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DAY 1: 24TH FEBRUARY 2021

 

PLENARY

 

Time

Description

Presenters

Moderator

09.00 –09.30

Welcome Remarks

Prof. Geoffrey Muluvi, Vice-Chancellor

Prof. Zipporah Ng’ang’a, DVC Academic, Research  and Student Affairs

09.30 –09.45

Keynote Address

Dr. Sabah Omar, Chairperson University Council

09.45–10.00

Career and Alumni Services  in  University Education

Amb. Simon Nabukwesi, Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research

10.00–10.15

Role of universities in training and entrepreneurial skill development

Mr. Alfred Cheruiyot, State Department For Post Training and Skills Development

10.15–10.30

Technological innovation as a driver of socio-economic transformation in Kenya

Dr. Tonny Omwansa, Kenya National Innovation Agency

10.30 –10.45

Science, technology and innovation in the institutions of higher learning

Prof. (Eng.) Walter O. Oyawa, CEO, National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI)

10.45 –11.00

Virtual visit to the South Eastern Kenya University

Recorded Video

11.15–11.30

Kenya National Qualifications Authority(KNQA) and TVET path to youth employment

Mr. Stanley Maindi, Deputy Director, KNQA

Prof. Zipporah Ng’ang’a, DVC Academic, Research  and Student Affairs

11.30-12.15

Questions and Comments

12.15–13.30

LUNCH BREAK

 

Break-out Session: School of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

 

Moderator

13.30–13.40

Dean, School of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

Dr. Julius Kilungo             

Dr Simon Nguluu

13.40–13.50

Virtual Visit to SAVS

Recorded Video

13.50–14.00

Agricultural research and its impacts on agriculture and livelihoods

Dr. Festus M. Murithi

14.00–14.10

Role of policy in shaping innovations and entrepreneurship

Prof. Dickson Nyariki, VC Murang’a University of Technology

14.10–14.20

Innovative agribusiness and marketing strategies for gainful employment

Dr  Enock Warinda, Deputy Executive Director, ASARECA

Dr  Julius Kilungo

14.20–14.30

Role of entrepreneurship in agricultural resilience

Ms. Rose Mutuku, Smart Logistics Solutions

14.30–14.40

Agricultural innovations on resilience and sustainable livelihoods

Dr Nicholas Syano, Agriprenuer in agro ecology and permiculture

14.40-15.00

Agriculture for youth empowerment and sustainable livelihoods

Mr. Timothy Munyoki, SEKU Alumna

15.00 –15.30

 

Questions and Comments

 

 

Break-out Session: School of Environment, Water and Natural Resources      

Facilitator

 

13.30–13.45

Dean, School of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Dr Peter Njuru

Prof. Johnson Kitheka

13.45–14.00

Virtual Visit to SEWNR

Recorded Video

14.00–14.15

Career and innovation opportunities in environment, water and natural resources  

Prof James Njiru, Director, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI)

14.15--14.30

Academic excellence and career opportunities enhancement in environment and natural resources

Ms. Jane Mugo, Meteorologist, PhD candidate and TF, Alumna SEKU

Dr Boniface Manono

14.30–14.45

Environment policy, entrepreneurship and economic growth in Africa

Dr. Philip Osano, Africa Centre Director- Stockholm Environment Institute

 

14.45–15.30

Questions and Comments

 

Break-out Session: School of Information, Communication Technology

13.30–13.45

Dean School of Information, Communication Technology

Dr Andrew Omala

Ms. Vasdinus Ngemu

13.45–14.00

Virtual Visit to School of ICT

Recorded Video

14.00–14.15

Innovation in Technology and entrepreneurship

Machogu Ian Obare, Director Goman Technologies & CEO Lyzntech Solutions LTD

14.15–14.30

Software Development, Industry Expectations

Mr. Abel Victor Wafula, Senior Software Engineer, Three UK

Dr. Andrew Omala

14.30–14.45

Entrepreneurship and IT

Carolyne Kanyi, CEO and Founder of WEKALuggage,

14.45–15.00

Certify Today, Master Tomorrow. Role of industry collaborations for career development.

