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Call for Papers

2nd EAI International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Developing Countries

May 29–30, 2018 | Cotonou, Benin

Scope

The conference AFRICATEK 2018 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 of interest include but are not limited to:

Topics

  • 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 Technologies
  • 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

Keywords: Emerging Technologies; Developing Countries; Cloud Computing; Internet of Things; E-Services; Smart Grid; Connected Vehicles Technologies; Robotics; Big Data; Cyber security; SDN and Cognitive Radio; 5G technologies

Publication

All accepted papers will be submitted for publication in Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries.

Proceedings from EAI conferences are indexed in EI, ISI, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, dblp, MAS, EBSCO, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Paper Submission

Papers will be judged on originality, correctness, clarity and relevance. Submitted papers must be original work, and may not be under consideration for another conference or journal. Submission of the paper implies agreement of the author(s) to attend the conference and present the paper if accepted. Full details of submission procedures and paper formatting are available in Initial Submission section

Important Dates

Submission Deadline
08 Jan 2018

Notifaction Deadline (Registration Opens)
23 Feb 2018

Camera-Ready Deadline
25 Mar 2018

Conference Starts
29 May 2018

Conference Ends
30 May 2018

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