Accra Bespoke Innovations Conference

& The Africa AI Stakeholders Summit

An iSTEAMS Event Series 34

Dates:   19th - 21st December, 2022

Venues:  Academic City University College, Accra, Ghana

ModesPhsical/Virtual Blended

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Organized by the

Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques (SMART) Africa 

in Collaboration with

Academic City University College, Accra, Ghana

IEEE Nigeria Section Computer Society

The ICT University Foundations

Welcome to the

Accra Bespoke Innovations Conference

& The AI Africa Stakeholders  Summit

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On behalf of the Organizers, Partnering Institutions and  Collaborators  for  the Accra Bespoke Innovations Conference and the AI Stakeholders Summit it is my pleasure to welcome prospective participants, delegates, students, scholars, researchers, practitioners, students and multidisciplinary enthusiast to this multidisciplinary, inter tertiary collocated event

Our world has been dramatically impacted by the COVIO Pandemic. Nevertheless, research innovations has continued to progress with concerted efforts directed at evolving new and innovative ways not only to address the effects and impacts of the pandemic but to mitigate and deal with human-centred and infrastructural challenges that has plagued the world. pre-pandemic while also looking beyond the pandemic to a world driven by digitization and digitalization; a world where artificial intelligence drives innovations, technologies, thinking, processes and human interactions.

Collocating the Accra Bespoke Innovation conference with the AI Stakeholders forum has therefore comes at an opportune time to provide a platform for cross fertilization of ideas on common and divergent interest that presently impact and will in the future determine how positioned or prepared we are to live in a technology-driven world. This Conference seeks to facilitate research innovations, knowledge discoveries, socioeconomic and human capital development through the  dynamism and interaction of human and material resources both locally and internationally  with the attendant aim of addressing the myriads of solvable global challenges using multifaceted technology-based solutions.

 

We welcome prospective participants to consider submitting research articles, position papers, reports, and all forms of articulations in all fields of human endeavours and explore the opportunities offered by the clustering of brilliant minds at this conference to obtain valid inputs that will further fuel research agendas and innovations in our multifaceted world. I believe your participation will add zest to what is potentially a great and highly impactful event.

 

Akwaaba - WELCOME to Ghana.

Prof. Longe Olumide Babatope

Distinguished Fulbright, UI-McArthur & HLF  (GERMANY) Fellow

Co-Convener Accra Bespoke Innovations & AI Africa Stakeholders Forum

Faculty of Computational Sciences & Informatics - Academic City University

Accra, Ghana.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DETAILS                                       

Physical Participants  USD 150 Flat registration Fee

Virtual Participants    USD 100 Flat registration Fee

​​CONFERENCE ACCOUNT DETAILS 

Acc Name:             Creative Research Conference Account

Account ​Banker:   UBA Bank Current Account 
Account No:          1017041046 ​ 

Swift Code:           UNAFNGLA 

Exchange Rates

Participants should ascertain prevailing exchange rate of the dollar to the Cedi HERE before departure from their countries of origin so as to be able to properly budget for travel, health, sundry and accommodation needs.

​CREDIT/DEBIT CARD

Important Information

International/Foreign and other  participants can also make payment using credit or debit cards. Please click the Buy Now button above. Payment through Bank Transfers, mobile banking, quicktellers and Paypal are accepted.  Please notify  info@isteams.net after payment. Click HERE to REGISTER for the i  Accra Bespoke Innovations Conference 2021. Note that REGISTRATION for the conference only require you to provide data that will assist the organizing committee in planning for the conference. You can register NOW and make payments later. Please call +233595479930 or +2348160900893  if you have any challenges with paper submission or need any further clarifications.

