The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro is one of the seven Federal
Polytechnics established by the Federal Polytechnics Act No 33 of July 25,
1979. According to the Act, the Institution is to provide technical and
practical-oriented training to meet the manpower requirements for the
industrial, agricultural, commercial and economic development of Nigeria.
Specifically, the Act requires the Institution
a. To provide full-time and part-time courses of instruction
and training to students
- in technology, applied science, commerce, management and
- in such other fields of applied learning relevant to the
needs of the development of Nigeria in the area of industrial and agricultural
production and distribution and for research in the development and adaptation
b. To arrange conferences, seminars and study groups
relative to the fields of learning specified in paragraph (a) above
As part of its pursuit of this mandate and other objectives,
the Polytechnic instituted “The International Conference of The Federal
Polytechnic, Ilaro. Ogun State”. The thrust of the Conference is the provision
of a forum for academics and researchers from within and outside the country,
the opportunity to present and discuss their work, exchange information on
current best practices across disciplines and proffer or advance solutions or
recommendations towards addressing issues of great concern or challenge.
The maiden edition of the Conference was held in November
2018, while the 2nd and 3rd Edition were held in 2020 and 2022 respectively.
However, the 4th edition is in collaboration with Takoradi Technical University
Ghana with the Theme: “TVET Innovations to Energy, Security and Economic
Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa”. This is scheduled to hold from Sunday
September 3 – Thursday September 7, 2023.
The Lead paper and keynote address presenters that are vast
in the subject area are both appointed from Ghana and Nigeria respectively.
They will share from their wealth of experience and research exposure in the
key area. Authors are invited from various disciplines to send in their
original research work related to the theme of the conference.
Why attend event?
Meet Seasoned Experts
The Conference will expose you to the wealth of knowledge from our carefully selected presenters both within and outside the country who are vast in the subject area to share from their research exposure in the subject area.
Learn beyond your field of Interest
Different technical sessions would be provided, and you can participate in any of them based on interest to learn and unlearn within and outside your field of interest
Develop your Network
The Conference will present you with the perfect opportunity to expand your network and find potential new leads, mentors, and collaborators.