Application for Presentations Opened as Dates for Africa Internet Summit 2017 are Set

AFRICA INTERNET SUMMIT 2014 in DJIBOUT. (Photo Credit: Flickr) AFRICA INTERNET SUMMIT 2014 in DJIBOUT. (Photo Credit: Flickr)
AFRICA INTERNET SUMMIT 2014 in DJIBOUT. (Photo Credit: Flickr)

Applications for individuals wishing to make presentations at the upcoming 2017 Africa Internet Summit have been opened, PC Tech Magazine has learnt.

The summit which is slated to take place from Sunday May 21st to Friday June 2nd aims to enrich discussions and share knowledge with the technical community in regard to access and development of the Internet in Africa.

According to officials, the presentations are being sought from a wide range of issues with focus on Internet Governance, E-governance, Core Internet Infrastructure, Access, Utility and Development, The Internet and Economic Development, Business Practices and Technology, Higher Education in the Age of Technology and Cyber Security.


Presentations on Cloud Computing, Technology and Business, Open Data/Big Data, Technology and Content Production, Mobile Applications, IPv6, DNS, PKI, IXPs and Relations between Mobile Operators and the Internet Community are also welcome.

Presentations will be made during sessions in form of tutorials, or a live technical demonstrations.

For a presentation to be allowed, it should be 15 to 30 minutes in length, with approximately 10 to 15 minutes for Question and Answer at the end of each presentation. 45 minutes maximum time will be allotted per presentation.

Interested individuals are required to register/login on the AIS’17 website before April 14th, 2017.

Successful presenters will then be required to upload their final presentation in PDF format, no later than five days prior to the presentation date.

These are the days to NOTE:
1. Deadline for submitting an application – 14th April, 2017.
2. Notification of acceptance of application – 21st April, 2017.
3. Submission of draft presentation  –   28th April, 2017.
4. Submission of  final presentation –  23rd May, 2017.[related-posts]