07:00 – 09:00 Registration!!! Registration!!! Registration!!!
09:00 – 12:00 Opening Ceremony @ Conference Center
  • Official Opening Ceremony : Master of Ceremony – Dr A. I. Oluwaranti
  • Guest and participants take their seats
  • Introduction of the Ooni of Ife, Chairman, Special Guests and Dignitaries
  • Welcome Address by the Host: Professor B. Imasogie, Dean, Faculty of Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
National Anthem
  • Opening Speech by the Chief Host: Professor Eyitayo Temitope Ogunbodede, Vice-Chancelloe, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
  • Chairman’s Address: Professor Fola Lasis.
  • Keynote Addresses:
    1. Prof. Mohammed Sani Haruna – Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Abuja. Topic: Efficient Engineering Infrastructure Development for Sustainable Economic Development.
    2. Mr Kayode Jegede – Group Chief Operating Officer, IPNX Nig Ltd. Topic: Urgently needed, a purposeful approach to technology development in Nigeria
  • Goodwill messages
Declaring the Conference Open: Chief Host Group Photographs
12:00 – 12:30 Tea Break @ Staff Club
12:30 – 14:30 Plenary Session 1: (Company Sessions) Conference Center – MC: Dr. O. P. Awe
Chairman: Professor L.O. Adekoya
  1. Disprutive Technology: My Role As A Engineer. Mr. Olusegun Olamoyegun, Exec. Director, Cadworks Nig. Ltd
  2. Oracle Nig Ltd
14:30 – 15:15 Lunch Break @ CERD
15:15 – 17:00 Technical Session 1 @ CERD NTHL Building
17:00 – 19:00 Social Evening (Sponsored by Int’l Breweries Ltd., Ilesa)
Tuesday September 26, 2017
07:00 – 09:00 Registration!!! Registration!!! Registration!!!
9:00 – 11:00 Technical Session 2 @ CERD NTHL Building
11:00 – 11:30 Tea Break @CERD NTHL Building
11:30 – 14:30 Roundtable Session @ Oduduwa Hall
Chairman: Professor G. A. Adegboyega
Moderator: Professor Kehinde Taiwo
Rapporteurs: Dr. B.S. Ogunsina and Dr. K. P. Ayodele

Panelists: Professor Fola Lasisi, Professor Adesola Aderounmu, Mr Tosin Eniolorunda, Prince(Dr.) Ademakinwa Aderenti, CEO, Ife Business School, DG Manufacturing Association of Nigeria(MAN), Olusegun Olamoyegun, Exec Dir., CadWorks Nig. Ltd, Prof Mohammed Sanni Haruna Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI)
14:30 – 15:15 Lunch Break @ CERD NTHL Building
15:15 – 17:00 Technical Session 3
Wednesday September 27, 2017
07:00 – 09:00 Registration!!! Registration!!! Registration!!!
09:00 – 10:00 Plenary Session 2: (CERD NTHL Building) – M.C. Dr. L.A. Ayodele Chairman: Prof. T.O. Omobuwajo African Universities in the global environment. – Professor Abraham Atta Babatunde Ogwu, FinstP, FIMMM : Professor of Thin Film Devices and Biomaterials, School of Engineering and Computing, University of the West of Scotland, Scotland, UK
10:00 – 11:30 Technical Session 4
11:30 – 12:00 Tea Break
12:00 – 13:30 Technical Session 5
13:30 – 14:15 Lunch Break @ CERD
14:15 – 15:15 Young Engineers Session: (CERD NTHL Building)
Chairman: Prof.L.E. Umoru
  1. The Need for Fuel Economy as a Key to Sustainable Transportation in Nigeria
    ADEROGBA Timothy Ayooluwa – Mechanical Engineering, OAU., Ile-Ife
  2. An Overview of the Present and Future Trends of Biotechnology in the Petroleum Industry
    Durtoluwa Olumide – Chemical Engineering, OAU., Ile-Ife
  3. Healthine : A Hospital Managing Information System
    Olaribigbe O.M., Ogunleke O., and Adebayo O. D. – Computer Science and Engineering, OAU., Ile-Ife
  4. An Embedded Realtime Object Detection System Using Raspberry-pi
    Anumbor Ogor – Computer Science and Engineering, OAU., Ile-Ife
15:15 – 16:00 Chairman: Dr. B. S. Ogunsina, Chairmen Reports, Communique and Closing Formalities


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