IST-Africa 2019 Call for Papers Deadline 21 December 2018

Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission, Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Education, IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology and IEEE Kenya Section, IST-Africa 2019 (Nairobi, Kenya, May) is the fourteenth 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.

Thematic areas include:

  • Technology enabled Healthcare (eHealth/mHealth);
  • Technology-enhanced Learning;
  • Technology enabled Agriculture;
  • 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.

Please download the Call for Papers for more information.

Full Paper Submission

IST-Africa 2019 Call for Papers invites full papers (8 pages in length) using the paper guidelines and IST-Africa template provided at to be submitted online for review by 21 December.

It is necessary for the paper submitted to include a unique element that has not previously been published and any previous published materials to be clearly referenced (including material previously published by the authors).

As papers are double blind peer reviewed, please insert all authors details within the online submission form and no author details within the Word document uploaded.  Save the document as .doc format prior to uploading.

It is necessary for all papers to be uploaded by the corresponding author via in .doc format. Each author will present one paper in the programme.

Papers accepted for inclusion in the proceedings need to be physically presented during the event to secure inclusion in the proceedings. Paper physically presented during the conference will have the opportunity for inclusion in the proceedings submitted to IEEE Xplore.


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