Paper Development Workshop (PDW): The workshop will be held in the morning of Wednesday the 27th of November 2019 in a round-table discussion format. Only the authors of selected papers from the conference will be invited to participate in this workshop.

Roundtable Discussion: The theme is related to Digital Transformation as a vehicle of development: a dream or a reality for a sustainable development of African Countries. This activity will be moderated by Professor Robert M Davison from the City University of Hong Kong with the participation of various experts whose names will be posted on the website of the conference shortly.

Workshop: The associated topic is “how to set up a digital transformation project for a sustainable development of the society”. The participants will be CIOs of various institutions in African countries, experts in the digital transformation field, academia and decision makers. The invited speakers will be prominent researchers and practitioners in this field. The names of invited speakers will be posted on the website in due time.

Paper presentation: All accepted papers will be grouped in several panels for their presentation. Each panel will be chaired by a scientific committee member, The chair for each panel  will be known before the conference. This information will be available on the website of the conference. At least one author should confirm participation at the conference for it to appear in the proceedings and be programmed in a panel for presentation.

Industry Symposium: The objective of the Industry symposium is to establish an efficient dialogue between ICT4D practitioners and ICT4D researchers concerning the challenges, findings (both positive and negative), encountered obstacles, and lessons learned on the application of ICT in real world cases. Of particular interest is information on applying ICT in diverse lifecycle styles, industry sectors, and government. All proposals should have up to 6-page papers (including references). This submission will be reviewed by three reviewers giving feedback. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings. The submission should be done through     info@ict4ad.cm with ICT4AD Industry symposium as the email subject.

Social Event: Visit to a Cameroonian village to discover traditional buildings ad lifestyles. At the end of the visit, participants will share a Cameroonian barbecue and enjoy Cameroon culture.