Saturday, March 10, 2018

Rwanda to host the Next Einstein Forum,Kigali, Rwanda on 26-28 March 2018.

to host the Next Einstein Forum, only 21 days to go! The that brings to gather leading thinkers in science, policy, industry and civil society held in Kigali, Rwanda on 26-28 March 2018. For details about the

NEF Global Gatherings are exciting biennial global events where the world of science and technology meet on Africa soil to unveil breakthroughs in science, respond to existing challenges and look to the future. In this way, the NEF is unique. The inaugural NEF Global Gathering 2016 had 1,258 participants from 79 countries. Over 60% were under 42 years of age and close to 40% were women. The NEF Global Gathering 2018 will be held in Kigali, Rwanda on 26-28 March 2018 under the patronage of H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda.

NEF Global Gatherings are exciting biennial global events where the world of science and technology meet on Africa soil to unveil breakthroughs in science, respond to existing challenges and look to the future.


H.E. Paul Kagame
President of Rwanda

    Abdigani Diriye
    Research scientist and manager at IBM Research Africa

    Abdoulaye | NEF Speakers 2018

    Abdoulaye Baniré Diallo
    Professor, UQAM & Chief Scientist My Intelligent Machines

    NEF GG 2018 | Speakers

    Adam Sneyd
    Associate Professor, University of Guelph, Canada

    NEF GG 2018 Speakers | Agnes Binagwaho

    Agnes Binagwaho, MD
    Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity

    Agnes Kalibata
    President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

    Aku Kwamie
    Health policy and systems research consultant

    Albert G. Zeufack
    Chief Economist of Africa, The World Bank

    Alisa Phulukdaree
    Senior Lecturer at the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Health Sciences

    Amanda Weltman
    South African Research Chair in Physical Cosmology

    Aminata Gabra

    Aminata Garba
    Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Africa

    Arthur Zang | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Arthur Zang
    CEO, Himore Medical and Creator of Cardiopad

    Brian Turyabagye
    Co-inventor of the MamaOpe

    Cedric Atangana
    CEO of Infinity Space, Builder of WeCashUp

    Chamindie Punyadeera
    Associate Professor, Queensland University of Technology

    Chelsea Barabas
    Research Scientist at MIT

    Christian Benimana
    Director, Rwanda Programs, MASS Design Group

    Dr. Connie Nshemereirwe

    Connie Nshemereirwe
    Independent Educator & Researcher

    Dougbeh Nyan | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Dougbeh Christopher Nyan
    Liberian Doctor and Creator of Nyan Test

    Douglas Wallace | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Douglas Wallace
    Director, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute

    Edgar Pieterse | NEF GG 2018

    Edgar Pieterse
    Founding Director of the African Centre for Cities (ACC)

    Eliane Ubalijoro | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Éliane Ubalijoro
    Professor, McGill University & Executive Director, C.L.E.A.R

    Eliza Anyangwe
    Founder, The Nzinga Effect

    Eugene Mutimura

    Eugene Mutimura
    Minister of Education, Republic of Rwanda

    Flavia Schlegel
    Assistant Director General for Natural Sciences, the United Nations Cultural, Scientific and Educational Organization (UNESCO)

    France A. Córdova
    Director of the US National Science Foundation

    Gadi Ndahumba
    Legal Counsel, Africal Legal Support Facility

    Gaetan Siew | NEF gg2018 Speaker

    Gaetan Siew
    Chairperson of the Port Louis Development Initiative and Special Envoy for UN Habitat

    Genya Dana
    Head of Precision Medicine at the World Economic Forum

    Grace Nakibaala | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Grace Nakibaala
    Founder and CEO PedalTap

    Francoise Nibizi | NEF gg2018 Speakers

    Grâce-Françoise Nibizi
    Founder, SaCoDé & Ageteka Project

    H.E. Paul Kagame
    President of Rwanda

    Hans Bolscher | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Hans Bolscher
    Senior Consultant Climate and Renewable Energy

    Haruo Takeda
    Corporate Chief Engineer, Hitachi, Ltd.

    Heide Hackmann

    Heide Hackmann
    Executive Director of the International Council for Science

    Ingrid Wünning Tschol
    Senior Vice President Strategy at Robert Bosch Stiftung

    Jake Bright
    Contributor on Africa at TechCrunch and Crunchbase. Award Winning Author of The Next Africa

    Jean Philbert Nsengimana

    Jean Philbert Nsengimana
    Special Advisor, Smart Africa

    Jean-Francois Gagné

    Jean-Francois Gagné
    Co-founder and CEO of Element AI

    NEF Speaker

    Jean-Pascal Pham-Ba
    Secretary-General & Spokesperson of Terrawatt Initiative

    Jean-Pierre Bourguignon
    President of the European Research Council

    Joelle Pineau
    Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar in the School of Computer Science at McGill University

    Johannes Fruehauf
    CEO Bioloabs and Executive Director of LabCentral

    John Travis | NEF GG2018 Speakers

    John Travis
    Managing Editor of News, Science

    Jonathan Mboyo Esole
    Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University

