Lead Thematic Presentations: S3-2 (Cont’d) Thematic Area: STI Education, Communication, Talent Development, and Next Generation Workforce (Cont’d)

Prof. Mabel Imbuga /Former VC, JKUAT

Dr. Lawerence Banks, DG ICGEB: Opportunities under ICGEB for transforming Higher Education Postgraduate Programmes

Dr. Kevit Desai, MD Centurion Systems: Strategies for Private Sector Involvement in Research Funding for Evidence-based Policy Development

Prof. Isaac Kibwage, VC Egerton University: Enhancing Higher Education Competitiveness through the establishment of Regional Research Centres

Prof. Elijah Omwenga, VC Open University of Kenya: Transforming Higher Education through the Open University Systems