RICTD 2013 : The International Conference on Rural ICT Development (RICTD) 2013
Call For Papers
The conference committee welcomes both academic and practitioner papers on a wide range of topics and a wide range of scholarly approaches including theoretical and empirical papers employing qualitative, quantitative and critical methods. Case studies and research-in-progress are welcomed approaches. Practitioner contributions and product demonstrations based on the main themes are also invited.
The main focus of the conference is related to rural ICT development. Topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
Universal Service Obligation (USO) / Universal Service Provision (USP);
Technology & Infrastructure;
Applications & Services;
Policy & Regulations;
Bridging Digital Divide;
Issues & Challenges in ICT for Development
Selected papers from this conference can be considered for publication in the International Journal of Management Students (IJMS) or Journal of Information and Communication Technology (JICT). JICT (SCOPUS listing), covers all aspects of information and communication technology, its theories and applications. Authors must produce an extended version of the paper submitted to the conference. All papers submitted will be re-evaluated by the editorial board of JICT. IJMS (formerly known as Jurnal Analisis) is a refereed multidisciplinary journal published by Universiti Utara Malaysia in June and December. Selected papers from this conference will be re-evaluated by the editorial board of IJMS for publication.
Download Author Guidelines for Proceedings Manuscripts of RICTD 2013 (A4 size).
Information: The number of pages for the paper submitted should not exceed six (6) pages. Papers should be written in English.
Authors can submit their papers through one of the following methods:
Online Submission Facility (under maintenance)
Or hardcopy submission (and softcopy) to:
International Conference on Rural ICT Development 2013 (RICTD 2013)
Universiti Utara Malaysia
06010 UUM Sintok
Kedah Darul Aman
(Attn: Noorizuana Abdul Hamid [firstname.lastname@example.org])
Tel. Number: +604-928 4774
Fax Number: +604-928 4751