2018

Challenge


One-Health Innovation

Africa has 6 out of 10 fastest growing economies but it also has the highest disease burden in the world. PARC 2018 challenges African student to devise solutions to provide access to quality Health services using science and technology – Surgical Robotics, Wearable Biosensors, Hand-held Point of Care Diagnostics, Virtual and Augmented Reality in Healthcare education, Organs on a chip, Internet of Things for Healthcare, Drug/Vaccine development and manufacturing, etc.

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Tech League (Middle School)

Stars League (High School)

Makers League (High School)

Engineering League (College)

Event Speakers

Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana

Minister of ICT, Rwanda

Hon. Dr. Musafiri Papias Malimba

Minister of Education, Rwanda

Diariétou Gaye

World Bank Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Eritrea and Uganda, Africa

Dr. Bertin NAHUM

co-founder and CEO of Quantum Surgical

Dr. Amadou Alpha Sall

Administrateur Général, Institut Pasteur de Dakar

Dr. David M. Sengeh

Research Scientist, IBM Research - Africa

Dr. Sidy Ndao

Founder of the Pan-African Robotics Competition

Schedule


25

March

Sunday

  • 8:00 AM
    Registration
  • 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM
    Welcome
  • 10:00 AM
    All fields Open
  • 10:00 AM
    STARS League Practice Matches
    TECH League Practice Matches
    ENGINEERING League Setup & Testing
    MAKERS League Practice runs
  • 12:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 2:00 PM
    STARS League Practice Matches
    TECH League Practice Matches
    ENGINEERING League Setup & Testing
    MAKERS League Practice runs
  • 4:30 PM
    All fields Close

26

March

Monday

  • 8:30 AM
    Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM
    Welcome
  • 9:15 PM
    ENGINEERING League Setup
    MAKERS League Setup
  • 10:00 AM
    MAKERS League team presentations & judging
  • 12:30 PM
    Lunch
  • 2:00 PM
    ENGINEERING League team presentations, demonstrations & judging
  • 4:00 PM
    Coffee Break
  • 4:30 PM

    RESULTS: MAKERS & ENGINEERING Leagues competition results announcement

27

March

Tuesday

  • 8:00 AM
    Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM
    Welcome
    Keynote Speeches
  • 9:15 AM
    MAKERS League winning teams showcase
  • 9:30 AM
    ENGINEERING League winning teams showcase
  • 10:00 AM
    TECH League Championship Matches
  • 11:00 AM
    STARS League Championship Matches
  • 12:30 PM

    Coffee Break

  • 12:45 PM

    RESULTS: STARS & TECH Leagues competition results announcement

  • March 28th

    Awards given at NEF closing ceremony

Location


Venue & Accomodations

Things to do

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Sponsors


We are inviting companies, institutes, and organizations to sponsor PARC 2018. It's a unique opportunity for your institute to showcase its products/services and be at the forefront of companies promoting STEM education in Africa.

Start a Team

An eligible PARC team must have a minimum six (6) and a maximum of eight (8) students. Each team can have up to two adult mentors.

PARC is a program of SenEcole