Call for Paper

Paper Submission

Submission Guidelines

Important Dates


It is my honour and pleasure to welcome you to the second edition of the International Conference on Information Communication Technology and its Application (ICTA 2018) tagged “Digital Economy: Harnessing the Benefits and Tackling the Challenges for Sustainable Development”. ICTA 2018 will focus on core areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and its implementation in digital economy towards attaining global sustainable development goal.

ICTA provides a great and veritable forum for researchers and practitioners from diverse fields to explore their innovative ideas in the diverse areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as both a backbone of and medium for societal developments. It is a biennial conference, with the maiden edition held in 2016.

The goal of the conference is to be a premier arena for researchers and practitioners in academia and industry to cross-fertilize innovative ideas, results of their critical researches and sustainable developmental experiences in ICT from different fields. It is a conference initiated and hosted by the School of Information and Communication Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.

Dr. Joseph .A. Ojeniyi (Chairman, Conference Organizing Committee)

Authors are invited to submit papers, of length not more than 7 pages, under the different aspects of ICT as they apply to the theme of the Conference. Manuscripts must contain original ideas that have not been previously published or under review in any other conference, workshop or journal.

Submitted papers will undergo a blind review process and plagiarism check. Accepted and presented papers will appear in CEUR Workshop Proceedings indexed by

Authors are directed to download the manuscript template.

Click here to download paper template

Submissions are only allowed via the EasyChair platform. Only pdf file formats are accepted for the review process. Please ensure manuscripts are checked for accuracy and correctness before submission, and do not contain author details or information regarding institutional or related affiliations. Further enquiries should be directed to the Secretariat: ictasecretariat@futminna.edu.ng or the Technical Chair: icta.futmx@gmail.com


Important Dates ...............

  • Paper Submission Due: May 14, 2018
  • Acceptance Notification: June 1, 2018
  • Camera Ready Submission: July 1, 2018
  • Author Registration Deadline (Early Bird): July 31, 2018
  • Conference Dates: September 5-6, 2018

Conference Tracks

  • Information Systems

    • Database management systems
    • Information storage systems
    • Software engineering
    • Information retrieval
    • World wide web
    • Information systems applications
  • Security and Privacy

    • Cryptography
    • Formal security models
    • Authentication and biometrics
    • Access control
    • Digital forensics
    • Malware propagation and mitigation
    • Embedded systems security
    • Operating systems security
    • Mobile security
  • Mathematics and Theory of Computing

    • Discrete mathematics
    • Probability and statistics
    • Information theory
    • Mathematical optimization
    • Formal languages and automata theory
    • Computational complexity
    • Design and analysis of algorithms
    • Data structures design and analysis
    • Semantics and reasoning
  • Intelligent Computing Methodologies

    • Natural language processing
    • Knowledge representation and reasoning
    • Distributed artificial intelligence
    • Computer vision and image processing
    • Machine learning
    • Deep learning
    • Reinforcement learning
    • Nature inspired computing
    • Genetic and evolutionary computation
  • Applied Computing

    • e-Commerce
    • e-Government
    • Enterprise computing
    • Net-centric computing
    • Mobile computing
    • New media
  • Emerging Technologies

    • IoT
    • Big data analytics
    • Blockchain technology
    • Green IT
    • Computer-assisted education
    • Social/occupational computing
    • Web, semantic web and ontology
  • Legal Aspect of Computing

    • ICT law
    • ICT policy
    • ICT regulation
    • Digital rights
    • Intellectual property
    • Internet governance
    • Internet censorship
    • Norms