IST-Africa 2019 Call for Papers - Deadline 15 December

15 October 2018

Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission, IST-Africa 2019 (May) is the fourteenth in an annual series of Ministerial level Technology Research Conferences. The host country and dates in May will be published after Cabinet approval has been finalised.

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:

- 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 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 15 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.