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IST-Africa 2012 - Call for Papers

Hosted by the Government of Tanzania through the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission and Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE, IST-Africa 2012 will take place in Tanzania, 09 - 11 May 2012.

Part of the IST-Africa Initiative, which is supported by the European Commission under the ICT Theme of Framework Programme 7 (FP7), IST-Africa 2012 is the seventh 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 2012 is based on an open Call for Papers

IST-Africa 2012 is focused on applied ICT and the core thematic areas include
- eHealth & Health Information Systems
- eInfrastructures
- Living Labs
- Technology Enhanced Learning and ICT Skills
- Digital Libraries and Intelligent Content
- Open Source Software - Applications
- ICT for eInclusion and eAccessibility
- ICT for Environmental Sustainability
- RFID and Networked Enterprise
- Cloud Computing
- eGovernment & eDemocracy
- Mobile Applications (incl M-Education, Social Networking)
- Cyber Security
- 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 2012 paper guidelines and paper template for submission online by 30 November. For more information, please visit

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 29 February.

Publié le 28 septembre 2011

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