     Paper Submission Instructions                                                             

 

Paper Submission Deadline is Sunday 5th December, 2021. Articles should be in MS Word usually be between 4000-5000 words or 6 pages max, Arial Narrow (Font), 11 points, single spaced. Authors should use APA Referencing style. Paragraphs should be separated by spaces and be in block form - no indents. Article Title, Name of Authors, Affiliations, E-mail address and phone numbers should be at the beginning of each paper and centralized as itemized line by line. All articles must carry e-mail address and phone numbers. Articles should be sent as E-mail ATTACHMENT to info@isteams.net. PDF submissions will not be accepted. Please mark the title of the E-mail as Accra Bespoke Conference Paper Submission  Although FULL Papers are usually preferred for the iSTEAMS Conference, ABSTRACT ONLY SUBMISSIONS ARE WELCOMED. Full papers could be developed after the conference and submitted for Journal publication in any of the iSTEAMS Series of International Journals.  Click HERE to download the Submission Template

  Important Information on  Traveling to Ghana                                 

A negative COBID-19 PCR test is required for entry into Ghana. Participants should equally ascertain prevailing travel requirements through their airline websites. as these may be updated/adjusted periodically. Please check exchange rate of the dollar to the Cedi HERE before departure from their countries of origin so as to be able to properly budget for travel, health, sundry and accommodation needs.

 Visa(s) & Travel Information to Foreigners & ECOWAS Citizens  

 

​ECOWAS citizens includng Nigerians do not need visas to visit Ghana. The ECOWAS passport is all that is required. Road and other forms of transportation are available to travel from ECOWAS countries to Ghana.  Kindly check with the Ghanaian Embassy or Consulate in your country for visa requirements if you are travelling to Ghana from any country other than an ECOWAS Country. Citizens whose countries do not have a Ghanaian Embassy (such as Cameroon) can obtain Visas on Arrival. A list of Ghanaian Diplomatic Missions/Embasies/Consular can be found HERE. For additional information on applying for visas to Ghana visit the Ghana Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration website www.mfa.gov.gh or contact your local Ghana High Commission. Kotoka International Airport, located in Accra, is Ghana’s premier international airport. Air connection to Accra is very easy and many hotels in Accra provide airport transfer service. Road connections are also available from a range of African Countries. Make travel plans ahead to ensure that you have the right information. Prospective participants can contact the organizers by e-mail for information and clarifications 

  Brief on Lodging & Feeding                                                                   

 

​A variety of accomodation options are available for conference participants within the host city and environs. Our Conference partner hotels are the Yiri Lodge and the University of Ghana Guest House all situated within the University of Ghana Campus. Please note that Participants are solely responsible for their accommodation and travel expenses. Assistant for pre-arrival hotel bookings and travel can be accommodated by the conference organizing committee. Participants can also book online directly with hotels as soon as possible.   Participants should budget between $20 - $30 per day for additional meals apart from the lunch which will be served during the conference

  Tourist Attractions                                                                                   

There are several tourist attractions in Ghana. Click HERE to check out possible tourist interest and make plans to visit. 

      GENERAL CONFERENCE SCOPE                                                          

The Accra Bespoke Conference 2021  is a multidisciplinary forum. Authors in the academia, professionals and practitioners are invited to submit papers in all areas of Science, ICTs, Engineering, Education, Health Sciences (Medicine, Nursing, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacy), Law, Arts, Management, Business, Agriculture, Geosciences, Policy, Agriculture, Forestry, Religious Studies, Environmental Sciences, Arts & Design, Hospitality Management, Survey & Geo-informatics, Applied Sciences, & the Social Sciences for the iSTEAMS Conference. Papers should contain substantial ideas which have the potential of aiding inventions, growth, development of human capital, industrial process optimization, energy conservation, inter-tertiary innovations, theories, practices, design, modeling and collaborative research.

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    SPEAKERS                                  

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Dr. Philip Kukpe

Dept of Bus Admin

Academic City University

, Accra, Ghana

 Irene Attachie

Nursing Department

University of Health Sci.

Ho, Volta Region, Ghana

Prof. Edward Santiago Blase 

State University of New York

Sullivan County College

New York State, USA

Theme Bespoke Research Findings for Addressing Human Centred Challenges in a Pandemic World

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Prof. Friday Wada 

Department of  Management

University of Hartford

WH Connecticut  USA

    Paper Reviewed Included in the Proceedings  & Scheduled for Presentation     

Pioneering an Intelligent Future -  Empowering Future Ready Workforce Through Artificial Intelligence (AI) Education At  Academic City University College, Accra Ghana.

