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Babcock varsity to host over 500 participants at maiden international conference

By Rukayat Mohammed

Lagos, Jan. 4, 2019

Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun, says more than 500 participants will attend its maiden International Conference on Knowledge and Innovation Management holding between Jan. 14 and 18.

Prof. Rosaline Opeke, Chairman, Organising Committee, said the conference would bring together academic and research scholars as well as educators and practitioners to share their experiences and research findings on all aspects of developments.

“The Conference will expose participants to contemporary issues in knowledge management; knowledge sharing and technological innovation, Ecosystem of knowledge Management, open and close innovation, creative thinking.

“Also, idea management, organisational behaviour, change management, team building, collaborations for knowledge management and innovation, corporate governance and social responsibility,’’ Opeke said in a statement.

According to her, the conference will also be an avenue for participants to present and discuss trends, concerns and practical challenges.

Among speakers expected at the conference were Prof. Williams Siyanbola, an innovation management expert from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-ife, Prof. Daisy Selematsela, knowledge management expert from University of Johannesburg, South Africa and Dr Jacob Opele of National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM).

“The event will begin with pre-conference workshops on Jan. 14 and would be declared formally open on Jan. 15 by Prof. Ademola Tayo, Vice Chancellor, Babcock University,’’ she said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the theme of the conference is: Stimulating a Culture of Knowledge Management and Innovation for Sustainable Development.

 

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