Postgraduate Research &
Innovation Symposium (PRIS)

Programme

Day one: 2 Nov

TimeItinerary
08h00 – 08h55

Registration 

09h00 – 09h45

Opening Plenary

  • Professor Neil Koorbanally – Dean of Research, CAES
  • Dr Jennifer Balatedi Molwantwa – Keynote Speake
09h50 – 11h10

5 Concurrent Oral Presentations

  • Session 1: Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Session 2: Chemistry and Physics
  • Session 3: Engineering
  • Session 4: Life Sciences
  • Session 5: Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Sciences
11h10 – 11h40

Tea and Viewing Industry Exhibits

11h40 – 13h00

5 Concurrent Oral Presentations (CONT.)

  • Session 1: Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Session 2: Chemistry and Physics
  • Session 3: Engineering
  • Session 4: Life Sciences
  • Session 5: Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Sciences
13h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00 – 15h20

5 Concurrent Oral Presentations (CONT.)

  • Session 1: Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Session 2: Chemistry and Physics
  • Session 3: Engineering
  • Session 4: Life Sciences
  • Session 5: Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Sciences

 

18h00 – 21h00

Conference Dinner

Day two: 3 Nov

TimeItinerary
08h00 – 08h55

Registration

09h00 – 11h10

5 Concurrent Flash Breakaway Sessions

  • Session 1: Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Session 2: Chemistry and Physics
  • Session 3: Engineering 
  • Session 4: Life Sciences
  • Session: Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
11h10 – 11h40Tea and Viewing of Industry Exhibits
11h40 – 13h00

5 Concurrent Flash Breakaway Sessions

  • Session 1: Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Session 2: Chemistry and Physics
  • Session 3: Engineering 
  • Session 4: Life Sciences
  • Session: Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

 

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00 – 15h00

Break and Finalising Results

15h00 – 16h30

Closing Plenary

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