Longe, Olumide (PhD),  Sharma, Navel (PhD), Oletu, Grace (PhD), Amedgadzie, Julius, Acquaye, Christabel, Kanubala, Deborah, Danso Joseph, Ishaya, J. & Madukaku, A

Smart Waste Management System Using IOT

Rufai M. M., Lawal O. L., Onadokun I. O., Ishola P. E. & Oladiboye E. O. 

Security During Transmission of Data Using Web Steganography

Gyimah, Seth Adjei

dx.doi.org/10.22624/AIMS/ACCRABESPOKE2022/V34P3

Towards the Development of a Machine Learning Enhanceed Framework for Honeypot and CAPTCHA Intrusion Detection Systems

Muhammad, Hafsat, Longe, Olumide .B., Baale, Abimbola  & Antai, U-O Ekpo 

dx.doi.org/10.22624/AIMS/ACCRABESPOKE2022/V34P4

The Econometrics Evaluation Of The Causality Between The Economic Growth And Unemployment In The Gambia

Lamin Bittaye & Jarra Balajo

Eradicating Poverty In Sub Sahara Africa Using ICT

Amosa Babalola, Fabiyi Odunayo, Adigun Olajide & Osazuwa Kingsley

dx.doi.org/10.22624/AIMS/ACCRABESPOKE2022/V34P6

Cybersecurity And Mental Health In The Digital Age

Talabi, Adedoyin. Abiodun, Longe, Olumide Babatope, Muhammad Aminu Ahmad & Olusanya, Kunle.

dx.doi.org/10.22624/AIMS/ACCRABESPOKE2022/V34P7

Factors and Consequences Of Cybercrime Involvement As Perceived By Undergraduate Students In Nigeria: A Descriptive Survey Research Approach

Danso Joseph & Paul-David Agbo 

dx.doi.org/10.22624/AIMS/ACCRABESPOKE2022/V34P8

Image Forgery Detection Using Hashing Technique.

Rakiya Aliyu Maisango & Longe, O.B.

Factors and Consequences Of Cybercrime Involvement As Perceived By Undergraduate Students In Nigeria: A Descriptive Survey Research Approach

Adamu Tahir Umar Pai & Oletu Grace

Effect Of Interest Rate On Exchange Rate In Nigeria

Mary Bosede Olufayo

   

Forecasting Online E-Criminal Intentions Using Sentiment Analysis

Ogundeinde, I.O. Nwaocha, V. & Longe, O.B

  AI Africa Stakeholders Forum                                                                     

Various stakeholders influence adoption, difussion, uptake and the implementation of AI in different sectors of the society. The objective of the AI Africa Stakeholders forum is to gather under omne umbralla these stakeholders to find meaningful ways of addressing the evolving AI Ecosystem in Africa with a view of initiating policy discussions, ethical practices in data gathering and data governance, AI Education, Legal Issues  relating to adoption and difussion as well as technological and innovative ways of deploying AI for use. Professionals and stakeholders in healthcare, security, data protection, policy, AI experts, pharmaceutical companies, legislative, regulatory, government and public sector bodies are welcomed. Our interactions and presentations will cover (but not limited to) the following themes: :

  • Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Development

  • Duty/ Standard of Care for AI

  • Artificial Intelligence and Health Care

  • Artificial Intelligence in Education, AI Curriculum and Teaching

  • Convergence of AI and IT
  •  Artificial Intelligence & EdTech

  • Business Intelligence & AI, Block Chain& AI

  • AI and Data Governance,  Data Protection and AI

  • AI and Public Utility Services

  • AI and its Criminal Liability, AI & Person-hood

  • I & National Security Challenges

  •  Application of Artificial Intelligence in Legal Practice

  • Legal Regulation of AI, Intellectual Property issues in AI

  • Artificial Intelligence Data Protection,  AI and Law Processing

  • AI & Legal Procedure: Question of Fact/Law and Evidence

  • Machine learning and data mining for e-discovery and other legal applications

  • AI and No Fault Liability/Strict Liability/Absolute Liability

  • Ethical Dilemmas of AI,  Regulating the Artificially Intelligent Chatbot

  • Use of AI in curbing Fake News, Legal Personality of AI

  • Right to explanation & AI, Virtual Cloning and its legal

  • implication, NLP and AI

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Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques in Africa 

A Creative Research Networks Multidisciplinary Group

E-Mail: info@isteams.net 

Reseach Nexus Africa