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ICT-UN-MDGs 2013 : ICTs and the Millennium Development Goals - A United Nations Perspective

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Link: http://www.ict-mdg.com
 
When Aug 1, 2013 - Aug 1, 2013
Where N/A
Submission Deadline Mar 24, 2013
Notification Due Apr 7, 2013
Final Version Due Jun 2, 2013
 

Call For Papers

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CALL FOR CHAPTERS

ICTs and the Millennium Development Goals
- A United Nations Perspective

Website: http://www.ict-mdg.com
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To be published by Springer and indexed by DBLP, Ulrichs, SCOPUS,
MathSciNet, Current Mathematical Publications, Mathematical Reviews,
Zentralblatt Math: MetaPress, ISI, EI-Compendex, SCOPUS, DBLP and EBSCO,
among others and available in the SpringerLink Digital Library.

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OBJECTIVES OF THE BOOK
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The book will organize the issues and identifies key questions, players
and constraints; it presents an informed overview of Information and
Communication Technologies (ICTs) from a development and United Nations
perspective and will identifies good practice of the use of ICTs and
Millennium Development goals (MDGs). It will also outlines challenges
facing the development of ICT implementation, and identifies the
emerging trends and technologies that will shape ICT tools and the use
of ICTs for better monitoring of MDGs, which is a perspective from
United Nations.


The aim of edited book is to draws on information gathered during the
process of mapping and dialogue/discussion to present analysis and make
recommendations about priority issues related to Information and
Communication Technologies.

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Topics of Interest
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Proposal/Book chapter submissions should be related but not limited to
the following topics:

- Role of ICTs in meeting the MDGs
- Emerging trends and potential impacts of ICTs on the MDGs
- Role of ICTs in the developing countries
- Constraints and Challenges in the use of ICT
- Goals, Targets & Indicators for Monitoring the Millennium Development
Goals (MDGs)
- Developing and measuring the Information Society
- Designing E-development strategies
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT) development
- Modern ICT infrastructure
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT) applications
- ICT & United Nations perspective on Millennium Development Goals
(MDGs): Towards achieving the MDGs by 2015
- ICT revolution on achieving MDGs
- Case Study of ICTs and the MDG

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Important dates
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Abstract Submission 24 March 2013
Accepted Abstract Notification 7 April 2013
Deadline for chapter Submission 2nd June 2013
Revised Chapter Submission 14th july 2013
Publication 1st August 2103

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On-Line Submissions and Publication
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*** Abstract Format ***

The chapter proposal (Extended Abstract) should have a length of
2-3 pages and should be organized as follows:
- Tentative Title
- Author(s) Details
- Chapter Content

Organize the body of the abstract as follows:

a.Background and purpose
b.Methods
c.Results and Discussions
d.Conclusions
e.References

Inquiries and Submissions (Word and PDF) can be forwarded
electronically to one of the editors listed on the main page.

*** Chapter Format ***

Each submitted chapters should include an abstract up to 200 words.
Authors are strongly encouraged to use Springer LNCS/LNAI manuscript
submission guidelines (http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html)
for the initial submissions. Also, Chapters must be prepared according
to the AISC style template, including figures and bibliography.

*** Submission Guidelines ***

Abstracts/Chapters can be submitted before the due date via EasyChair.

The chapter proposal as well as the final chapter will undergo a
double-blind peer-review process.

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Corresponding Editors
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Dr. Harleen Kaur
Hamdard University, New Delhi, India
harleen.unu@gmail.com

Dr. Xiaohui Tao
University of Southern Queensland, Australia
xtao@usq.edu.au

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