2nd Interdisciplinary International Scientific Conference

THEME: “Innovative Research and knowledge for Global Competitiveness and Sustainable Development”
Sub Themes

1. Paradigm shifts in Access and Management of Education for Societal Development
2. Challenges and Trends of University Education in the 21st Century
3. Women and Gender Equality in Social and Community Development
4. Computing and Informatics for Sustainable Development
5. Emerging Trends in Science and Technology for Global Security and Sustainable Development.
6. Agricultural Productivity and Marketing Systems through Science, Technology and Innovation
7. Dynamics in Global Trade, Investment and Sustainable Development


Presenters of papers or posters should send an abstract of not more than 300 words in English, typed in Times New Roman, Font 12, spacing 1.5, margins 1 inch all sides and be received by 30th April 2017 through the email: conference17@ kibu.ac.ke.  The abstract should include background, objectives, methodology, results and conclusion. It should also include the Title, author’s name, affiliation institution, email address, phone number and subtheme.


The full papers for accepted abstracts should be submitted by 5th May 2017. The full papers should be 3000 to 5000 words, prepared in Times New Romans Font 12, spacing 1.5.

Empirical papers: Cover page with Title of Paper, Abstract (300 words), Key words (maximum 5), Introduction, Material and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendations, References

Posters: Height 80cm Width 60cm or A1

References: Use APA style 6th edition; avoid footnotes. Avoid references in abstract

Appendices: Should follow references


Reviewed papers will be published in a book as conference proceedings and the best papers will be considered for publication in the Kibabii University Journal. The best presentation in each category will be awarded certificate of excellence; and all participants will be awarded certificate of participation.


The fee will cover conference facilities, equipment, facilities, materials, mid-morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch. It does not include accommodation, dinner and travel expense. There are good hotels with accommodation nearby.

S/n Description Early Registration not later than 2nd June, 2017 Late Registration after 2nd June 2017
1 East Africans KES 4,000.00 KES 5,000.00
2 Non-East Africans US$ 100.00 US$ 120.00
3 East African Students KES 2,500.00 KES 3,000.00
4 Non-East African Students US$ 60.00 US$ 65.00
5 Exhibitors KES 10,000.00 KES 10,000.00


Those presenting papers and posters in the conference will register any extra item at KES 1,000.00 or US$ 15.00


Conference fees to be made by Bankers Cheque /Direct cash deposit to: Barclays Bank Account name: Kibabii University. Account Number: 2028252628; Branch: Bungoma. Scanned bank slip can be sent via email together with the full paper.


Contact Conference Secretariat through conference17@kibu.ac.ke or +254 724146517, +254 722279261

For details visit www.kibu.ac.ke
2nd Interdisciplinary International Scientific Conference