Conference Details + COVID-19 Safe Environment

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The African Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management (ACOSCM) is a conference format that addresses particularly academics and is hosted by a different University within Africa each year in a rotating format. ACOSCM aims to become one of the leading academic conference for themes related to logistics, supply chain management, and transportation in Africa. In 2021, the Conference will be held in Kigali, Rwanda.

We hope that the COVID-19 situation will be much better in May, but iif required, all conference participants will be COVID-19 neagtive tested on organizers expenses with rapid testing

Previous conferences were held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania in 2018, and the follow-up event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2019. The conference usually attracts about 120-150 academics to present their research in multiple topic streams. Each topic addresses contemporary questions that are relevant to the logistics industry or to its customer sectors. In recent years, we welcomed participants from Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, United States, United Kingdom, and China.

The conference language is English.

When and where does the Conference take place?

Date: Q3 2021
Venue: Marriott Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda
Hotel Homepage: Marriot Hotel Kigali
Nearest Airport: Kigali Airport (KGL)

Who will attend the Conference?

What does the participation in the Conference cost?

What protection measure against COVID-19 will be in place?

Opening Speaker

Hon. Minister Soraya Hakuziyaremye

Rwanda Minister of Trade and Industry

Key Academic Speaker

Dr. Papias Malimba Musafiri

Deputy-Vice Chancellor for Strategic Planning and Administration & Acting Vice Chancellor, University of Rwanda

Gala Dinner Speaker

Clare Akamanzi

CEO, Rwanda Development Board RDB