4th International Entrepreneurship Conference by ijk77032

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									             United States International University
          Centre for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Development (CEED)
                             First Announcement and Call for Papers

 4th International Entrepreneurship Conference
                                                     ON
“Towards Entrepreneurship - a Perspective on Learning,
              Innovation and Practice”
                       14th July – 16th July, 2008 at
         United States International University - Nairobi, Kenya
                                                Sub-Themes
 1.    Impact of Entrepreneurship Education & Training in SMEs
 2.    The Role of Technology & Innovation in SME Development
 3.    The Significance of Social Entrepreneurship in Development
 4.    Empowering the Youth through Entrepreneurship
 5.    The Role of Finance in Entrepreneurship Development

                                 Registration and Paper Submission
                          Abstracts must be received not later than 15th March, 2008.
                  Abstract format can be downloaded from http://www.usiu.ac.ke/ceed/Abstract.
                         Final papers must be received not later than 31st May, 2008.
                                   The registration deadline is 16th June, 2008.

                                             Registration Fees
                                          Registration fees are as follows:
  International participants US$ 250 (Ksh.18,750), Participants from local institutions US$150 (Ksh.11,250)
        Institutions sending at least 3 participants will get a special discount of 20% of registration fees
                    Local students US$75 (Ksh.5,625), Exhibition fees US$150 (Ksh.11,250)
                   Conference fees will cater for conference materials, refreshments and lunches.

                                                 Accommodation
          A wide range of accommodation is available in Nairobi. Due to proximity to the conference venue,
                                                  we recommend
         Safari Park Hotel (http://www.safaripark-hotel.com) and Utalii Hotel (www.utalii.co.ke/hotel.html)

                                        Mode of Payment and Deadline
       Payments should be made through banker’s cheque in favor of USIU, or by electronic transfer to USIU
       USD Account No. 0151874002 or Kenya Shs. Account No. 102678001 Commercial Bank of Africa,
       Wabera Street branch, Nairobi, Kenya, or through Swift code CBAFKENX. Confirmation letters will be
       sent upon receipt of payments. The deadline for payment of the conference fees is 16th June, 2008.
       Registration forms can be downloaded from http://www.usiu.ac.ke/ceed/Registration. The completed
       registration form may be emailed or faxed to the following address

                                                   Contact
      The Director CEED, School of Business, P.O. Box 14634-00800 Nairobi, Kenya; Tel: 254-20-3606153;
         Cell phone: 254-733-685300 or 254-722-205687; Fax: 254-20-3606100; Email: ceed@usiu.ac.ke

								
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