EDTECH@UNIMA 2024: Conference Overview

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming EdTech@UNIMA2024 Conference, set to take place on Thursday 16th May and Friday 17th May at the prestigious Economics Building, University of Malawi. This two-day event promises to be an exciting opportunity for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and networking within the realm of educational technology (EdTech).

Who Will Attend?

The conference will bring together a diverse array of stakeholders passionate about the intersection of education and technology. We have extended invitations to government officials, potential EdTech investors, students, lecturers, and representatives from various media houses (both TV and radio). This eclectic mix of attendees ensures a vibrant and dynamic exchange of ideas throughout the event.

Conference Programme

View the full programme here

Highlights of Conference Activities

Day 1 of the conference will kick off with research paper presentations, providing a platform for scholars and researchers to showcase their latest findings in the field of EdTech. Additionally, attendees can explore exhibitions featuring innovative EdTech solutions and participate in presentations on topical issues such as Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Funding Opportunities for Technology and Innovations in Malawi, and a workshop on Open Distance E-Learning (ODeL).

Day 2 will continue the momentum with a workshop specifically focused on ODeL, allowing participants to delve deeper into this increasingly relevant educational model. Presentations on topical issues, further exhibitions, and a ‘Meet and Greet’ session will round out the day’s activities, fostering opportunities for networking and collaboration.

Preparing Your Exhibition or Presentation

Participants have the option to showcase their EdTech innovations through presentations or demonstrations. Whether presenting or demonstrating your EdTech solution, please inform us of your requirements in terms of space and supporting materials. We are committed to providing the necessary resources to ensure your exhibition or presentation is a success.

For Your Urgent Attention

To secure your participation in this groundbreaking conference, we kindly request that you register and confirm your attendance by Friday 10th May 2024 using the following link: Registration Link.

Please note that touring of the exhibit is free, but each exhibiting delegate will be required to pay a registration fee of MK15,000 to contribute towards conference logistics.

All delegates (touring and exhibiting) will have the option to pay MK16,000 per day for lunch and refreshments. Additionally, there is an optional payment of MK20,000 for the exclusive EdTech@UNIMA2024 golf shirt.

Payment Details:

School of Education

1124463

National Bank, Zomba

Send proof of payment to fgondwe@unima.ac.mw

However, we are pleased to offer exemptions on registration fees for students and UNIMA staff participating in exhibitions or presentations.

PLEASE NOTE: All participants will be responsible for their own logistics (transportation and accommodation).

Information Session

For those seeking further clarification or wishing to learn more about the conference, we invite you to join us for an information session on Monday 13th May at 14:00. Please use the following link to access the session: Information Session Link.

Join Us in Shaping the Future of Education

The EdTech@UNIMA2024 Conference presents a unique opportunity to engage with thought leaders, innovators, and change-makers in the field of educational technology. We look forward to welcoming you to this transformative event as we collectively work towards shaping the future of education in Malawi and beyond.

Work With Us:

Want to partner on or fund one of our programmes / initiatives? We are always open to collaborations and partnerships. Contact our Business Development Associate; Ms. Abigail Zingani via contact@kwathucentre.org, or give us a call(direct or WhatsApp) on +265991850749.

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  1. Even though I didn’t attend the conference but it was quite beneficial and encouraging. That really shows an Advancement in educational technology

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