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Biennial Conferences and Workshops

Fourth Biennial Conference: Frontiers in Science

May 29 -June 2, 2017 • Yaounde, Cameroon | Visit the conference page »

Third Biennial Conference: Effective U.S. Strategies for African STEM Collaborations, Capacity Building, and Diaspora Engagement

April 1-4, 2014 • Ann Arbor, Michigan | Visit the conference page »

Workshop: Advancing US-Africa STEM Collaborations and Funding

April 5, 2013 • Ann Arbor, Michigan | View the workshop schedule »

Second Biennial Conference: Advancing African STEM Research, Education and Collaboration

May 29-31, 2012 • Kumasi, Ghana | View the conference poster »

First Biennial Conference: Science Environments in Africa

May 6-8, 2010 • Ann Arbor, Michigan | View the conference schedule »

Keynote Speakers Presentations

Dr. Elinor Ostrom
The Challenges of Combining the Social with the Ecological
Welcoming remarks by:
Lester Monts, Senior Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs, U-M
Phil Hanlon, Vice-Provost for Academic and Budgetary Affairs/Provost Designate, U-M
Ken Kollman, Acting Director, International Institute/Acting Vice-Provost for International Affairs, U-M

Dr. Elinor Ostrom is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University. She shared the 2009 Nobel prize in Economics "for her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons".

Professor Moses Kizza Musaazi
Appropriate Technologies for Africa

Welcoming remarks by:
Kelly Askew, Director, African Studies Center/Associate Professor, Anthropology, U-M
Samuel Mukasa, Chair and Professor, Geological Sciences, U-M

Professor Musaazi is Professor of Engineering at Makerere University in Uganda and founder of Technology 4 Tomorrow.