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Call for Papers

Scope

AFRICATEK 2019 conference targets the use of emerging technologies (e.g. cloud computing, IoT, data analytics, green computing, Smart grid etc.) in developing countries. Building innovative solutions and services based on cutting edge technologies is very challenging in developing countries for several reasons. The limited IT infrastructure and Internet penetration are two of the key hindering barriers.

The goal of this conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to share their results and ideas on how to benefit the developing world from the technologies’ advances despite the existing limitations.

Topics

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization for Developing Countries
  • Internet of Things (IoTs)
  • Smart Cities
  • Big Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Green Computing
  • E-Services: e.g. e-Gov, e-Health, e-Learning
  • Social Networks
  • Unified Communication
  • Cyber security and ICT security issues in developing countries
  • Protocols and Architectures for Developing Countries
  • Energy-aware ICT infrastructures
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Smart Urban Systems and Smart Energy
  • Intelligent Automation & Manufacturing Systems
  • Next Generation of Networking Technologies
  • Emerging Technologies in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Emerging AgriTech technologies
  • Emerging Smart Grid Technologies  
  • Medical device innovation
  • Cooperative Driving and Traffic Management
  • Vehicular Cloud Computing
  • Mobility and the Internet of Vehicles
  • Big Data and Vehicle Analytics
  • V2V, V2I, V2X
  • Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANETs)
  • Security and Safety
  • Software and Cognitive Radio
  • 5G technologies
  • MAC and Routing Protocols

Publication

All registered papers will be submitted for publication by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:

Paper submission

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).

Important dates

Full Paper Submission deadline
10 January 2019

Notification deadline
28 February 2019

Camera-ready deadline
31 March 2019

Start of Conference
25 June 2019

End of Conference
26 June 2019

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