The African Society for Information and
7th Annual International Conference on ICT for Africa
October 1-4, 2015, VENUE: The Conference venuew will be confirmed by end of Novermber 2014. However, it will be either South Africa or Nigerial.
Theme: ICTs for Business Transformation and Poverty Eradication
The International Conference on ICT for Africa is an annual conference that brings together stakeholders of the educational and industrial sectors in Africa, with the aim of reflecting on how to transfer, diffuse and adopt the Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) within the African context; the innovation and development of ICT solutions for and within this context; impacts of ICT on society and of society on ICT; and other relevant normative, empirical, and theoretical concerns of ICT development, implementation, strategy, management and policy that are distinctive to Africa and associated developing economies.
The ICT4Africa 2015 Conference therefore seeks to bring together both scholars and practitioners under the theme “ICTs for Business Transformation and Poverty Eradication” to present papers that among others, interrogate issues on the appropriate and effective use of ICTs in education; concepts and ideas on innovative use of ICT to improve the quality of education by making teaching and learning an engaging and active process connected to real life; using ICT to improve quality of education, increase accessibility to quality education; effectiveness, cost, equity, and sustainable use of ICTs in education; findings of research on ICT usage in education; use of ICT for civic educatioyan and dissemination of political information; inform education policy makers and planners on the ICTs on grounds that can be harnessed for education in Africa and policy framework for effective implementation and innovative use of ICT to improve Africa’s global competitiveness in education, research and development, administration, governance, and wealth creation. The conference creates a forum where participants can disseminate their research to a wide audience of scholars and practitioners of ICT in Africa and beyond.
The Conference venuew will be confirmed by end of Novermber 2014. However, it will be either South Africa or Nigerial. We invite you to submit your high quality papers to any of the tracks listed below:
How to Submit Papers
Carefully read the submission guidelines at and submit your paper electronically through our online submission system on or before May 31st 2015. ICT4Africa 2015 submissions, publication and editorial committee will maintain very strict rules on submissions formats and deadlines. Paper which fail to use the submissions template will be rejected without review. Authors should read submission guidelines (http://www.ictforafrica.org/) before submitting their papers.
Paper submission templates:
A formal notification of paper acceptance will only be issued after authors have addressed reviewer’s comments as recommended by the review process. For papers to appear in the proceedings, at least one author must register and pay the registration fee applicable to his/her category of presentation. Letters of Invitation to ICT4Africa 2015 will only be issued after author(s) registration has been confirmed. An online and hard copy version of the conference proceedings for all tracks and submission categories shall be made available. Authors of some selected papers will be requested to submit extended versions of their work for publication in an edited book and Special issue of the African Journal of Information Systems dedicated to ICT4Africa after the conference. For consideration for the best paper award in any of the submission categories, full manuscript must be submitted by May 31st 2015.
We look forward to receiving your submissions in the different categories to this very opportune conference.
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