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We look forward to meeting you in Arusha, Tanzania on December 11-13, 2023,
at the 6th EAI International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Developing Countries.
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About AFRICATEK 2022

Society is moving towards an era of intensified artificial intelligence. The public and private sector need to collaborate on systems that would equip the youth and adults for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR/industry 4.0 and the 4th IR) era.

This call seeks to awaken the consciousness of the research community to the need for the adoption of various 4IR technologies in enabling a transformation of African cities and communities in a manner that supports socio-economic advancement therein. Accordingly, this special issue seeks to contribute towards increasing awareness of the utility and impact of 4IR technologies in stimulating economic growth and, also showcase various 4IR-related technologies which are currently in play within the African context. Read more: Call for Papers


the Conference will report on studies which focus on the nexus between the under-listed facets and 4IR technologies, among others:

  1. National and Regional Competitiveness, Concentration and Inequality,
  2. (Un)Employment and the Future of Work,
  3. Society, State and Citizen welfare,
  4. Education in the 4IR Era,
  5. Manufacturing,
  6. Opportunities for driving Efficiencies and Effectiveness,
  7. Regulation/Regulatory Environment,
  8. Other facets that address the theme of the Conference.

Keywords: Internet of things (IoT), Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), Future Internet, 4IR-4-Development, 4IR-4-Education, 4IR-4-Health, e-Agriculture, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, platform ecosystems for e-Services, ICTs-4-Climate Change, ICTs-for Africa’s economic development.


All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, such as Web of Science, Compendex, Scopus, DBLP, EU Digital Library, Google Scholar, IO-Port, MathSciNet, Inspec, and Zentralblatt MATH.

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:

Additional publication opportunities:

About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

CUT hosted AFRICATEK 2022 an International Conference on emerging technologies for developing countries

The Central University of Technology hosted the 5th edition of the International Conference on 05 and 06 December on Emerging Technologies for Developing Countries, otherwise known as AFRICATEK 2022.

The European Alliance manages the Conference for Innovation (EAI), and selecting host institutions is based on a competitive process.   Its theme was set in line with CUT’s 4th Industrial Revolution agenda and has seen extraordinary growth since its inception as an important forum for academics and researchers. Read more…

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Previous AFRICATEK editions

2021 – Virtual conference
2019 – Dakar, Senegal
2018 – Cotonou, Benin
2017 – Marrakech, Morocco