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International Science, Technology, Education,

Arts  Management & The Social Sciences Conference

An International Multidisciplinary, Interdisciplinary, Inter-tertiary  Conference 


Jointly Organized By

The IEEE Computer Society Nigeria/ACM/ISACA Faculty Advocacy

The Society for Multidisciplinary and Advanced Research Techniques (SMART)

Google Technological Initiative for Africa

Nigerian Association of Computer Science Students (NACOSS)



Theme Democratizing  Multidisciplinary Ecosystems for Global   

                 Growth & Research Innovations



Dates: April - August, 2020


Welcome to the iSTEAMS-IEEE ICN-Cs & SMART TPS

Virtual Multidisciplinary Conference, AUN, Yola  2020

iSTEAMS Partnering Institutions and organizations - The American University of Nigeria, the institutional host, The  Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques  (SMART) Africa, The IEEE Computer Society, Nigeria Section, The Google Technological Initiative for Africa and the Nigerian Association of Computer Science Students (NACOSS) welcomes prospective participants, scholars, researchers, practitioners, students and multidisciplinary enthusiast to the 23rd iSTEAMS Conference 2020 holding Virtually from Yola, Nigeria.

The collocation of the 23rd iSTEAMS Multidisciplinary Conference with the IEEE International Consultants Networks (ICN) Forum and Technical Meetings provides additional value addition that necessitates the diligent provision of scalable, flexible and seamless format for presentations and the adoption of technologies detailed next:

  1. While welcoming interested participant globally to enjoy free access to the conference events virtually, only paid participants will be issued certificates of participation which will be mailed to them as soft copy. Hard copy proceedings for authors who submit papers (conditions apply) and certificates will be made available post-COVID-19 to qualifying participants.


Paper submissions will be accepted and opened till Friday 29th May, 2020 to enable intending authors submit and participate in the event. We are aware that a lot of intending participants will need this latitude to reboot and re-energize to get their papers ready.

The iSTEAMS  Conference traditionally seeks to facilitate research innovations, mentoring, discoveries, socioeconomic and human capital development through the clustering, dynamism and interaction of indigenous 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 will engage the instruments of our interactions,  presentations, advocacy and collaborations to nurture and promote innovations and knowledge discoveries. 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 the iSTEAMS conference to obtain valid inputs and will further fuel research agendas and innovations in our multifaceted world.  Graduate students are particularly welcomed to also explore the opportunities offered by the Graduate/Doctoral Consortium collocated with the iSTEAMS  Conference 2020. to expose their current and advanced research to a world class league of scholars that can assist them with refining and fine-tuning research directions and validate pragmatic research proposals. I believe your participation will add zest to what is potentially a great and highly impactful event.


Jabaama - meaning WELCOME in Fulani. Welcome to our virtual transmitting hub in  Yola, North East, Nigeria


Prof. Longe Olumide Babatope FASI 

Co-Convener iSTEAMS Conferences & Distinguished Fulbright Scholar

Chair Information Systems Programme, American University of Nigeria, Yola, Nigeria

Fellow of the African Scientific Institute

ICT-University Foundation Endowed Professor

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Prof. Daudu Benny

Dean of Law

Taraba State University

Jalingo, Nigeria

Prof  Richard Boateng

Department of MIS

University of Ghana

Legon, Accra, Ghana

Dr. Dawn Dekle  

The President

American University of Nigeria

Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria


      Papers Accepted for Virtual Presentation iSTEAMS Proceedings          

Soft Computing Modelling for Blockchain Smart Contracts

Salahudeen, R & Fonkam, M.

Leveraging on Information & Communication Technologies (ICTs)  to Mitigate Examination Malpractices in Nigerian Academic Institutions.

Jimoh, H.O., Adeyemi, A.S., Toye, N.T & Kehinde, O.O.

Data Integration Model For Tertiary Institutions In A Developing Country

Achuenu, A.C. (PhD), Oduntan, E.B. (PhD) & & Aliu, N.F.

Knowledge Sharing Among School Library Personnel in Nigeria: How Do Digital And Media Literacies Interfere?

Aramide, K.A. (PhD)

A Behavioural Model for Assessing Employee Suceptibility to Social Engineering Attacks

Emmanuel Okoro Ajah

Promoting Economic Sustainability in Nigeria Using Entrepreneurship Education

Jimoh, H.O., Adeyemi, A.S., Toye, N.T. & Anyanwu, N.

Application of Grounded -Theory Concepts in Analyzing Organizational Readiness and Barriers for Mobile Health (M- Health) Adoption in Nigeria

Nachandiya, N., Che, F. & Longe, O.B.

A Conceptual Approach to Network Effectiveness in Monitoring System 

Dawodu, A.A.,  Adepoju, A.O., Lawal, O.O. & Akinyemi, O.S.

​Towards Building Customer Relationship In Cloud Environment

Onawola Hassan, J, Longe, O.B, Ridwan, S. & Garba, A.

