders in STEM
- Non-profit organisations in STEM
- Representatives from Education Boards
- Market Intelligence Company Executives
- Private Equity Fund managers
- Transaction Advisory Firms
- Mobile Telecommunication Executives
- African Regulators
- African Ministers and Government Officials
- Law Firms [African and international]
- Local and International Media Companies
- Venture Capital Funds
- Coding Companies
- Technology Editors
The Pioneering STEM in Africa summit will address the following key themes.
Session 1 - Developing STEM in Africa
This session sets the scene for the reality of STEM in Africa, its challenges and barriers, and what is being done to address its growth.
Session 2 - Investing in STEM
This session delves into the various investment opportunities available for investors.
Session 3 - Collaboration in STEM
This session will explore the opportunity to further mobilize initiatives and resources to strengthen STEM development in Africa
Session 4 - Addressing STEM in Africa through Education
This session is aimed at challenging policy makers, and education providers to promote STEM by reworking education delivery at all levels.
For the Preliminary Agenda/Brochure please contact Akinotan Akintoye at Akinotan.Akintoye@K2Africa.com
Dr. Sheriff AlabiConsultant
African Development Bank and Chairman of TAG
Associate Project Officer
Ms. Emeline Brylinski
Mr. Donald G. JamesAssociate Administrator for Education
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dr. Tim SlingsbyScience Advisor, Public Engagement & STEM Education
Ms. Irene TamajongDirector
AIMS NEI UK
Dr. Sue BlackTech Evangelist + Social Entrepreneur + Thought Leader
Mr. Sam Stier
The Center for Learning with Nature
Ms. Bindi KariaStartup expert, Connector and Advisor
Miss Anne-Marie ImafidonFounder, Chair and Head Stemette
Mrs. Audrey DralegaEducation Consultant
People & Potential Education Consultancy
Dr. Oludolapo OgunbawoEducation Consultant
Mr. Marc N. ChahinExecutive Publisher
Dr. Yinka AkindayomiSpecialist in Community Paediatrics
Children's Developmental Centre
Mr. John SoleCEO
Dr. David Morrison-LoveLecturer (Technology Education & Employability)
The University of Glasgow
Ms. Arezoo MiotProgram Director, TechWomen
Institute of International Education (IIE)
Dr. Salim BelouettarResearch Group Leader
Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
Dr. Bernie JonesMedia Programme Director
Biosciences for Farming in Africa (B4FA)
Prof. Robinson MdegelaHead - The Sokoine node RISE-AFNNET
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Sokoine University
Dr. Renee HlozekCosmologist
Dr. Faith Mabiki
PhD in Natural Products Chemistry
RISE African Natural Products Network (RISE-AFNET)
Ms. Viola Llewellyn
Global Chief COO (Cameroon General Manager)
Ovamba Solutions, Inc.
Mr. Rick Hall
Lead Director - Lab_13 Ghana
Ignite Futures Ltd.
Ms. Cathy Bereznicki
Ignite Futures Ltd.
Ms. Anisha Tailor
Scientist in Residence
Lab_ 13 Ghana
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K2A and Mums In Technology are proud to be hosting this year's Pioneering STEM in Africa Summit at The Royal Society in London. The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Based in the heart of London, The Royal Society is within walking distance of Piccadilly Circus, Green Park and Charing Cross railway station. This historic venue has hosted and organised some of the most important events in the scientific world.
Address: 6-9 Carlton House Terrace,
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