Conference Program Schedule

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session 1

SESSION 1: NATURAL RESOURCES AND CLIMATE

MORNING SESSION

Programme Coordinators

Prof. Nancy Mungai
Prof. Mwangi Ndirangu,
Mr. Alex Mugambi - ICT


Session Chair

Prof Nancy W. Mungai,
Ag. Director (Research and Extension)


Rapporteurs

Prof. G. Obweyere,
Dr. J  Masika



9:30am - 10:00 am

Selected videos

  • FERD Video
  • Egerton applications video
  • Egerton University Anthem

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Welcoming Remarks:

Prof. Bockline 0. Bebe, Ag. Deputy Vice-Cancellor (Research and Extension)


10:15 am - 10:30 am

CHIEF GUEST: Dr. Chris Kiptoo, Principal Secretary Ministry of Environment and Fisheries


10:30 am - 10:50 am

Projections of climate change in Kenya and adaptation options
Ms. P. Nying’uro, Principal Meteorologist, Kenya Meteorological Services


10:50 am - 11:10 am

The Role of Selected animal species in regeneration of natural Forests

Ms. N. Leley, Kenya Forest Research Institute,(KEFRI), Londiani/Gede


11:10 am - 11:30 am

Indigenous Marine Biohazard Knowledge and their Management among Intertidal Seascape Users along the Kenyan Indian Ocean Coast
Dr. Kihia C. M, Egerton University, Kenya


11:30 am - 11:50 am

Clean cooking energy: Options and associated costs
Mr. B. Kisiangani - Egerton University


11:50 am - 12:15 pm

Question and Answer session


12:15 pm - 12:20 pm

Reflections
Dr. Bernrd Kirui, Egerton University/ Dr. Okeyo Bernards (Pwani University)


12:15 pm - 12:20 pm

Exhibitors

session 2

SESSION 2: FOOD SECURITY

AFTERNOON SESSION

Programme Coordinators

Prof. Nancy Mungai
Prof. Mwangi Ndirangu,
Mr. Alex Mugambi - ICT


Session Chair

Prof. Bockline O. Bebe,
Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Extension)


Rapporteurs

Dr. J. Anyango,
Prof. R. Mulwa



13:30 pm - 14:00 pm

Selected videos

  • CARP Video
  • TAGDev video
  • Egerton University Anthem

14:00 pm - 14:15 pm

Welcoming Remarks:

Prof. Rose A. Mwonya, Vice-Chancellor, Egerton University


14:15 pm - 14:30 pm

CHIEF GUEST: Hon. Peter Munya, Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.


14:30 pm - 14:50 pm

Agricultural Productivity Fails to Grow in East Africa: Urgent Action Needed to Change Course
Prof. T Thompson, Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, USA


14:50 pm - 15:10 pm

Managing Agricultural and Food Production Residuals: Innovations for Value-Added Products Recovery and Improving Household Air Quality to Enhance the Economies of Rural Communities

J. A. Ogejo. Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech Colleage of Agric, USA


15:10 pm - 15:30 pm

Aquaculture productivity in Kenya
Dr. P. Orina, KEMFRI, Kenya


15:30 pm - 15:50 pm

Developing Youth Agribusiness Opportunities for attaining the SDG targets: Experience from Egerton University
Prof. P. Mshenga, Professor of Agribusiness, Egerton University


15:50 pm - 16:15 pm

Question and Answer session


16:15 pm - 16:20 pm

Reflections

  • Prof. George Owour, Egerton University
  • Prof. Timothy Sulo, Moi University

16:20 pm - 16:30 pm

Selected videos/exhibitors

Session 3

SESSION 3: GEOPOLITICS AND GOVERNANCE

MORNING SESSION

Programme Coordinators

Prof. Nancy Mungai
Prof. Mwangi Ndirangu,
Mr. Alex Mugambi - ICT


Session Chair

Prof. F. Wako,


Rapporteurs

Dr. R. Mugo,
Dr. D. Mituki



09:30 am - 10:00 am

Selected videos

  • LAPSSET video
  • Egerton University Anthem

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Welcoming Remarks:

Prof. Alex Kahi - Deputy Vice Chancellor, (AA) Egerton Univeristy


10:15 am - 10:30 am

CHIEF GUEST: Hon. Lee Kinyanjui Governor, Nakuru County.


10:30 am - 10:50 am

Impact of China’s One Belt and Road Initiative: Evidence from Textile Sector Value Chain in East Africa
Prof. C. Lagat, Moi University


10:50 am - 11:10 am

Deconstructing the China Model: Analyzing China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Kenya and Pakistan.
Dr. M. Waweru, Karatina University


11:10 am - 11:30 am

Kenya’s Foreign Policy towards the Horn of Africa: A Case of the Lamu Port-South Sudan Ethiopia Transport Corridor.
Mr. C. Okwany, University of Nairobi


11:30 am - 11:50 am

Review of Why Populist Policies Fail: A Public Policy Perspectivey
Prof. M. Ngigi, Egerton University


11:50 am - 12:15 pm

Question and Answer session


12:15 pm - 12:20 pm

Reflections
Dr. H. Wario/ Prof. J. Ogweno, Egerton University


12:20 pm - 12:30 pm

Selected videos/exhibitors

Session 4

SESSION 4: HEALTH, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

AFTERNOON SESSION

Programme Coordinators

Prof. Nancy Mungai
Prof. Mwangi Ndirangu,
Mr. Alex Mugambi - ICT


Session Chair

Prof. Japheth Onyando


Rapporteurs

Dr. R. Wambua,
Dr. F. Toroitich.



