AFRICATEK 2018 : AFRICATEK 2018 - 2nd EAI International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Developing Countries
Call For Papers
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:
Cloud Computing and Virtualization for Developing Countries
Internet of Things (IoT)
Big Data Analytics and Visualization
E-Services: e.g. e-Gov, e-Health, e-Learning
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
MAC and Routing Protocols
All registered papers will be submitted for publication by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries.
Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, and more.
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.
Instructions for paper submission
Papers should be in English.
Regular papers should be up to 8 pages in length.
Short papers should be up to 6 pages in length.
Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review.