AfrAA CONFERENCE UGANDA-2020

Mar 24 2020 09:00 - Mar 28 2020 17:00

02, 4-5 bonhill street, EC2A 4BX London

AfrAA CONFERENCE UGANDA-2020

THEME: "UNLOCKING THE CREATIVE POTENTIAL OF THE AFRICAN NATION"

March 24-28/2020 | Makerere University, Main Campus, Kampala, Uganda

The 1st Africa Arts Association: AfrAA Conference will be held in Uganda from 24-28 March 2020 at Makerere University-Main Campus, Kampala-Uganda.

This conference aims at bringing the arts fraternity in and outside the African continent to utilize arts to develop their Nations. It will also help African artists to connect with others globally for developments in the arts.

 The conference will use arts disciplines to unlock the creative potential of the African nation. That will be an opportunity for artists from all over the world to exhibit and link Africa with the world. Join the Africa Arts Association to reflect on the past and the future of arts education in Africa.

Registration fees will cover conference meals, conference bag, accommodation, transport from and to the airport.

Click to register link 

Conference Fees:

Early-bird registration for developing countries: 1st January 2020

US$200

Early-bird registration for developed countries: 1st January 2020

US$300

Late registration for developing countries: 31 January 2020

US$350

Late registration for developed countries: 31 January 2020

US$250

Exhibition Fees:

International Exhibitors:

US$ 200

Local Exhibitors

US$100

Submit abstracts by 17 January 2020


Payments A/C No_ 1034101253161.NB: Please, after the payments, send the proof of payment to the organizing committee via email: africaartsassociation@gmail.com

THEME:

"UNLOCKING THE CREATIVE POTENTIAL OF THE AFRICAN NATION"

SUB-THEMES:

  • Sustain digital and media arts
  • Arts education in the next 20 years
  • History of visual Art, Music, Dance and Drama in Africa
  • The role of arts for sustainable economic development in Africa and the globe
  • Arts to safeguard the environment
  • Safeguarding the historical arts and cultural sites
  • Financial institutions’ social responsibility towards arts education
  • Peace for Africa through the arts
  • Why African Arts and why to join AfrAA?

Speakers

Plenary speakers include:

  • Prof. Kwesiga Philip, PhD Chair DVCM-MTSIFA at Uganda Makerere University,
  • Dr. John Adenle, Nigeria
  • Dr. Amanda Tumusiime ,Makerere University
  • Dr. Angelo Kakande, Head Department of Industrial Art and Applied Design Makerere University
  • Dr. Patrick Sserunjoji, Uganda
  • Dr. Maria Kizito Kasule,Head Department of Fine Art Makerere University
  • Dr. Afrikaner Christiana Deliewen, Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, Namibia
  • Dr. Badaru, Adewale Kehinde hail
  • More speakers to be soon.

Committee

AfrAA CONFERENCE UGANDA-2020 Co-Chairs

 

Local Organising Committee

  • Mr.Wasswa Samuel, (Chairman)
  • Mr.Kayongo Wyclif, (Transport Manager)
  • Ms.Nakato Edith, (Visitors welfare)
  • Mr. Ssali Ronald, (Programs Coordinator)
  • Ms.Nakiraga Mery, Kyambogo University,Uganda. (Asst Chair-person)
  • Mr.Bagenda William, UCU University, (Head Communication department)
  • Ms.Nalwoga Diana, Uganda (Relations Officer)
  • Mr.Mutebi George Stephen,(Printing Coordinator)
  • Ms.Hassifah Nakanwagi, Makerere University,Uganda (Asst - Head of University organizing committee)
  • Ms.Mariam Kassita, Makerere University, (Events Adviser)
  • Ms.Julian .Nabukenya, Director Julian Paints,(Head Exhibition Department)
  • Mr. Waiswa Walugambile, Kyambogo University.( Head marketing Department)
  • Mrs Alice Namuli, Uganda, Ndejje University. (Events Adviser)

Hosted by Makerere University

For more information visit www.africaartsassociation.com