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Tuesday  11th - Thursday 13th December , 2018


An International Inter-tertiary Multidisciplinary  Conference Promoting Intellectual and Human Capital Development,  Technology Transfer, Research & Cross-border Collaboration Among Academics, Practitioners & Researchers 

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Welcome to the iSTEAMS 

 Honours Conference, SMART-2018

Sciences (iSTEAMS) Multidisciplinary  Honours Conference scheduled  to hold between Tuesday 11th - Thursday 13th December, 2018.  At a period when the world  is undergoing tremendous challenges on all fronts, there can be no better time to cluster together brilliant minds that can provide scalable solutions and answers to the questions that bugs peoples' minds. These solutions will of course start from multidisciplinary thinkers and when put together in the right perspective and mixed with the right ingredients,  create a scalable synergy that can address other instances of similar challenges globally.

AlHikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria is therefore proud and very delighted to be honoured with the hosting right for the first in the series of the iSTEAMS 2018 conference. The event  on our campus  is set to promote the culture of research and practice synergy that the iSTEAMS Conference series is known for in its last nine editions. I enjoin you to submit your papers for presentations during the conference and make plans to attend, to collaborate and network with other scholars and professionals that has made the iSTEAMS Conference an event of choice for the furtherance of their contributions to both national and global discourses. Your participation will enrich the diversity of perspectives and contents to be presented and your experience, insight and contributions will add to what is potentially a very important gathering of pragmatic practitioners and professionals. Again we say welcome to Kwara State, the "State of harmony"  her beautiful serene ambience and to AlHikmah University.


Prof.Taofeek MTO IBRAHIM

Professor of Community Health, Epidemiology, Medical Statistics

& Health Education,

The Vice Chancellor

AlHikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria


Pre-Conference  Registration Rates  - Till 10th December, 2018

Staff of Al-Hikmah University  N25000 

​All Other Participants                -  N35000 

Conference  Grounds Registration Rates  - T11th - 13th December, 2018

Staff of Al-Hikmah University  N30000 

​All Other Participants                -  N40000 

Postgraduate Students at Masters/PhD Level 


Flat Rate  of N25000 (Valid ID Card will be requested)


Undergraduate Students

Flat Registration Fee of N5000  (Valid ID Card will be requested)





Acc Name:               Creative Research iSTEAMS Conference 

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

Swift Code:             UNAFNGLA 







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 after payment. Click HERE to REGISTER for the iSTEAMS Honours Conference SMART  2018. 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 +2348160900 if you have any challenges with paper submission or need any further clarifications. Participants from outside Nigeria should endeavour to obtain Yellow fever vaccination cards.


It may be required at the entry point for all foreigners and travellers. ECOWAS citizens including Cameroonians  do not need visas to visit Nigeria. The ECOWAS passport is all that is required. Direct flights exist between the Ilorin  airport and other airports in Nigeria  A variety of accommodation options are available for conference participants within the host city and environs. 

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Speakers &  Lead Presenters  

Prof. Bukola Oyawoye 

Professor of Microbiology

Former Commissioner 

Osun State, Nigeria 

Prof. Richard Boateng

Professor of Dev. Policy 

University of Ghana 

Legon, Accra, Ghana


Dr. Anne Baba

Director ICT & Educator

Kogi State University

Ayingba, Nigeria

     Conference Scope                     

The iSTEAMS Honours Conference SMART-2018 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. Papers are also welcome in the following conference sub-themes/domains:

  1. Financial Management & Economic Recovery

  2. Inter-tertiary Collaborations and its impact on Innovation and  Development

  3. Multidisciplinary Research and its role in Combating Terrorism and Insurgencies

  4. Collaborative Research Paradigm for Addressing Global Health Issues.

  5. Cross – Religious Tolerance  & Transformational Leadership

  6. Waste To wealth Issues and the Green Environment

  7. Impact of Visual Arts on Human Development and the  Environment

  8. Entrepreneurship & Employment Creation 

  9. Technical Vocational Education and Its role in Nation Building

  10. Waste To wealth Issues and the Green Environment

  11. Leadership and Political Stability, Peace and Conflict Resolution

  12. Climate Change and the Green Environment

  13. Combating Corruption for Economic Transformation

  14. ICTsand Its Application to Education, Agriculture & Health Sciences

  15. Development Informatics and Economic Development

  16. Educational Technology and Its role in nation Building

  17. Project Management, Engineering dynamics and Infrastructural development

  18. Architecture and architectural Innovations 

  19. Nanotechnology & Microbial Research and disease control 

  20. Algorithms, Datamining and Scalable network Systems 

  21. Cyber security and crime control, Electronic commerce and merchandising 

  22. Innovation in Teaching & Learning 

AlHikmah University, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria is delighted to collaborate with the Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques (SMART), The African Institute for Development Informatics & Policy, Ghana, The Pearl Richards Foundation, The Research Nexus Africa Networks and The International Centre for Information Technology & Development, USA to jointly organize and host the 2018  International Science, Technology,  Education,  Arts,  Management  &  the   Social

Paper Submissions Open till Friday 7th December, 2018

Paper Submission Instructions

Articles should usually be between 4000-5000 words, Arial (Font), 10 points, single spaced. Authors should use APA Referencing style. ABSTRACTS/Articles should be sent as E-mail ATTACHMENT to or Please mark the title of the E-mail as AlHikmah University 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.

Authors are invited to submit  *Research Articles/Papers *Case Studies *Empirical Research *Survey Studies *Theoretical Papers *Position Papers *Experimental Design Papers * Technical Reports *Short Communication. and Review Papers that are multidisciplinary for consideration.  Papers/Article submission are accepted on rolling basis. All articles are subjected to a rigorous peer review process. Both online and hard copy publications and produced.Detailed submission instruction are available on the Journals' website. Fresh submissions are also welcomed for all the Journals  and can be submitted as e-mail attachment to 

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Dr. Raheed G. Jimoh

Dean, Faculty of CIS

University of Ilorin

Ilorin,  Nigeria

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Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques in Africa 

A Creative Research Networks Multidisciplinary Group


Phone: +23408160900893; or +2348154413298

Reseach Nexus Africa 

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