Africa-Europe Workshop

Successes, Stories and Strategies

FEPS-IUPS Hybrid Workshop and panel discussion on Africa-Europe Collaborations, Leadership & Funding, at Europhysiology 2022

17 September 2022 (12.30-14.30)

All welcome!

Virtual participation in the Africa-Europe Workshop is possible. The access links to the Zoom sessions will be published in the online programme and on this website shortly before the workshop.


12.30Welcome & Introduction to aims (organisers)
Profs. Susan Wray (FEPS President) & Faadiel Essop (IUPS Council), Yessoufou Akadiri, Nandu Goswani, Naim Khan
12.35A snapshot of the strength of collaborative science from early career scientists
Chair – Professor Naim Khan, France
Dr. Saka Adebisi Bamiro (Nigeria)
Dr. Eman Kolieb (Egypt)
Dr. Shahenaz Satti (Sudan)
Dr.  Ojara Williams Francis (Uganda)
Dr. Gado Dramane (Benin)
13.15Centre of Excellence Exemplar – Centre for Cardio-metabolic Research in Africa (CARMA)
Prof. Faadiel Essop (South Africa)
13.20Funding opportunites in Europe – Q&A
Prof. Nandu Goswani (Austria)
13.35Leadership Panel
Chair: Professor Akadiri Yessoufou (Benin)
Dr. Hassan Aguenaou (Morocco)
Dr. Aboudalye Samb (Senegal)
Prof. Kanigula Mubagwa (DRC)
Prof. Simiat O. Elias (Nigeria)
13.55Move to breakout rooms (real & virtual)
14.00Breakout workshops and discussions
i)  Leadership:  chaired by Profs Pohl (IUPS Sec Gen) & Mubagwa
ii) Education:   chaired by Profs. Akadiri, Samb, & Yilmaz (FEPS Sec Gen)
iii) Funding:     chaired by Profs. Goswami & Aalkjaer
14.20Thanks, and goodbye

Current Information


16 April 2021
Call for Symposia


31 July 2022
Early Registration closes

31 August 2022
Online Registration closes

15 September 2022
Pre-Meeting Symposia

16-18 September 2022
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