Global Emerging Pathogen Treatment Consortium (GET) in partnership with West African Task Force for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks (WATER), African Gong (AG) and Mothergold (MG) are organizing the 3rd African Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity in Accra Ghana from 16th to 18 August 2017
The Science Communication and Public Learning and Understanding of Science (PLUS) Faculty are a major pillar and key strand in the programme content of the 2nd African Conference on EID and Biosecurity, co-organised by African Gong.
Dr. Rasekoala attended the Conference as a Panel Speaker for the Pre-Conference Workshop on the 14th June, entitled, ‘Social Inclusion and Diversity – from Goodwill to Institutional Change’.
This was the second edition of the annual cycle of the Caminhos do Conhecimento/Streams of Knowledge conferences, organized in honour of Prof. José Mariano Gago, on his birthday. Other than recalling the national and international legacy of Mariano Gago, 2017’s conference also instituted the celebration of the National Scientists Day, thus designated by the Portuguese Parliament to commemorate and acknowledge the historic, pertinent and innovative role of the scientific community, for the advancement of knowledge and, therefore, for the progress and welfare of society.
Dr. Rasekoala was invited as a Panel Speaker, by the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC), which co-organised the panel entitled ‘Women, Science, Engineering & Communication’
Dr Rasekoala attended the Mozambique National Science Fair ‘Creating Tomorrow’s Scientist Programme’, 17-19 October 2016, Matola City, Mozambique, as Plenary Panel Speaker
Dr. Rasekoala attended the Conference as a Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled ‘Innovative Narratives and Frameworks for Colourful Science Communication: The European Landscape, Globalisation and International Co-operation’.
The ‘Science & You’ Conference was held from the 3-5 June 2015, in Nancy, France, with the theme ‘Create the future’. Dr. Rasekoala attended the Conference as a Keynote Speaker and delivered a presentation entitled ‘Science Communication in a Post-2015 World: the nexus of Trans-national, Multi-disciplinary and Socio-cultural contexts’.
The 13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology – PCST 2014 Conference was held from the 5-8 May 2014, in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, with the theme ‘Science Communication for Social Inclusion and Political Engagement’.
African Gong NPO Registration
African Gong is legally registered as a Not-for-Profit Organisation (NPO) in the Republic of South Africa.
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- Imagine Pangea Africa – Latin America Science Communication Competition 2017 – Winners
- Expert Group Meeting to validate the APRM Study on Major Bottlenecks Facing Africa, 14-15th September, in Kigali, Rwanda
- Joint AOSTI and SPRU Workshop on the Monitoring and Evaluation of the Implementation of STISA-2024, 29th-30th August 2017, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
- 3rd African Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Pandemic Preparedness in Africa. Biosecurity and Infrastructure in the wake of the Ebola outbreak Accra, Ghana – August 16-18, 2017.