UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR RESERACH AND DEVELOPMENT
COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF CONFERENCES ORGANISED
IN THE UNIVERSITY IN THE YEAR 2021
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
|S/N||TITLE OF CONFERENCE||KEYNOTE SPEAKER(S)||DATE HELD|
|1||Agriculture Day 2021
Agriculture for Economic Diversification and Food Security; Lessons, Technologies and Value Chain Approach
|Guest speaker 1
Mr Joseph Dibor
(Dean, School of Artificial Intelligence, Lagos)
Guest speaker 2
Mr Anthony Adisk Adiari
Certified Organic Farmer and CEO Tonikidz Nig Ltd.)
Guest speaker 3 –
King Obiene Ekpelu
(CEO, Ekpelu Farms)
Nov. 12 2021
|2||4th Biennial Conference of the Society for Grassland Research and Development in Nigeria (SOGREDEN).
Grasslands Development for Improves Livestock
Productivity and Farmers – Herders Coexistence: option or imperative for Nigeria?
|Prof. Clement Barikuma Innocent Alawa.
Former DVC Academic,
University of Abuja.
|Nov 7–10 2021|
|3||Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) 36th Annual General Meeting and Conference.
Fisheries and Aquaculture in Nigeria: Veritable tools for food security and wealth creation amidst covid-19 Pandemic
|Mrs Ben Okonkwo, Ffs.
Atlantic Whimpers Limited
|Oct, 24 – 29 2021|
|4||5th Hybrid Biennial Conference of the Nigerian Society of Nematologists (NISON).
Theme: Nematode Management and Sustainable Agriculture
|Prof. C.C. Ononuju,
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,
|Oct. 17 – 20 2021|
|5||9th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Malacological Society (NMS).
Theme: Sustainable Snail Farming for Ecological Safety, Socio-economic Inclusion and Food Security in Nigeria.
|Dr Ebinimi J. Ansa
African Regional Aquaculture Centre (ARAC),
Aluu, Port Harcourt
|June 6 – 9 2021|
FACULTY OF BASIC CLINICAL SCIENCES
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
|S/N||Title of Conference||Key note speaker||Date Held|
|1||Nigerian Society for haematology and Blood Transfusion (NSHBT). Annual Scientific conference||Prof Nimi D. Briggs
Emeritus professor, University of Port Harcourt.
|25th– 27th August, 2021.
Held in Port Harcourt.
|2.||College of Nigerian Pathologists (CNP). 16th Annual General and Scientific meeting.||Prof Ibibia Lucky Worika
Dean, faculty of Law, University of Port Harcourt.
|25th– 26th November, 2021.
Held in Port Harcourt.
|3.||National Biorisks Management Stakeholders consultative forum.||Dr George Wudiri
Sandia National Laboratories, USA.
|13th-14th December, 2021.
Held in Abuja.
FACULTY OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
|S/N||TITLE OF CONFERENCE/ SEMINAR||KEYNOTE SPEAKERS||DATE HELD|
|1||A workshop in Anatomy Department in Collaboration with Centre for Multidisciplinary Research and Innovation. Theme: Analyzing quantitative data in research||Dr. Sampson Balogun
Dr. Adesupo Akinrefon
|26th May, 2021|
|2||Anatomy Seminar Series. Topic: Histology as an Indispensable Public Health Tool in Determining the Certification and Stratification of Niger Delta Environmental Status||Dr. Theodore Allison||16th July, 2021|
|3||Anatomy Seminar Series. Topic: Lycopersicon Esculentum Consumption: Histo-Hepatorenotoxic Survey||Dr. Ezon-Ebidor Innocent||25th August, 2021|
|4||18th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Neuroscience Society of Nigeria. Theme: Environmental Pollution and Brain Health
|Prof. A.O. Ihunwo(South Africa)
Prof. James Olopade(Nigeria)
Prof. Alphonsus Ekwerike(USA)
|26th -28th August, 2021|
|5||World Anatomy Day. Theme: Anatomy Education||Prof. Gabriel S. Oladipo||15th October, 2021|
|6||Faculty Graduate Students’ Seminar Series for MSc and PhD Students||Graduate Students||January-December, 2021|
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
|S/N||Title of Conference/Seminar/workshop||Keynote/Plenary Speaker(s)||Date Held|
|1.||13th Faculty of Science Seminar Series, titled: Role of professional societies for career progression, nation building and sustainable development||Prof. Beatrice Olutoyin Opeolu
Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Western Cape, South Africa.
