Mar 19 – 20, 2020
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Cotonou, Benin

WACREN is organizing its 6th Annual Conference on 19 - 20 March 2020 in Benin's chief city - Cotonou, hosted by Benin Research and Education Network (RBER).

The venue is the 4-Star Hotel Golden Tulip le Diplomate Cotonou

The theme of the conference is: 'Digital Transformation for Development', with the following sub-themes:

  1. New Technologies, Innovation and 4th Industrial Revolution

  2. e-learning, Life-long Learning and Education Strategy

  3. Open Science and Open Access

  4. Ethics and Governance

The 2020 Conference coincides with WACREN's 10th Anniversary. There would be a special ceremony to celebrate the 10th anniversary. 

As has been the tradition, the Conference would be preceded by a number of important meetings and workshops including the WACREN Board Meeting, AfricaConnect3 Coordination and Administration Meetings, LIBSENSE Workshop and an inaugural WACREN Youth Day (Mini-Conference).