CRéPAs aims to contribute to the advancement of scientific research in Africa, build a science that will respond to the needs of the continent in which the major players will be African scientists based at home and in the diaspora.
This biennial colloquium sets for itself different themes for every edition in order to adapt to the different societal and environmental challenges of the moment. This high-level scientific event will take place around the months of July and August. The conference location is not fixed; any members of the network can form a team in their country and ask to hold the next conference.
During this conferences, the focus will be on presentations illustrating research activities on the issues related to the them of every conferences. Out-of-theme presentations may be given by African scientists and others in the form of "Invited Talk".
There will be industrial exhibition during the conference to help creating collaborations between industrial, young entrepreneurs and the academic research labs.
There will also be some workshops on differents subjects links to science or entrepreneurship.