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Call for Papers: The Triple Helix Summit

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The 15th International conference of the Triple Helix Association (THA) will be held on 20th – 22nd February, 2017 at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of this THA international conference is “Accelerating the Attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Through ICT and Data”.

Presenters are encouraged to submit brief papers on ground breaking innovations, research and best practices in Health, Education, Environment and ICT & Data that can turn around the pace of attaining the SDGs. All papers and innovation and best practice cases will be double blind peer reviewed. Authors of accepted papers and cases will be invited to present their work at the Summit and papers and cases will be included in the programme subject to successful registration of the participating authors. Accepted papers and cases will be published in the conference proceedings that will be made available on the


Please upload your paper as an attached word document at the paper submission system

Participants are invited to join one of the round tables that are set to advance the development and launch of Quadra Helix SDGs Acceleration Roadmap.Please register your participation here.

In addition to the formal scientific sessions and the Quadra Helix Groups we invite potential participants to propose special events which are relevant and complementary to the thrust of enquiries set in our Call for Papers. If you would like to propose a special event (roundtable discussion, project review session, or an interactive workshop) please, e-mail your proposal to Philip Mbithi (

If you have any questions, please email Philip Mbithi ( or Eric Nyamwaro (

Looking forward to receiving your papers and contributions

Deadlines for submission of abstracts: 15th December 2016