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Let the EAI Community help you build your career with collaborative research, objective evaluation, and fair recognition:

  • Extra visibility for your paper and fair review  →  Community Review
  • Real-time evaluation and feedback on your presentation on-site  →  EAI Compass

About AFRICOMM 2024

Internet and ICT infrastructure are quite vital in order to improve e-government services and to close the digital dividend for suburban, rural, and deep rural regions. AFRICOMM 2024 aims to bring together researchers, academia, industry, and policymakers together.


1. ICT Infrastructures and Systems

  • Optical Fiber and Packet Optical Networks and Services Aspects
  • Wireless and Cellular Networks
  • IoT, NB-IoT, MTC, etc.
  • Distributed Antenna Systems
  • Existing/Emerging Wireless Broadband Access Technologies: WiMAX, LTE
  • Energy-aware ICT Infrastructure
  • ICT Infrastructure for Education

2. Internet Services

  • MEC, Cloud, Edge, Fog Computing
  • Services Based on Big Data, AI, ML, RL, DL, etc.
  • Open-Source Simulations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Privacy by Design
  • Web 3.0, Web3, Semantic, Ontology, etc.

3. Emerging Technologies and Internet Services Regulations

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
  • Blockchain
  • 5G Technology
  • Data Collection Regulation, etc.
  • Models and Languages for Big Data Management
  • Encrypting Internet of Things Big Data
  • Industry Standards for Big Data
  • Big Data Project Deployment Experiences
  • AI and Network Security
  • Tracking and Monitoring Security of ICT Systems
  • Regulation on Cybersecurity
  • Self-disclosure and Privacy Regulation

4. Geospatial Technology and Applications

  • Terrestrial Satellite (LEO, MEO, GEO, etc.)
  • Geodesy, Navigation, and Remote Sensing
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
  • Drone and Geospatial Technologies
  • Document, Image, and Motion Analysis
  • Biometrics, Shape and Object Detection and Recognition
  • Image and Video Search
  • Signal, Digital Image, Speech and Audio Processing
  • Image Restoration
  • Deep Learning in Signal and Image Processing


Authors of selected best accepted and presented papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

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

Additional publication opportunities:

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

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.

Important dates

Main Track

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Workshop Track 

Full Paper Submission deadline
24 June 2024
Notification deadline
30 July 2024
Camera-ready deadline
21 September 2024
Start of Conference
27 November 2024
End of Conference
29 November 2024

Late Track 

Full Paper Submission deadline
15 July 2024

Previous AFRICOMM editions

2023 – Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
2022 – Zanzibar, Tanzania
2021 – Virtual conference
2020 – Virtual conference
2019 – Porto-Novo, Benin
2018 – Dakar, Senegal
2017 – Lagos, Nigeria
 – 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