Mr. Michael Kamau, Huawei Representative

15.00–15.30

Questions and Comments

 

                            

Break-out Session: School of Business and Economics

13.30–13.45

Dean School of Business and Economics                                                            

Dr Jcob Cahege

Facilitator

Dr. Sedina Misango

13.45–14.00

Virtual Visit to School of Business and Economics

Recorded Video

14.15–14.30

Impact of innovation and entrepreneurship in changing times: A paradigm

Ms. Elizabeth Mwenda,

Director,  Botanic Treasures Ltd        

14.30–14.40

Value addition in the processing industry as an answer to entrepreneurship

Ms. Ruth Mwanzia, 

Koola Waters Ltd

14.40–14.50

Strategies towards realizing innovation and entrepreneurship: a practical perspective

Ms. Abednego Musau, alumna SEKU

                    

Dr. Kevin Wachira

14.50–15.00

Diversity in the field of operations management

Mr. Brian Mutethia Mbui, alumna SEKU

15.00–15.30

Questions and Comments

 

DAY 2: 25TH FEBRUARY 2021

 

Facilitator

PLENARY                    Description                                                                                  Presenters           

 

09.00–09.15

Opening Session and Recap

                

Prof. Francis Wachira, DVC Administration & Human Resource Management

09.15-09.30

Technological  Innovation as a driver of Socio-economic transformation in Kenya

Prof. Mwenda Ntarangwi,  Commission,

CEO, Commission of University Education

09.30-09.45

Research as a driver of innovation and entrepreneurship in universities

Dr. Jemima Onsare, CEO, National Research Fund

09.45-10.00

Health Sciences and the skills needs

Prof Michael Kiptoo CEO, Kenya Medical Training College

10.00-10.15

Innovations and  entrepreneurial skills critical for the health sector

Dr. Betty Gikonyo Surgeon, Karen Hospital

10.15–10.30

Technical Vocations Education and Training (TVET): The Confluence of skills  and Industry

Dr Selpher Cheloti, Director TVET, SEKU

Prof. Reuben Muasya, DVC Finance, Planning and Development

10.30–10.45

Enhancing employability of SEKU Graduates

Mr. Paul Clastre Jokko App

10.45–11.30

Questions and Comments

 

 

Break-out Session: School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

 

11.30-11.45

Dean, School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Prof. Felix Kioli

Prof Harrison Maithya

11.45–12.00

Virtual Visit to School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Recorded Video

12.00–12.15

Roadmap and careers in education as a  profession

Dr. Judah Ndiku, Director, Curriculum Review      and Development, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

12.15–12.30

Careers in Humanities and Social Sciences: Skills, Innovation and Pathways

Dr. Mary Amunyunzu - Nyamongo, Founder Director, African Institute for Health and Development

Prof. Jonathan Mwania

12.30-12.45

Journey towards realizing postgraduate education in South Eastern Kenya University

Ms. Kezia Warunguru, Chair, SEKU Alumni Association

12.45-13.00

Challenges and opportunities as  PhD Student

Dr. Angeline Muli,  SEKU alumna

13.00-13.30

 

Questions and Comments

13.30-14.30

LUNCH BREAK

 

Break-out Session: School of Nursing Sciences and Public Health

Facilitator

11.30-11.45

Dean, School of Nursing Sciences and Public Health

Prof. Catherine Mwenda

Ms. Franscisca Mwangangi

11.45–12.00

Virtual Visit to School  of Nursing Sciences and Public Health

Recorded Video

12.00–12.15

Skills and employment outlook in Nursing

Ms. Betina Muthama, Nursing Council of Kenya

12.15–12.30

Insights on weight management

Mr. Jasper Oloo, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi

Dr  Josphart Gichure

12.30-12.45

ICT innovations  in health management: Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Alice Theuri

12.45-13.15

Questions and Comments

13.15-14.25

LUNCH BREAK

Break-out Session: School of Pure and Applied Sciences

 

 

Facilitator

11.50–12.05

Dean, School of Pure and Applied Sciences

Dr Eliud Muli

Prof. Josephart Kimatu

12.05–12.15

Den, School of Pure and Applied Sciences

Recorded Video

12.15–12.25

Biotechnology as a Career Option.

Dr. Nompumelelo Ookoh (Ph.D). National Research Foundation

12.25-12.35

Opportunity for young Mathematicians in Actuarial professions

Prof. Frederick Onyango, Maseno University, Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science

12.35-12.50

Use of Science in increasing business (entrepreneurship)

Dr. Japheth Kaluyu (PhD), Strayer University, USA

Dr Linturi Mugambi

12.50-13.00

The student experiences in the Universities  today:  Life as a student in SEKU

Ms. Jane Mbiri, SEKU alumna

13.00-13.10

 My Career Journey

Ms. Asunta Mukami, SEKU alumna

13.10-13.30

Questions and Comments

13.30-14.25

 

LUNCH BREAK

 

 

Break-out Sessions: School of Engineering and Technology

Facilitator

11.50 –12.05

Dean, School of Engineering and Technology

Eng. Paul C. K.Kioko

Dr. Shamim  Nassar

12.05 –12.20

Virtual Visit to School of Engineering and Technology

Recorded Video

12.20–12.35

Skills gaps in the field of Engineering’

