After the official opening of the Forum, there will be a keynote presentation to address the theme by introducing participants to how higher education is contributing to the new economies through innovative management frameworks.
The keynote presentations will be followed by other plenary presentationsproviding different perspectives around the theme as guided by the following three sub-themes:
(i) emergence and implications of the new economies within the EAC (ICT, tourism, agro-industry, financial services, oil and gas)
(ii) role of the Centers of Excellence in creating synergies for the new economies; and
(iii) implications of the declaration of East Africa as a Common Higher Education Area.