Preparations for the national Rioset event under the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development in partnership with TechnoMag’s [email protected] are now at an advanced stage with all high level committee members meeting in Bulawayo at NUST from yesterday and today, the 19th of August 2016.
The preparations are towards the national week event which is running under the theme:”Growing the Zimbabwean economy through innovations.”
The government represented by the Ministry of Education and the Zimbabwe Council of Higher Education (Zimche), IDC, the Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers, Various Heads of Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges including TechnoMag, took the whole day deliberating on the event.
Fresh new concepts and execution plans have been deliberated and are set to light up Bulawayo for the event with more than 30 000 attendees are expected.
Addressing delegates during the official strategic meeting,the Director of Communications and Marketing, Mr Felix Fandyroy Moyo said the event will pitched up at the highest possible level to drive the agenda and focus of the government of Zimbabwe as they prepare for the national showcase.
The RIO-SET is an annual event initiated by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development. The backdrop to the showcase is the recognition that no country has developed without utilizing the wealth of knowledge and wisdom produced by its citizens. To that end, the RIO-SET is an initiative to showcase to the nation and indeed the Southern African region, the research outputs and intellectual prowess by Zimbabweans both at home and in the diaspora.
The complete Rioset program of the event will be available here.
The Final [email protected] 2016 program now available here as well.