Next Einstein Forum to host Africa Science Week in Nairobi


The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung, will on Tuesday June 27, 2017 host the Africa Science Week to raise public awareness on the importance of science and technology as a catalyst for a sustainable economy.

The conference fosters collaboration among various research actors and initiatives to develop a coordinated public engagement around science and technology in Africa.

Below are the event details:

Event:  Africa Science Week  

Date:  27th June 2017

Venue:  WECREATE Kenya, Hatheru Road, Lavington, Nairobi

Time:   1:00 pm

The conference will be presided over by Sylvia Mukasa, Next Einstein Forum Ambassador to Kenya.

Key topics of discussion at Africa Science Week will include:

  1. Science and technology as a catalyst to innovation and economic development  
  2. Recalibrating Africa’s innovation mindset through research and development
  3. Developing tomorrow’s scientists and technologists by engaging women and girls in scientific activities like science caravans and hackathons