4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

DATE 12TH – 14TH JUNE, 2019 VENUE: KIBABII UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS, BUNGOMA, KENYA

CALL FOR PAPERS, POSTERS AND EXHIBITS

THEME: “Enhancing Food Security and Universal Health Care for Sustainable Development”

Conference Objective: The conference aims to provide a forum for academicians, practitioners, development partners, researchers, students and other stakeholders to present their research and expert opinions on contemporary issues in food nutrition and universal health care. The Focus of the Conference is on the “Big 4” National Agenda with more emphasis on food security and the universal health care.

Theme 1: Food and Nutrition SecuritySub-Theme 2: Universal Health CareSub-Theme 3: Cross Cutting Issues in Food Security and Universal Health Care
  • Food Production Systems, Governance and Political Economy
  • Food Culture, Food Safety and Consumer Practices
  • Nutrition Security
  • Blue Economy and Food Security
  • Post-Harvest Losses, Value Addition and Food Security
  • Devolution and Health Care System: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Capacity Building in Health Care System
  • Maternal and Child Health Care and Geriatrics
  • Preventive Healthcare and Emerging Lifestyle Diseases
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Health Care
  • Sustainable Financing Models in Food Security and Universal Health Care
  • Education for enhanced Food Security and Universal Health Care
  • Gender issues in Food Security and Universal Health
  • Environment, Food Security and Universal Health Care
  • Technology, Infrastructure, ICT and Innovation in Food Security and Universal Health Care
ABSTRACT
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 12th April 2019 through the email: conference19@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.
 
FULL PAPERS

The full papers for accepted abstracts should be submitted by 3rd May 2019. 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,

Posters: Height 80cm Width 60cm or A1paper.

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

Appendices: Should follow references

CONFERENCE PRODUCTS

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 a certificate of excellence; and all participants will be awarded certificate of participation.

 

CONFERENCE FEES

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

S/nDescriptionEarly Registration not later than 2nd June, 2019Late Registration after 2nd June 2019
1.East AfricanKES 5,000.00KES 6,000.00
2.Non-East AfricanUS$ 100.00US$ 120.00
3.East African StudentsKES 3,000.00KES 3,500.00
4.Non-East African StudentsUS$ 60.00US$ 65.00
5.ExhibitorsKES 10,000.00KES 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

PAYMENT DETAILS

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.

INQUIRIES

Contact Conference Secretariat through conference19@kibu.ac.ke or +254 724146517, +254 722279261

4th Kibabii University International Conference