Unitech to host 8th Huon Seminar in August

By on May 23, 2016

13090440_1310121665669145_1131458074_nThe Papua New Guinea University of Technology (Unitech) will be hosting its 8th Huon Seminar at the Tokara Campus in Lae on the 22 – 23 of August and secretariat is calling for abstracts from academia, industries and research institutions and other interested parties.

The focus of this year’s seminar is the university’s golden jubilee as a provider of higher education, teaching and research in the country, with the theme: Celebrating 50 Years of Nation Building: Embracing Challenges Beyond 2016.

The sub themes are as follow:

  1. Higher Education;
  2. Training & Development;
  3. Science, Engineering & Technology;
  4. Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries & Food Security;
  5. Climate Change & Mitigation;
  6. Appropriate & Innovative Technology;
  7. Sustainable Development;
  8. ICT in Teaching & Learning, and;
  9. Effective Leadership.

The secretariat has set the abstracts to be between 250 – 300 words and a 50 word biography for the authors. All papers are required to be submitted before June 2, 2016 and awards will be given to the best presenters.

Papers can be sent to:

The Secretariat
8th Huon Seminar
Public Relations Unit
PNG University of Technology
Private Mail Bag
Lae, 411
Morobe Province

Or they can be emailed to:

Registration fees for the event are as follows:

  • Registered student – K50;
  • Unitech Academic – K100;
  • National – K200;
  • International – K400;

A penalty of K50 applies to late registration.

All fees are to be deposited into the Unitech bank account with Bank South Pacific in Lae. The details are:

Account name: PNG University of Technology
Account number: 1000386580

Further information about the seminar can be obtained by emailing the addresses provided above or calling (+675) 473 4291 or faxing (+675) 475 7667.


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