CALL FOR PAPERS

The IEEE Region 8 and IEEE Kenya Section are pleased to announce Call for Papers for the 2023 IEEE Africon Conference.

IEEE AFRICON 2023 is co-sponsored by IEEE Region 8 and the IEEE Kenya Section and is the flagship conference for the African continent. It will be held in Kenya, on 20th – 22nd September 2023 under the theme “Advancing Technology in Africa Towards Prescence on the Global Stage”.

This conference will feature world-class plenary speakers, major technical symposiums, industry and academic panels, workshops, tutorials and invited tracks on emerging technologies.

Guide for Authors

Full Papers

Manuscripts should be of mature results or completed projects, at most Six (6) pages maximum in IEEE two-column format and must be submitted in PDF format via the Conference paper submission web-site.

Paper submissions should include results that have not previously been published and should not be simultaneously submitted to another conference.

Short Papers and Extended Abstracts

Short papers – targeting Industry players, practitioners, policy makers and private sector actors – interim results, experiences and perspectives and should be up to 3 pages in length including a short reference section. Industry players, practitioners, policy makers and private sector actors are encouraged to share best practices, case studies and perspectives from practice in the field.

Extended abstracts – The category contains references, comparisons to related works, proofs of key theorems and other details. Similar to short papers but up-to 1 page in length.

Reviews

All submissions received by the deadline will be assigned for reviews.

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 For any queries regarding paper submission, please contact the Technical Program Chairs at africon-tpc-chairs@ieee.org