top of page

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


Honours Conference

 SMART 2018 

Wed,  28th February - Friday, 2nd  March , 2018

Delta State Polytechnic

Ogwuashi-Uku, Delta State, Nigeria 

Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwuashi-Uku, Delta 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

Welcome to the iSTEAMS 

 Honours Conference, SMART-2018

Sciences (iSTEAMS) Multidisciplinary  Honours Conference scheduled  to hold between Wed 28th Feb - Friday 2nd March, 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.

Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwuashi-uku  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 Delta State, the "Big Heart"  of Nigeria, its watersheds and flowing rivers, and her beautiful serene ambience; welcome to Ogwuashi-Uku, the home of culture and traditional democratic history that spans over a century. Welcome also to the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwuashi-Uku ---- CREATIVITY FOR DEVELOPMENT !


Prof. (Lady) Stella Chinye CHIEMEKE FNCS

Professor of Computer Science & The Rector

Delta State Polytechnic

Ogwuashi-Uku, Delta State, Nigeria 



Early Bird Registration Rates  - Oct 25, 2017 - Feb 27, 2018

Registration Fee for the first 50 Staff of Delta State Polytechnic Ogwuashi-Uku to submit Abstract/Paper 


Registration Fee for other Staff of Delta State Polytechnic Ogwuashi-Uku after the first 50 Staff to Submit Abstract 

Flat Rate  of N20000 

Registration Fee for All Other Participants 

Flat Rate  of N40000 

International Participants 

Flat Registration Fee of $250 

Postgraduate Students at Masters/PhD Level 

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

Undergraduate Students

Flat Registration Fee of N10000  (Valid ID Card will be requested)


Conference Grounds/Onsite Registration Rates - Feb 28, 2018

Registration Fee REGULAR  Participants 

Flat Rate  of N60000


Postgraduate Students at Masters/PhD Level 

Flat Rate  of N30000 (Valid ID Card will be requested)

Undergraduate Students

Flat Registration Fee of N15000  (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 Lagos airport, Bbuja airport, Port Harcout Airport and other connecting airports Warri & Asaba Delta State in Nigeria. The two airports in Warri and Asaba are 2hrs 30mins and 45 Mins drive respectively to Ogwuashi-Uku, the Conference Town.  A variety of accommodation options are available for conference participants within the host town and environs. 

PayPal ButtonPayPal Button

Speakers &  Lead Presenters  

CLICK links below to download Programme of Events - Note that papers are being added  and updated version of programme will be loaded at intervals 

Scaling Multi-throng Applied Research Using Advanced Research Techniques - SMART-2018


Click to Download Papers (Underlined) Already Accepted for Presentation  & Proceedings PublicationFor Articles listed but cannot be downloaded, authors should pay  applicable registration Fee(s) or contact us at

Emmanuel Nwelih, Prince Oghenekaro Asagba & Chidiebere Ugwu

GSM Base Transceiver Station Placement Using Genetic Algorithm  

Jumoke Soyemi And Ademola Alawode                 

An Android Mobile App Support System For Students At Tertiary Levels    

Adepoju Temilola

Development Of An Automatic Breast Cancer Detection System Using Randomized Feature Selection Technique     


Adepoju Temilola                                               

Development And Comparison Of Two Classifiers For Offline Recognition Of Yoruba Handwritten Characters

Bakare K. Ayeni & Paul, Florence Oyebimpe

Inheritance Approach to Semantic Enrichment of XML Schema to  Transform Association Relationships in ODL Schema

Ayeni Bakare And S. O. Hamza     

Design Of Real Time Situation Awareness And Crisis Management System Using Social Network Platform     

Repositioning Of Polytechnics Educational System: A Stratagem For Economy Sustainability

Yekini N.A.  Adedeji W.O. &  Adebari F.A.


