IDIA 2020 : 11th International Development Informatics Association conference

  in Conferences   Posted on June 21, 2019

Conference Information

Submission Deadline Friday 16 Aug 2019 Proceedings indexed by :
Conference Dates Mar 25, 2020 - Mar 27, 2020
Conference Address Macau, China
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Conference Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 11th International Development Informatics Association (IDIA2020) conference which will take place on 25 – 27 March 2020 in Macau SAR. IDIA2020 is organized and hosted by the United Nations University institute on Computing and Society.

IDIA provides a forum for researchers and practitioners to connect and exchange knowledge on issues of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) in, for, or by the Global South, where the notion of “Global South” extends beyond developing countries to encompass the socio-political transnational collective of the marginalized around the world. The theme of IDIA2020 is “The more things change …” and it invites a critical exploration of the impacts of both old and new frontier technologies on the global landscape of poverty and sustainable development, and encourages reflection on the changes within ICT4D in response to the many socio-technical developments and challenges. Visit our conference website at for further details.

We invite researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and stakeholders from around the world interested in issues of technology and sustainable development, to participate in IDIA2020 and to make full paper or workshop submissions by 16th August 2019.

Full papers will undergo a double-blind review by at least three reviewers with the possibility that accepted papers will be published in a Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) volume. Authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit 2-page policy briefs based on their paper. These will be reviewed for possible inclusion in a United Nations University published policy brief volume. Workshop submissions will also undergo a peer-review process.

The key dates for the conference are as follows:

• Paper submission: 16 August 2019

• Workshop submission: 16 August 2019

• Notification of acceptance:1 November 2019

• Camera-ready accepted papers submission: 13 December 2019

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