Welcome to the 13th edition of IEEE AFRICON 2017


About the Conference:

The IEEE’s flagship conference in Africa, IEEE AFRICON, is hosted in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. IEEE AFRICON 2017 provides a platform for academic and industry professionals from all over the world, to share ideas, present their latest research and to network. The venue is The Avenue, a new conference venue in Cape Town’s famous V&A Waterfront. The venue is connected to the aquarium and overlooks the V&A Waterfront Marina.

Submission of papers
Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers in English, following the instructions on the website. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the IEEE AFRICON 2017 proceedings and submitted for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

The submission system is now open.

Important Deadlines:

Submission of papers: 17 April 2017 Deadline extended 8 May 2017 14 May 2017

Notification to Authors: 30 June 2017 3 July 2017

Camera Ready Version: 15 July 2017 21 July 2017

 Conference Sponsors:


Airport transfers can be booked here.

Online registration is live!

Registration fees and link to registration system can be found on the Registration page.

The conference is registered for CPD points.

Call for Participation in the 2nd Developing Countries Robotics Forum

Please book your accommodation as soon as possible.

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