AfriComm 2016 calls for papers!


AFRICOMM 2016, the 8th EAI International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries will take place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on December 6-8, 2016.

The aim of this conference is bringing together international researchers, students, public officers, policy makers and practitioners in ICT to discuss issues and trends, recent research, innovation advances and on-the-field experiences related to e-Governance, e-Infrastructure, and e-Business with a focus on developing countries.

AFRICOMM 2016 solicits high-quality papers reporting research results and/or experimental results on the following topics of interest:

  • Cloud computing, network function virtualization (NFV) in the context of developing countries;
  • Design and analysis of protocols and architecture for developing countries;
  • Energy-aware ICT infrastructure;
  • Existing/emerging wireless broadband access technologies, WiMAX, LTE.;
  • ICT security issues in developing countries;
  • Overlay networks (such as p2p, bittorent, etc) in developing countries;
  • Self-managed deployment, operation, maintenance;
  • Affordable and relevant mobile technologies and solutions;
  • ICT infrastructures for critical environmental conditions;
  • ICT infrastructures based on alternative energies;
  • Applications and business models in such environments, etc;
  • Ubiquitous networks and environments;
  • Smart Objects;
  • Social Networks and e-Government;
  • Emergency and Disaster Management.

AfriComm 2016 is also happy  to announce the CRIISDC 2016 – Creativity and Innovation in Information Systems in the Developing Countries Workshop will be included in the Conference.

Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL). Selected papers will be invited to submit extended version to the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Future Internet.

Important dates:

Workshops proposal Deadline: 1st May, 2016    

Full Paper Submission Deadline: 26th June, 2016       

Notification and Registration: 24th July, 2016

Camera-ready Deadline: 2nd October, 2016

If you need further information about AfriComm 2016, visit the conference official website.

Editorial Staff

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