The International Network for Postgraduate Students in the area of ICT4D (IPID) is an academic network doing research in ICT4D. IPID operates through inter alia support to doctoral as well as master students and increased visibility at international conferences. The network is administered at DSV - Department of Computer & Systems Sciences and funded by SPIDER - the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions.
IPID was established during Spring 2006 with ambitions to become a research-meeting place as well as a social meeting place for students interested in ICT4D. The ambition is also to increase the existing network of SPIDER, national as well as international, and to increase collaboration among universities. With its more than 900 registered members representing over hundreds of universities/research organizations around the globe, the interest for the network has been met beyond all expectations.
IPID will participate at the conferences below and co-organise/support doctorial workshops. You are invited to participate.
The 6th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development
November 15-16 2018, Makerere University, Kampala - Uganda
More information is available at: http://cit4.mak.ac.ug/M4D2018/
African conference for Human Computer Interaction
3-7 December 2018, Windhoek, Namibia
More information is available at: http://africhi.net/
The 10th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development
January 4-7 2019 at Indian Institute of, Ahmedabad, India
More information is available at: https://www.ictdx.org/
IFIP WG9.4 2019
The Working Group 9.4 of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
May 1-3 2019, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
More information is available at: https://2019ifipwg94.net/
Call for Papers & Participation
Call for Participation: ICTP
The International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is organizing a workshop on Rapid Prototyping of Internet of Things Solutions for Science from 21 Jan 2019 to 1 Feb 2019. Topics will be:
• Prototyping of embedded boards
• Introduction to microPython
• LoRa and LoRaWAN protocols
• Characteristics of analog and digital sensors
• Collection, analysis and the visualization of data
• Sensor requirements for radiative and oceanic monitoring and weather stations
A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants, with priority given to participants from developing countries. There is no registration fee.
CfP: Digital innovation and transformation conference - Digital Skills 2019
13- 14 March 2019, Gauteng
Theme: Shifting the digital skills discourse for the 4th industrial revolution
• Public sector and policy implications of a digital future through digital skills
• Digital citizenry
• Knowledge-based economy and e-social astuteness
• ICT for rural development
• Connected health
• E-Agriculture and e-tourism (e-Agro Tourism)
• Creative and new media industries
• SME and entrepreneurship development
• Tech Hubs
• Discussion Cases and Practitioner Reports
• Post Graduate Symposium
Publish and distribute the Call for Papers: 17 September 2018
Paper submissions deadline: 17 December 2018
Reviewer comments distributed: 30 January 2019
Updated paper submissions due: 28 February 2019
Conference dates: 13 -14 March 2019
Post Graduate Symposium – 13 March 2019
Main Conference - 14 March 2019
Contact the Conference Organising Chair with any queries on: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information is in the call [CFP]
CfP: CISTI'2019 14th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies
19th to 22th of June 2019, Coimbra, Portugal
Deadline for Workshop proposals: November 11, 2018
Notification of Workshop acceptance: November 18, 2018
Deadline for paper submission: February 24, 2019
Notification of paper acceptance: March 26, 2019
Deadline for final versions and conference registration: April 1, 2019
Deadline for Workshop final papers delivery to CISTI organizers: April 8, 2019
Conference dates: June 19-22, 2019
Master's and Doctoral scholarships for full-time studies in 2019
The Knowledge for Innovation – Digital Skills Project
The School of Computing (SOC) at University of South Africa (UNISA)in conjunction with NEMISA has initiated the call for applications for master's (x1) and doctoral (x1) scholarships for full-time studies in 2019 for students to undertake research projects within the K4I project. The scholarships are intended to support master's and doctoral candidates to pursue research studies in the area of digital skills.
Value of Sponsorship:
The Master’s Sponsorship: R 120 000 per annum for 2 years.
The Doctoral Sponsorship: R 180 000 per annum for 3 years.
The closing date for applications is: 22 October 2018.
