Creativity and Development in Africa

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Two Workshops have been confirmed for AfriComm 2015 the Seventh International Conference on e-Infrastructures and e-Service for Developing Countries taking place on December 15-16 in Cotonou, Benin.

Papers submission is open for CRIISDC2015 – Creativity and Innovation in Information Systems in the Developing Countries Workshop. The workshop aims to cover aspects of the introduction and use of creative processes in information systems in the Developing Countries, as well as issues related to creativity, as exemplified by the fundamentals, creative techniques and creative methods.

The Organizing Committee is composed by Manuel Pérez Cota (Universidad de Vigo), Ramiro Gonçalves (UTAD) and Vitor Santos (NOVA IMS).

Papers are accepted also for Mine4Dev 2015, the First African Workshop on Open Data and Data Mining for Development. The scope of this event-into-the-event is to become the premier forum where practitioners, policy makers and researchers meet and discuss about ICT for developing countries, especially focusing on open-data and data-mining. Mine4Dev is expected to highlight use cases that are based on specific problems linked to local realities both in rural and urban areas. The objective is to unfold realistic scenarios that wisely integrate the social context and the technological environment of the concerned areas.

Dr. Tegawendé F. Bissyandé (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg), Dr. Jonathan Ouoba (VTT Technical Research Centre, Finland), Dr. Fréderic Ouedraogo (University of Koudougou, Burkina Faso) and Hadja Ouattara Sanon (Ministry of Labour, Burkina Faso) are the organizers of the workshop.

Important Dates: NEW DEADLINES

Paper submission: September 30, 2015                       October 16, 2015

Notification of acceptance: October 15, 2015                 October 25, 2015

Camera ready: October 22, 2015                             November 6, 2015

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