Conference Format

The conference will adopt a hybrid format, seamlessly integrating both in-person and virtual components. This global event, spanning three continents—Africa, Europe, and the Americas—will transcend time zones to bring together diverse participants. Several panels from these continents will offer cross-conference virtual activities to ensure inclusivity and engagement across regions, allowing attendees, whether physically present or online, to interact and collaborate. This unique approach aims to foster a truly global dialogue, bridging geographical boundaries and promoting intercontinental exchange.

Conference Locations
  • Malaga, Spain – Feb 16 and 17, 2024 (Europe)
  • Montego Bay, Jamaica – Feb 16 and 17, 2023 (Americas)
  • Nairobi, Kenya – Feb 16 and 17, 2023 (Africa)
Conference Presentation Formats

Oral Presentations (15 Minutes)

This is the standard format for presentations. Oral presentations consist of the presenter verbally communicating their research findings to the audience, frequently supplemented with a PowerPoint slideshow. In general, oral presentations are structured into parallel sessions consisting of four to five presentations, organized by stream.


Workshop Presentation (50 Minutes)

A workshop is a concise yet impactful course, with a duration of 50 minutes, that is instructed by a seasoned practitioner or researcher, typically possessing a doctoral degree. A reduced number of participants engages in information exchange and group interaction is promoted, in contrast to the typical format of a plenary session. Workshops frequently encompass activities such as skill development, problem-solving, and the distribution of novel scholarly materials or approaches. In contrast to oral presentations, conference workshops are generally characterized by an emphasis on instruction and interaction. Participants collaborate with the workshop presenter to address a specific topical issue.

Full Panel Presentations (60 Minutes)

Panel presentations are conceptualized and coordinated by individuals who solicit presenters to participate in an engaging discourse pertaining to a particular subject matter. The presentations delivered by the panellists do not have titles attached to them. The topics that are to be addressed ought to be explicitly delineated in the proposals for panel discussions. Joint papers may be submitted by presenters for publication in the Conference Proceedings. Their duration is sixty minutes, and their structure is generally as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Brief presentations by panelists
  • Discussion