The IBRO African Regional Committee is offering awards of 4000 Euros each to young African researchers who have graduated with a PhD or equivalent degree (in fundamental or clinical research) and who have demonstrated their ability to carry out independent research.

The candidate should look for a host institution (within Africa or abroad) and provide a research proposal and detailed information on how the funds will be spent. Selection criteria include academic credentials of the applicant and the host, as well as quality of the research proposal (complete with a structured research plan).

Strong justification must be provided ensuring the applicant will return home after the exchange, in addition to an explanation of how the newly gained knowledge and skills will be used to advance neuroscience research in their home country.

Successful candidates will receive 50% of the award (2000 Euros) immediately and the remaining amount (2000 Euros) pending a report submitted 3 months after of the award is received. 


The candidate should be:

  • Resident in Africa,
  • 45 years or younger,
  • Have published significant research achievements in fundamental or clinical neuroscience.

Deadline and requirements

Applications must be submitted by February 26, 2017.

Complete the application here.


If you have further questions, please contact Samir Ahboucha (Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.)

The International Water Summit (IWS) is a global platform for promoting water sustainability in arid regions by bringing together world leaders, field experts, academics and business innovators to accelerate the development of new sustainable strategies and technologies.

The International Water Summit celebrates its five-year anniversary in 2017 and to mark this milestone, exciting changes are being made to the exhibition and conference that will make it the most interactive and inspirational to date.

The exhibition is designed to enable attendees to meet with market-leading companies, along with influential industry and government figures.


The International World Wide Web Conference is an annual forum bringing together some of the most influential members of the web community. With a 20-year history, it’s the world’s longest-running and most prestigious web conference.

The series is overseen by the World Wide Web Conferences Committee (IW3C2) which selects the host city three years in advance.

The 26th International World Wide Web Conference 3-7 April, 2017promises delegates a sustainable, relevant, innovative and memorable program and is the centerpiece of Perth's Festival of the Web’: eight days of social events from dawn to dark, focusing on four themes that address the significant challenges of our era and beyond.



Welcome to the registration home page of AFRICA 2017.  All participants must complete the online registration form to confirm their attendance.

The registration fee gives you access to all conference sessions, the exhibition, lunches during the event, morning and afternoon refreshments, evening events, documentation and conference papers on a USB stick.

As part of the registration process you will also be able to add any tours, workshops, airport transport and accommodation. For more information about these, please visit the Technical Visits, Social Programme and Hotels pages on the left hand side. 

Further information about the conference can be found on the conference host AFRICA 2017 webpage or by downloading theconference brochure.


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Aims and Scope of the School May  11 - June 1, 2017:

This IBRO Neuroscience School Program offers an advanced neuroscience course for young investigators from Africa and Latin America. This School focusses on the development, plasticity, and repair of neural circuits. This opportunity is made possible by the support of the IBRO North American Regional Committee and several Canadian institutions. The School is intended for 12-14 promising young trainees who have clear leadership potential in the scientific community of their home countries. A unique feature of the School is that students attend and present a poster of their work at the Canadian Association for Neuroscience’s annual meeting, a meeting that brings together over 1000 researchers, mostly from across Canada and the United States  Educational Objectives: • To deepen participants’ understanding of mechanisms related to development, plasticity, and repair of neural circuits.  • To acquaint the participants with a variety of experimental approaches and analytical tools.  • To foster long-lasting links with Canadian neuroscientists. • To forge new contacts between investigators in Canada, Africa, and Latin America.


The focus of this School is on the development and plasticity of neural circuits, and on mechanisms to repair circuits that are damaged or that develop abnormally. Students are taught through a series of interactive sessions, hands-on labs, and, and visits to various state-of-the art laboratories. The Faculty consists of prominent neuroscientists at McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute, and the Université de Montréal. The school coordinators are Drs. Melissa Vollrath and David Ragsdale. 

In this school, students will participate in interactive seminars and lab sessions covering a wide range of topics, including: i) Axonal guidance and signals that regulate axon regeneration; ii) Neuronal diversification of astrocytes, and astrocyte growth; iii) Degeneration and repair of the retina; iv) Structural plasticity; v) Neural map formation and sensory coding in the olfactory system and the visual system; vi) Computation models of synaptic integration on dendrites; vii) Use of model organisms (zebrafish, xenopus, C. elegans, drosophila) to investigate the development of neural circuits, as well as neurodegenerative diseases; viii) Crispr/Cas9 and gene editing techniques. 

In addition to these interactive sessions, demonstrations, and special lectures, students will have the opportunity to conduct a short-term research project on a topic relevant to their own research.

Who should apply to this School?

Students will be chosen in consultation with IBRO’s regional committees. The specific criteria include: academic achievements and leadership potential, publications, letters of reference, and in particular, a statement of how attending this School will benefit the applicant’s research career and their research environment.   Students selected to attend the School will have their travel and living expenses (housing and meals) covered by the School, as well as registration to the Canadian Association for Neuroscience Annual meeting. Visas and other immigration arrangements are the responsibility of each student.

