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Third African Conference of Science Journalists (ACSJ III)

About the Third African Conference of Science Journalists (ACSJ III)

Over 100 international and local science journalists from East, West and Southern Africa communication professionals, scientists and policy makers will convene in November, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya for the Third African Conference of Science Journalists (ACSJ III).

The conference will provide a platform to discuss the current status and future of science journalism in Africa, and disseminate the latest updates in research and development happening and affecting the continent. ACSJ III, similar to preceding conferences, will also be a vibrant networking and training zone that will leave participants re- energized and inspired.

The 2018 African Conference of Science Journalists will have the following themes:

  1. a) Science journalism in the advent of social media
  2. b) Africa’s participation in Research for Development
  3. c) Africa’s agriculture; can the continent exploit new technologies for food security?
  4. d) Africa’s growing non-communicable and infectious disease burden: How will our health system scope?
  5. e) Reviving the HIV story: Current biomedical research journalists need to hear about
  6. f) African fisheries: Are we making progress in aquaculture and blue economy?
  7. g) Courting disaster? Africa’s population explosion and its implications on the environment
  8. h) Whither Community Radio?
  9. i) The place and future of science media associations in Africa
  10. j) Training sessions on health, agriculture, biotechnology, climate change, and environment

Inviting Conference Partners

MESHA is a member of the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) and the International Federation of Science Journalists (IFAJ)

 African Conference of Science Journalists

November 12 to 14, 2018


                                     BENEFITS FOR PARTNERING WITH US

  1. Presentation of a key note address by your Director during the opening session/Opportunity to make a presentation
  2. Have a chance to place your roller up banner in a strategic position during the Conference
  3. Recognition as sponsor during the Opening Ceremony
  4. Complimentary insertion of sponsor’s publicity in delegate portfolios
  5. Sponsor advert included in the website.
  6. Long-term cordial relationship with science writers from all over the country
  7. Favourable free publicity (we will do our best to ensure your presentations are given media coverage)
  8. Dedicated banner at strategic positions
  9. Free advertisement on our website for three months
  10. Discounted advertisement on our magazine, SAYANSI
  11. Opportunity to interact with over 100 science reporters and editors from Africa across media houses
  12. Discount on exhibition booth and Opportunity to showcase your programs, successes and achievements through exhibition
  13. Opportunity to improve relations with journalists – chances of balanced coverage of your activities and events
    14.Opportunity to organize side events