Events & Workshops

EPFL – Alain Herzog

Find here all the conferences organised by the Excellence in Africa research centre.

The Association of African Universities under the ACE Impact Project in collaboration with the EPFL – École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) commenced the implementation of the Centers of Competence in Digital Education (C-CoDE) Initiative in September 2021. The C-CoDE initiative aims to establish Centers of Competence in Digital Education in Benin, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Ghana to promote the sustainable integration of digital education in the teaching processes, as a means of strengthening the quality of teaching as well as the competencies of graduates.
The AAU and EPFL in collaboration with ACETEL are organizing a Regional Conference on the “Sustainable Integration of Digital Education in the post Covid-19 era”. Il will be hosted in Abuja, Nigeria on the 12th and 13th May 2022. This high-level event is open to participants from all the ACE Impact Centers, Policy Makers, other universities in Benin and interested stakeholders.

The Association of African Universities under the ACE Impact Project in collaboration with the EPFL – École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) commenced the implementation of the Centers of Competence in Digital Education (C-CoDE) Initiative in September 2021. The C-CoDE initiative aims to establish Centers of Competence in Digital Education in Benin, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Ghana to promote the sustainable integration of digital education in the teaching processes, as a means of strengthening the quality of teaching as well as the competencies of graduates.
The AAU and EPFL in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence in Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science and Applications (CEASMIA) of the University of Abomey-Calavi and the Centre for Studies, Training and Research in Social Risk Management (CEFORGRIS) of the Joseph KI-ZERBO University are organizing a Regional Conference on the “Sustainable Integration of Digital Education in the post Covid-19 era”. Il will be hosted in Cotonou, Benin on the 28th and 29th April 2022. This high-level event is open to participants from all the ACE Impact Centers, Policy Makers, other universities in Benin and interested stakeholders.

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To prepare for the launch of the Excellence in Africa initiative, the EPFL and the Francophonie Service of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs – FDFA, in close collaboration with the Swiss Embassy in Ivory Coast, wishes to bring together French-speaking African and Swiss academics interested in the emergence of research excellence in Africa with the following objectives:

  • To map all the problems encountered by researchers in Africa;
  • To list the possible solutions implemented by African researchers;
  • Publish a compilation of good practices to promote the development of laboratories of excellence in Africa.