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About AFRICOMM 2022

Developing countries are embracing the use of ICT in order to improve performance of both the public and private sectors. A great challenges is, however, resource availability. Researchers and practitioners alike, from both the global north and south have developed interest on developing the means and ways of efficient diffusion of ICT in the resource constrained environment. AFRICOMM 2022 aims to bring together researchers, practitioners, and policy makers in ICT to discuss issues and trends, recent research, innovation advances and on-the-field experiences related to e-Infrastructure and e-Services along with their associated policy and regulations with a deep focus on developing countries.

Topics

  • cloud computing and internet of things
  • machine learning, energy-aware ICT infrastructure
  • existing/emerging wireless broadband access technologies
  • WiMAX, LTE.
  • ICT security
  • overlay networks (such as p2p)
  • self-managed deployment
  • operation, maintenance
  • innovative mobile technologies and solutions
  • innovative blockchain appliances for developing countries
  • ICT infrastructures for critical environmental conditions
  • ICT infrastructures and services based on alternative energies
  • ubiquitous networks and environments
  • creative and digital economy
  • smart cities, social networks
  • e-Government and e-services
  • drone and geospatial technologies
  • deep learning and big data
  • application of smart solutions to emergency and disaster management including solutions to address impact of pandemics such as COVID-19 in education, health, business, digital economy and other social services.
  • technological development on developing blue economy for sustainable development.

Publication

All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library: AFRICOMM Conference Proceedings.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, such as Web of Science, Compendex, Scopus, DBLP, EU Digital Library, Google Scholar, IO-Port, MathSciNet, Inspec, and Zentralblatt MATH.

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:

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About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

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Previous Africomm editions

2021 – Virtual conference 
2020 – Virtual conference
2019 – Porto-Novo, Benin
2018 – Dakar, Senegal
2017 – Lagos, Nigeria
2016
 – Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2015 – Cotonou, Benin
2014 – Kampala, Uganda
2013 – Blantyre, Malawi
2012 – Yaounde, Cameroon
2011 – Zanzibar, Tanzania
2010 – Cape Town, South Africa
2009 – Maputo, Mozambique

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