Sarima Conference 2016

SARIMA's Annual Conference 2016 will centre around the leveraging of unique resources to position southern Africa’s Research and Innovation globally, but will also explore the challenges and best practices associated with playing on the global field. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 5 February 2016.

The broad theme will centre around the leveraging of unique resources to position southern Africa’s Research and Innovation globally, but the challenges and best practices associated with playing on the global field will also be explored.

This year there are a number of workshops in the two days before the main conference.

Conference Calendar

  • Day 1, Monday 16 May
    Workshops
  • Day 2, Tuesday 17 May
    Workshops
  • Day 3, Wednesday 18 May
    Conference full day, Welcome Function and Poster Session
  • Day 4, Thursday 19 May
    Conference full day and Gala Dinner
  • Day 5, Friday 20 May
    Conference ends half day

Speakers

The following speakers have been confirmed for pre-conference workshops and/or conference sessions:

  • Plenary: Internationalisation - Eva Egron-Polak (France)
  • Plenary: Commercialising Unique Resources - Charles Wambebe (Nigeria)
  • Overcoming Challenges for Technology Transfer Success - Sarah Macnaughton (UK)
  • Workshop: Horizon 2020 - Nikolaos Floratos (Greece)
  • Workshop & conference presentation: Managing Research for Non-Academic Impact - Challenges and Methodologies - Jesper Vasell (Sweden)
  • Workshop and conference presentation: Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts (SSHA) Valorization - Christoph Köller (Germany)
  • Workshop: Research Integrity and Ethics Governance: Policing or Protecting? - Retha Visagie & Melany Hendricks (South Africa)

Access more information regarding these speakers.

View the programme.

Source and full event information: SARIMA 2016