Call for Papers


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.

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1. ICT Infrastructures and Systems

  • Optical Fiber, Packet Optical Networks, and Services
  • Wireless and Cellular Networks
  • IoT, NB-IoT, MTC, etc.
  • Distributed Antenna Systems
  • ICT infrastructure for critical environmental conditions
  • Terrestrial Satellites i.e., LEO, MEO, GEO
  • Geodesy, Navigation, and Remote Sensing
  • Drone and Geospatial Technologies

2. Internet Services and Emerging Technologies

  • MEC, Cloud, Edge, Fog Computing
  • Services Based on Big Data, AI, ML, RL, DL, etc.
  • IoT and Cybersecurity
  • Privacy by design, self-disclosure and privacy regulation
  • Web 3.0, Web3, Semantic, Ontology
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
  • Smart Cities, Social Networks
  • e-Government and e-services


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

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

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

Additional publication opportunities:

By paying an additional $150, authors can publish their articles in the EAI Endorsed Transactions journal selected by the conference (Scopus and Ei Compendex indexed). The article’s publication is subject to the following requirements:

  • It must be an extended version of the conference paper with a different title and abstract. In general, 30% of new content must be added.
  • The article will be processed once the conference proceedings have been published.
  • The article will be processed using the fast-track option.
  • Once the conference proceedings are published, the corresponding author should contact us at [email protected] with the details of their article to begin processing.

Paper submission

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy+‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).

  • Regular papers should be up to 12-15+ pages in length.
  • Short papers should be 6-11 pages in length.

All conference papers undergo a thorough peer review process prior to the final decision and publication. This process is facilitated by experts in the Technical Program Committee during a dedicated conference period. Standard peer review is enhanced by EAI Community Review which allows EAI members to bid to review specific papers. All review assignments are ultimately decided by the responsible Technical Program Committee Members while the Technical Program Committee Chair is responsible for the final acceptance selection. You can learn more about Community Review here.

Important dates

Late Track

Full Paper Submission deadline
15 July 5 August 2024
Notification deadline
29 August 2024
Camera-ready deadline
15 September 2024

Main Track

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