The 2017 Ethiopia-Michigan Collaborative Consortium (EMC2) holds its Third Annual conference from July 11-14th, 2017 at The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This conference, in partnership with the following institutions: Addis Ababa University; Ethiopian Public Health Institute; St. Paul’s Millennium Medical College; University of Gondar; University of Axum, is coordinated by the University of Michigan African Studies Center and Addis Ababa University, with funding provided by the University of Michigan Office of the Provost, Global Engagement and Interdisciplinary Academic Affairs.
This event will bring together faculty and student partners in Ethiopia and the University of Michigan to develop interactions in an open and welcoming environment. With over 125 registered attendees, this conference will offer wonderful opportunities for engagement to strengthen relationships, or to meet new partners to build new connections. We will discuss the achievements and challenges of ongoing collaborative work between Ethiopian and University of Michigan colleagues, and develop new insights into Ethiopia and its future.