UoN Hosts the Annual AFRETEC Network Conference 2023

Member universities of the AFRETEC Network during the Annual AFRETEC Conference 2023 at the University of Nairobi.

The University of Nairobi, through the Directorate of University Advancement & Institutional Development, hosted the the African Engineering and Technology Network (AFRETEC) annual conference from the 18th to the 20th of September 2023.

AFRETEC is a Pan-African collaboration of technology-focused universities from across the African continent. The creation of AFRETEC is a defining moment for the digital transformation of Africa. 

AFRETEC Network aims to create a platform for technology-focused universities in Africa to drive inclusive digital growth by collaborating on education, knowledge creation, and entrepreneurship activities.

The University of Nairobi is a member of the AFRETEC Network. Other universities include; Carnegie Mellon University-Africa, University of Rwanda, The American University in Cairo, University of Lagos and University of the Witwatersrand. The inaugural conference was held at Carnegie Mellon University-Africa, Rwanda in 2022.