The international ICT Summit is an annual event of the Institute of Finance Management (IFM) in collaboration with the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). The Summit aims to bring together national and international stakeholders from ICT sector to share best practices in developing an information society in the Republic of Tanzania. These stakeholders include government institutions/agencies, NGOs, financial institutions, health centres, business communities, researchers, academia, instructors and ICT experts/practitioners.

Among other issues, the Summit provides a platform for stakeholders to share knowledge and experience on the use of ICT to nurture digital engagement in the national socio-economic development. This year's Summit emphasizes innovative ways of using ICT to reduce unemployment by motivating digital entrepreneurship, transforming industries and establishing new Tech companies. The Summit focuses on developing the linkage between ICT and industrial revolution.

We welcome original, high-quality research contributions, industrial practices, and innovative ideas that advance the state-of-the-art in the design, development, deployment, evaluation and understanding of emerging ICT applications/solutions for revolutionize industries. Discussion on future plans to promote the use of ICT in various development sectors to enhance their competitiveness and productivity will be considered.