The conference language is English and submissions should be for technical or visionary papers, and business or government case studies within the scope of the Conference. Papers should be submitted online by extended deadline of 23 December 2016.
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 innovation. Any elements of the paper previously published should be carefully referenced. It is necessary for papers submitted to include new elements that have not previously been published to warrant inclusion in the conference proceedings. Any visionary elements in paper should be supported by mini use cases to illustrate applicability.
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.
Full Papers (8 pages, c. 4,000 - 5,000 words) using the IST-Africa Template must be registered on the conference portal by extended deadline of 23 December 2016.
Authors with accepted paper should review the IPC feedback provided on accepted papers. Updated Final Papers should be submitted using the IST-Africa paper template via their My Page and the nominated presenter should complete online registration by 20 March to ensure that final accepted papers can be included in the Proceedings.