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U-M Africa Week 2021

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February 15 3:30 pm February 18 7:30 pm SAST

U-M Africa Week 2021 will bring together thought leaders in higher education, industry, and government for a series of discussions on the key issues and opportunities that will shape Africa in the coming decades. It highlights ongoing engagements by the University of Michigan with Africa and seeks to identify strategic directions for accelerating partnerships and Africa’s growth.

The event includes a conference programme from 15 to 17 February, followed by co-located workshops from 18 to 19 February 2021. The conference programme is divided into three themes: economics and health, technology, and higher education and heritage. Notable workshops include:

  • Data science for better health in Africa
  • Distributing the COVID-19 vaccine in Africa
  • African/US STEM collaborations

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