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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

 

Theme:

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

(Chartered Accountant,

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).

 

Theme:

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.

 

Theme:

Fisheries and Aquaculture in Nigeria: Veritable tools for food security and wealth creation amidst covid-19 Pandemic

Mrs Ben Okonkwo, Ffs.

Vice President

Atlantic Whimpers Limited

Lagos

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,

Umudike,

Abia State.

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

Plenary Speakers:

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.

Theme:

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).

Theme:

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

 

8. Collaboration and researcher visibility: the need for the internationalization of the African University space Dr. Gertie Arts 9th February 2022

 

 

 

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