    Jose M F Moura | NEF GG2018 Speakers

    José M. F. Moura
    Philip L. and Marsha Dowd University Professor, CMU & IEEE President Elect

    Josh Ghaim, Ph.D.
    Chief Technology Officer, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies

    Justus Masa
    Leader of Electrocatalysis and Energy Conversion at the Center for Electrochemical Sciences, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

    Kathryn Toure | NEF GG2018 Speakers

    Kathryn Toure
    International Development Research Centre Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Katrin Rehak-Nitsche
    Senior Vice-President of Science and Research at Robert Bosch Stiftung

    Kevin Dzobo
    Senior Research Scientist at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)

    NEF Speakers | Klaus von Kltizing

    Klaus von Klitzing
    Director, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research

    Komminist Weldermariam
    IBM-Research Africa, Kenya

    Lutz Ziob
    Dean of the 4Afrika Academy at Microsoft

    Maha Nasr
    Associate Professor and researcher of Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University, Egypt

    Mahmud Johnson | NEF GG2018 Speakers

    Mahmud Johnson
    Founder and CEO of J-Palm Libera

    Mamadou Kaba
    Principal Investigator and the Director of the African Microbiome and Epidemiology Research Group (AfriMERG) at the University of Cape Town

    Mary Teuw Niane
    Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of Senegal

    Michelle Gregory
    Vice-President of Content and Innovation, Elsevier

    Moussa Dembele
    CEO, Danapay

    Naheed Kurji
    President and CEO of Cyclica

    Naser Faruqui
    Director of Technology and Innovation, Canada’s International Development Research Centre

    Neil Turok
    AIMS Founder and Director of Perimeter Institute

    NEF Speakers | Nelson Torto

    Nelson Torto
    Executive Director of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS)

    Ngalula Sandrine Mubenga
    Founder and CEO, SMIN Power Group

    Dr. Nina Dudnik | NEF GG2018 Speaker

    Nina Dudnik
    Founder and CEO of Seeding Labs

    Oshiorenoya Agabi
    CEO, Koniku Inc.

    NEF gg2018 Speakers | Ousmane Badiane

    Ousmane Badiane
    Director for Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute

    Patrick Nsenga Buchana
    CEO of AC Group Ltd

    Paul Stoffels | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Paul Stoffels
    Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

    Paulina Jaramillo
    Co-director of the Green Design Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

    Peter Agre (M.D.)
    Professor and Director of the Malaria Research Institute at the Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Peter Ngene
    Assistant professor, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University

    Professor Peter Strohschneider

    Peter Strohschneider
    President, German Research Foundation DFG

    Pierre Thiam | NEF GG2018 Speakers

    Pierre Thiam
    Celebrated chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and entrepreneur

    Prosper Ngabonziza
    Scientist at Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Germany

    Rocio A Diaz-Chavez
    Deputy Director for Research and Energy and Climate Change Programme Leader at the Stockholm Environment Institute Africa Centre

    NEF 2018 Speaker | Romain Murenzi

    Romain Murenzi
    Executive Director of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

    Ron Mobed
    Chief Executive Officer, Elsevier

    Rose Muturi
    East Africa Regional Director at TALA

    Rush Holt
    CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

    Rym Kefi
    Associate Professor, Institut Pasteur of Tunis

    Sam Yala
    International Account Manager of Security Products in Worldline, Belgium

    Sanuhska Naidoo
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria

    Professor Saskia Sassen | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Saskia Sassen
    Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

    Sayed Azam-Ali | NEF GG2018 Speakers

    Sayed Azam-Ali
    Chief Executive Officer of Crops For the Future (CFF)

    Seema Kumar

    Seema Kumar
    Vice President of Innovation, Global Health and Policy Communication, Johnson & Johnson (J&J)

    Sidy Ndao
    Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln & Founder of SenEcole

    Solomon Assefa | NEF GG 2018 Speakers

    Solomon Assefa
    Vice President, IBM Research Africa and Emerging Market Solutions

    Steve Mutabazi
    Chief Investment Strategist, Rwanda Development Board

    NEF 2018 Speakers GG 2018

    Tembine Hamidou
    Global Network Assistant Professor at New York University

    Temie Giwa-Tubosun
    Fondatrice et PDG, LifeBank

    Ministerin Theresia Bauer | NEF GG2018 Speakers

    Theresia Bauer
    Minister of Science, Research and the Arts, Baden- Württemberg State, Germany

    Thierry Zomahoun
    AIMS President and CEO & NEF Founder and Chair

    Thomas Kariuki
    Director of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa

    Professor Tolu Oni

    Tolu Oni
    Associate Professor, Co-Chair Global Young Academy

    Tolulope Olugboji
    Postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maryland

    Tracey McNeill
    CEO of babyl Rwanda

    Professor Tumani Corrah

    Tumani Corrah
    Director of Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF)

    Uta-Micaela Dürig
    Deputy Chair of the Board of Management at the Robert Bosch Stiftung

    Vincent Biruta
    Minister of Environment, Republic of Rwanda


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