President, Society of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology (SETAC) Africa Geographical Unit
|6th September, 2021|
|2.||UNIPORT 2021 Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM) 43rd Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting themed: Microbiology in the new Decade: Positioning Nigeria for rapid development||Prof. Nduka Uraih, Novena University, Delta State
1.Prof. Beatrice Opeolu
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa; SETAC Africa President.
2. Prof. Kemka Ogbonda
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
3. Prof. Ikechukwu A. Ekwealor
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State
4. Prof. Abiodun A. Onilude
University of Ibadan, Oyo State
5. Prof. Anthony Oko
University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa
6. Prof. Isa O. Abdullahi
Ahmedu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State
7. Prof. OgbonnayaOgbu
Ebonyi State University, Ebonyi State
|6th to 10th September, 2021|
|3.||Department of Animal and Environmental Biology 18th Seminar Series.
Vector Identification by DNA bar coding with reference to Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).
Natural Seedling Recruitment and Regeneration in the Deforested and Sand-filled Mangrove Forest
|Mr. Eberechukwu Maduike
Dr. A. O. Numbere
|21st September 2021|
|4.||Nigerian Society of Nematologist 5th hybrid biennial Conference. Theme: Nematode Management and Sustainable Agriculture||Prof. C.C. Ononuju||17th – 20th October,2021|
|5.||Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) 36th Annual General Meeting and Conference (Garden City 2021).
Theme: Fisheries and Aquaculture in Nigeria: Veritable Tools for Food Security and Wealth Creation amidst COVID-19 Pandemic.
|Mrs. Ben Okonkwo Ffs||24th – 29th October, 2021|
|6.||Zoological Society of Nigeria 14th Annual Conference and AGM (Garden City 2021).
The Role of Zoology in the Economic Development of Nigeria in the 21st Century.
|Prof. Onome A. Bubu-Davies||10th – 15th November, 2021|
|7.||A One- Day Practical Workshop on Engineering Geology by Nigerian Association For Engineering Geology And The Environment (NAEGE) in conjunction with Dept. of Geology UPH||PROF T. K. S. ABAM (Causes of Building Collapse in Nigeria)||25th November 2021|
Department of Ophthalmology
|Serial No.||Title of Conference||Speaker||Date|
|1.||Multiple Sclerosis||Prof CN Pedro-Egbe/ Dr Alero Ibifuro||27/01/2021|
|2.||Recent advances in visual field test||Dr E.A Awoyesuku /Dr A.Okeke||10/2/21|
|3||Indications, surgical steps and complications of Vitrectomy||Dr. B.Fiebai /Dr Douglas||24/2/21|
|4.||Phases of Clinical Trials||Dr. A.A Onua/Dr B.Theophilus||10/03/2021|
|5.||Uses of Optical Coherence Tomography in Anterior Segment||Dr.I.O Chukwuka/Dr. C. Odomena||14/04/2021|
|6||Stem cell use in Ophthalmology||Dr.G.I Nathaniel /Dr Abiori||28/04/2021|
|7||Role of Supplements in the management of chronic eye diseases||Prof. B. Fiebai||16/06/2021|
|8||Common Ophthalmic related causes of Headaches||Prof. CN Pedro- Egbe /Dr Orji|
|9||Glaucoma Drainage devices||Dr. G.I Nathaniel/Dr. B.Theophilus||10/07/2021|
|10||Spectacle lenses for refractive error and presbyopia||Dr. G.I Nathaniel/ Dr K.Otu||20/10/2021|
|11||Lebers Hereditary Optic Neuropathy||Prof. CN Pedro-Egbe||11/11/2021|
|12||Asthenopia, causes and management||Dr. I.O Chukwukah/Dr. L. Ezeh||8/12/2021|