IEEE Open Innovations Conference 2018
3 – 5 October 2018 in JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
“Re-Creating Society through Disruptive Digital Transformation!”
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
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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