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Theme: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Post-Covid Era: The Role of Research, Innovation and Technology Transfer.

Date: 20th – 24th June, 2023

Venue: Koforidua Technical University. Koforidua, Ghana

Call For Papers/Practitioner Presentations/Posters and Exhibits


  • Provide a platform for the discussion of research findings, Practitioners Presentations and dialogue
  • Build effective collaboration between academia, Industry and other Research Institutions
  • Provide opportunities for businesses to exhibit their products and services as well as create investment opportunities

Thematic Areas

  • Policies, strategies, plans and the sustainable development goals
  • Public-Private sector partnership for sustainable growth
  • Agriculture, agric-business, and agro-processing in attaining the sustainable development goals
  • Water, energy, environment and climate change
  • Business, management and administration, and the sustainable development goals
  • Hospitality, tourism, creative arts and sustainable development goals
  • Health and safety and the sustainable development goals
  • Science (Engineering. Built and Natural Environment), Innovation and technology transfer and sustainable development goals
  • Intellectual Property Management and sustainable development
  • Business incubation, entrepreneurship and the sustainable development goals
  • The media, Journalism and sustainable development and growth

Type of Presentations

  • Main Conference Paper Presentations
  • Practitioner Presentations and Panel Discussions
  • Video Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Technology fair

Submission Timelines

  •  Submission of abstract – April 30, 2023
  • Communication of acceptance of abstracts – May 4, 2023
  • Submission of full paper – May 18, 2023
  • Communication of acceptance of full papers – May 31, 2023

Registration Fees

  • Students                      –           GHC 300
  • Local Participants       –           GHC 600
  • Foreign Participants    –           USD 100

All documents should be uploaded on https://www.dri.ktu.edu.gh/iarctf

submission guidelines: https://www.dri.ktu.edu.gh/iarctf

All accepted papers will be published in the book of proceedings with an ISBN. High quality papers will however be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Technology and Management Research (IJTMR) indexed in Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, Advance Science Index, and Crossref

Networking events

welcome reception/informal social evening, site visits/excursion and awards night


contact arc@ktu.edu.gh or visit www.dri.ktu.edu.gh for more information