Theme: Applied and Translational Research in National Development


The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) invites Nigerian scientists, and other stakeholders to its 2nd Annual Scientific Conference. This edition of the conference will be held virtually. The details of the Conference are as follows:

Theme: Applied and Translational Research in National Development

Date: Tuesday, January 26th – Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Time: 9:00am daily

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 conference seeks to showcase original research under the following sub-themes:

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

Participation in the 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 is required. To register for the conference, please click here. Conference speakers include:

  • Dr. Umar Bindir: Director, Research and Innovation, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Kaduna
  • Professor Peter Onwualu FAS: Director, Academic Planning, African University of Science and Technology, Abuja
  • Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote: Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board
  • Professor Babatunde Salako FAS: Director-General, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research
  • Professor Akii Ibhadode FAS: Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun


For further information, please contact the NAS Secretariat using 0808-962-2442 or