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Welcome to the 3rd International Conference on ICT4DA


ICT4DA 2021 (3rd International Conference on ICT for development for Africa) publications are now available online on IEEE Xplore digital library. 34 papers are published in this proceeding. Despite, difficult situation we are able to conduct the conference successfully. We just wanted to take a moment to thank organizing committee of the conference, both technical and finical sponsors, keynote and special session speakers, reviewers, authors, top management of Bahir Dar Institute of Technology and others involved in the conference for such a great support! Below is the link to the proceeding.

Dear All,
As we have noticed previous message, The 3rd International conference on ICT for development for Africa (ICT4DA2021) was successful conducted at November 22-24, 2021. Due to different case, some authors and distinguished guests can’t attend whole session of the program. We have considered the issue and now you can access prerecorded authors and keynote speaker talk using link

Dear All,
The 3rd International conference on ICT for development for Africa (ICT4DA2021) was successful conducted. We would like to express our cordial thanks to all who helped make this conference a success, contribution and support for ICT4DA2021.The venue is very well situated and technical management was perfect. Last, but not least, we would like to thank all chairs of the respective sessions and all members of the technical and the Organizing committees. Without their tireless efforts the conference would not have been possible.
We will be back at 2022 G.C and follow latest news on this conference website and Facebook page (

  • Paper Submission Deadline :       Closed
  • Acceptance Notification:              Notified
  • Camera Ready Deadline:             Closed
  • Registration Date:                         Closed
  • Conference Dates:                       Closed

The 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technology for Development for Africa (ICT4DA2021), will take place in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia on 22-24 November, 2021. ICT4DA2021 aims to bring together researchers, engineers, developers, and practitioners from the academia and the industry to present and discuss their research work in the area of ICT for Development. This conference seeks to facilitate the transfer of experience, adaptation of methods, and where possible, foster collaboration among different groups.

All accepted and presented papers will be submitted to IEEE Xplore for publication.

Due to the COVID pandemic, ICT4DA2021 will be held in hybrid mode where both in person and virtual presentations are allowed.

The topics of interest cover all aspects of ICT towards the socioeconomic development but not limited to the topics in the tracks below. Please visit the papge for more re detailed topic list. Here is the tracks and its chairs

Track 1: Intelligent Systems & Data Science

  • Woubishet Taffese, Aalto University, Finland
  • Bhekisipho Twala, Durban University of Technology, South Africa

Track 2: Wireless Communications & Emerging Networking Technologies

  • Thomas Olwal, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
  • Akuon Peter, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Track 3: Circuits and Computing Systems

  • Behailu Negash, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Finland

Track 4: Security and Privacy

  • Svetlana Boudko, Norwegian Computing Centre, Norway
  • Sandeep Pirbhulal, Norwegian Computing Center, Norway

Track 5: Natural Language Processing

  • Seid Muhie, Universität Hamburg , Germany
  • Tewodros Abebe, Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia
  • Michael Melese Woldeyohannis, Addis Abeba University, Ethiopia

Track 6: Human Computer Interaction

  • Judy Van Biljon, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Alan Blackwell, University of Cambridge, UK

Keynote Speekers

Visit our Previous ICT4DA Conferences 

  • 2nd ICT4DA2019 - International Conference on ICT for Development for Africa. Find the proceeding’s E-Book from here
  • 1st ICT4DA2017 - International Conference on ICT for Development for Africa. Find the proceeding’s E-Book from here


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