New deadline extension for AfricaTek 2017

Morocco blogpost

AfricaTek 2017, the 1st EAI International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Developing Countries, will take place in Marrakech, Morocco on March 27-29, 2017.

The conference AFRICATEK 2017 targets the use of emerging technologies (e.g. cloud computing, IoT, data analytics, green computing, 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 the 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
  • Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoTs)
  • Big Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Green Computing
  • E-Services: e.g. e-Gov, e-Health, e-Learning
  • Social Networks
  • Unified Communication
  • Cyber security and ICT security issues in developing countries
  • Protocols and Architectures for Developing Countries
  • Energy-aware ICT infrastructures
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Smart Urban Systems and Smart Energy
  • Intelligent Automation & Manufacturing Systems
  • Next Generation of Networking Technologies

We are pleased to announce AFRICATEK2017 keynote speaker Dr. M. Adel Serhani. For further details check the program section.

All accepted papers will be submitted for publication in Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries. Proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: Elsevier (EI), Thomson Scientific (ISI), Scopus, Crossref, Google Scholar, DBLP.

Important dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline:   10 December 2016  5 January 2017

Notification Deadline:  10 January 2017  23 January 2017

Camera-ready Deadline:  27 January 2017  13 February 2017

For more information about AfricaTek 2017, visit the official website of the Conference.

Editorial Staff

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