Zero-Draft Program of Tigray Grand Conference-2018
Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia

Many of you have been asking for the program of the upcoming conference (July 18th -22nd, 2018) in Mekelle. Here is the zero-draft program and the details will come soon. The conference will have a keynote, invited, Panellists, and accepted abstracts for both oral and interactive poster presentations. Each presentation/session is expected to indicate policy options, best and adaptable learning experiences, enabling interventions, perspectives etc.

Moreover, each session will critically identify and discuss on the comparative and absolute advantages of the region and beyond based on short, medium and long-term agendas. At the end of the conference, prioritized deliverables/actionable agendas will be identified, further discussed and finally set an enabling practical strategy which enables their full-scale implementation.

#DAY 0: #TUESDAY#17th #JULY #2018
15:00-21:00: Conference registration at Hotels

#DAY 1: #Wednesday#18th #JULY 2018
Session 0:
8:00-9:30 – Conference Welcoming, Opening Ceremony and Program and expected outcome (s) detailing

Session 1:
9:35-10:35 – Sectoral Presentation by Tigray Bureaus
Session 2.
11:05-12:30 – History, Language, and Tourism
13:30 – 14:30 – Interactive Discussion
Session 3:
14.35-16:30: Education, Research and Innovation
16:35 -18:20 – Interactive Discussion

#DAY #2: #THURSDAY#19th #JULY #2018
Session 4:
8:30-11:05 – Health Care and Services
11:10-12:30: Interactive Discussion
Session 5:
13:40-16:05 – Poverty Reduction, Agricultural Transformation, Land Restoration, and Food Security
16:20-17:55: Interactive Discussion ,
18:00-19:30 (Oral Presentation on Accepted Abstracts)

#DAY 3: #Friday#20th #July #2018
Session 6:
8:30-10:45 – Gender Issue, Youth Development, and Migration
10:50-12:20 – Interactive Discussion
Session 7:
14:00-17:00 – ICT, Energy, Environment and Entrepreneurship
17:00-18:30: Interactive Discussion

#DAY 4: #SATURDAY#21st #JULY #2018
Session 8:
8:30-10:40 – Manufacturing, Industry, Mining and Transportation Sector
10:45: 12:15: Interactive Discussion
Session 9.1:
13:35-15:10 – Diaspora Engagement in Investment, Technology/Knowledge Transfer

Session 9.2:
15:15-16:40 – Taping into the Scholars Knowledge Network, Institutional Partnership and Capacity Building
16:45-17:18:30: Interactive Discussions

#DAY 5: #SUNDAY#22nd #JULY #2018
Session 10.1. Obstacles to the effective and participatory implementation of policies in Tigray: Issues of governance, political space, institutional limitations, Border issues and current situations/developments

Sub-session 10.1.1:
8:00-9:30 – Governance, Political Space and Institutional Limitations

sub-session 10.1.2:
9:40-10:35 – Border issues, Strategic interests of the horn and current developments

Sub-session 10.1.3:
11:00-11:30 – The role of Media

Sub-sesssion 10.1.4:
11:30-13:00 – Enabling Business Climate in Tigray
12:10-13:00 – Interactive Discussion
14: 05- 14:45- Overall Reflection by Tigray Regional Government

Session 10.2:
14:50-16:55 – Tegaru Scholars Forum Establishment
17:00-17:45 – Conference summary, prioritized deliverables/action plans, conference resolutions etc.
17:50-18:25 – Concluding Refections and Closing Remarks
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18:30——- Closing event

 

http://scholars4tigrai.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/PosterDarkBlueA3.pub-Read-Only.pdf

Zero-Draft Program of Tigray Grand Conference-2018
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