Call for Papers: SMARTBLOCK4AFRICA 2024 Conference

Emerging and Resilient Technologies in Building and Securing African Nations, SMARTBLOCK4AFRICA

Babcock University, Nigeria and Valley View University, Ghana in collaboration with IEEE presents the SMARTBLOCK4AFRICA 2024 conference. The conference aims to foster dialogue and innovation in leveraging technological advancements for the sustainable development and security of African nations. One of the goals of the conference is the adoption of blockchain and other emerging technologies in sustaining Africa. The SMARTBLOCK4AFRICA 2024 Conference invites researchers, academicians, practitioners, and industry experts to submit their contributions to the discourse on "Emerging and Resilient Technologies in Building and Securing African Nations."

SMARTBLOCK4AFRICA 2024 is an in-person and virtual event and will feature technical papers & presentations, posters and workshops.
  • Prominent experts will be giving keynotes, plenary presentations and invited talks.
  • Best Posters and Papers in the conference will be eligible for an award.
  • Full papers will be considered for publication in the IEEE Blockchain 2024 Proceedings.
Conference content that meets IEEE quality review standards and format will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) databases.
Papers are solicited for presentations from industry, government, and academia (including students) covering relevant research, technologies, methodologies, tools, case studies and public policy.

Topics of Interest include but are not limited to:

  • Distributed Ledger/Block chain Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Human Machine Interaction
  • Analytics and Data Mining
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Knowledge graph
  • Cloud Computing
  • Parallel Computing
  • Distributed Computing
  • Mobile Computing
  • Networking
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Decision Support System
  • Smart Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Information Security
  • Hacking
  • Data Protection
  • IoT and related technologies,
  • Health Informatics
  • Embedded system
  • Financial technology, Crypto and Digital currency
  • Nanotechnology
  • Unmanned aerial network
  • Driverless cars
  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Persuasive computing
  • Image processing
  • Digital and virtual classroom
  • Wireless sensor network
  • Distance learning
  • Biotechnology
Instructions to Authors: Submit in PDF form, a full submission of the paper via the SMARTBLOCK4AFRICA website. For information for authorsplease visit the conference website at  and follow the instructions.
  • Paper Submission Deadline: Sunday, June 30th, 2024
  • Notification of Paper Acceptance: Wednesday, July 31st, 2024
  • Camera Ready Paper Submission: Saturday, August 31st, 2024
  • Conference Dates: Monday, September 30th - Friday, October 4th, 2024
Join us in shaping the future of African nations through innovative technologies at SMARTBLOCK4AFRICA 2024!
For further details and submission instructions, please click here to visit the conference website in Ghana or click here to visit the conference website in Nigeria.