The African Research and Innovation Summit (ARIS) is a two day event

June 1

Day 1 of the event is dedicated for exhibition and innovation.
Students will have the opportunity to exhibit their innovations and inventions in the areas of Science, Technology, Agriculture, Education and Health with Industry players, Government officials, Chamber of Commerce etc.
  • 8:30am - 9:00amRegistration / Arrival of Guests and Participants

  • 9:00am - 10:00am Science, Technology, Innovation and Arts Fair/ Exhibition Strategic Networking

  • 10:00am - 11:00am Opening Ceremony

    The National Anthem (EGYPT)
    AAU Anthem
    Introduction of Guests and Dignitaries

    Opening Remarks
    1. Secretary General of AAU- Prof. Etienne Ehile
    2. President of Al-Azhar University
    3. President of Chamber of Commerce in Egypt
    4. President of Research Institution in Egypt (Private Sector)
    5. A Vice Chancellor/President from an Egyptian Universities

    Good Will Message:
    1. Members of the Diplomatic Corps
    2. Ambassador of Ghana in Egypt
    3. Key industry player

    Key Note Addresses
    Minister of Higher Education in Egypt Minister,
    Ministry of Environment, Science Technology and Innovations in Egypt

    Chairperson: TBD
  • 11:00am -11: 30am PLENARY PRESENTATION

    The Role of Graduate Researchers in Achieving the Africa We Want: Agenda 2063
    Kwesi Acquah Sam - Directorate of Research and Academic Planning, Association of African Universities
  • 11:30am -12:00pmHealth Break

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm PANEL DISCUSSION 1

    Promoting Quality Culture and innovation in Post Graduate Research in African Universities

  • 1.50pm - 2.50pm LUNCH

  • 2:30pm - 4:00pmPANEL DISCUSSION 2

    Investment sources and industry partnerships for Graduate Research in African Universities

  • 4:00pm - 5:30pmPANEL DISCUSSION 3

    Communication and Commercialization of Graduate Research Output in Africa:

  • 5: 30pm Reporting and Closing Remarks: Chairman

June 2

Day 2 is also dedicated for research paper presentations.
Students will have the opportunity to share their research outcomes and inputs in the same areas listed above with  key stakeholders and industry players.
  • 8:00am Registration / Arrival of Guests and Participants

  • 8:30 - 9:30am PANEL DISCUSSION 4

    Setting the Research Agenda for Africa

  • 9:30 -11:30am PAPER PRESENTATION 1

  • 11:30 -11:50amHealth Break

  • 12:00 - 2:00pmResearch Clinics / Workshops

    - Research Methodology and Data Analysis Tools 1
    - Scholarly Writing and Publishing
  • 2:00 - 2:40pm Lunch

  • 2:45pm - 4:30pm PAPER PRESENTATION 2

  • 4:30pm - 5:00pm Closing Ceremony and Certification