7th ICAT Program


7th International Conference on Appropriate Technology Victoria Falls (Mosi Oa Tunya), Zimbabwe

November 22-26, 2016

“Sustainable Technologies to Empower Communities: Bridging Theory and Practice”

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Wednesday 23 November (Registration 9:00 am – 7:00pm)

11 am – 2pm Luncheon cruise on Zambezi River (paid by participants)*
8:00am – 5:00 pm Training Session “3D Printer assembly and printing”
(J Gwamuri)
Workshops
9am – 11am “Raspberry Pi” - J Bemley
3 pm – 5pm “Ethics & Appropriate Technology Policy” - C. Verharen and J. Tharakan
3:00pm – 5:00 pm TUT Colloquium on “Manufacturing and skills development”
(K Mpofu and J Trimble)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Opening Reception and Poster Display –
Speakers K. Mpofu - Director, Gibela-TUT project

Thursday 24 November (Registration 8:00am – 4:00pm)

Director of Ceremony – Mrs Lindiwe Nyoni
8:30 am – 10:00 am Official Opening and Welcome - Main Hall
8.30am-8.45am INAT Chair – Prof. J. Trimble
8.45am-9.00am LOC coordinator - Dr. Nyoni
9.00am-9.15am Mayor of Victoria Falls – His Worship Sifiso Mpofu
9.15am -9.45am Opening Keynote - Director of Practical Action Southern Africa – Kudzai Marovanidze
09.45am – 10.15am Discussion

10:15 am – 10:30 am Break

10:30 am – 1:00 pm Plenary Best Paper Session; Facilitator – Prof LC Nkiwane
1:00– 2:00 pm LUNCH and IGNITE TALKS
Facilitator – Mjumbe Poe

2:00 – 3:30 pm Special Student Session – presentations and posters –
Students from different African countries as well as students visiting from outside of Africa; Facilitator – Prof. J. Bemley
3:30 - 3:45 pm Break

3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Continuation of 3D printing workshop – Room 2
3:45 pm – 6:45 pm Paper Session A – Facilitator - Dr D. Madyira
3:45 pm – 6:45 pm Paper Session B – Facilitator - Mrs S. Dube
9:00 am – 5:00pm TECHNOLOGY FAIR, POSTERS, DEMONSTRATIONS

Friday 25 November (Registration 8:00am – 4:00pm)

9:00 am – 5:00pm TECHNOLOGY FAIR, POSTERS, DEMONSTRATIONS
8:00 am – 10:00 am Paper Session C - Facilitator – Dr T. Mutanda
8:00 am – 10:00 am Workshop - “Using Mobile Studio for low cost engineering - laboratory experience” Facilitators –P. Bofah, M. Chouikha
Workshop – “Innovative approach to technology project startup”
Facilitator – M. Poe
10 am – 10:15 am Break

10:15am – 12:15pm Paper Session D – Facilitator - Mr M. Nsikani
10:15am – 12:15 pm Paper Session E – Facilitator - Mr S. Ngwenya

Workshop – “Benefits of Foresight: INAT 2030”
Facilitators – G. Kadoda and W. Seed Ahmed

12:30pm – 2:00 pm LUNCH & KEYNOTE SPEAKER
M. Muchie-Editor AJSTID

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Empowering Women through Appropriate Technology -
Facilitator: H. Carwell

4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Panel – “Innovation for Liberation in Africa” – Main Hall
panelists: G. Kadoda-Sudan Knowledge Society,
D. Soumonni – director, Innovation Studies, Wits University
Facilitator: J. Trimble

7:00 pm – 10 pm BANQUET AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER –
Acting VC - NUST – Prof. Samson Sibanda

Saturday 26 November – End of Conference

9:00 am – 11am “The Way forward with INAT and AT”
Facilitators - Prof. Kadoda, Wigdan Seed Ahmed
11:00 am Closing – Nyoni and Trimble
12:00 pm Tour of Victoria Falls and Game Park *

*Check at the registration for Cost and sign up-paid by participants

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