Conference facility at Nike Lake Resort
Aerial view of the conference venue
Pool at night at the conference venue
Room facilities at the venue

Conference venue and date

COVIDSET2015 - 5th to 6th October.

GC Meeting - 7th to 8th October.
GC members will attend both meetings.

VENUE: Niki Lake Road, Enugu


Conference Organizers

Welcome to COVIDSET 2015

The global development paradigm is shifting to knowledge-based economy which requires the creation of a critical mass of knowledge producers and users. Many African countries have fast growing economies supported by natural resource reserves and growing youth population of 60%. Africa’s capacity to compete on the global market depends on her ability to innovate using science engineering technology and innovation (SETI) to transform its natural and human resource capability into value added goods, processes and services. This requires harnessing the potential of its youth through education and skills training and high level research and innovation to create a critical mass of experts in STI and providing equal opportunities and shared prosperity for both men and women.... READ MORE

Financial Support

The Deans from ANSTI member institutions that are in good standing will be provided with a grant to enable them to participate in the conference.  Enquiries about this assistance should be sent to and

Contact Address

The COVIDSET 2015 Conference Secretariat
The African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions
UNESCO Nairobi Office
P. O. Box 30592
Block C, UN Gigiri Complex
Nairobi, Kenya
Fax +254 20 622538

Registration and Fees

Participants from ANSTI Member Institutions

Early Registration Payment : USD 100 (closes by 30 September) – email scanned copy of bank deposit to
Late Registration: USD 200

African Participants from non ANSTI member Institutions

Early Registration Payment : USD 150 (closes by 30 September) – email scanned copy of bank deposit to
Late Registration: USD 250

International Participants

Early Registration Payment : USD 250 (closes by 30 September) – email scanned copy of bank deposit to
Late Registration: USD 300

Title of Account: ANSTI
Account No: 1105044459
Code: 11450:60
Swiftcode No: KCBLKENX012

*kindly note participants are required to pay registration fees through the bank before the conference, and forward receipt to .