Friday, June 6, 2008

Second Call for Papers and Participation

The Ministry of Science and Technology

of Rwanda, under the Patronage of

His Excellency President Paul Kagame,

Northern California of Black Professional Engineers (NCCBPE)

and Howard University

are pleased to announce

The 3rd International Conference on Appropriate Technology

On November 12-15, 2008, Serena Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda

THEME: Promoting Research and Practice in Appropriate Technology - Energy Solutions in the Era of Climate Change

Paper, Poster, and Project Catergories

* Energy and Environment. * Water, Food and Shelter

* Computing and Communications * Health

* Industry and transportation * Other Technology

Important Dates

Deadline for abstracts for papers, posters & projects-June 30, 2008

Notification on abstracts: July 15, 2008

Deadline for full papers: August 15, 2008

Notification on papers, posters and projects September 15, 2008


Submit abstracts, papers and other inquires to: and

Process for Registration

Registration Cost :

*Local Participants- Frw 60.000 , Other African - US$150,

** International - US$250

Students: Frw 30.000(Local), US$75 (Other African) and US$125 (International).

Deadline for advance registration: November 7, 2008

Early registration (10% discount) Deadline: August 7, 2008

* Africa registration cost should be paid through a bank deposit to Umutara Univ./ATConference, account #103-11500-03-39, BCDI/Ecobank, Nyagatare Town, Rwanda (swift code – RWRWBCDI)

** Registration cost can be paid through personal or company check payable to NCCBPE/ATC. Send to: NCCBPE, Appropriate Technology Conference, P.O. Box 1686, Oakland, CA 94619, USA

NCCBPE is the Northern California Council of Black Professional Engineers