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Mole XXVIII Conference

Mole Conference XXVIII offers the following opportunities:

Papers

A variety of selected papers will be presented and discussed from Tuesday to Thursday. Papers may be direct accounts of programs or projects which aim to share successes and failures of approaches and field experiences. They may also introduce new knowledge developed with clear rigorous methodologies and analysis. The paper submission deadline is Monday, 4th September, 2017. Papers will be reviewed and a decision communicated to authors.

 

Posters

Posters are simple summaries of a relevant topic or project, reviewed by the conference Editors. These will be prominently displayed during the conference from Tuesday to Friday, with time allocated for discussions. Posters should be submitted for review by 4th September, 2017. Hard copies of posters which have passed the review should be handed in for display during registration.

 

Guidance on papers and posters

All papers and posters are reviewed by a panel of WASH specialists. When a paper is accepted, the author (or one of the authors) should attend the conference to present the paper. Papers and posters should meet the following minimum criteria to be accepted:

  • They should not be more than 6 pages
  • Content should be relevant to the conference
  • It should not be a repetition of existing work
  • It should present specific case studies or projects, rather than a general discussion
  • The paper should be well written and have  meaning
  • The writing style should be good
  • Arguments or descriptions should be clear
  • The content should not be too complex for the audience
  • Arguments should be substantiated and not one-sided (alternative viewpoints captured).

 

 

 

 

Thematic areas

Mole conference welcomes submissions which address the following thematic areas:

 

  • Alternative Financing Mechanisms
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Responding to equity and vulnerability
  • Institutional Reforms
  • Opportunities for private sector participation

 

Deadlines and feedback

It is important that the deadlines for submissions and applications are adhered to in order to allow time for reviews and to assessments and to ensure their inclusion in the conference brochure.

 

Authors and applicants will be informed of the outcome of their papers, posters, side events and exhibitions by 15th September, 2017.

 

Side events

Side events are 11/2 hour slots in the program. International organizations, NGOs, programs or projects can share results, introduce new approaches, or engage the conference audience on emerging topics in the sector, using various formats. There are side event opportunities from Tuesday to Friday. These are in high demand, so selection will be on a first come, first served basis. Deadline for side event applications is 8th September, 2017.

 

Exhibition

Exhibitors will have a unique opportunity to meet and interact with a wide range of practitioners in the WASH sector. The audience will see innovations, new developments, products, services and approaches, particularly during the opening, break times when participants interact at the exhibition area. Exhibition space is limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Deadline for exhibition applications is 8th September, 2017.

 

CONTACT US

For enquiries about papers, posters, side events and exhibitions, email: coniwas@yahoo.com or rcnghana1@gmail.com or Attah_Arhin@wvi.org

Tel: 024 471 3332 | 024 443 0759 | 020 211 0335

 

Date: Oct 02, 2017 - Oct 07, 2017

Venue: Accra International Conference Centre,
Accra
Ghana

Event Highlights

  • A variety of selected papers will be presented and discussed from Tuesday to Thursday.
  • Papers may be direct accounts of programs or projects which aim to share successes and failures of approaches and field experiences.
  • They may also introduce new knowledge developed with clear rigorous methodologies and analysis.
  • The paper submission deadline is Monday, 4th September, 2017.
  • Papers will be reviewed and a decision communicated to authors.

RSVP

  • Coniwas Ghana
  • E: coniwas@yahoo.com
  • T: 024 471 3332 | 024 443 0759 | 020 211 0335

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