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IST-Africa 2018 - Thirteenth Ministerial level Technology Research Conferences

Date2018-08-27 - 2018-08-30


VenueBotswana, Botswana Botswana



Topics/Call fo Papers

Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission, and Co-sponsored by IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, IST-Africa 2018 (08 – 11 May, Botswana) is the thirteenth in an annual series of Ministerial level Technology Research Conferences.
IST-Africa provides a platform in Africa to strengthen ICT-enabled Innovation, Science and Technology related policy dialogues within Africa and between Africa and Europe, Global Development, Research and Innovation Cooperation and Community Building. It also provides an opportunity to identify potential partners for future research cooperation under Horizon 2020. IST-Africa is a unique community that brings together cross-disciplinary stakeholders from public, private, education and research, societal sector with end user communities focused on ICT and STI Research and Innovation.
IST-Africa 2018 Call for Papers invited full papers (8 pages in length) using the paper guidelines and IST-Africa template ( to be submitted online for review by the extended deadline of 22 January.
It is necessary for all papers to be uploaded by the corresponding author via in .doc format.
All papers are double blind peer reviewed. Each presenter can present one paper in the Programme.
Full Papers accepted for the Conference Proceedings and presented during the conference will be submitted for publication to IEEE Xplore as an additional dissemination channel.
Thematic areas include: eHealth/mHealth; Technology-enhanced Learning; eAgriculture/mAgriculture; eInfrastructures and NRENs; Energy; Next Generation Computing (Big data, Cloud computing, Future Internet, Internet of Things); eGovernment; Content Technologies (Languages, Digital Preservation); Cyber Security; Collaborative Open Innovation and ICT-enabled Entrepreneurship; Global Development including ICT4D and Societal Implications of Technology.

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