We would like to invite you to submit a paper for inclusion in the Scientific Programme and Conference Proceedings for IST-Africa 2010. Please also circulate the Call to colleagues who may also be interested in this opportunity.
Please use the paper template which can be downloaded from
The final paper should be submitted online once it is ready for review via
Please remember that no author or organisational details should be included in the paper submitted at this stage as all papers are double blind peer
reviewed. Author/co-author and organisational details are submitted as part of the online submission form.
If individual authors need a short extension to finalise their papers, please contact us to arrange this.
IST-Africa 2010 Conference - Call for Papers Deadline 20 November
Hosted by Government of South Africa through the Department of Science and Technology, IST-Africa 2010 Conference & Exhibition will take place in Durban, 19 - 21 May 2010.
Part of the IST-Africa Initiative, which is supported by the European Commission under the ICT Theme of Framework Programme 7 (FP7), IST-Africa 2010 is the fifth 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.
IST-Africa 2010 is also Supported by the South Africa - Finland Knowledge Partnership on ICT project (SAFIPA) and Technically Co-Sponsored by the IEEE South Africa Computer Chapter and Computer Society of South Africa.
The Call for Papers can be downloaded from
Online submission deadline for full paper or workshop proposal: 20 November 2009
Acceptance decision: 15 January 2010
Final Paper Submission: 19 February 2010
The scientific programme for IST-Africa 2010 is based on an open Call for Papers and the conference language is English.
Interested presenters are encouraged to prepare an 8 page paper (4,000 - 5,000) words following the IST-Africa 2010 paper guidelines and paper
template for submission online by 06 November. Please observe the Paper Guidelines available at
All submissions will be double blind reviewed by the International Programme Committee and authors will receive feedback in mid January. Accepted authors will then be invited to submit a final paper taking account of feedback provided for inclusion in the conference proceedings by 19 February.
Core Thematic Priorities for IST-Africa 2010
- eHealth - Health Information Systems
- Technology Enhanced Learning & ICT Skills
- Digital Libraries and Intelligent Content
- Living Labs
- Technology Transfer
- Open Source Software Applications
- ICT for eInclusion and eAccessibility
- ICT for Environmental Sustainability
- RFID and Networked Enterprise
- eGovernment - Secure Services to Citizens & Business
More information is available at