IST-Africa 2015 Conference

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Hosted by the Government of Malawi through the National Commission for Science and Technology, Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission, IST-Africa 2015 will take place in Lilongwe from 05 – 08 May 2015.

 

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Part of the IST-Africa Initiative, which is supported by the European Commission under the ICT Theme of Framework Programme 7 (FP7), IST-Africa 2015 is the tenth in an Annual Conference Series which brings together senior representatives from leading commercial, government & research organisations across Africa and from Europe, to bridge the Digital Divide by sharing knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and good practice and discussing policy related issues.

 

The scientific programme for IST-Africa 2015 is based on an open Call for Papers.

 

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IST-Africa 2015 is focused on applied ICT and the core thematic areas include:

  • Digital Libraries
  • eHealth, mHealth & Health Information Systems
  • eGovernment – Services to Citizens & Business
  • eInfrastructures, NRENs and IPv6
  • Future Internet: Cyber Security, Privacy and Trust, Connected Enterprise
  • ICT for Agriculture and Environmental Sustainability
  • ICT4D (including Humanitarian Technologies)
  • ICT Skills and ICT for eInclusion and eAccessibility
  • ICT Regulatory Frameworks
  • Living Labs (Adaptation for Developing Countries)
  • Mobile Applications (including mServices, mEducation, Social Networking)
  • Next Generation Computing: Big Data, Cloud Computing, Data Localisation, Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Open Source Software – Applications
  • Technology-enhanced Learning
  • Transformation of Research Results into Local Innovation
  • Societal Implications of Technology

 

Interested presenters are encouraged to prepare an 8 page paper (4,000 – 5,000) words following the IST-Africa paper guidelines and paper template for submission online by 19 December. For more information, please visit http://www.ist-africa.org/Conference2015/default.asp?page=submission

 

All submissions will be double blind peer reviewed by the International Programme Committee and authors will receive feedback in late January. Accepted authors will then be invited to submit a final paper taking account of feedback provided for inclusion in the conference proceedings by 28 February.

 

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