Monday, February 09, 2009

NCS calls for ‘09 confab papers

THE Nigerian Computer Society (NCS) has called for entries for its 2009 international conference, which has been scheduled to take place in Abuja, between June 21 and 24, 2009.

A press release from NCS and made available to Champion Infotel at the weekend, said the conference will serve as a major forum to bring together top researchers from Africa and the rest of world to share ideas and propose Information Technology (IT) solutions to varieties of challenges being faced all over the world.

The conference which theme is Managing Current Global Challenges: IT Strategies and Tools, according to the organizing committee, is inviting submission of full papers related to any of the conference sub-themes to be submitted by March 31, 2009 via electronic mail.

Some of the sub themes are “Achieving global economic transformation through Information Technology, Information Technology as a tool for enhancing agriculture and food sustainability in developing countries, Current Trend and Challenges in security issues, IT Infrastructures for Qualitative Health care delivery, Secure the future; Empower the next generation with IT and Gender issues and IT adaptability.

Others are Information technology as a tool for consolidating good governance, Enhancing Electoral processes using IT and Emerging Technologies in e-learning, knowledge and skills acquisition.

The committee also said authors should submit their full papers in English and they must have relevance to one or more of the sub-themes listed or appropriate technology-related topics and that initial submission must not include the authors’ names and affiliations.

The conference committee also said all papers must be submitted as an attached Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format (RTF) document and mailed to: conference@ncs.org.ng.

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