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Dr. Omondi Oketch -Conference presentations
  • Presented a paper titled Branding of Mobile Telephone Services as New Media and the implication on Research and Policy in Kenya at the DAAD- UBT Alumni Workshop on Opportunities and Chances of the New Media – Utilizing New Media and Technologies in Research and Teaching. Moi University, Eldoret / Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya 5th – 12th November, 2012.
  • Presented a paper titled Branding of Mobile Telephone Services and Implication on Language Planning in Kenya at the GANAA 2012 Summer School on Multilingualism and language policies in Africa between September 9 – 15, 2012 at Bondo University College, Bondo, Kenya
  • Presented a paper titled Multilingual Practices in FM Radio Stations in Kenya at the 9th International Symposium on Bilingualism, University of Oslo, 15-18 June 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled at Linguistic and cultural diversity and social change: potency or encumbranceat the Multilingual Citizen: Towards a policy of language for agency and change Two Oceans, Waterfront, Cape Town 23-24th February 2007.
  • Presented a paper titled Linguistic architecture in DholuoBenga Music at the Intercultural Communication Conference at Stallenbosch University between 7- 9 September, 2004.  
  • Presented a paper titled Indigenous Languages and community Developmentat the 2ND International Conference on African Languages at Hamanskraal Campus, University of Pretoria, South Africa 3 - 5 July,2002.
  • Presented a paper titled Levels of meaning in Dholuo Panegyrics at the 2nd International Conference on Nilotic languages at Sunset Hotel, Kisumu between 3rd and 7th May 2002.
  • Presented a paper titled Code-Switching:  The artist’s tool of Multi-ethnic Unity at the 1st International Conference on African Languages at Maseno University between 10th-12th May 2000.

 

CONFERENCE ORGANISATION

2006
Member of the organizing committee of the 1st International conference of Translation hosted by the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.    

2002   
Member of the secretariat for the 2nd International Conference on Nilotic languages organized by Maseno University and held at Sunset Hotel, Kisumu between 3rd and 7th May 2002.
2000    
Member of the organizing committee of the 1st International Conference on African Languages organized by Maseno University between 10th-12th May 2000 at Sunset Hotel Kisumu.