PROFESSION 

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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Association of Tourism and Leisure Studies
Africa and America Institute Membership
Claude Ake Scholars Association
Association of African Studies
International Geographical Union

OTHER PROFESSIONAL DUTIES

        Chairman (1999 – 2008), Moi University, Department of Tourism Curriculum Development Committee.
        External Examiner (1999 - 2004), Makerere University, Department of Tourism.
        Associate Editor (1998 - Present), Journal of East Africa Natural Resources.
        Supervisor (1995 - Present), several Senior Undergraduate Research Projects in the area of Tourism Studies. 
        Training in Problem Based Learning (PBL) (June, 1999). Attended a two weeks’ training session on PBL at the Institute for Service Management, Netherlands.
        Coordinator (2000 - Present), Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS), Africa Chapter.
        Member of the Scientific Committee, ATLAS Conference, “Development of Cultural Tourism in Africa: New Strategies for the New Millennium,” (Whitesands Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya, December 13th - 17th, 2000).
        Member (2000 - Present) - WICE, Worldwide Leisure & Recreation Faculty Network, Centre for Tourism, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
        Member (2001) - Moi University Senate AD-HOC Committee on Harmonization of Curricula and the Establishment of Business School at the University.
        Member of the Scientific Committee, 2nd Annual ATLAS Africa Conference, “Community Tourism: Options for the Future, Arusha, Tanzania, February, 21st - 23rd 2003.
        Visiting Professor (January - February 2003), Centre for Tourism, Recreation and Leisure Studies. WICE Programme, M. Sc. Leisure and Environment. Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
        Visiting Professor (January - February 2004). Centre for Tourism, Recreation and Leisure Studies. WICE Programme, M. Sc. Leisure and Environment. Wageningen University, the Netherlands.
        Coordinator, Postgraduate Programme (2004 – Present) Department of Tourism and Tour Operations Management.
        External Examiner (2003 – Present) Department of Wildlife and Tourism Management, University of Nairobi.
        Board Member (2004 – Present), International Geographical Union.
        Chief Editor (2005), African Journal of Business and Economics.
        Member of the Scientific Committee, ATLAS Conference, “Tourism and Contested Landscapes,” (held in Whitesands Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya, (February 15th - 18th, 2006).

Upcoming Events

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KISII UNIVERSITY IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ITS

1st  ANNUAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THEME – RESEARCH,INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS(SDGs)

VENUE – KISII UNIVERSITY-LAW SCHOOL

DATES -  28th-29th  JUNE 2017

PREAMBLE

This year’s conference theme seeks to use a multidisciplinary approach in adressing reseach, innovations and Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). Research in university is geared towards adressing underlying problems and seeks solutions for these problems. Research  and innovation therefore is key to adressing the 17 actions for Sustainable development Goals(SDGs). This conference aims at bringing to the academia and general public the various research activities and innovations that have been undertaken/developed by various researchers, in achieving the SDGs and therefore improving the quality of lives of communities. 

A call is now made for abstracts for paper/poster presentation for following Sub-themes.The abstract should not be more than 300 words and in Times Roman font 12

  • Environmental and Natural Resources
  • Education for sustainable development
  • Heritage and arts
  • Science and Technology
  • Trends and Changes in Agriculture
  • ICT and Innovations
  • Law,Politics and Human Rights
  • Climate Change
  • Gender issues
  • Socio-Economics, entrepreneurship
  • Health
  • Governance , democracy, citizen participation and civil rights
  • Foreign policy and international relations
  • Research, Innovations and Partnership
  • Sustainable Tourism

 

  • IMPORTANT DATES
  • CONFERENCE CHARGES
  • 5th May  2017.  Deadline for abstract submission
  • 19th May 2017.   Communication of Accepted Abstracts
  • 9th June 2017. Deadline for submission of full papers
  •  28th- 29th  June  2017.  Conference 
  •  27th September 2017.  Release of Book of Abstracts.
  • 11th  November 2017 Release of Conference Proceedings.
  • East Africa students:                Kshs  5000
  • East Africa Participants            Kshs  8,000                 
  • International:  students             USD   100
  • International Participants:         USD   200

To be  paid to:

  • Bank:                                 Kenya Commercial Bank
  • Branch:                              Kisii Town
  • Account Title:                     Kisii University – Attention Conference 2017
  • Account No:                       1151310557
  • Bank Swift Code:                KCBLKENX

The abstracts to be e-mailed to both:

researchconference@kisiiuniversity.ac.ke / research@kisiiuniversity.ac.ke

Not later than 5th May 2017

For further information please visit Our website :  www.kisiiuniversity.ac.ke

Tel: +254773452323

E-MAIL  : linetk@kisiiuniversity.ac.ke / lagasa@kisiiuniversity.ac.ke