Open Science Research Excellence

Cape Town, South Africa
November 5 - 6, 2020

Scholarly Integrity Remarks:

1)Authors must be ready in the meeting room at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the session. Presenters must introduce themselves to the session chair(s) and upload their Oral and ePoster presentations to the computer.

2)Authors must be able to present on any day of the conference – the program cannot be tailored around specific requests from individual authors to present on particular days.

3)The international research conference program is designed for original research contributions and presentations in all research fields. Presentations scheduled in the Oral and ePoster sessions are drawn from a selection of the peer reviewed papers from a wide range of scientific and other disciplines of inquiry.

NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


COMMUNICATION, FILM AND MEDIA SCIENCES RESEARCH

Chair: Israel Oguche

NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH

Chair: Priya Devi Gunesh

NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


PSYCHOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES RESEARCH

Chair: Jane Hill

 
U. B. Zubair, A. Kiyani
Mater University Hospital, Ireland
 
F. Slaven, M. Uys, Y. Erasmus
Independent Research Consultant, South Africa
 
Mutshinye Manguvhewa, Maria Florence, Mansoo Yu, Elize Koch, Kamal Kamaloodien
University of the Western Cape (UWC), South Africa
 
Freya Thiel, Merle-Marie Pittelkow, Susan Garthus-Niegel
Dresden University of Technology, Germany
 
Usama Bin Zubair, Syed Azhar Ali
Mater University Hospital, Ireland
 
Usama Bin Zubair, Muhammad Azeem
Mater University Hospital, Ireland
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


EDUCATIONAL AND PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH

Chair: Athena Pedro

 
Athena Pedro, Carinne Annfred Lorraine Petersen, Kuan Michael Truskey
University of Western Cape, South Africa
 
Ronel De Villiers
University of Pretoria, South Africa
 
Sunday Ose Ugadu
Ebonyi State College of Education, Nigeria
 
B.J. Khoza, B. Kembo
University of Johannesburg , South Africa
 
A. N. Chesnokov
Samara State University of Social Sciences and Education, Russian Federation
 
Melikhaya Skhephe, Robert Mawuli Kwasi Boadzo, Zanoxolo Berington Gobingca
University of Fort Hare, South Africa
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


LAW AND POLITICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH

Chair: Josephine Ahiante

 
Cansu Kandara
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France
 
Cleo Karrim, Bronwyn Anderson
University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
 
Annastasia Noko Moloto, Worku Zaleke, Sharol Mkhomazi
Tshwane University of Technology, Saudi Arabia
e-Poster
Ogbonnaya O. Iroanya, Samson T. Fakorede, Osamudiamen J. Edosa, Hadiat A. Azeez
University of Lagos, Nigeria, Nigeria
 
Ramli Dollah, A. Rashid A. Hamid
Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING RESEARCH

Chair: Sebastian Seiß

 
Sebastian Seiss, Hans-Joachim Bargstadt
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
 
Ademilade J. Aboginije, Clinton O. Aigbavboa
University of Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Bradford Oshotoye
The Polytechnic,Ibadan, Nigeria
 
M. Bernardelli, M. Prochniak, B. Witkowski
Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH

Chair: Sakina Benabdelkader

e-Poster
Nondumiso Lushozi, Busisani Lembede, Eliton Chivandi
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
 
R. Christopher, C. Brandt, N. Damons
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
 
C. Brandt, R. Christopher, N. Damons
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
 
Ismahan Abdullahi Jailani, Collins Oduor Ondiek, Patrick Kanyi Wamuyu
United States International University of Africa, Kenya
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


BIOMEDICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH

Chair: Bongekile Precious Ngcobo

 
Bongekile P. Ngcobo, Rebamang A. Mosa, Andrew R. Opoku
University of Zululand, South Africa
e-Poster
Alexander Hudson, Shaogang Gong
Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


NUTRITION AND FOOD ENGINEERING RESEARCH

Chair: Samuel Sudik David

 
Raymond J. B., Abubakar M., Kalla D. J. U
Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria
 
Sudik S. D., Raymon J. B., Maidala A., Lawan A., Bagudu I. A.
Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria
 
Mogomotsi I. Keoletile, Thabiso M. Sebolai, Khuliso E. Ravhuhali, Kabo B. Chibana
National Agricultural Research and Development Institute (NARDI), Botswana
 
Thabiso M. Sebolai, Victor Mlambo, Solomon Tefera, Othusitse R. Madibela
Department of Agricultural Research, Botswana
 
Kelvin Ngongolo, Omary Kitojo, Andrew Chota
The University of Dodoma, Tanzania, United Republic Of
e-Poster
Saleh Nuhu, Hauwa Idris
Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Nigeria
 
Athena Pedro, Carinne Petersen, Kuan Truskey
University of Western Cape, South Africa
 
Dr.Vasundhra Misra, Prof. Praveen Vashist
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
e-Poster
Checkfaith I. Aizebeoje, Temitope O. Lawal, Bolanle A. Adeniyi
University of Ibadan, Nigeria
e-Poster
Simbiat O. Ayilara-Akande, Soji Fakoya
Federal University Oye Ekiti, Ekiti state, Nigeria, Nigeria
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENT ENGINEERING RESEARCH

Chair: Lucia Steenkamp, Alex Severinsky

 
Lucia Steenkamp, Chris V. D. Westhuyzen, Kgama Mathiba
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
 
