Countdown – Faculty of Science Conference & Special Lecture

SUMMARY OF PROGRAMME
(1ST – 5TH OCTOBER, 2018)

MONDAY, 1st October, 2018 – Arrival

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration Continues

TUESDAY, 2nd October, 2018
8:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration Continues
9:30 am – 11:45 am Opening Ceremony

  1. Chairman’s Opening Remarks
  2. Welcome Address by the Dean, Faculty of Science – Professor (Mrs) Olubukola Adedeji
  3. Remarks by the Chief Host
    Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University
  4.  Presentation of Prizes to the Winners of the Faculty of Science Quiz Competition for secondary schools
  5. Keynote Address:        Harnessing Scientific Innovations for a Safer Planet
    Speaker: Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Lagos
  6. Vote of Thanks – Dr. B. S. Ogundare – Vice-Dean, Faculty of Science

Group Photograph

11:45 am – 12:30 pm                                      Tea Break
12:40 pm – 1:00 pm                                       1st Plenary Session

Speaker: Professor Gloria Elemo
Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO)

 1:00 pm – 1:20 pm                                         2nd Plenary Session

Speaker: Professor S. O. Oluwafemi
Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

 1:20 pm – 1.40 pm                                         3rd Plenary Session

Speaker: Professor A. O. Arotiba
Centre for Nano-materials and Science Research, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

 1.40 pm – 2.00 pm                                         4th Plenary Session

Speaker: Professor Eno Ebenso
Executive Dean, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Northwest University, South Africa

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm                                          Lunch

3:30 pm – 6:30 pm                                          1st Technical Sessions (Rooms A, B and C)

6:30 pm                                                           Conference Cocktail

WEDNESDAY, 3rd October, 2018   

8:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Registration Continues
8:00 am – 11:00 am – 2nd Technical Sessions (Rooms A, B, and C)
11:00 am – 11:30 am – Tea Break
11:30 am – 2:30 pm – 3rd Technical Sessions (Rooms A, B, and C)
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Lunch
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm – 4th Technical Sessions (Rooms A, B, and C)

THURSDAY, 4th October, 2018

10:00 am – 12:00 pm                                     Special Faculty Lecture

Mrs. Ibukun Awosika
Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm                                        Luncheon/Awards Session
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm                                          Roundtable Discussion/Drafting of Communiqué

FRIDAY, 5th October, 2018
Departure