Under the aegis of its flagship Leadership Development (LEDEV) and Management Development (MADEV) workshop series which aim to enhance the skills of university staff in the promotion of innovation and the management of change, the Association of African Universities (AAU) is proud to announce a Call for Participants for its Training Workshop on Facilitating University-Industry Linkages.

The 1st Workshop will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, and is co-hosted by Mahatma Gandhi University, Rwanda. It will be facilitated in English.

Thrust

The main thrust of the workshop is geared towards promoting university advancement through effective linkages with the productive sector. The three modules for the workshop are:

  • Research and Development and Technology Uptake
  • Business Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Business Incubation, Entrepreneurship

The modules will be run through intensive participant interaction over carefully selected cases and other materials, and lead lectures by eminent Resource Persons.

Participation

To ensure effective interaction and exchange, the number of participants is limited to a maximum of 40, selected on the principle of “first come, first served”. Please fill the online form to register. Registration is incomplete unless full payment has been effected.

While participation is open to all, preference will be given to persons holding the positions listed below, in universities and equivalent institutions:

  • Vice-Chancellor/Rector/President or their Deputies
  • Dean/Director of Institutes
  • International Liaison Officers
  • Public Relations Officers
  • Heads of University Counseling Units

Registration Fee

The registration fee is US$600.00 and this covers workshop material, snacks and group lunch. Please note that the deadline for Early Bird Registration is 15th January, 2017 as registration fees will be increased by US$100 after this date.

NB: All other expenses – travel, accommodation, subsistence, etc. – are to be borne by participants.

Please register online at: https://www.research.net/r/UILKigali17

E-mail: secgen@aau.org

cc: ransford@aau.org; rexybek@gmail.com  

Accommodation at Marrett Hotel

Room Type Negotiated Rates Tick Preference
Single Bed USD $ 80
Double Bed USD $ 100

 

AAU BANK DETAILS

Account 1

ACCOUNT NAME:           Association of African Universities

 

BANK NAME: Standard Chartered Bank

High Street Branch

Accra-Ghana

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 8700202448801 or

8700202448800

SWIFT CODE: SCBLGHAC
CORRESPONDENT BANK: Standard Chartered Bank

New York

SWIFT CODE: SCBLUS33
ABA No. 026002561

 

Account 2

 ACCOUNT NAME:           Association of African Universities

 

BANK NAME: Zenith Bank Ghana Ltd

Premier Towers

Accra-Ghana

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 4050121131
SWIFT CODE: ZEBLGHAC
INTERMEDIARY BANK: Citibank New York
SWIFT CODE: CITIUS33
IBAN/FEDWIRE : FW021000089