SEPTEMBER 22 – 25, 2019

Diversification of Developing Economies: imperatives for sustainable environment and technological innovations

Africa Centre of Excellence (ICT-Driven Knowledge Park), OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE.



PROF. OLUWATOYIN ASHIRU Non-Executive Director of FCMB Group Plc, Chairman of CSL Stockbrokers Ltd and Africoat Ltd., and others.

Group Managing Director/CEO of Tricontinental Group. A University of Sussex, Brighton, Graduate

ILORI Roseline Abosede Founder/ CEO - Bridge57 Solutions Limited

Chief Executive Officer of MTech Communications Plc., A Certified Cisco Security Professional (CCSP) and more

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife is located on the map about 4º 40’ east of the Primer Meridian and longitude 7º 30’ north of the Equator. Ile-Ife is a university town with a population of approximately 200,000, and is situated on an elevation of between 800 and 900 feet above sea level in South-Western Nigeria wherein tropical temperatures and rainfall conditions prevail. In the dry season which lasts about five months (between October and March), daily temperature highs often exceed 35 ºC. Diurnal variation is usually very small and the relative humidity is, on the whole, very high. Rainy season begins in the month of April, and ends about the end of October, with rainfall reaching 45 to 60 inches. Some chief industries of the Ife people include blacksmithing and basket making. Dyeing, weaving, pottery making, and palm oil extraction are popular among the women. Other industries include sawmilling and stone quarrying.

Osun State
Obafemi Awolowo University


i. Innovation capabilities and sustainable development.

ii. Sustainable engineering for the built environment.

iii. Computational fluid dynamics.

iv. Heat transfer enhancement.

v. Engineering and agriculture, industrialization and digital nexus.

vi. Digital inclusion for developing economies.

vii. The critical role of technological innovation in materials processing.

viii. Renewable energy in sustainable development.

ix. Food processing and storage: panacea for development.

x. Next-generation communication, power and control systems.

xi. Engineering education.

xii. Technological innovation in materials processing.


Email your abstract or paper to or upload at All submissions should be in MS Word (docx) format, using approved conference templates, which can be downloaded from Abstracts must be submitted by March 26, 2019. Notification of acceptance of abstracts will be communicated by email by April 2, 2019. For accepted abstracts, full papers must be submitted by May 14, 2019. Hard copies of papers or abstracts will not be accepted. Notification of acceptance will be sent via e-mail by June 11, 2019. Final payments are due by July 31, 2019. The page limit for the final paper is 12 double-spaced pages using the conference paper template. There will be additional fees payable for extra pages.


Submission of abstracts

Notification of acceptance of abstract

Full paper submission due

Notification of acceptance

Final submission of Corrected article due

Registration deadline for authors


Registration fees:

Local Participants: N 30,000.00

Foreign Participants: $150.00

Mode of Payment

Payments should be made to A/C No. 1012921848

Account Name: OAU Faculty of Technology Conference Acct.

Bank: UBA, OAU Branch, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Please register on the conference website, Registration on/or before August 31, 2019 will attract a rebate of 10%. Registration will continue at the venue of the Conference till the last day of the programme. Registration will not be considered complete without full payment. Your registration and payment will be acknowledged by email. If you do not receive confirmation, please contact the Convener at or

The registration fee will entitle all delegates to:

  • One USB flash drive containing the Conference Proceedings and other conference literature
  • Conference bag
  • Conference Banquet and entertainment during the Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Coffee breaks and lunch

In the event that you choose to withdraw, a non-refundable administrative charge of 25% will be deducted prior to issuing the refund. Refunds will only be issued after the registration deadline, September 22, 2019.


Africa Centre of Excellence (ICT-Driven Knowledge park), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.


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