13:30 pm - 14:00 pm

Selected videos

  • Egerton Application
  • Egerton University Anthem

14:00 pm - 14:15 pm

Welcoming Remarks:

Prof. I. Kibwage - Deputy Vice Chancellor (APD) Egerton University


14:15 pm - 14:30 pm

CHIEF GUEST: Dr. Gichuki Kariuki - CECM, Health Nakuru, County.


14:30 pm - 14:50 pm

Livestock Zoonoses and One Health 
Prof. Eric Fevre, Chair of Veterinary Infectious Disease. University of Liverpool/ ILRI Kenya


14:50 pm - 15:10 pm

Determination of Pollutants in Water based on Graphenated Polypyrrole-nanoalloys Nanocomposite.
Dr. S. Mailu, Machakos University


15:10 pm - 15:30 pm

Cancer Prevention and Control in Kenya
Dr. Naftali Busakhala, Moi University School of Medicine


15:30 pm - 15:50 pm

Vaccine Development: Opportunities and challenges
Dr. Suzanne Njuki, Egerton University


15:50 pm - 16:15 pm

Question and Answer session


16:15 pm - 16:20 pm

Reflections
Dr. B. Lishenga, Egerton University


16:20 pm - 16:30 pm

Selected videos/exhibitors

Session 5

SESSION 5: HISTORY, LITERATURE AND CULTURE

MORNING SESSION

Programme Coordinators

Prof. Nancy Mungai
Prof. Mwangi Ndirangu,
Mr. Alex Mugambi - ICT


Session Chair

Dr. Dishon Kweya,


Rapporteurs

Dr. J. Thuo,
Dr. H. Murenga


09:30 am - 10:00 am

Selected videos

  • Egerton Application
  • Egerton University Anthem

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Welcoming Remarks:

Prof. K. Ngetich - Associate Professor of Sociology, Egerton University


10:15 am - 10:30 am

CHIEF GUEST: Hon. Florence Kajuju, Chair, Commission for Administrative Justice.


10:30 am - 10:50 am

Unmasking the Complementarity of History, Literature and Culture in Lives of Citizens: New Dynamics and Imperatives of Interdisciplinarity.
Dr. Maurice N Amutabi, Centre for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED) / Lukenya University.


10:50 am - 11:40 am

We are Agents, Not Passive Victims: The Role of Muslim Feminist Scholars in Peace building and Security in Northern Nigeria 1980-2018.
Dr. M. Tukur,Umaru - Musa Yar’adua University, Nigeria


11:10 am - 11:30 am

Exercise of Innocuous Power by Female Characters in Selected African Prose Fiction Works
J. N. Murage, Laikipia University


11:30 am - 11:50 am

Protocol and Order During the Late President Moi’s Mourning Period: Understanding the speech Act Theory
Prof. C.W. Kitetu, Egerton University


11:50 am - 12:15 pm

Question and Answer session


12:15 pm - 12:20 pm

Reflections
Dr. J. Walunywa/ Dr. J Khaemba, Egerton University


12:20 pm - 12:30 pm

Selected videos / exhibitors

SESSION 6

SESSION 6: EDUCATION AND CHANGE

AFTERNOON SESSION

Programme Coordinators

Prof. Nancy Mungai
Prof. Mwangi Ndirangu,
Mr. Alex Mugambi - ICT


Session Chair

Prof. Mwangi Ndirangu


Rapporteurs

Prof. D. Odero-Wanga,
Dr. H. Wario.



13:30 pm - 14:00 pm

Selected videos

  • Egerton Application
  • Egerton University Anthem

14:00 pm - 14:15 pm

Welcoming Remarks:

Prof. F. Keraro, E-Campus Coordinator, Egerton University


14:15 pm - 14:30 pm

CHIEF GUEST: Dr. E. Mwangi Directorate of Research, Science and Technology, MoE.


14:30 pm - 14:50 pm

The Role of Infrastructure in the Provision of Higher Education for Sustainable Development in Kenya.
Dr. D. K Mutunga, Daystar University


14:50 pm - 15:10 pm

Access and Provision of Quality Technical and Vocational Education for Sustainable Industrial Development in Kenya.
Dr. J. O. Gogo, Maseno University


15:10 pm - 15:30 pm

A Comparative Study of Teacher’s Codes of Ethics in Kenya and New Zealand. What can Kenya Learn?
Dr. Truphena Oduol ,Pan African Christian University, Kenya


15:30 pm - 15:50 pm

Place-Based STEM Education for the Agricultural Workforce
Prof. J. Mukuni and Prof. G. Glasson, Virginia Tech School of Education


15:50 pm - 16:15 pm

Question and Answer session


16:15 pm - 16:20 pm

Reflections
Dr. J. Ngeno / Dr. Paul Maithya, Maasai Mara University


16:20 pm - 16:30 pm

Selected videos/exhibitors