More information on eligibility criteria, how to submit an application, etc. can be found in the call [SOC call]
HILTI Fellowship Program
Hilti awards the most talented Master students in Information Systems, IT, and Management. The Hilti Fellowship is a combination of practical training at Hilti and academic learning at the University of Liechtenstein, designed to set the cornerstone for a successful future. As such, it combines a stay abroad with a challenging work experience, and the possibility to continue and deepen the student’s master studies.
Applications are open until October: 31 2018.
The Hilti Fellowship at a glance:
• Programme start: September or February
• Duration: 1 semester
• Intake: max. 3 students
• Working language at Hilti und teaching language at the University of Liechtenstein: English
• Application deadlines: for the September intake: 30 April; for February: 31 October
• Salary: The Hilti Fellowship is a paid internship and the salary covers the cost of living in Liechtenstein.
CfP: Graduate Students track
M4D 2018 - The 6th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development
Ipid will organise the Graduate Students track (PhD and Master Students) at the 6th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development (M4D 2018) in co-operation with Makerere University-Uganda and Karlstad University-Sweden. M4D 2018 conference will take place in Kampala, Uganda, November 15-16, 2018. The track will be organized as a workshop a day before the conference. The main goal of the workshop is to provide research guidance to graduate students and give formative feedback on their research projects.
Conference Steering Committee
- Prof. Tonny Oyana, Makerere University, Uganda
- Prof. John Sören Pettersson, Karlstad University, Sweden
Conference Committee - Graduate Students Track
- Conference Chair: Dr. Gilbert Maiga, Makerere University
- Local Organizing Chair: Dr. Rehema Baguma, Makerere University
- Co-chair: Dr. Edgar Napoleon Asiimwe, Stockholm University
New submission deadline: 15th September 2018
Notification of acceptance: 20 September 2018
Final submissions due date and registration deadline for presenting authors: 30 September 2018
Registration deadline for participants without presentations: 31st October 2018
CfP: Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries
Title: Digital development for a progressive networked - society
This special Issue invites research contributions and case studies that address how to harness information systems for improving the lives of people in the developing world. Topics addressed will include but are not limited to:
- How big data, cloud computing, smartphones and social media are driving ICT4D intervention in developing countries
- The role of ICTs in facilitating resilience in developing countries
- The use of blockchain in ICT4D interventions
- Socio-technical change in the context of ICT4D
- How ICTs are improving livelihoods of people in developing countries
- What we agree and disagree about in ICT4D research approaches in ICT4D Comparing the techno-centric and more social approaches to ICT4D research
- Is ICT4D research ushering a more equal or unequal world
- Harnessing ICTs for training researcher in developing countries
- How to strengthen ICT4D postgraduate supervision in developing regions
- Interrogating the subject-object relationship between ICT application areas like development, health, education etc
- Measuring the effectiveness of national, regional and organisational ICT4D policy
- The role of ICT4D champions
- The role of government, NGOs and international donor agencies in ICT4D.
- The role of universities in championing ICT4D intervention in developing countries
- Successful government-led ICT4D implementations in developing countries
- Theoretical approaches on how ICT4D intervention can be measured and assessed
- Theoretical frameworks for guiding the development of ICT4D research and practice
Dr Rislana Kanya, Baze University, Plot 686, Cadastral Zone C 00, Jabi Airport Road, Abuja,
Deadline for submission: October 15, 2018
Paper Submission Instructions and review process:
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit original papers using the journal
submission and reviewing website at: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ejisdc
2019 International Conference on Education and Social Development
Sam Houston State University - The Woodlands Center
Houston, TX, United States, March 1-2, 2019
Security and Privacy Issues in the Internet of Everything
The 20th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2019)
January 4-7, 2019, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, India
International Conference on Smart Learning Environments
March 18-20, 2019, Denton, Texas, United States
Workshop/Panel proposal submission: September 22, 2018
Main conference paper submission: October 1, 2018
More information: http://iasle.net/icsle-2019/
Government Information Quarterly
Special issue on public value creation in digital government
"How organizational capabilities, technological configuration, managerial practices and digital innovation shape the realm of public value creation"
Paper submissions deadline: 14th of September 2018
Complete first round of review: early December 2018
Selected authors submit revision: early March 2019
Complete second round of review (with accept/reject decision): April 2019
Special Issue ready for submission to GIQ: June 2019
More information: https://goo.gl/kbYPcT
Faculty Position in Information Systems - Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar seeks applicants for a teaching-track position in Information Systems beginning in Spring Semester, 2019 (January 2019). This is a career-oriented, renewable appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and making scholarly contributions to the educational mission of the Information Systems program.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Information Systems, Computer Science, Data Science or a closely related field.
