Cambridge Africa Day

Wednesday 6th July

6th July, 9: 00 – 17:00 GMT, In-person and online


We will be celebrating Cambridge Africa Day on 6 July 2022

During the day we will showcase a wide range of collaborative research projects between colleagues in African universities and research institutions and Cambridge academics.

The day will present lots of opportunities for networking.


Our keynote speaker is Professor Samba Sow, the Director of the Centre for Vaccine Development, Mali. He is a medical doctor and epidemiologist, who has received numerous honours, including the French Legion of Honor and the National Order of Merit in 2017 for his work on the Ebola epidemic. Professor Sow was formerly the Minister of Health and Public Hygiene for Mali and in 2020 was appointed as WHO’s Special Envoy for COVID-19 in West Africa.

Programme details: TBC

Event details: This event is being planned as a hybrid meeting, with a venue in Cambridge and online. Please choose your registration option below.

Please only come to the event if you have an in-person ticket. In the days leading up to the event, online participants will receive an email with the login details. Participants with an in-person ticket will also be sent these details, in case they need to switch to joining online for any reason.

Location: The address (for in-person ticket holders only) is Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, St Andrew’s St, Cambridge CB2 3AP. The event will be signposted on arrival.

Refreshments will be served throughout the event

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