• Arrival and registration


7:30 am – 5pm             Arrival & registration (cont.)

9:30am – 10am

  • Introduction of participants
  • Arrival of special guest

10:00 -12am                Opening Ceremony:

  • National Anthem of Ghana
  • Introduction of Platform Guests
  • Welcome address by Vice Chancellor: Professor Abdulai Salifu Asuro
  • Address by the Regional Minister
  • Keynote Speech by:

Mr. Barry Masoga – Executive Director, Education-Industry Exchange,

South Africa

  • Goodwill messages
  • Official Opening and Speech by:

Special Guest of Honour  – Minister of Education, Honourable Mathew Opoku Prempeh

  • Vote of thanks by Rose Saan

12:00 -1:00 pm            Group Photograph Session/Health Break

1:00 – 2:00 pm             Lunch Break

2:00 – 3:30 pm             Plenary Session: Chairman: Professor Seidu Alhassan, University for

Development Studies, Tamale

  • Sustainable Development and Emerging Technologies – Executive Director, Caribbean Maritime Institute, Jamaica; Dr. Fritz Pinnock
  • Technical Universities and Competency Based Training – COTVET
  • Entrepreneurial Technical Universities–Professor Waswa Balunywa Principal-Makarere University Business School, Kampala, Uganda
  • CAPA and how it impacts Polytechnics, Technical Universities and Industry – CAPA General Secretary; Dr. Olubunmi Owoso
  • Sustainability of Technical Universities in Ghana – National Council for Tertiary Education – Ghana

3:30- 4:00Pm               Coffee Break

4:00 -6:00pm    Technical Session I – Sub-Theme: Sustainable Development and


Chair    :

  1. Pilot Scale Production and Assessment of Fuel From Plastic Waste – Robert D. Nagre, Johannes Ami, Kantavooro J. Yelevielbayire, Mahamadu Salia, Benjamin Boahen- Kumasi Technical University- Kumasi- Ghana
  2. Two-step Extraction of Pyrethrins from Pyrethrum Flower – Dr. Abdul-Rauf Ibrahim, Yan Zhen Hong and Hong-Tao Wang, Jun Li. Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, Tamale Polytechnic, Tamale, Ghana.
  3. Stocking Density: Implications on Microbial Properties, Water Quality Parameters and Growth of African Catfish, Clarias Gariepinus – Ajiboye Adebola Oluyinka  and Falola Moyosoreoluwa Mary –  Department of Animal Science and Fisheries Management, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria
  4. Tree Injuries and Growth Condition of Five Commercial Trees in the Savanna Wood Lands, Tamale-Ghana – Kwaku Antwi, Enoch Gbapenuo Tampori, Desire Delle Domekyiir, Sadiq Mohammed Abubakar, Seidu Dokurugu, Abdul Aziz Abubakari                       Department of Wood Technology, Tamale Technical University, Tamale – Northern, Ghana
  1. Antioxidant Profile of Nigerian Morphotypes of Watermelon (Citrullus Lanatus L)                                                                                                                                                                                                      Oloyede, F. M. and Olatunji, A. Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Osun-State University, Osogbo, Nigeria

4:00 -6:00pm   Technical Session IIa– Sub-Theme: Sustainable Development and

             Social Sciences/Business

  1. Examining the Role of Higher Learning Institutions in Leveraging Street Vending as Means to Sustainable Economic Development in Tanzania – Kirumirah Mubarack Hamidu; College of Business Education, P. O Box 1968 Dar e s salaam, Tanzania.
  2. Assessing the Adequacy of Welfare Facilities on Construction Sites In Ghana: A Study of Some Selected Sites at Kotoka International Airport, Accra-Ghana; Dok Yen, D. M., Nana Tabi, K. & Adinyira, E. – Department of Building Technology, Tamale Technical University, Tamale
  3. The Effect of Managerial Leadership Styles on Employees’ Job Commitment – George Sundagar Moses Wee; Nathaniel Amoah -Perez University College.Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
  4. Assessing the Productive Efficiency among Smallholder Cowpea Farmers in Northern Ghana – Khalid Abdul-Manan1, Ayamga Michael and Gideon Danso-Abbeam; 1Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.
  5. Supporting Social Interventions through CSR Foundations: An Assessment of The Websites of Telecommunications Companies in Ghana – Abdul Jelil, Abukari; Tamale Technical University – Tamale, Ghana.
  6. Revival of Indigenous Products in Contemporary Africa; An Evidence of Consumer Identity as an Antecedent of Co-Creation – Kofi Osei-Frimpong, Nathaniel Amoah, Paul Mensah Agyei, – Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration -GIMPA, Accra-Ghana.


