Key Dates and Deadlines

Paper submission: 15th Aug 2018 (extended deadline)
Notification to authors: 30th Aug 2018

Final Paper Due (Camera Ready): 15th Sept 2018


IEEE Open Innovations Conference 2018


3 – 5 October 2018 in JOHANNESBURG, South Africa

“Re-Creating Society through Disruptive Digital Transformation!”



Conference WORKSHOPS

Workshop Registration is now Open

The following workshops will run as part of the Conference. Interested participants are encouraged to register for them. Please see the details of each workshop for the respective registration details.

Workshop-001: Workshop on Strategies and Approaches for Successful Scholarly Publishing

Workshop on Strategies and Approaches for Successful Scholarly Publishing

Facilitator: Dr Luci Abrahams
Corresponding Editor
The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC)

Date: 3 October 2018
Venue: Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, 41 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Time: 09h00 – 16h00

Participants should bring along a research paper that is work in progress towards publication – preceded by submission in September 2018 of an expression of interest, topic, draft abstract, and draft paper as per the timeline set out at the conclusion of this document.

Aims of the workshop

  • Discuss the detailed technical requirements for publication of scholarly articles
  • Focus on the necessary research foundations for scholarly publishing
  • Consider the specific requirements for publication of articles in the field of digital innovation and digital transformation
  • Design an individual scholarly publishing strategy

Focus areas of the workshop

What are the fundamental and advanced strategies for academic publishing? What knowledge can we contribute to the world on the emergence of the digital economy/society on the African continent? This one-day workshop offers the opportunity to adopt particular techniques for scholarly publishing and to understand the roles of reviewers and editors in promoting the quality of academic journals. Each of the four (4) sessions includes presentation/introduction, questions, and responses.






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