IST-Africa 2016 (11 - 13 May, South Africa) is the eleventh in an annual series of Ministerial level Technology Research Conferences, supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission. The 6th Annual IST-Africa Living Lab Thematic Working Group Meeting will take place on 10 May as a pre-conference event.
IST-Africa provides a platform in Africa to strengthen Innovation, Science and Technology related policy dialogues within Africa and between Africa and Europe, supporting the goals of Africa-EU Strategic Partnership. 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 2016 Call for Papers invited full papers (8 pages in length) using thepaper guidelines and IST-Africa template to be submitted online for review the extended deadline of 18 January.
All papers are double blind peer reviewed. Each presenter can present one paper in the Programme.
Full Papers accepted for the Conference Proceedings and presented during the conference will be submitted for publication to IEEE Xplore as an additional dissemination channel.
Thematic areas include: Content Technologies; Cyber Security; eHealth/mHealth; eGovernment; eInfrastructures; Future Internet; eAgriculture; ICT Entrepreneurship; ICT4D; eInclusion; ICT Regulatory Frameworks; Living Labs; Mobile Applications; Big Data, Cloud Computing, IoT; Technology-enhanced Learning and Societal Implications of Technology.
Please download theCall for Papers for more information.