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Call for Papers for the 2009 MaCGlobe 09 International Conference of the Nigerian Computer Society July 21 to 24, 2009, in Abuja, Nigeria , Africa- African ICT event -Theme: Managing Current Global Challenges: IT Strategies and Tools

13-02-09 - The 2009 International Conference of the Nigerian Computer Society will take place from July 21 to 24, 2009, in Abuja, Nigeria, This year’s conference will serve as a major forum to bring together top researchers from Africa and the rest of the world to share ideas and propose IT solutions to varieties of challenges being faced all over the world. The Conference organizing Committee therefore invites submission of full papers related to any of the conference sub themes to be submitted by March 31th, 2009, via: e mail.


All papers submitted for this conference will be double-blind and peer reviewed. Final decision on acceptance/rejection shall be made by the Conferences Committee. For accepted papers to be published in the conference proceedings, at least one author must pre-register per paper.


Sub themes:
The topics of interest MaCGLobe ’09 include:

􀂙 Achieving Global Economic Transformation Through Information Technology

􀂙 Information Technology as a tool for Enhancing Agriculture and Food Sustainability in

Developing Countries

􀂙 Current Trend and Challenges in Security Issues

􀂙 IT Infrastructures for Qualitative Health Care Delivery

􀂙 Secure the Future; Empower the next Generation with Information Technology

􀂙 Gender Issues and I T Adaptability

􀂙 Information Technology as a Tool for Consolidating good Governance

􀂙 Enhancing Electoral Processes using Information Technology

􀂙 Emerging Technologies in E-learning, Knowledge and Skills Acquisition


Instructions to Authors

1. Authors are invited to submit their full papers in English on original work intended for presentation at MaCGlobe 09. Paper acceptance will be based on full paper submission

2. Papers must have relevance to one or more of the sub-themes listed, or appropriate technology related topics.

3. Initial submission must not include the authors’ names and affiliations. However, full details of authors (names, addresses and e-mails) must be included in the final camera-ready copy

4. All papers must be submitted electronically as an attached Microsoft Word or RTF document (.doc pr .rtf). Please note that submission of .docx paper is not encouraged. Full papers should be mailed directly to:

5. Where there are multiple authors, only one can enjoy the 20% discount and at least one author must pre-register to qualify for inclusion of paper in conference proceedings.

6. Paper acceptance will be reconfirmed after necessary corrections/modification by reviewers have been fully carried out.

7. Only full papers received on schedule will be considered.

8. Selected papers may be considered for publication in International Journal of Computer Science and Its Applications, published biannually by Nigeria Computer Society

9. All submitted papers to NCS conferences must be previously unpublished and may not be considered for review or publication somewhere else during the period at which such papers are undergoing NCS review.

10. Authors are advised to adhere strictly to the template for submissions, which would be available on the NCS website:


Important Deadlines

Full papers submission: Tuesday March 31st , 2009

Notification of Acceptance of Papers : Tuesday April 21st, 2009

Submission of camera ready manuscript: Tuesday May 5th, 2009

Conference registration deadlines (for authors Whose work must appear in the proceeding): Friday May 15th 2009

Early bird registration (20% discount rate): Friday May 15th 2009

Conference dates: Tuesday July 21 to Friday July 24 2009


  Early (Before 31st May, 2009) Normal (After 31st May ,2009)
Member Academic - (with NCS registration)

=N=23,750:00 ($159.00)

N25,000.00 ($173.00)

Non Member

=N=33,250:00 ($2230.00)

N35,000.00 ($242.00)

Corporate: NCS Members (Groups of 4 delegates)

=N=85,500:00 ($590.00)

N90,000.00 ($621.00)

Corporate: Non NCS Members (Groups of 4 delegates)

=N=123,500:00 ($852.00)

N130,000.00 ($897.00)

NYSC (with NCS Registration)

=N=10,000:00 ($69.00)

N10,000.00 ($69.00)

NACOSS (with NCS Registration)

=N=10,000:00 ($69.00)

N10,000.00 ($69.00)

* There will be 20% discount on Conference Registration fees for authors.

Method of Payment
Payment should be into our First Bank Plc, Somolu Branch Account No: 3182030000088 and Scan the teller to or for issuance of official receipt.


For more information, please contact:

Mrs. Ola V. Owolabi
Chairman Conferences Committee, NCS.
IT/IM Programme Management (SNEPCo)
Tel: 234 802 702 8714
Mrs. Yetunde O. Folajimi Department of Computer Science University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Tel: 234 805 664 8530
Mr. Ejide F. Oladunmoye
Executive Secretary
Nigeria Computer Society
10, Jobifele Way, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos
Tel: 234 803 712 2949


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COMMENTS for "Call for Papers for the 2009 MaCGlobe 09 International Conference of the Nigerian Computer Society July 21 to 24, 2009, in Abuja, Nigeria, Africa":


February 21, 2009


Kunle Funsho Lecturer, Computer Science dept, Nasarawa State Poly, Lafia. says:



Thanks for the information and I hope it will be better than that of Abeokuta last year in terms of organization and proper recognition and social networking for the NCS members.



February 13, 2009


Segun Adesina of Ilorin, Kwara state, Nigeria says:



Thanks for the information. I hope to attend this time around.



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