​Evaluating the Performance of Some NoSQL Databases in the Storage and Management of Big Data

Edward E. Ogheneovo & Chidi E. Egwu

A Dynamic Decision-Model for Re-thinking Information Security in Higher Institution of Learning

Bukhari, B., Longe, O.B., Jean-Paul, C. & Auwal, A.T.

​Framework For The Detection Of Android Malware Using Artificial Immune System

Ndatsu, Z. & Adebayo, O.S.

Convolutional Neural Network Algorithm and its application in Facial Recognition: A Review

Hassan Opotu Siyaka, Olumide Owolabi; Bisallah, I. Hashim

Modelling Sustainability In A Rural Community Network

Auwal Alhassan Tata, Longe Babatope Olumide, . Jean-Paul Cleron & Bukhari Badamasi

The Adoption of Modified Convolutional Neural Networks Algorithm Based Authentication Scheme for Examination Conduct in Nigeria

Hassan Opotu Siyaka, Olumide Owolabi and Bisallah, I. Hashim

Organisational Culture and Job Performance of Librarians in University Libraries in Southwestern Nigeria

Oyeboade, S.A.

Examining The Impact of Twitter (Tweets) On Security Using Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining: A Case Study of Nigeria

Salisu, S & Longe, O.B

Techno-Economic Analysis Of Standalone Solar Power System For Small And Medium Scale Enterprises (SMES) In Nigeria

Mufutau, W. O., Ilori,  A.O., Idowu, O.A & Ojo, A.A

Antibacterial Efficacy, Phytochemical Screening and Toxicological Analysis of Momordica Charantia Schaefer Fruits Extracts

Awe, A.S., Iyanda, A.A., Oluwanishola, W.O, Ibikunle, J.B & Olawale, K.M

      GENERAL CONFERENCE SCOPE                                                               

The iSTEAMS  Conference 2020.  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 all domains of research

    Conference Registration Rates        

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Virtual Participation Registration Rates

For iSTEAMS Conference ONLY - N30,000




Acc Name:            Creative Research iSTEAMS Conference 

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

Swift Code:           UNAFNGLA 





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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 Conference, Yola 2020. 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.

       Journal Publication Outlet for Extended Proceedings Papers        

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Extended  Versions iSTEAMS Conference Proceedings Papers

Extended versions of iSTEAMS conference proceedings papers as well as fresh submissions will be considered as *Research Articles/Papers *Case Studies *Empirical Research *Survey Studies *Theoretical Papers *Position Papers *Experimental Design Papers * Technical Reports *Short Communication in any of the relevabt iSTEAMS Journals shown above.  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  Conditions apply for Publishing extended version papers in these Journals

      Graduate/Doctoral Consortium      

Graduate/Postgraduate & Doctoral Candidates/students are welcomed from all domain of research/studies to present:

Work in progress, Research Progression, Research Findings, Literature Reviews, Research Methodologies and Research Proposals . Panel sessions on graduate/doctoral work will be available to critique, advice, mentor and provide useful inputs ino all forms of graduate students/candidates' presentations in various research domains.

     Paper Submission Instructions for the iSTEAMS Conference ONLY      


Paper Submission Deadline is Sunday 16th April, 2020. 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 PDF submissions will not be accepted. Please mark the title of the E-mail as iSTEAMS GOING GLOBAL 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

  IEEE ICN-Cs Technical Paper Series Submissions & Extended Papers      

IEEE Technical Paper Series

  1. A technical Paper Series will be Published in respect of the IEEE Technical Meeting. Authors are allowed to simultaneously submit papers for the iSTEAMS Conference Proceedings and the IEEE Technical Paper Series. We encourage authors to make double mileages from this collocated event. Papers published in the Technical series will be available online and referenced as IEEE Technical Paper Series. Conditions apply to obtain the hard copy volume/versions.

  2. Authors who wish to publish their papers in the IEEE Technical Paper Series should state this when submitting their papers. The title of e-mail for papers directed to the IEEE Technical Paper Series should read The technical paper series submission is more applicable to papers from the Engineering, Physical Sciences, Mathematical/Statistical Sciences, Information Systems and Computational Sciences or any paper that interfaces with these domains. In addition to the Virtual Participation Fee for Authors, IEEE Technical Paper Series authors will be required to pay an additional fee of N20,000 for their papers to appear in the IEEE Technical Paper Series.

  3. Extended versions of the IEEE Technical Paper Series will be invited for Journal Publication . Further details on the partnering Journal and institute in Australia will be made available in due course. Authors submitting papers for the IEEE Technical Paper Series will be required to format their papers using the IEEE Style. Paper formatting and submission instructions will be provided on the event website and can also be emailed to interested authors.

  4. IEEE Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings. Click HERE to download the Template or visit


Please submit your paper through ICN-TPS 2020 conference web site. Submission site: while submitting to the conference site


May 30, 2020: Deadline for abstract and paper submission
June 05, 2020: Notification of Acceptance
August 10, 2020: Early-bird Registration ends
August 15, 2020: Submission deadline for the final version of the Proceeding Papers
August 25 Onwards, 2020: ICN-TPS 2020  Conference

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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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