Digital Literacy Assessments In Technical And Vocational Education And Training (TVET) Sustainability

Ojo Olanreawju,  Oloyede Adetokunbo O., Onadokun Isaac Olawale & Akinade Oluwatoyin Abigail


Enhancing Billing and Minimization of Electricity Theft in the Electrical Power Distribution via ICT

Adetoba B. T.,  Yekini N.A. , Lawal O.N. & Alakiri H.O.

Off-Grid Photovoltaic Energy System With Programmable Passive Infra-Red Sensor: Automated Energy Saving Approach

Akinyele Akinleye Okedola, Osokoya S.O., Saliu Lateef & Tokunbo-Cole, Mary Olajumoke

Web-Based Virtual Community Model For Enhancing Knowledge Sharing And Professionalism Among Public Library Stakeholders

Akande Rafiat Olasunmbo, Lawal O.N., Adebowale Tayewo Olayinka & Lawal,  O.L.

Environmental Accounting And Information Asymmetry

Agbetunde Lateef, Anyahara, Iheanyi .O. & Adedokun, L. Babatunde


Smart Phone Based Intrusion Detection System

Engr. O.B. Ogunrinola, N.A. Olalere, E.U. Nwosu &  W.A. Alao


Marketing Of Library Information Services In Selected Academic Libraries For National Development

Stella O. Oyediran-Tidings,  George O. Onyenania & Lukmon A. George


Libraries As Driving Access To Indigenous Knowledge (IK)

Ojei, Lauretta Nnebuogor & Owojuigbe, Ayodeji Abimbola

Nexus Between Foreign Direct Investment And Human Capital Development: Evidence From Nigerian Economy (1970-2015)

OTOIGHILE Efosa . A.,  RAIMI Lukman & PELUOLA Stephen Bolaji           


Performance Evaluation of a Marine Gas Turbine Based on the Comparison of the Effects of the Ambient Temperature and the Turbine Inlet Temperature

Ashogbon, N.O. & Igoma, E.N.


Total Antioxidant Potential Of Selected Beverages Consumed In Lagos State

Olatidoye, O. P, Balogun, I.O, Sobowale, S.S & Agbodike V. C.

Security Assurance In Tourists Destination Via Inteligent Network Surveilance Cameras: A Strategem For Tourism Sustatinable Development

Adedayo Oluwatoyin, Egere, Chioma Afonma & Ishola Patience

Perception Of Professionals On Introduction Of Voluntary Assets And Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) In Nigeria

Osanyinbi, Tunde.G*; Tijani, M.O. & Adeniji, A, Yisa


The significance of Palynology in socio-economic development in Nigeria.

Ajipe J.O. & Adebayo M. B.

Contemporary Issues in Management. 

Ekpen, T. Owie

ICT Skills Variables And Utilization Of Online Information Services By Postgraduate Students Of Abia State University, Uturu

Elonye, Gloria Ukachi & Adeyanju Elikana Oyetunde


Conflicts and Parties Connected Thereto In Nigeria

Ifenedo, I.J. ESQ

Making Connections Between Theory, Model, and Management Practice: Revisiting Workplace Privacy

Ekpen, T. Owie

Optimizing the Nigerian Options Market for the Growth of Real Sector of the Economy

Oke, M.O. & Itemeh, G. 

Financing Small and Medium Enterprises for Economic Development in Nigeria

Oke, M.O. & Itemeh, G.


Olusola Bamidele Ayoade                                   

Predicting Factors Influencing Students’ Attitude Towards The Use Of Mobile Payment Services In Nigerian Universities                                                     

Olusola Bamidele Ayoade                                   

Role Of ICT Tools In Tackling National Terrorism In Nigeria 

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 

     Conference Scope                     

Prof. Richard Boateng

Professor of Dev. Policy 

University of Ghana 

Legon, Accra, Ghana

Prof. Bukola Oyawoye 

Professor of Microbiology

Fmr Commissioner of Environment Osun State, Nigeria 

Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques in Africa 

A Creative Research Networks Multidisciplinary Group


Phone: +23408160900893; or +2348154413298

Reseach Nexus Africa 

bottom of page