What costs will be covered for selected applicants?

Return airfare (home - Montreal and back), local lodging and meals, local transportation

Application deadline: January 15, 2017 (11:59 p.m. CET)

Apply here

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IBRO US-Canada Regional Committee, Society for Neuroscience Canadian Association for Neuroscience CIHR, INMHA Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University

Aims and Scope of the School May  1 - 4, 2017:

The week-long advanced neuroscience school foresees an intensive day-to-day and face-to-face interactive program on research design and methodologies in neurogenetics, recent advances on genetics of neurological diseases and conditions of the nervous system as well as on translation and implementation strategies for clinical and public health benefits in the African context.


IBRO/ARC, 2017 school has a main theme of neurogenetics. We believe that the advent of novel genetic analysis techniques e.g. NGS, CRISPR Cas gene editing will revolutionize the way we look to genetic basis of neurological disorders, gene therapies and animal modeling of diseases. Through inviting different international speakers who are experts in the field and supporting the travel and accommodation of students from all Africa, we plan to offer a unique opportunity for Exchange of knowledge and ideas between scientists and students. This will help in transfering knowledge and créating a cultural and scientific dialogue in an emerging field of neuroscience.

Organizer: Dr. Wael Mohamed (Menoufia Medical School, Egypt) and Dr. Mohamed Salama (Mansura Medical School, Egypt).

Who should apply to this School?

  • Students at the end of PhD degree and post doc as well as young neurologists.
  • Maximum age limit is 35 years.
  • Residents of African continent are only accepted
  • Only selected candidates will be notified
  • Please noted that reference letters are required for a student application to be eligible

What costs will be covered for selected applicants?

Air ticket, hotel accommodation, meal, materials, and local transportation

Application deadline: January 1, 2017 (11:59 p.m. CET)

Apply here

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It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 2017 6th International Conference on Systems and Control (ICSC'17).

The 2017 6th edition of the International Conference on Systems and Control will be held from Sunday May 7th, 2017 to Tuesday May 9th, 2017, at University of Batna 2, Batna, Algeria. 
The first edition was initiated by the late Prof. E.-K. Boukas 

A workshop will be proposed on Saturday, May 6th, 2017. 

Important dates

      • Submission Site Open : August 15th, 2016.
      • Invited Session Proposal due: December 1st, 2016.
      • Initial Submission due : January 15th, 2017
      • Paper decision notification : February 15th, 2017.
      • Final Paper Submission due : March 5th, 2017.
      • Online Registration : March 15th, 2017.
      • Congress : 
              opening : May 7th, 2017 .
      •       closing : 

May 9th, 2017

The registration fee includes the CD-ROM conference Proceedings, coffee breaks. 
At most two additional papers are accepted by registration. The fee for each additional paper is 60 Eur per paper. 
Each accepted paper has to be accompanied by at least one full registration. A student registration is NOT considered as a full registration
Six pages are allowed for each paper. Up to two additional pages will be permitted for a charge of 20 EUR per additional page. 





The Laboratory of Georesources (LGR) and the Tunisian Clays Group (TCG) will organise and host the First International Congress of Atlas Georesources (AGIC) from March 20 to March 22, 2017 in Hammamet, Tunisia.

AGIC cordially invites researchers, policy makers, practitioners, students, social enterprises and social economy from all countries to share their knowledge, research and discuss challenging advances in geosciences and their applications for human being development.



AGIC will cover theoretical and applied researchrelated to geosciences.

T1:Basin Geoexploration

Structural Geology

T2:Geomodelling and Geostatistics

T3: Water Resources and Modelling

Integrated water Management

T4: Energy

Fossil energy
Conventional, unconventional energy
Geothermal system exploration
Resource mapping and assessment

T5:Geomaterials and Mines

T6:Environment and Climatic Change

T7: Geohazards and Vulnerability


Remote sensing

T9: Soil sciences and Modelling

Soil erosion
Soil pollution and remediation

Important dates

  • Deadline for submission:July 30, 2016
  • Notification of acceptance:December 15, 2016
  • Deadline for registration:February 15, 2017




  1. AGIC2017 Abstract template and instructions for Authors
  2. AGIC2017 First Announcement and Call for Papers
  3. AGIC2017 Poster

The African Mathematical Union (AMU) in collaboration with the Moroccan Mathematical Community under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the University Mohamed V Rabat is pleased to announce to all the Mathematical scientists in Africa and other parts of the world the 9th Pan African
Congress of Mathematicians (PACOM 2017) to be held in Rabat, Morocco from 3 to 7 July 2017.The Congress will be based on the theme:” Mathematics at the heart of technological innovation and economic development of Africa”.

The AMU General Assembly will be held on July 2, 2017. Each African country could be represented by at most three national mathematicians.

University Mohammed V Rabat

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