In Collaboration with the Department of Operations

& Management Information Systems 

The Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques 

Welcome to the iSTEAMS

Cross-Border  Conference, Ghana 2018 


N50,000/ Gh 500/USD 200


REGULAR REGISTRATION RATES   - 1st September - 23rd October, 2018 

N55,000/ Gh 550/USD 250

CONFERENCE ON-SITE REGISTRATION RATES   - 24th October - 26th October, 2018 

N60,000/ Gh 600/USD 300

All Postgraduate Students 

A FLAT RATE OF  N30,000/GH 250/USD 100 -  This registration rate is exclusively for  FULL TIME POSTGRADUATE STUDENT'S ONLY.  Lecturers and other working class individuals on graduate studies will not be considered for this rate  (Valid ID Card will be required )  


VIRTUAL Participation -  Register for N40,000/GHC 450/USD 120  to Submit Papers And Publish In the Conference Proceedings (These are authors who may not be able to attend in person) Postage cost apply for package to be sent to virtual participants after the conference

Other Foreign Participants 

Two Hundred Dollars FLAT ($250 ) 

For all categories of participant  e-copies of the conference proceedings will be distributed on CDs. Hard copy proceedings must be requested before the Conference at the rate of N6000/GHC 100/USD 20 




Acc Name:               Creative Research iSTEAMS Conference 

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

Swift Code:             UNAFNGLA 


                                        CREDIT/DEBIT CARD S/PAYPAL PAYMENT 

Participants can also make payment using Credit or Debit Cards. A flat Registration fee of $250 is applicable to those paying using credit cards and PayPal. Click the Buy Now button above to make payment using credit/debit cards. For PayPal  option kindly mail to request payment ID. Payment through Bank Transfers, mobile banking, quicktellers and are accepted.  Please notify after payment.


Click HERE to REGISTER for the iSTEAMS Research Nexus Conference


Note that REGISTRATION for the conference only require you to provide data that will assist the organizing commitee 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. 

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 $10 - $20 per day for additional meals apart from the lunch which will be served during the conference

Conference Registration Details        

Important Information

 REGISTRATION RATE offerings for the iSTEAMS Cross-Border Conference for all categories of participants as follows: 



iSTEAMS is a multidisciplinary conference that welcomes participants in the academia, industry, professionals and practitioners to participate and submit papers for consideration in all areas of academic, research and human endeavours. In addition, paper presentations and submissions are solicited  from the Sciences, (Biological, Chemical, Life and Physical) Geosciences, ICTs, Management, Engineering, Computing, Education,Dietetics, Criminology Health Sciences (Medicine, Nursing, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacy), Law, Architecture & Environmental Sciences, Humanities, Business, Agriculture, Geosciences, Policy, Agriculture, Religious Studies, Arts, Theatre and & Design, Hospitality Management, Survey & Geo-informatics, Applied Sciences, & the Social Sciences . Papers should contain substantial ideas that can be transffered to aid development as well as have the potentials for aiding inventions,  theories, innovation, practices, design and specialized use. WE WELCOME SUBMISSIONS IN ALL THE THEMATIC AREAS 

Paper Submission for the Conference should usually be between 4000-5000 words, Arial (Font), 10 points, single spaced. Authors should use APA Referencing style. Articles should be uploaded through the EASYChair Conference Submission System. The EASYChair system will only accept PDF Files. Click HERE  to submit your article fusing the EASYChair Submission System for the 2018 iSTEAMS Research Nexus Conference. Simple easy steps can be followed on the platform to Register for an EASYChair Conference Submission account for new users. The Conference proceeding will be published in both print and electronic version. Selected papers from the proceedings will be included in a Special Issue of highly ranked Journals affiliated to the iSTEAMS Conference Series.  All iSTEAMS Cross-border Conference submissions will be fully peer reviewed. We therefore solicit very high quality submissions. Papers should contain substantial ideas which have the potential of aiding inventions, theories, innovation, practices, design, modeling and implementation or a technological breakthrough for general and specialized use. Only Full Papers are solicited from intending authors and participants. Papers are accepted as Research Papers, Work in progress, Opinion Papers​​Graduate Work in Progress Papers, Extended Abstract. Author(s) registration covers ONLY one paper. Extra papers will attract additional discounted charges of $50 for participating authors. Download the Conference Paper Submission Template HERE 

Submissions Open till 15th October, 2018

Submission Instructions 

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 Cameroun) 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 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 

Tourist Attractions

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



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. 

Monetary, Financial Issues & Health (Vaccination) Information

Participants should obtain information  on daily/monthly limits on withdrawals using Mastercard or Visa outside of their countries of origin. Yellow fever vaccination cards are required at the entry point for all foreiners and travellers. Immigration requirement in Ghana include Yellow Fever Vaccination. Ensure that you travel with your yellow fever vaccination card. This vaccination can be taken at Public/Government/Community Health Centres. The vaccine is also administered at the Ghana entry point for a fee. 

Average Weather in October

Weather in October in Accra. The average temperature in Accra in October is hot at 26 °C (78.8 °F). Afternoons can be very hot with average high temperatures reaching 30 °C (86 °F). Overnight temperatures are generally really warm with an average low of 22 °C (71.6 °F). 

iSTEAMS Partnering Institutions and organizations - The International Centre for Information Technology & Development (ICITD) USA, The African Institute of Development Informatics & Policy, The PearlRichards Foundation, the Department of Operations & Management Information System - University of Ghana, Legon and the Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques (SMART) welcomes all prospective participants to the International Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management & the  Social  Sciences  (iSTEAMS)  Cross-Border  Conference  holding

between Wednesday 24th - Friday, 26th October, 2018 in Accra Ghana.  The iSTEAMS Cross Border Conference holding  in Ghana has come at a very opportune time in a dispensation where research and academic dynamics are becoming more collaborative, intertertiary and cross-border at increasing geometrical rates.  We welcome you to explore the opportunities offered by the clustering of brilliant minds on the University of Ghana, Accra, Campus and enjoy the serenity and ambiance of our great nation, Ghana. As we all work towards the success of this conference, I wish participants a highly rewarding event.




Prof. Longe Olumide Babatope FASI 

Co-Convener & ICT-University Foundation Endowed Professor of Cybersecurity

Distinguished Fulbright Scholar & Fellow of the African Scientific Institute

iSTEAMS Conferences Globally 

Prof. Jimoh Rasheed  

Dean, Faculty of CIS 

University of Ilorin

Ilorin, Nigeria

Mrs Irene Attachie 

Former Head of Nursing Dept.

University of Health Sc. 

Ho, Volta Region,  Ghana

Prof. Richard Boateng  

Head - Dept of OMIS 

UG Business School

University of Ghana, Legon




Available Journals 

Extended Versions of Papers presented during the conference andpapers publishd in the conference proceedings will be published in the following four (4)  iSTEAMS affiliated international Journals  (Visit or CLICK on each Journal Cover image belows to visit the Journal's Website for more Information) 

Detailed submission instruction are available on the Journals' pages via Fresh submissions are also welcomed for all the Journals  and can be submitted as e-mail attachment to 

The Research Nexus Arica Networks in Collaboration with different host Institutions & our International Partners

The Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Tecniques (SMART)

The Africa Insitutute for Development Informatics & Policy (AIDIP) Ghana

&  The International Centre for Information Technology & Development (ICITD), USA

Research Networks Africa NetworksS


Phone: +23408160900893; or +2348154413298

Reseach Nexus Africa