S. D. Sudik, I. A. Bagudu, A. Maidala, A. Lawan, J. O. Agbede, F. A. Igbasan
Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria
e-Poster
Helfried Scheifinger, Thomas Hubner, Elisabeth Koch, Anita Paul, Markus Ungersbock
Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik, Austria
e-Poster
Adriana Lestianska, Katarina Strelcova, Zuzana Sitkova, Jaroslav Vido, Paulina Nalevankova
Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia
 
K. P. Ncongwane, V. Sivakumar, J. O. Botai, S. F. Sithole
South African Weather Service, South Africa
 
Jeremiah Mutamba
Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA), South Africa
e-Poster
Keshia Govender, F. Lampen
South African Association for Marine Biological Research, South Africa
 
Fabrice Houngnandan, Celia Fery, Thomas Bockel, Julie Deter
University of Montpellier, France
 
Alexander J. Severinsky
Principal of American Development Laboratories, United States
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


CIVIL AND ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH

Chair: Ushir Daya

 
Cletah Shoko, Tanushri Govender, Timothy Dube
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
 
Babatunde Dosumu, Obuks Ejohwomu, Akilu Yunusa-Kaltungo
The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
e-Poster
Ushir Daya, Zenadene Lazarus, Dimelle Moodley, Ehsan Saghatforoush
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
e-Poster
K. Asemave, D. O. Abakpa, T. T. Ligom
Benue State University, Nigeria
e-Poster
Ankit Tyagi, Reet Kamal Tiwari, Naveen James
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, India
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


CHEMICAL AND MOLECULAR ENGINEERING RESEARCH

Chair: Theo Herman Gael Moundzounga

e-Poster
Oluwaseun Oyetade, Emanuela Carleschi, Bryan Doyle, Roelof Kriek
North-West University, South Africa
e-Poster
Jean Ngouné, Thamer Salman Alomayri, Paul Venyite, Rodrigue Cyriaque Kaze, Elie Kamseu, Leonelli Cristina
University of Dschang, Cameroon
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING RESEARCH

Chair: Sahithi Yarlagadda

 
Sahithi Yarlagadda
Acharya Nagarjuna University, India
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2020: DIGITAL PROGRAM

DAY 1: VIRTUAL MEETING
The digital presentation session will start at 12 p.m. (midday) on November 5, 2020 London local time. The link to join the virtual conference will be available for registered delegates 10 minutes before the session at panel.waset.org/profile/messages.

DAY 2: PERTINENT READING
Digital program consists of an e-book of relevant studies to download for future reading on November 6, 2020.

Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.


MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES RESEARCH

Chair: Francis Mugabi

 
Francis Mugabi, Kevin Duffy, Joseph J.Y.T Mugisha, Obiora Collins
Durban University of Technology, South Africa
PROGRAM LAST UPDATED: February, 27 2021 10:55
PROGRAM GUIDELINES

1.GUIDE FOR ORAL AND e-POSTER PRESENTATIONS

We kindly ask ORAL presenters to prepare electronic presentations of 15 minutes (allowing 5 minutes for discussions) and e-POSTER presenters to prepare short electronic presentations of 5 minutes (allowing 5 minutes for discussions) (NO PRINT OUTS). A Linux-based operating system is used for both Oral and e-Poster presentations. All presenters should make a PDF file version of their presentation and upload it to the system.

2. PRESENTATION SET UP

Laptop Computer, Projector, USB Flash Drive (No CD Drive), MS. PowerPoint/AcrobatReader

3. SYSTEM SECURITY ALERT

As many delegates insert their USB devices into the laptop computer provided for the presentations, we cannot avoid Cyber/Computer viruses. You are kindly advised to bring a USB Flash Drive containing ONLY your .ppt, .ptx or .pdf presentation file or risk other files being corrupted or made permanently inaccessible.

4. ROLE OF THE SESSION CHAIR

The duties of the Session Chair include the following:

1. Arrive at the conference hall at least 10 minutes before the session begins. Identify the paper presenters and discussant(s) in advance, and introduce yourself. Remind each presenter of the time limits that apply, and describe the method you will use to alert them of time limits during the actual presentation.
2. At the start of the session, introduce yourself to the audience, announce the session/title, and offer a brief overview indicating how the papers are related.
3. Prior to each presentation, introduce the speaker, announce the paper’s title, the name(s) of the author(s), and provide brief comments regarding the affiliation and/or background of each presenter. Identify the individual who will be speaking if it is someone other than the first author.
4. During the presentations enforce time limits strictly so that no author (or audience member) monopolizes someone else’s time. Oral paper presentations each have 20 minutes (15 minutes for full presentation papers, 5 minutes for discussions), and 10 minutes for e-Poster (electronic poster) presentations (5 minutes for poster presentation, 5 minutes for discussions).
5. Once presentations are complete (oral paper presentations and e-Poster presentations), the remaining time can be used for informal discussion between the audience and session participants. It is your job to field questions from the audience.
6. Try to conduct the session as informally as possible (e.g., use first names when addressing participants and members of the audience) to encourage as much audience participation as possible.

5. BEST PAPER AWARDS / BEST PRESENTATION AWARDS

A 'Best Paper Award / Best Presentation Award' will be conferred on the author(s) of an abstract or a full paper presented at the conference. Selection is made based on the best combined marks of the abstract / paper review and presentation quality appraisal conducted by the Session Chair at the conference venue, and assessed by the Program Committee. Award winners will be announced after the conference. The author(s) of a selected paper/presentation will receive a signed and stamped official Best Paper Award / Best Presentation Award e-certificate.