Ms. Olivia Geymond, Senior Research Manager, Royal Academy of Engineering

12.35-12.50

Engineering and entrepreneurship: business ideas and tools

Dr. Kamau Gachigi

Electrical and Electronics Engineer

Dr. Hesbon Otieno

12.50-13.05

Engineering as a driver of innovation and socio-economic development in Kenya

Eng. Shammah Kiteme, Council Member, Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)

13.05- 13.30

Questions and Comments

13.30 -14.25

 

LUNCH BREAK

 

 

PLENARY

 

14.25-14.35

Closing Remarks

Mr. Alfred Cheruiyot, State Department for Post Training and Skills Development

Prof. Zipporah Ng’ang’a, DVC Academic, Research  and Student Affairs

14.35-14.45

Vice Chancellor, Prof. Geoffrey Muluvi

14.45-15.00

Vote of thanks

Prof. Reuben Muasya, DVC Finance, Planning and Development

15.00

Closure

END

 

DAY 1 AND 2 PLENARY SESSIONS: ZOOM MEETING

Topic: Career Fair: Connecting Skills to Innovation and Entrepreneurships
Time: Feb 24, 2021 09:00 AM Nairobi
Every day, until Feb 25, 2021, 2 occurrence(s)
Feb 24, 2021 09:00 AM
Feb 25, 2021 09:00 AM

Join Zoom Meeting (Day 1 and 2 Plenary sessions)
https://seku.zoom.us/j/86829923313?pwd=R3NmQUJ1bVB0OURpdGZIdVlHaVlyQT09

Meeting ID: 868 2992 3313
Passcode: 066664

ZOOM LINK TO SCHOOL BREAK-OURT SESSIONS

Name of the School

 Zoom Link for the School Breakout sessions

1.       Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences

Topic: Break out Session: School of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
Time: Feb 24, 2021 01:00 PM Nairobi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://seku.zoom.us/j/84869325421?pwd=L0FsZTBFNk9hNWVTWjRGVWZrc0d3Zz09

Meeting ID: 848 6932 5421
Passcode: 752453

2.       Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Topic: Break out Session: School of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Time: Feb 24, 2021 01:30 PM Nairobi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://seku.zoom.us/j/81752660644?pwd=V0VPSDFCNFJ5RFVuNFhNSUpnTlA2QT09

Meeting ID: 817 5266 0644
Passcode: 536308

3.       Information, Communication Technology

Topic: Break out Session: School of Information Communication Technology
Time: Feb 24, 2021 01:30 PM Nairobi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://seku.zoom.us/j/85204840235?pwd=RG5BdUZjRXFNcDZXbE1UYWdDOE5TUT09

Meeting ID: 852 0484 0235
Passcode: 217049

4.       Business and Economics

Topic: Break out Session: School of Business and Economics
Time: Feb 24, 2021 01:30 PM Nairobi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://seku.zoom.us/j/86204057490?pwd=UDdySWVPVVozUXJWSU44UkJSdUlodz09

Meeting ID: 862 0405 7490
Passcode: 172773        

5.       Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Topic: Break out Session: School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
Time: Feb 25, 2021 11:30 AM Nairobi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://seku.zoom.us/j/84407689938?pwd=WGlTWk5RRjg5N0dJdDM5VENsR3dLUT09

Meeting ID: 844 0768 9938
Passcode: 348535

6.       Nursing Sciences and Public Health

Topic: Break Out Session: School of Nursing Sciences and Public Health
Time: Feb 25, 2021 11:30 AM Nairobi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://seku.zoom.us/j/84025243040?pwd=cmcwRGFIdnhURU1oRE5YZmhad25OUT09

Meeting ID: 840 2524 3040
Passcode: 368088

7.       Pure and Applied Sciences

Topic: Break out Session: School of Pure and Applied Sciences
Time: Feb 25, 2021 11:30 AM Nairobi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://seku.zoom.us/j/85476499525?pwd=R2xpV2hwdmFibm1JY2xQMFB5cFdDQT09

Meeting ID: 854 7649 9525
Passcode: 484293

8.       Engineering and Technology

                                                              

Topic: Break out Session: School of Engineering and Technology
Time: Feb 25, 2021 11:30 AM Nairobi

Join Zoom Meeting
https://seku.zoom.us/j/88234831287?pwd=SzFLek1qYnVXc1Q2bS8vMXhzR2FUdz09/

Meeting ID: 882 3483 1287
Passcode: 835898

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