ACIST 2017 - CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, 10th – 11th July 2017

The African Society is increasingly becoming networked with information technology (IT); and this is producing patterns and dynamics in technology, innovation, modernization and development. The African Networked Society (ANS) speaks of IT networks intermeshing with the African society of individuals, organizations and nations. The ANS is generating tensions between local, national and transnational flows of people, information and policies. It represents a new platform that enables researchers and practitioners to take new perspectives to pertinent technological, organizational, and developmental issues in Africa

About Cape Town

Welcome to Cape Town - a city with a diverse range of attractions, sights and activities to offer. From lavish and luxurious to back-packing on a budget, Cape Town has something for everyone. From the landmark beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay to the vibrant V&A Waterfront and Cape Town city centre and the award winning wine farms of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek - time spent in CapeTown will not be forgotten

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Important Dates

06 Feb 2017 - Deadline for submissions
20th Feb 2017 - Extended deadline
10th April 2017 - Notification of acceptance or rejection
15 May 2017 - Final Papers due and Early-bird Registration

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Call for Papers 2017

The 2017 edition of ACIST aims to facilitate the achievement and exploitation of the ANS through continuous IT innovation and deployment in Africa. The conference brings together researchers, practitioners, and educators in Information Systems and Technology to present research and development works and share ideas that enhance innovation and application of IT in Africa.

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