Authors, researchers and ICT practitioners from the global Research and Education (R&E) networking community have an opportunity to present their unpublished work to at least 150 participants expected to attend UbuntuNet–Connect 2016, UbuntuNet Alliance’s ninth annual conference of R&E networking to held in Uganda and hosted by RENU, the National Research and Education Network of Uganda.

UbuntuNet-Connect 2016 will be held on 3-4 November 2016 under the theme: “Optimizing the Impact of NRENS on Africa’s Research.”

Authors are now being invited to submit abstracts of unpublished work that would lead to papers publishable in the conference’s proceedings.

Abstracts of not more than 500 words revolving around the chosen theme or on any interesting topic relevant to R&E networking should be submitted online not later than 31 August 2016. Prospective authors are required to create an account before submitting their abstract.

A full Call for Papers is available on the UbuntuNet Alliance website and a Call for Sponsorship for the conference will be made available soon. All querries regarding the conference should be sent to uc2016@ubuntunet.net.

UbuntuNet-Connect has been held for the past eight years and is considered one of Africa’s premier networking conferences. Presentations, reports and proceedings of previous conferences are available online.

 

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