FIRST GLOBAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

 

Date: 7th – 9th March 2016

Venue: Prof. Mike Iloeje International Conference Centre IMT, Independence Layout, Enugu, Nigeria

CALL FOR PAPER

The School of General Studies, Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, Nigeria, is proud to announce its 1st Global Multidisciplinary Conference.

Theme: Redefining the Arts and Sciences for Functional Education in the 21st Century

Opening: 7th March 2016

Keynote Speaker: Professor Chiweyite Ejike, Former Vice-Chancellor, Enugu State

University of Science and Technology; Chairman, Convention for Intellectual Co-operation of Nigeria

Lead Paper (I) Presenter: Dr Mrs. C.U. Njoku, Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede

Lead Paper (II) Presenter: Professor Chima J. Korieh, Professor of History, Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA

Chief Host: Professor M.U. Iloeje, Rector, IMT, Enugu

Chairman of the Occasion: Professor E. Onwasigwe, Provost, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital

Special Guest of Honour: His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor

Royal Fathers of the Day:

H.R.M. Igwe Dr. C.C. Njeze, Ujaligwa II of Umuavulu-Abor, &

Former Rector, IMT, Enugu

H.R.H. Igwe N.P. Iloeje, Chinenyeze I of Uwani-Amokwe

The focus is on, though not limited to, five major disciplines:

-Humanities and Social Sciences

-Management and Financial Studies

-Teaching and Learning

-Natural and Health Sciences

-Applied Sciences

Other sub-topics include:

Security, Peace-building, Language, Gender, Communication, Environment, ICT, Entrepreneurship etc

The conference is aimed at building bridges across disciplinary, professional, and geographical divides, and, most importantly, contributing, through its findings, to the peace, development and progress of the globe as a whole. This is reflective of the General Studies philosophy: to provide an intellectual meeting point for all disciplines, expand the intellectual horizon of students and therefore provide broad-based, people-oriented and self-reliant education.

High-quality, original and empirical research or opinion papers are, therefore, invited from eminent national and international scholars and professionals. Authors are encouraged to send their abstracts or full-length papers on any of the mentioned disciplines or topics. Any abstract received will be published in the Book of Abstracts. Quality papers will be considered for publication in our academic journal.

Deadline for Submission of Abstract: 15th February 2016

Accommodation: The list of hotels in Enugu and their prices will be provided for interested participants.

Post-conference tours: Interested participants will be taken to important tourist centers in and around Enugu.

Conference Fees:

Local: N15000:00 (Early Bird: N10000:00, effective until 31st January 2016)

Students: N1500:00 (No conference materials)

International: $150 (Early Bird: $100, effective until 31st January 2016) (Full payment covers all conference materials, snacks, tea break, a cocktail evening with the Chief Host)

First Bank of Nigeria (Savings Account)

Account Name: SGSIMTCONFERENCE ACCOUNT

Account No.:3099467062

Details for Manuscript Submission: The abstract must not exceed 200 words. Key words (not more than 5) used in the paper must be highlighted. Authors are encouraged to describe findings in terms intelligible to the non-professional readers.

The title page should contain: the title of the article, name of author(s), and affiliations. Authors should include functional e-mail addresses and phone numbers.

The main paper should not be more than 14 pages including abstracts and references. All articles should be typed on double line spacing and on one side of A4 paper. It shall be on 12 font size, Times New Roman. The latest APA referencing style should be used. Each participant should come with a soft copy, and a power point version of the work for presentation, including at least 10 hard copies.

Please, forward your submission to our email address: sgs@imt.edu.ng

Online registration is also available at our website: www.imt.edu.ng

SIGNED:

(1) Ojel Clara Anidi (PhD)

Conference Convener/ Director, School of General Studies

Chief Lecturer, Language Studies Department

Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, Nigeria

Phone: 08027204583 Email: jlanidi@yahoo.com

(2) Emmanuel Ezugwu (Ph.D)

Chairman, Local Organizing Committee

Chief Lecturer, Basic Sciences Department

Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, Nigeria

Phone: 08035088046 Email: dremmanuelezugwu25@yahoo.com

(2) Ugonne Okamkpa (LLB)

Secretary, Local Organising Committee

Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities

Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, Nigeria

Phone: 08035421794 Email: Ugonneokamkpa@yahoo.com