Last date for applications: August 17, 2018
More information on the position and how to apply is available at: https://apply.interfolio.com/51832
Fully-Funded IS PhD scholarships at The University of Sydney Business School
The University of Sydney Business School is looking for outstanding PhD candidates in Business Information System to start in March 2019. To be eligible for the position, applicants must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree, excellent academic qualifications, and a proven research experience.
The University of Sydney Business School
The University of Sydney Business School is a world-class business school at the forefront of global business and management education. It is ranked number 12 in the Asia-Pacific region by the Financial Times, and number 40 in the world in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by subject.
The PhD program
The program is a 4-year degree that provides students with world-class training through extensive coursework and personalised supervision. Throughout the degree, students are encouraged to develop their research skills to address the most pressing business problems facing society.
We offer 4-year scholarships that cover tuition fees and provide a stipend of $35,000 per annum for living costs. In addition to this stipend, scholarship recipients will have an opportunity to receive an additional amount, normally at least $10,000 per annum, in return for carrying out specific teaching duties. Details of these teaching duties will be given at the time of the scholarship offer.
How to apply
To be considered for a scholarship, submit an online application for course candidature (https://sydney.edu.au/courses/courses/pr/doctor-of-philosophy-business.html). Indicate where prompted that you wish to be considered for the Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship. Consideration for the Business School Research Scholarship will be automatic. Applications must be submitted by 30th September 2018.
For more information please contact the Business School's Research Unit (email@example.com).
Call for Papers
The International Conference on Information Technologies: Information and Communication Technologies for Industry and Research
Yuri Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov
Saratov, Russia, February 7-8, 2019
Submission deadline: October 30, 2018
Conference website: http://icit2019.sstu.ru
CfP: IRCDL 2019
The 15th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries
Area della Ricerca del CNR di Pisa
Pisa, Italy, January 29-February 1, 2019
Submission deadline: September 7, 2018
Conference website: https://ircdl2019.isti.cnr.it/
The 2nd International Workshop on Information and Communication Technology for Disaster and Safety Education
Manila, Philippines, November 26-27, 2018
Submission deadline: August 17, 2018
Conference website: https://sites.google.com/view/ictdse/
The International Conference on Education Quality 2019
Agadir, Morocco, March 20-23, 2019
Abstract submission deadline: 15 December 2018
Conference website: http://iceq.uiz.ac.ma
CfP: The 7th CIRIEC’s international conference
Bucharest, Romania, June 6-9, 2019
CIRIEC will be an occasion for shared reflection on the role of Social and Solidarity Economy in facing the current challenges and a realizing a ‘transformational vision’ such as the one set by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Abstract submission deadline: 15 December 2018
Acceptance notification: 25 January 2019 (at the latest)
Final paper submission deadline: 15 May 2019
CfP: WorldCist 2019
The 7th World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies
La Toja Island, Galicia, Spain, 16 - 19 April 2019
Deadline for Workshop proposals: September 10, 2018
Paper Submission: November 18, 2018
Deadline for final versions and conference registration: January 20, 2019
For more information about the call: http://www.worldcist.org/index.php/call-for-papers