[CODATA-international] Fwd: IST-Africa 2020 Call for Full Papers - Extended Deadline 16 December

Asha CODATA asha at codata.org
Thu Dec 12 04:01:26 EST 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Hosted by the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Science,
Technology and Innovation, Supported by the European Commission and African
Union Commission, IEEE Africa Council, IEEE Uganda Section, IST-Africa Week
2020 <http://www.ist-africa.org/conference2020/default.asp?page=welcome>
Uganda, May) is the fifteenth 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 2020 Call for Papers invites *full papers (8 pages in length)* using
the paper guidelines and IST-Africa template provided at
http://www.ist-africa.org/Conference2020/default.asp?page=paperguidelines to
be submitted online for blind peer review by the *extended deadline of* *16

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.
Please download
<http://www.ist-africa.org/conference2020/default.asp?page=c4p> the Call
for Papers for more information.

Papers must present analysis of *initial or final research results or a
case study*. General project descriptions are not appropriate. It is
important to highlight actual or expected impact as well as the level of

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

Each presenter can present ONE paper in the Programme. It is necessary for
papers to be physically presented during the event to ensure inclusion in
the Proceedings. Clickhere
<http://www.ist-africa.org/conference2020/default.asp?page=submission> for
more details.

Best wishes,
Contact Details
IST-Africa Initiative
E-mail: secretariat at IST-Africa.org Web: www.IST-Africa.org
<http://www.ist-africa.org/> Twitter: http://twitter.com/ISTAfricaNews


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