HomeNews&EventsCIT NewsWelcome to AFRICOMM 2014
  • Popular
  • Recent

Welcome to AFRICOMM 2014

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my honor to welcome you to Kampala, Uganda, at the 6th International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries (Africomm 2014). Africomm 2014 will be hosted at Makerere University in the College of Computing and Information Sciences.

Makerere University is ranked thirteenth university in Africa and is one of the oldest universities on the African continent having been founded in 1922. 

Uganda was first called “the Pearl of Africa” by Sir Winston Churchill because of her beautiful nature. Recently Lonely planet (the largest travel guide book and digital media publisher in the world) voted Uganda as the number one tourist destination for 2012. Some top tourist destinations include: Kidepo National Park (listed as the 3rd best park in Africa by CNN Travel); Mt Rwenzori (voted among the top hiking places in Africa and in the world); Queen Elizabeth National Park; and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

After the success of Africomm 2013 in Blantyre, Malawi, the conference is on track to establish itself as the premier international annual conference for the presentation of advanced research results on e-infrastructures and e-services for developing countries.

Africomm 2014 will provide attendees with presentations of exciting technical content, now supplemented by installations of prototype services and technology in the exhibition area.

I would like to extend my deepest appreciation to all the members of the Organizing Committee who worked well and hard together to ensure the event's success. Secondly, I thank all the volunteers who have dedicated their time to review papers and assist with organizational logistics. I also express my sincere thanks to the authors from all over the world for their quality contribution. Finally, I heartily thank MTN Uganda for sponsoring this event.

I invite all of you to join me and cordially interact with both experts and newcomers in the e-Infrastructures and e-services fields from over 10 countries. Meanwhile, please do not forget to enjoy the beautiful pearl of Africa.

Once again, welcome to Uganda, and enjoy Africomm 2014!

Julianne Sansa-Otim

AFRICOMM 2014 General Chair

Rate this item
(0 votes)

Follow Us

Recent Posts

Some latest news

  • 16 Nov 8:26 am GetIN app Launched
    Getin app screenshotThe GetIN app is an online platform for health care providers to strengthen the linkage between health care providers and young pregnant women. The idea was developed during…
  • 09 Nov 7:52 am Research Methodology Workshop
    The Research Methodology workshop took place on the 8th Nov 2017 at the College of Computing and IS and hosted by the School of Computing and Informatics Technology (SCIT). The…
  • 06 Nov 9:07 am Dev. Informatics Seminar: (Guest speaker: Dr. J. Otim, KCCA)
    The DI research group hosted a talk/seminar session on Thursday 2nd November (11:00 - 12:30pm). The speaker was Dr Julius Otim – the current Manager of Medical Health Services at…
  • 31 Oct 9:05 am SIDA KIPS Project Research Seminars
    SIDA KIPS Project Research Seminars hosted by Prof. Elena Maceviciute from the Swedish School of Library and Information Science.Starting today 30th Oct to 10th November 2017. Prof. Elena's profile can…

Collaborations

Our Partners

  • 31 Oct 9:05 am SIDA KIPS Project Research Seminars
    SIDA KIPS Project Research Seminars hosted by Prof. Elena Maceviciute from the Swedish School of Library and Information Science.Starting today 30th Oct to 10th November 2017. Prof. Elena's profile can…
  • 11 Oct 8:29 am Mak-Sida Annual Review Meeting 2017
    The Makerere University-SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) Annual Review Meeting (ARM) under the theme "Multidisciplinary Research for Social Transformation” visited the College of Computing and IS to review the…
  • 04 Oct 6:11 am KERIS - Solar School Project
    The College of Computing and IS, Makerere University in partnership with KERIS and the Solar School Project conducted a one-week ICT skills training for secondary school teachers. The training which…
  • 25 Feb 11:56 am NORHED Project Weather Information Management through the Application of Suitable ICTs
    The research project - 'Improving East Africa's Weather Information Management through the application of suitable ICTs' has received a grant from the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Building in Higher Education…

Latest Tweets