8:30 – 10:30am    Technical session IIb – Sub-Theme: Sustainable Development and Social



  1. Food Sustainability through Use of Procurement in Minimizing Food Waste in Stores at Selected Senior High Schools in Kumasi – Bismark Quarku Parker, Ernest Sarpong Addo and Aisha Owusu – Kumasi Technical University, Kumasi.
  2.  The Mediating Role of Entrepreneurship Self-Efficacy on Pedagogy, Security and Sustainable Development among University Graduates in Kenya  – Isaac Muiruri Gachanja. Lecturer, Mount Kenya University
  3. The Effect of Lean Adoption on Profitability of Real Estate Companies in Ghana – Salifu Osumanu, I. and Aigbavboa, C.O. and Thwala D.W. Department of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  4. Community Participation in Educational Outcomes: The Case of Ibis Wing School Education Model in the Saboba District of Northern Region of Ghana – Alhassan, John Issah; Tamale Technical University – Department of Languages and Liberal Studies, Tamale.
  5. The Relationship between Motivation and Staff Performance of a Technical University in Ghana – Seimawu Iddrisu- Faculty of Business, TaTU and Sulemana AlhassanDepartment of Secretaryship and Management Studies, TaTU
  6. Assessment of the Level of Worker Satisfaction on Welfare Provisions of Construction Sites in Ghana. Dok Yen, D. M., Nana Tabi, K. & Adinyira,  –  Department of Building Technology, Tamale Technical University, Tamale.

10:30 -11: 00am          Health Break


8:30am-10: 30am        Technical Session III – Sub-Theme: Sustainable Development and

Applied Sciences


  1. Information and Communication Technological Innovations and the Changing Trends in Indigenous Knowledge in African Societies – Collins Adu-Bempah Brobbey – Ghana institute of Journalism (GIJ), Accra, Ghana
  2. The Electronic Media as an Effective Tool For Islamic Broadcasts in Ghana –Dr. Hussein Ibrahim Mr. Mustapha Abdullah Kuyateh
  3. Developing Voip Facebook (Twitty) Using Asterisk and PHP – Arnold Mashud Abukari Tamale Technical University-Tamale, Ghana
  4. Politico-Cultural Dimensions Of Information Communication Technologies Applications in Ghana and The People’s Responses – Collins Adu-Bempah Brobbey (PhD) and Modestus Fosu (PhD) – Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) Accra- Ghana
  5. Assessing The Level of Awareness of Cervical Cancer among Female Students of Salaga Senior High School – Abdul Malik Bawah, Dason Mishael Suhuyini

Department of Statistics Mathematics & Science. Tamale Technical University, Ghana.

Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana.

10: 30 – 11am  Health Break

11:00am – 1:00pm   Technical session IV– Sub-Theme: Sustainable Development and Social

     Sciences/Business and Applied Arts

  1. Evaluating the of Effects of Employee Motivation on Organizational Performance of XXX LTD – Abdul-Razak Abubakari and Bashirat Adam

Senior Lecturer, Tamale Technical University 0244772040, 0243223791

  1. Projecting the Ignored; Some Functions and Contexts of Traditional Pottery in Naakpili Community In Northern Ghana – Iddrisu Yussif and Saaka Sulemana. Department of Industrial Art, School of Applied Arts, Tamale Technical University, Tamale Ghana
  2. A Critical Study of Effects of Appreciation of Cultural Values on the Youth in Peril-Urban Communities – Ahmed All-bany Baba, Tamale Technical University Tamale – Ghana.
  3. Reexamining Product Advertising through Short Message Services (SMS) – Ibn Kailan AbdulHamid, Anas Sulemana and Ibrahim Sulemana

Department of Marketing, University of Professional Studies, Accra

Department of Marketing Tamale Technical University – Tamale

  1. The Positive Politeness Variable in TVET; the Case of Practitioners and Students in northern Ghana – Ibrahim James Gurindow M-minibo, Tamale Technical University, Languages & Liberal Studies Department, +233203845079,
  2. Assessing the Contributions of Women Entrepreneurs in Business Development: A Case Study in The Tamale Metropolitan Area – Alhassan Baba Andani, Tamale Technical University, Tamale Ghana,

1:00pm- 2:00pm          Lunch Break

2:00 – 4:00pm              Closing Ceremony


8:00am – 12:30pm      Group Excursion – Township

12: 30-2:30 Lunch pack

8:00am – 4pm             Group Excursion – Tongo Hills/lunch pack


Morning:                      Departure