Global Trends: Visions, Opportunities and Challenges for a Sustainable Future
On behalf of the local and international organizing committees and all committee chairs, we feel honored and delighted to welcome you to the International Conference on Global & Emerging Trends (ICGET) holding 2-4 May, 2018 at Baze University, Abuja, Nigeria. We also seize the opportunity to welcome you to Nigeria, the largest country in West Africa. It is an opportunity for you to experience first-hand, the Nigerian exceptional hospitality and to savour the breath-taking scenery of Abuja, the nation’s Federal Capital Territory and the seat of the Nigerian federal government, at Aso Rock. The venue had been carefully chosen so you can have an unforgettable experience. The keynote speeches, invited talks, tutorials and workshop sessions are designed to inspire and enrich participants, and foster lasting national and international collaborations. We look forward to new ideas and qualitative inputs that will result from the technical paper presentations in the parallel oral and poster sessions. We hope that participants will take advantage of all formal and informal sessions to build memorable connections that can contribute to global trends across various fields. Participants will be privileged to have a taste of the rich Nigerian culture, music, and dance, during the cocktail session. We look forward to welcoming you to Nigeria, the Giant of Africa.
Twenty-first century technological developments has transformed the way many things are done. The effect on industry, labour, agriculture, medicine, education and almost every other thing has been tremendous. It appears this is just the beginning of greater changes to come.
Breakthrough discoveries, and extensive natural disasters; global warming, hurricanes and tornadoes, non-human employees and self-driving trucks, gene-editing technology and gene therapy, genomic clones and robots surgeons...current global trends assure us of more drastic changes in human life and society in the future. A forward-looking and visionary approach to the inevitable future changes is the least academics can do in times like this.
The International Conference on Global & Emerging Trends series is a forum for showcasing leading visionary, multidisciplinary research, developments, and technologies, and for presenting the latest work, including products/systems related to the conference theme and sub-themes. We welcome seasoned academicians, experienced and budding researchers, and research students to share their work/projects with colleagues. Works that involve interdisciplinary collaborations between various academic fields are highly welcomed. Submissions should address the conference theme in relation to any academic discipline in line with the conference tracks including, but not limited to, the following (click on each track to view sub-themes). Download CFP pdf document here
We invite authors to submit manuscripts of unpublished, original work, using the submission template. The following types of submissions are accepted
Plagiarism check will be conducted on submissions.
|Manuscripts Submissions Deadline (Including Manuscripts for Poster Presentation):||
|Poster Submission (Soft Copy) Opens:||1 February, 2018|
|Poster Submission Deadline:||31 March, 2018|
|Camera Ready Manuscript:||
|Conference Date:||2 - 4 May, 2018|
|CATEGORY||EARLY BIRD (Till 15 February, 2018)||NORMAL (From 16 February, 2018)|
|DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM||$75 / N27,000.00||$75 / N27,000.00|
|NON PRESENTERS (LOCAL)||₦30,000.00||₦30,000.00|
|NON PRESENTERS (INTERNATIONAL)||$100||$100|
|EXTRA TICKET FOR DINNER||$20 / N7,500.00||$20 / N7,500.00|
Mohamad Kasim Abdul Jalil Ph.D is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Applied Mechanics & Design, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He had Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering (CAD/Virtual Reality) 2001 Suny at Buffalo, new York, M.Sc in Engineering Design, 2003 Loughborough University of Technology, England and B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering, 1989/90 Union College, Schenectady, New York.
He is presently the Director, Student Recruitment & Admission Division (SRAD), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), where he is in charge of national and international students marketing and recruitment processes, scholarships and other related assignments.
His research interest is in Virtual Reality Applications in Engineering, Collaborative Virtual Environment, Driving Simulator, Product Design Management, Engineering Design Process & Methodology, Creativity & Innovation in Education.
Futurist Chet W. Sisk is an 11-year life coach as well as a leadership development specialist at World Assemblies of Youth (WAY). He graduated from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale School of Journalism. In the past, he worked as a television reporter, advertising executive, entrepreneur and columnist.
At present, he is the President of LEAD and the Founding Principal of CO-LEAD and is also a Fellow with Walter Kaitz Foundation. He was the President of CVO Worldwide Advertising Agency from 1994 until 2003 and then went on to become the President of Chet W. Sisk company from 2004 to 2013. Chet is the founder and organizer of the UBR New Economy Challenge. He is also a partner with the International Institute of Inspiration Economy and the organizer of the Rise and Shine conference in July 2018.
As a futurist, he follows stories and societal developments long after they’ve left the news cycle and decodes what they mean for the individual, family, society and planet. He has travelled to over 20 countries, written several books on personal and corporate transformation and is considered an expert on the current paradigm shift that is transforming the world.