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AFRICATEK 2018 - 2nd EAI International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Developing Countries

Date2018-05-29 - 2018-05-30


VenueCotonou, Benin Benin



Topics/Call fo Papers

The conference AFRICATEK 2018 targets the use of emerging technologies (e.g. cloud computing, IoT, data analytics, green computing, Smart grid etc.) in developing countries. Building innovative solutions and services based on cutting edge technologies is very challenging in developing countries for several reasons. The limited IT infrastructure and Internet penetration are two of the key hindering barriers.
The goal of this conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to share their results and ideas on how to benefit the developing world from the technologies’ advances despite the existing limitations. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
Cloud Computing and Virtualization for Developing Countries
Internet of Things (IoTs)
Smart Cities
Big Data Analytics and Visualization
Green Computing
E-Services: e.g. e-Gov, e-Health, e-Learning
Social Networks
Unified Communication
Cyber security and ICT security issues in developing countries
Protocols and Architectures for Developing Countries
Energy-aware ICT infrastructures
Emergency and Disaster Management Technologies
Smart Urban Systems and Smart Energy
Intelligent Automation & Manufacturing Systems
Next Generation of Networking Technologies
Emerging Technologies in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
Emerging AgriTech technologies
Emerging Smart Grid Technologies
Medical device innovation
Cooperative Driving and Traffic Management
Vehicular Cloud Computing
Mobility and the Internet of Vehicles
Big Data and Vehicle Analytics
V2V, V2I, V2X
Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANETs)
Security and Safety
Software and Cognitive Radio
5G technologies
MAC and Routing Protocols
Keywords: Emerging Technologies; Developing Countries; Cloud Computing; Internet of Things; E-Services; Smart Grid; Connected Vehicles Technologies; Robotics; Big Data; Cyber security; SDN and Cognitive Radio; 5G technologies
All accepted papers will be submitted for publication in Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries.
Proceedings from EAI conferences are indexed in EI, ISI, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, dblp, MAS, EBSCO, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).
Papers will be judged on originality, correctness, clarity and relevance. Submitted papers must be original work, and may not be under consideration for another conference or journal. Submission of the paper implies agreement of the author(s) to attend the conference and present the paper if accepted. Full details of submission procedures and paper formatting are available in Initial Submission section. :
Submission Deadline
08 Jan 2018
Notifaction Deadline (Registration Opens)
23 Feb 2018
Camera-Ready Deadline
25 Mar 2018
Conference Starts
29 May 2018
Conference Ends
30 May 2018
General Chair
Max AGUEH, ECE Paris, France
General Co-Chairs
Fatna BELQASMI, CTI, Zayed University
Technical Program Committee Co-Chairs
Taha RIDENE, EC Paris, France
Rafik Zitouni, ECE Paris, VEDECOM, France

Last modified: 2018-01-03 10:48:18