Hotel Africana Program

Hotel Africana / Symposium

Time Country of Origin Performing Country Venue/Stage
9 am EAC Registration of Speakers and Delegates Nile Hall
10 am EAC Opening preliminary Nile Hall
10 am EAC Keynote Address Nile Hall

Hotel Africana / Symposium

Time Country of Origin Performing Country Venue/Stage
9 am EAC Registration of Speakers and Delegates Nile Hall
10 am EAC 4 Paper presentation Nile Hall
1 pm Lunch Time
2 pm EAC 4 Paper presentation Nile Hall
5 pm EAC Closing Remarks Nile Hall

Hotel Africana: Closing Dinner

Time Country of Origin Performing Country Venue/Stage
8 pm EAC Closing Dinner Nile Hall
10 pm EAC Closing Speech Nile Hall

THEME: Culture and Creative Industries - The Engine for Unity and Employment Creation.
Hotel Africana, Kampala. 11th to 12th September 2017 Provisional Programme.

Day One

Time Activity Session Chair
8.00-9.30 am Arrival and Registration 9.30-10.00 Break
9.30-10.00 am Break

Music Interlude
Session 1: Keynote and Official Opening

10.00-11.30 am Arrival of Guest of Honour Rogers Golooba, Master of Ceremonies
National Anthem & East African Anthem
Welcome remarks
Keynote address- Prof. Sr. Dominic Dipio,Professor of Literature and Film, Makerere University.
Remarks by Deputy Secretary General-PSS Hon. Christoph Bazivama
Remarks by the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Hon. Janat B. Mukwaya (Hajat)
Guest of Honor- Hon. Al haji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja, 2nd Deputy Prime Minister

Session 2: Critical analysis of Ethical Cultural Issues in S&T in East Africa

11.30-11.50 am Critical ethical cultural issues in the humanities and social sciences in East Africa by Mrs. Clarette INAMAHORO, Assistant of the Minister, Ministry to the Office of the President Responsible for East African Community Affairs, Republic of BURUNDI Minister Responsible for Culture, Kenya
11.50-12.10 pm Ethical Cultural Issues for Science and Technology: The Case of Uganda health remedies by Lillian Linda, Uganda Industrial Research Institute
12.10-12.30 pm Critical Analysis of Ethical Cultural Issues in Science and technology in East Africa Critical analysis of ethical issues in various cultural practices in Uganda by The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda
12.30-12.50 pm Preserving the endangered blacksmith technology in Uganda: a heritage among the Abaihitira Babahesi clan in Western Uganda by Prof. Elisam Magara, East African School of Library and Information Science, College of Computing and Information Science, Makerere University.
1.00-2.00 pm Lunch

Session 3: Cultural Values of indigenous peoples of East Africa in the Management and Conservation of Natural Resources and environment

2.00-2.20 pm Cultural values of indigenous peoples of East Africa in the management and conservation of natural resources and the environment by Francis R. Makari, Department of Community Development, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority Minister Responsible for Culture, Burundi
2.20-2.40 pm Vitallarie Paradoxa (Yat Yaa), the sacred tree of the Acholi: Environmental conservation, Cultural Identity and Women’s Economic Empowerment by Charles Amone, Senior Lecturer of History in Gulu University
2.40-3.30 pm An Assessment of the Influence of Growth Poles on Land Use Transformations in Uganda: Evidence from Kampala Industrial and Business Park (KIBP) by Aaroni Achoroi, a Master of Land use and Regional Development student at Makerere University.
3.20-3.40 pm Break

Session 4: Cultural Diversity for Human Peace, Reconciliation and Development in East Africa

3.40-4.00 pm Drama as Culture: Towards human peace, reconciliation and social-cultural development in East Africa: The role of drama by Viola Karungi, Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts and Film at Makerere University. Minister Responsible for Culture, Rwanda


4.00-4.20 pm The Use of Culture Grams in the Teaching of Culture Related Courses in Universities in Eastern Africa by Dr. Michael Byaruhanga Kadoodooba Akiiki, Senior Lecturer Sport Science, Kyambogo University. Minister Responsible for Culture, Rwanda
4.20-4.40 pm Pedagogy of theatre: a case of Universities in East Africa by Dr. Shikuku Emmanuel Tsikhungu, Chairman, Department of Film and Theatre Arts, Kenyatta University. Minister Responsible for Culture, Rwanda
4.40-4.50 pm Rwanda
5.30 pm Departure

Day Two

Time Activity Session Chair
8.00-8.30 am Arrival and registration

Session 6: Cultural and Culture Industries for Regional and National development I

9.00-9.30 am The potential contribution of the film industry to regional and national development: the case of the film industry in Tanzania by Dr. Mona Mwakalinga, Tanzania Minister Responsible for Culture, Kenya
9.30-10.00 am Tanzania Film and Music Industries: Analysis of the Industry Specific Framework Conditions Relevant for Growth and Investment by Ayeta Anne Wangusa, Executive Director CDEA/Africa Coordinator IFACCA, CDEA-Culture and Development East Africa and Kenneth Kasulwa, Tanzania
10.00-10:30 am Foundations for sustainable cultural and creative industries: space, capacity building, financial access and policy by Joy A. Mboya, Executive Director, The GoDown Arts Centre, Kenya
10.30-11.00 am Break
11.00-11:30 am Music industries as sites for economic empowerment in East Africa by Joel Isabirye, Professor of Humanities-Appointed Professor in May 2016 by Starford International University College, South Sudan Minister Responsible for Culture, Kenya
11.30-12:00 pm Addressing contemporary issues through cultural creative dance expressions by Gabriel Thuku Kimani, Lecturer, Department of Film and Theatre Arts, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
12:00-1:00 pm Discussions

Session 7: Harnessing the Legal and Policy frameworks for cultural development

2.00-2.20 pm Harnessing the legal and policy framework for regional cultural development by Prof. Hermasi J. M. Mwansoko, Tanzania Minister Responsible for Culture, Uganda
2.20-2.40 pm Property rights dynamics: utilization of traditional folklore as a gateway for socioeconomic development by Dr. Anthony CK Kakooza, Dean, Faculty of Law, Uganda Christian University.
2.40-3.00 pm Migration and employment opportunities: a socio-legal examination by Atwine Ambrose Bahiigi, Immigration Officer in the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Ministry of Internal Affairs.
3.00 -3.20 pm On harnessing Uganda’s legal and policy frameworks for cultural development: Rigid, polemical and conservative interpretations are not productive! By Dr. Angelo Kakande (PhD), College of Engineering, Design, Art & Technology – Makerere University.
3.20-3.50 pm Discussions
3.50-4.20 pm Break

Session 8: Fostering and Developing Languages for Regional Cultural Exchange and Development

4.20-4.40 pm Proverbs and Child Protection: A Case Study of Three Bantu Languages: Luganda, Lusoga and Runyankole by Prof. Paul Bukuluki, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Makerere University and Nnyombi Aloysious, PhD candidate, University of Vienna Hilda Twongyeirwe, FEMRITE
4.40-5.00 pm Trilingualism as a must in the East African context by Prof. Oswald K. Ndoleriire, Professor of Linguistics, Makerere University.
5.00-5.20 pm Development of Sustainable African Libraries as Centers of Literacy and language Development in Uganda and Ethiopia by Dr. Cornelius Gulere, Uganda Christian University
5.20-5.50 pm Discussions
5.50-6.20 pm Draft Resolutions