We particularly invite contributions to the APSIC2019 that address the above theme and sub-themes from an interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary approach.


Abstracts of 350-500 words are invited from prospective APSIC2019 participants.The abstracts should contain the title of the paper, name(s) of the author(s), contact information, 5 keywords and biographical notes about the author(s). Authors are also invited to indicate the conference sub-theme pertaining to their papers. All abstracts will be anonymously evaluated by the Technical Committee on the basis of the following criteria: originality and creativity; clarity of content; contribution to the knowledge base/ evidence base; linkages with research, policy and practice; relevance and timeliness in terms of findings and conclusion. Abstracts will also be selected based on their relevance to one or more of the APSIC2019 theme/subthemes. A book of selected abstracts will be published and made available during the APSIC 2019 event. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 30th June 2019. All submissions should be made to:

Full Paper submission:

Candidates whose abstracts are selected are expected to submit their full papers by 15 July 2019. The papers shall be evidence-based and can be theoretical, empirical or policy oriented, and can approach the issues from a range of disciplinary, but preferably trans-disciplinary perspectives. Papers submitted will be peer-reviewed for originality, technical and research contents, depth correctness, relevance to the conference themes, contribution to knowledge, readability, etc. The full paper should be between 4000-6000 words, A4 word format, one column, font size: 12pt, Times New Roman, 1.5 spaces, margin width (2cm). Papers shall include the following: Title of the paper, Full name(s) of the author(s), contact details, Abstract (250 words), 5 keywords. All submissions should be made to:


The official language of the APSIC 2019 is English. This is for both submission of abstract and full papers.


Selected papers will be considered for publication as a book volume. This book will be extensively reviewed to meet all the scientific requirements and add value towards Africa’s sustainable development through technology and innovations. 





8 April 2019

Announcement of the call for papers

30th June 2019

Deadline for submission of abstract

15th July 2019

notification of Abstract Acceptance

30th July 2019

Deadline for the submission of full papers to be considered for publication

1 August 2019

Deadline for the submission of PowerPoint Presentation

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