Virtual Conference
Industrial Development in Africa
Monday 18 March 2024
9h30 – 13h00
Virtual Conference on Zoom


APORDE will be holding its first virtual alumni conference on 18 March 2024 with a theme of Industrial Development in Africa. The aim of the conference is to enable APORDE and IPPM alumni to share their research, practical insights gained in implementing industrial policy or industrial development programmes, and work outcomes that have made an impact towards economic development.
The conference will take place in a virtual format to accommodate the alumni network from across Africa and the world.

Call for Papers (CLOSED)
Former participants in APORDE and IPPM are invited to submit an abstract of their paper or presentation up to 500 words. To be considered, abstracts should be submitted by Wednesday 31 January 2024. Authors will be notified of the decision by Friday 16 February 2024. Abstract submissions should include full contact details and institutional affiliations of the authors.
If you wish to contribute, please submit the title of your paper / presentation and the abstract to Rozale at TIPS via email to:

All alumni are invited to attend the conference. An invitation and agenda will be sent out in February 2024.

Opening and Session 1

Session 2

Session 3