Call for abstracts

The 1st International Summit of the Triple Helix Association (THA) will be held on 4th-6th April, 2017 at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of this THA international conference is “Accelerating the Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Through ICT and Data”. https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/topics/sustainabledevelopmentgoalscallforpapers

We invite all participants to embrace the Quadra Helix approach, and discuss the global challenges from a Multistakeholder perspective. We particularly welcome contributions that are multidisciplinary, addressing the complexity of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), proposing how ICT and Data can drive efforts to achieve these SDGs, and what role should play governments, industry, universities and civil society organisations (The Quadra Helix).

Presenters are encouraged to submit brief abstract on ground breaking innovations, research and best practices in Health, Education, Environment and ICT & Data that can turn around the pace of attaining the SDGs. All abstracts and innovation and best practice cases will be double blind peer reviewed. Authors of accepted abstracts and cases will be invited to present their work at the Summit and abstracts and cases will be included in the programme subject to successful registration of the participating authors. Accepted abstracts and cases will be published in the conference proceedings that will be made available on the www.triplehelixsummit.org.

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Please upload your abstract as an attached word document at the abstract submission system http://triplehelixsummit.org/call-for-abstracts/

Participants are invited to join one of the round tables that are set to advance the development and launch of Quadra Helix SDGs Acceleration Roadmap.Please register your participation here.

In addition to the formal scientific sessions and the Quadra Helix Groups we invite potential participants to propose special events which are relevant and complementary to the thrust of enquiries set in our Call for abstracts. If you would like to propose a special event (roundtable discussion, project review session, or an interactive workshop) please, e-mail your proposal to Philip Mbithi (pmbithi@ichooselife.or.ke).

If you have any questions, please email Philip Mbithi (pmbithi@ichooselife.or.ke) or Eric Nyamwaro (enyamwaro@ichooselife.or.ke).

Looking forward to receiving your abstracts and contributions.

Deadlines for submission of abstracts: 15th February 2017

The Secretariat

 

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