International conference on science, technology to commence

Bahir Dar University Institute of Technology is going to hold International conference on “Science and Technology towards the development of East Africa” from May 17 to May 18, 2013.

According to Director of School of Civil and Water Resources Engineering and Chief Organizer of the conference, Dr. Seifu Admassu, the objective of the conference is to provide a single platform for researchers, stakeholders and policy makers to discuss on the role and contribution of Sciences and Technology to the attainment of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Eastern Africa Region.

The presence of Ministry of Science and Technology's Technology Transfer and Development Directorate Director Teshome Hailemariam and Associate Professor and Chair at the Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary (Canada) Dr.Getachew Assefa will give enormous boost to the conference.

The conference will also be graced by International Researchers and Academicians from Canada, USA, South Africa, Tanzania and Sudan.

Also Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Water, Ministry of Mines and Energy, 10 domestic Universities delegates and GIZ representatives and Industry leaders will be present during the conference.

Detail news about the conference will be published soon.