Programme

Programme DAAD WACEE Online Alumni Seminar

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Time

Start of the day

Break

Begin of the afternoon session

End of the day

Ghana

8:30

10:00 / 10:30

11:00 / 11:30

14:00 / 14:30

Cameroon, Nigeria

9:30

11:00 / 11:30

12:00 / 12:30

15:00 / 15:30

Germany, South Africa

10:30

12:00 / 12:30

13:00 / 13:30

16:00 / 16:30

Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia

11:00

13:00 / 13:30

14:00 / 14:30

17:00 / 17:30

Date

Time Line (CEST)

Activity

Remarks

Day 1:

4th October

Welcome and introduction day

Morning session

Official Opening Ceremony

 

10:30 – 11:00

Words of welcome  

Prof. Dr. Carsten Drebenstedt

 

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Feistel

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (HTWD)

11:00 – 11:30

 

 

 

 

11:30 – 12:00

Words of welcome by the Convenor of the Seminar after WACEE

 

 

 

Short presentation about the WACEE

-- impressions from WACEE

-- lessons learnt from WACEE

-- experiences with a virtual industry fair  

Prof. Dr. Jan C. Bongaerts,

TU Bergakademie Freiberg

 

Edmund Hassan

REMS World Ghana Limited

 

 

Lunch Break and “Family photo”

Afternoon

 

Poster

Session

 

13:30 – 16:00

Short presentations (fifteen minutes) of contributions by alumni on their projects: posters in a virtual room

 

Link to the virtual room:  https://alumni.erdalchimisten.club

Prof. Dr. Jan C. Bongaerts and Dr. Jiangxue Liu as co-ordinators

 

END OF DAY 1

Day 2

5th October

Clean Water Day

Morning session

 

 

Lectures and discussion

 

 

 

 

10:30 – 11:00

 

 

 

11:00 – 12:00

 

 

 

 

Water in Africa: challenges, water pollution and treatment technologies

 

 

Hydrological modelling

 

Edmund Hassan and Dr. Jiangxue Liu as moderators

 

Dr. Justin Maganga

Taita Taveta University, Kenya

 

Prof. Dr.-Ing- Ulrike Feistel

 

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

13:00 – 13:30

 

 

 

13:30 – 14:00

 

 

 

14:00 – 14:30

 

 

 

 

14:30 – 15:00

An overview of water resources in Ghana - its challenges and future

 

 

Enhancing environmental monitoring at a Basin Scale using GIS: Gully erosion mapping in Mwatate Watershed, Kenya

 

Impact of Artisanal And Small-Scale Gold Mining On Water Quality and Environmental Sustainability In Kakamega And Migori - Western Kenya

 

Café break

Dr. Asare Asante-Annor

University of Mines and Technology (UMat)

 

Francis Gitau, Taita Taveta University

 

 

Audrey Mulama

Taita Taveta University

 

THE WATER GAME

 

15:00 – 16:30

 

 

 

Participants engage in a virtual game about use of different resources to build road and houses

 

Link to the virtual room:  https://alumni.erdalchimisten.club

Prof. Dr. Jan C. Bongaerts, Dr. Jiangxue Liu, Marc Hoffmann as moderators

 

END OF DAY 2

 

Day 3

6th October

Clean Energy day

Morning session

 

presentations

and

Research Reports

 

 

 

 

10:30 – 11:00

 

 

11:00 – 11:30

 

 

 

11:30 – 12:00

 

 

 

12:00 – 12:30

 

 

 

 

 

Renewable energy in Africa: Top down – bottom up, grid connected – off-grid?

 

AGRO-PV: an innovative technology for better hydrological soil conditions, plant output enhancement and clean energy

 

Life Cycle Analysis and the Climate Footprint of renewable energy technologies – focus on solar energy

 

Short film: Smart Biogas Pilot project at TU BAF

 

Prof. Dr. Jan C. Bongaerts and Edmund Hassan as moderators

 

Prof. Dr. Jan C. Bongaerts

 

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Feistel, HTWD

 

 

Dr. Jiangxue Liu

 

 

 

Erik Ferchau, Warqar Ahmed, Torsten Mayer, Azuhchum Clovis Khan

TU Bergakademie Freiberg

 

 

Lunch break

Afternoon

 

13:30 – 14:00

Biogas for Africa: an innovative technology as a pilot project at Taita Taveta University in Voi, Kenya

Dr. Benard Alunda

Taita Taveta University, Kenya

 

Clean Energy for Africa: Scenario Planning (Group workshops)

 

14:00 – 17:00

 

 

 

 

 

Group work: Participants engage in group workshops on scenario planning for Clean Energy for Africa, taking into account a set of criteria as follows:

(i)                  access to electricity,

(ii)                affordability and inclusion,

(iii)              reliability,

(iv)              business plan,

(v)                lifting out of poverty and economic development

Prof. Dr. Jan C. Bongaerts as moderator

 

 

 

 

END OF DAY 3

Day 4

7th October

Workshop / training day

 

10:30 – 12:00

Business model and new digital business strategy

Franziska Böhler

Business Coach at Blackpoint Consulting

 

Lunch break

 

13:30 – 16:00

·       Group work on business model of e-commerce

Franziska Böhler

 

 

END OF DAY 4

Day 5

8th October

Government and Industrial partners day

Morning session

GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS DAY

 

10:30 – 11:00

 

 

 

11:00 – 12:30

Circular economy: good practice of packaging recycling and the implementation opportunity in Africa

 

-          Panel discussion

Water in Africa: Status-quo, challenges, future?

 

Speakers:

Jonathan Gador, Managing Director of TBL Resources Limited, Ghana

Dr. Asare Asante Anor, UMaT

 

Peter Görlitz

Sustainability Manager Europe at Sonoco

 

Moderator: Edmund Hassan

 

 

 

Lunch Break

Afternoon

Farewell event + Alumni Meeting

13:30 – 14:30

Farewell event of DAAD

-    Short report about the Alumni Seminar by an alumni representative

-    Hand-out of Certificates

 

Arngard Leifert

Yan Chen

(DAAD)

 

14:30 – 15:30

Alumni Meeting

-    Debriefing

-    Initiatives for further Networking

·        

Prof. Dr. Jan C. Bongaerts

15:30 – 16:30

Cultural event: Music in virtual room

Free Networking time  

 

Link to the virtual room:  https://alumni.erdalchimisten.club

 

 

 

END OF DAY 5

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