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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2012

CENTRE FOR WOMEN, GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OWERRI

The Centre for Women, Gender and Development Studies, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, proudly announces her 2012 International Conference.

The Conference which holds at the International Conference Hall, Federal University of Technology, Owerri would commence on October 21 and end on October 24, 2012.

The Theme of the Conference is: “GENDER, EDUCATION AND GLOBALIZATION”. Topics to be discussed at the Conference will include the following: Child and Youth Development, Role of Women Societies in Community Development, Child and Human Trafficking- The New Face of Modern Slavery, Gender Dynamics in Tertiary Institutions, Religion, Morality and Development, Women in Politics, MDG’s and the Challenges of Development, Women in Agriculture and the Economy, The Role of Women in Education, Ethnics, Values, Development and Corruption, Peace, Conflicts, Security and Education

The International Conference will have in attendance, the Chief Host, PROF. CHIGOZIE C. ASIABAKA, KSM JP (Vice-Chancellor) and the Host, DR. (MRS) IHUOMA P. ASIABAKA (AG. DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR WOMEN, GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES).

The Keynote Speaker for the Conference is Senator Chris Anyanwu.

The Lead Speakers at the event are

  • Prof. (Mrs) ADAOBI OBASI, Commissioner of Education, Imo State,
  • DR. BRAIMA D. JAMES, IITA, Freetown, Sierra-Leone,
  • Bar. IFEANYI NWIGWE, Zonal Head ICPC, Owerri,
  • DR. DAVID ANNANG, Cocoa Board, Accra-Ghana and
  • Mr. BEN NWANKWO, Managing Consultant, Leading Edge Academy (LEA), Nigeria.

The Payment Schedule for the conference;

CATEGORY AMOUNT
Institution N50,000
Individual N15,000
Foreign Participant $250.00
Student (With proof and evidence of Claim) N5,000
Vetting Fee N2,000

Payment for the Conference can be made online through FUTO Account No-1342003293 at Ecobank Okigwe Road, Owerri or by cash at the venue.

The Conference programme is listed below:

DAYS OF CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES FOR THE DAY
Sunday, 21st October, 2012 Arrivals of Conference Participants
Monday, 22nd October, 2012 Registration, Opening Ceremony, and Lead Paper Presentations
Tuesday, 23rd October-Wednesday, 24th October, 2012 Plenary Session/ Departure

NOTES TO ALL PARTCIPANTS

  • Copies of the abstracts of papers to be presented at the conference which should not be more than150 words are to be forwarded to the Secretary, LOC, not later than August 24th, 2012.
  • 15 copies of the conference papers and a soft copy should also be forwarded to the Secretary, LOC not later than 28th September, 2012
  • All conference papers should:

    • Conform with the APA latest referencing format
    • Not be more than 15(A4) pages type written, double line spaced, including references.
    • Be prefaced by abstract of not more than 150 words.
    • Have Title page
  • Only quality papers will be published
  • Certificates of attendance will be issued to participants
  • Current literature on contemporary issues will be on sale at the conference venue

For further information please contact:

Prof. (Mrs) Nnenna Oti, Chairperson, Local Organizing Committee, School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

cwgds@futo.edu.ng

08034935502

Kindly find out from the list below, cost of accommodation and contacts of hotels within Owerri and its environs;

S/N

Phone Number

Standard Room

Executive Room

IDEAL SUITE AND RESORT

08032746444,07034167887

N8,000

N15,000

DREAMLAND HOTEL AND CASINO

08030964008

N9,000

N10,800

BILTON CONTINENTAL HOTEL

08064671330

N8,600

N16,200

OWERRI HOTEL PLAZA

08032778378

N7,505

N15,165

NEW CASTLE HOTEL LTD

08035731493,08167201376

N9,000

N12,500

REAL HOTELS

081002605334

N9,000

N15,200

LINKS HOTELS LIMITED

07065185950,07086512790

N8,500

N11,500

DE LEGEND HOTEL AND SUITES

07031078121

N9,500

N15,000

ALL SEASONS HOTEL

08027327667

N15,000

N18,000

IMO CONCORDE HOTELS

07062486720

N23,100

N23,100

CITY GLOBAL HOTELS LTD

08103133998,08096931385

N15,000

N25,000

LOBIC MERIDIAN

08063651924

N5,000

N12,200

OPTIMUM HOTEL LTD

07035495595

N10,900

N20,000

PINEWOOD HOTEL

08035528313

N5,800

N10,300

CRISP ROYAL HOTEL

0803430765,01-45466-00

N6,700

N15,400

VILLA MARIA LODGE

N1,500

N2,500

PASTORAL CENTRE

N1,500

N4,500