New deadline: 31st October 2018

The abstracts for the conference should be submitted under the following themes.

  • A. Constructing mutually beneficial strategic partnerships between the university and the industry
  • B. The role of stakeholders enabling capacity building activities
  • C. Developing models and methods to strengthen Research and Innovation (R&I) in Higher Education Institutes (HEIs)
  • D. Enhancing knowledge alliances, networks and strategic partnerships with the international community
  • E. Policy initiatives for capacity building in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
  • F. Factors that enable or hinder capacity building for R&I in DRR
  • G. Performance measurement in capacity building in DRR

Please be cautious to mention the relevant theme, when you are submitting your abstracts. Please limit your abstract to a maximum of 200 words. Download the Abstract template by clicking here for instruction on the abstract formatting.

Send your abstracts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 31st October 2018.

Important dates

02nd August 2018: Abstract submission open

31st October 2018: Abstract submission close - Expired!

15th November 2018: Early bird registration open

03rd December 2018: First round of Abstracts notification

05th December 2018: Second and final round of Abstracts notification

10th December 2018: Deadline for the submission of revised abstracts

20th December 2018: Early Bird Registration close

10th January 2019: Registration close


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