Important Dates

Submission Deadline:
December 02, 2018

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection:
December 20, 2018

Camera-ready Submission:
January 4, 2019

Summit Dates:
January 14 - 15, 2019


Call for Papers and Exhibitions

The 4thICT Summit on Accelerating Digital Transformation for Social Economic Development


Organized by the Institute of Finance Management (IFM)


January 14 - 15, 2019

Institute of Finance Management

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Format and Submission Details

The Summit will feature paper presentations, panel discussions, and exhibitions of innovative ICT solutions from students in higher learning Institutions, Incubators, and experts from industries. The event will be for two (2) days. At the end of the Summit, a panel session will be held, sum up, the major findings and contributions of the event.

Submission and Review Details

We encourage submissions from researchers and practitioners from academia and industry. Full papers should not exceed 6 pages,using IEEE format, describing original work or a position paper. Extended abstracts (also suitable for practitioners’ presentations) should not exceed 4 pages including introduction, the body of knowledge and conclusion, supported by not more than 10 references. For an exhibition of a novel ICT solution, a brief summary of the solution should not exceed 2 pages detailing technical aspects of the solution, its rationale, and key beneficiaries.

Papers, extended abstracts, and summaries of novel ICT solutionsmust be submitted as an attachment to marked as paper, abstract or summary respectively. The submissions should be in Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf) or a Word Document Format (.doc) only. All papers will be fully reviewed by at least two reviewers and before final acceptance, all reviewers' comments must be considered

Selected full papers, extended abstracts and novel ICT solutions will be published in the Summit proceedings. An electronic version of the Summit proceedings will be published online at the Summit Website. At least one author of a selected paper and an extended abstract, and a novel ICT solution MUST register to attend the Summit in order to present the paper and the abstract, and exhibit the novel solution respectively.

Journal Publication Opportunity

Few selected papers willbe consideredfor publication in a special issue of the International Journal of ICT Research and Development in Africa (IJICTRDA)or Journal of Innovation and Social Research.