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Call for Presentations AIS'18 is Now Open

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The Call for Presentations for the Africa Internet Summit, AIS’18 is now open. We invite all individuals wishing to present during the meeting, which will be held in Dakar Senegal from 29 April to 11 May to submit their presentation abstract.

To enrich the discussions and share knowledge with the technical community at AIS’18, we are seeking presentations of a wide range of issues, broadly related to access and development of the Internet in Africa. We are specifically interested in presentations focusing on:

  • Internet Governance
  • E-governance
  • Internet of Things
  • Internet Measurements
  • Core Internet Infrastructure
  • Access, Utility and Development
  • The Internet and Economic Development
  • Business Practices and Technology
  • Higher Education in the Age of Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Technology and Business
  • Cloud Computing
  • Open Data/Big Data
  • Technology and Content Production
  • Relations between Mobile Operators and the Internet Community
  • Mobile Applications
  • IPv6
  • Peering and Interconnection
  • DNS
  • RPKI
  • IXPs

Your contribution can be in the form of a presentation during a session, a tutorial, or a live technical demonstration.

Kindly read all information carefully before submitting your proposal.

Speakers’ Guidelines

  • Presentations should be 15 -30 minutes in length, with approximately 10-15 minutes for Q&A at the end of each presentation.
  • The maximum time allotted per presentation will not exceed 45 minutes.
  • The presenter(s) will be required to upload their final presentation in PDF format, no later than five (5) days prior to the presentation date.
  • Presenters are responsible for producing any handouts if required. There are usually approximately 200 delegates in each session.

Presentations with marketing and/or commercial content will not be considered.

How to submit a Presentation Proposal

  1. Please register/login on the AIS’18 website at:
  2. Fill in the online form with the requested information.
  3. In the Speakers section, provide your abstract, your biography and slides if available and you are done!

Important dates to note:

  • Deadline for submitting an application – 9 March 2018
  • Deadline for submission of draft presentations – 6 April 2018
  • Submission of final presentation – 22 April 2018

AIS’18 Team



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