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IST-Africa 2011 Scientific Programme Call for Papers

Friday, November 5th, 2010

IST-Africa Call for Papers

Hosted by the Government of Botswana through the Department of Research, Science and Technology, Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission and Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE, IST-Africa 2011 will take place in Gaborone, 04 – 06 May 2011. Part of the IST-Africa Initiative, which is supported by the European Commission under the ICT Theme of Framework Programme 7 (FP7), IST-Africa 2011 is the sixth in an Annual Conference Series which brings together senior representatives from leading commercial, government & research organisations across Africa and from Europe, to bridge the Digital Divide by sharing knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and good practice and discussing policy related issues. The scientific programme for IST-Africa 2011 is based on an open Call for Papers
IST-Africa 2011 is focused on applied ICT and the core thematic areas include

  • eHealth
  • eInfrastructures
  • Technology Enhanced Learning and ICT Skills
  • Digital Libraries and Intelligent Content
  • Living Labs
  • Open Source Software
  • ICT for eInclusion and eAccessibility
  • ICT for Environmental Sustainability
  • RFID and Networked Enterprise
  • Cloud Computing
  • eGovernment & eDemocracy
  • Networked Media
  • Transformation of Research Results into Local Innovation
  • IPv6

Interested presenters are encouraged to prepare an 8 page paper (4,000 – 5,000) words following the IST-Africa 2011 paper guidelines and paper template for submission online by 30 November. For more information, please visit the website dedicated pages. All submissions will be double blind reviewed by the International Programme Committee and authors will receive feedback in January. Accepted authors will then be invited to submit a final paper taking account of feedback provided for inclusion in the conference proceedings by 18 February. If individual authors require a short extension to finalise their papers, please contact to organise this.

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