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ACOST 2018

 

          The 3rd AFRICAN CONFERENCE on SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

Building Communities, Saving Nature 

  

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Strathmore University School of Tourism and Hospitality in collaboration with African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW)-Kenya welcome you once again to the 3rd  ACoST bringing together academia, trade professionals, students and other industry experts for a unique learning, development and networking opportunity focusing on

 

Tourism for Sustainable Development

 

You are welcome to present academic papers in areas related to the following themes:

Theme 1: Community and conservation

Theme 2: Tourism and rural development

Theme 3: Policy and governance on sustainable tourism

Theme 4: Trends and innovations in sustainable tourism

Theme 5: Tourism and human capital development

Special track: Industry best practice in conservancy management

                         Industry best practice in sustainable business 

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND PUBLICATION OF PAPERS

 

The ACoST has received funding to sponsor 10 fellowships that will be offered on merit.

 

The fellowships will cover

  • Conference fee
  • Accommodation
  • Transport 

The selected papers will be published in the "African Journal of Sustainable Tourism - A Strathmore University Journal". 

 

Conference Dates: 31st October – 2nd November 2018

Venue: Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya

 

KEY DATES:

  • Deadline for submission of abstract – August 15, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance of abstracts – August 30, 2018
  • Full paper submission – September 15, 2018
  • Deadline early bird registration – August 20, 2018 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

  • Abstract should not exceed 350 words and must be submitted in Word document: 1.5 spacing, font Times New Roman, size 12
  • Maximum 5 key words
  • Include title of study, background, methodology, findings, recommendation and conclusion
  • Indicate the theme track that suits your paper
  • Include name of author, co-author and affiliation
  • For students, indicate if PhD or Master’s

Submit an electronic copy to acost@strathmore.edu 

 

CONFERENCE FEE:

Includes materials, snacks, lunch for two days, Gala dinner and a day outing on the last day 2nd November 2018

 

Foreign (USD)

East Africa (KES)

Early Bird Full Conference

250

10,000

Regular Full Conference

300

15,000

Student Rate

150

  5,000

 

REGISTRATION:

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

Payment can be done via:

MPESA

Paybill No. 400222

Account No. 1059#ACOST

 

Kenya Shillings account:

Standard Chartered Bank

Account Number: 010 204 484 4 000

Karen Branch

 

Cooperative Bank of Kenya

Account Number: 01129 1604946 00

Upper Hill Branch

 

US Dollar account: Standard Chartered Bank

Account Name: Strathmore University
Account Number: 8702044844000 (USD)
Branch: Karen
Branch code: 075
Bank code: 02
Swift Code: SCBLKENX

 

Please indicate that payment is for ACOST 2018 and send a scanned copy to acost@strathmore.edu.

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200