26th-27th January, 2021


The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS)’s 2nd Scientific Conference is slated to take place on the 26th and 27th of January, 2021. This edition of the Conference will be held virtually, and is themed Applied and Translational Research in National Development. The purpose of this conference is to bring together relevant stakeholders – policymakers, researchers, and the private sector – to discuss how scientific research findings can be transformed into new innovations and techniques that would be of value to the society.

The NAS invites Nigerian scientists, and other stakeholders to submit abstracts of original research for this conference, under the following sub-themes:

  • Research for Policy and Practice
  • Translational Research in Medicine
  • Industry-Academia Partnership and Collaboration


Participation in this conference is open to all interested researchers, particularly those from Nigerian tertiary institutions and research institutes. There is no conference registration fee for the 2021 conference. However, pre-registration for the conference is required. To register for this conference, please click HERE.

Abstract Format and Submission

The abstract should not exceed 500 words.  Three keywords are required. Authors should indicate under which of the conference subthemes their research falls under, and should insert such before the keywords. Selected abstracts will be published in the conference book of abstracts, and, subsequently, full papers will be considered for publication in the Academy’s journal – the Proceedings of the Nigerian Academy of Science (PNgAS).

To submit an abstract for the conference, kindly download the abstract form, fill, and submit the completed form via email to with the subject line: NAS SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE 2021 (ABSTRACT).

Download it HERE

Important Dates

Deadline for Registration: Friday, December 18, 2020

Deadline for Abstract Submission: Thursday, November 5, 2020.