Professor Chris Ekong has attended several conferences. In most of those conferences, he was the lead Paper presenter. Below are some of them:


(i) Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP): Eight Years After. Nigerian Economic Society (NES).Akwa Ibom State Branch, Nigeria.
(ii) Akwa Ibom State: Prospects and Challenges. Centre for Development Studies, Univ. of Uyo, Uyo.
Paper 1 – Stimulating Banking Habits in Akwa Ibom State
Paper 2 - Informal Sector and Employment Generation in Akwa Ibom State: An Assessment
(iii) African Debt Burden. Nigerian Economic Society, Benin.
(iv) Internationalisation and Strategic Marketing of Tourism for Trade Balancing. Dec-Ford Consultants/Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation.
Paper 3: Tourism and Economic Development in Nigeria


(v) Technology and Entrepreneurial Development. Faculty of Business, Administration, Univ. of Port Harcourt. Port Harcourt.
(vi) Biodervisty Conference, Nigerian Geographical Association, Benin, Nigeria.
Paper 4: Industrialisation: Impact on Environment and Challenges to Sustainable Development in Nigeria.
(vii) Biodiversity Degradation in Nigeria: Causes and Consequences. Nigerian Biological Association, Uyo, Nigeria.


(viii) Senior National Policy and Planning Workshop. Nigerian Economic Society (NES) and African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya- Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Lagos.
(ix) Conceptualisation and Planning Workshop for the Niger Delta. Niger Delta Environmental Survey. Port Harcourt.
Paper 5: Impact of Oil Exploration on the Socio-economic Livelihood of Akwa Ibom State


(x) Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria. Nigeria Economic Society, Kaduna.
Paper 6: Framework for Building Sustainable Poverty Alleviation Strategies in Nigeria


(xi) International Workshop on Environmental and Waste Management. Organised by Mobil Oil, Shell Producing Nig. Ltd., British Council, and Akwa Ibom State Environmental Protection Agency, Uyo. Nigeria


(xii) Managing Stress in Work Environment. Organised by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), PHC, Nigeria.
(xiii) Fiscal Federalism in Nigeria. Nigeria Economic Society, Abuja.


(xiv) Sports Management in Nigeria, National Council of Sports meeting, Kaduna


(xv) Nigeria Economic Society. October, 2015. Abuja.
- Chaired the special Session on Econometrics and Gender
(xvi) Nigeria Economic Summit Group. October, 2015. Abuja.
(xvii) National Roundtable Seminar on “Corruption in Nigeria”. October, 2015. Department of Economics, University of Uyo, Uyo.
Paper 7: Corruption and Economic Development in Nigeria
(xviii) Annual General/Scientific Meeting of the Medical and Dental Consultants of Nigeria, UUTH Chapter.
Paper 8: The Role of Medical Doctors in the fight against Corruption in the Health Sector in Nigeria.


(xix) International Conference on Corruption in Nigeria organised by Ignatius Ajuru University, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Paper 9: “Corruption and Economic Development in Nigeria: An Empirical Assessment”
(xx) Seminar on Recession in Nigeria organised by the Department of Economics, University of Uyo, Uyo.
Paper 10: “The Nigeria’s Economic Recession”
(xxi) Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) National Conference on University Funding in Nigeria – Held in the University of Uyo, Uyo from 27th – 30th November 2016.
Paper 11: “The Nigerian University System in a Recessionary Economy”


(xxii) Nigeria Economic Society. October, 2017. Abuja.
- Chaired the special Session on Institutional Reforms for Industrialization in Nigeria


(xxiii) 2nd International Conference: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo in October, 2018.
Paper 12:”The Political Economy of Fiscal Policymaking in Nigeria: Implications for Fiscal Consolidation” with Onye, K.U.
(xxiv) Ministry of Budget and National Planning: Meeting of the Joint Planning Board (JPB) and National Council on Development Planning (NCDP) with theme: Accelerating the Implementation of Economic Recovery and Growth Plan: The Role of Stakeholders (August 28 – August 30, 2018).
- Presented a Technical paper on “Developing Workforce Talents and Institutions for the Implementation of Economic Recovery and Growth Plan”


(xxv) Conference on the Nigerian Economy and Society, “Managing the Nigerian Economy and Society: Time to Think the Unthinkable”. Organised by Chief Anthony Ani Chair on Public Finance in collaboration with the Department of Economics, University of Uyo, Uyo.
Paper 13: “Making the Oil Sector More Beneficial to the Economy and Society”.

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Professor Christopher Ekong
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo. Nigeria.