The Congress Planning Committee is an ad hoc committee of the Consortium comprised of the Steering Committee members together with volunteers from each continent to assist in the planning of the 1st Global Congress on Biocontrol.

The Conference Planning Committee will be comprised of three subcommittees:

  • Scientific Program;
  • Sponsorship; and
  • Local organizing Committees

Members of the Planning Committee

Misheck Mulumba
Director, Agricultural Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa.
Congress President
Jackie Olang Kado
Executive Director of the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) Nairobi, Kenya. 
Congress Vice President
Emma Orefuwa
Co-founder of the Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA).  
Martin Bundi
Biosafety and Biosecurity specialist, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya.  
Leon Mugenzi
University of Buea, Cameroon.

Scientific Programme Committee.

The role of this subcommittee will be to determine the theme of the annual conference; develop and release the Call for Proposals; review all submissions; and define schedule.  

Members of the Scientific Programme Committee include:

David A. O’BrochtaChairman
Dorington O. OgoyiVice Chairman
Thato MogapiMember
Eric Amaning OkoreeMember
Givemore MuhengaMember
Daniel KobeiMember
Owain EdwardsMember
Lina FindaMember
Larbi BassiMember
Ibrahima DialloMember
Vibha AhujaMember
Martin LemaMember