In Collaboration with the Department of Operations
& Management Information Systems
Arrival: Sunday 28th July, 2019
Opening: Monday 29th July, 2019
Closing: Tuesday 30th July, 2019
The Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques
Welcome to the iSTEAMS
Cross-Border Conference, Ghana 2019
Paper Submissions are opened till Sunday, 21st July, 2019
The 2019 iSTEAMS Cross Border Conference is themed: Promoting Technology Transfer & Innovation through Inter-tertiary Collaborations and Intellectual Competition. The Conference focus therefore is to utilize the dynamism of our colelctive synergy to explore issues bordering on innovation, human captal development and technology transfer. The Conference partnering Institutions and organizations - The International Centre for Information Technology & Development (ICITD) USA, The African Institute of Development Informatics & Policy and the Department of Operations & Management Information System - University of Ghana, Legon and
the Systems, Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques (SMART) welcomes all prospective participants to the International Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management & the Social Sciences (iSTEAMS) Cross-Border Conference was held between Wednesday 28th - 30th July, 2019 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 the great nation, Ghana. Akwaaba
Prof. Longe Olumide Babatope FASI
Co-Convener & ICT-University Foundation Endowed Professor
Distinguished Fulbright Scholar & Fellow of the African Scientific Institute
Co-Convener - iSTEAMS Conferences Globally
Papers Accepted for Presentation & Proceedings Publication
Ojo, Adebola K. & Akinnifesi, Akintunde S.
Akinrotimi Akinyemi Omololu1, Mabayoje Modinat Abolore2
Lawal Azeez Tunbosun & Yusuf Suleiman
Yakubu Adegboyega Adeoti
Afariogun Abdul-Kabir, Alimi O. Maruf, Saheed Yakubu K. & Mustapha Lateef O.
Yaya, J.O & Robert, A.B.C.
Fausat Motunrayo Ibrahim
Paul, Jennifer Igwedinma
Akin Ademuyiwa & Mathew Taiwo, M.A
Ismaila Adeniyi Kamil & Adetayo Ojo
Bukola Adebayo-Tayo, Jadesola Sanusi, Alao Omoniyi Solomon & Gerald Onyebuchi Ewa
Akinola, Olufunlola O.
Anietie Ekpenyong Udo
Olawuyi, O. J & Naworu, J. E
Joshua Ogunrinade, Jadesola Sanusi & Bukola Adebayo-Tayo
Adebayo Salaama, Adebola Ajibadeb and Bukola Adebayo-Tayob
Bukola C. Adebayo-Tayo1, Suliat Adewumi Olukole, Alao Omoniyi Solomon, Adebayo M.Salaam2,
Clement Adeniyi Akangbe & Julius Kayode Apotiade
Oyeniran O. R., Bamigbola M.A. & Adebayo A. A.
Fashogbon, Racheal & Adebayo-Tayo, Bukola
Dawodu Adekunle .A
Afolabi, F.T. & Jimoh, Y.Z.
Fadahunsi, I.F, Olalekan, A.A. & Praise, T.O.
Olaifa A.K., Samuel I.K, Olaifa, O.S., Akpan M.O. Oluranti O.I., Babalola T., Adedokun R.A, Olaifa O.D. & Alaka, O.O
Luke O. Ajuka
Alaba, O. & Akinrelere, O.
M. O. Olayiwola
Alabi Olusegun O.
Flora E. Olaifa, Ibukun Omotola Akinrelere, Jacob Somorhire Ewutanure
Okhakhume Aide Sylvester & Okhakhume H. I
Akomolafe, O.P & Adebayo, I.G.
Ajani, R., Wilson, J., Olaniyi, T.K, and Owen, D.G.
Ibironke A. Ajayi & SonSimon Adejobi
Clement, G & Shodiya, O.A.
Dania, Afe Victor (OD., MPH)
Dr. (Mrs) Uyinomen Ekong
University of Uyo
Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Dr. Ann Baba
Director of ICT
Kogi State University
Prof. Richard Boateng
Head - Dept of OMIS
UG Business School
University of Ghana, Legon
Conference Registration Details
REGISTRATION RATE offerings for the iSTEAMS Cross-Border Conference for all categories of participants as follows:
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION RATES
15th Feb, 2018 - 30th April, 2019
N55,000/ USD 250
REGULAR REGISTRATION RATES - 1st May - 27th July, 2019
N65,000/ USD 275
CONFERENCE ON-SITE REGISTRATION RATES - 28th - 30th July, 2019
N70,000/ USD 300
N40,000/ USD 100 (Inclusive of all conference package and Certificate)
All Postgraduate Students
A FLAT RATE OF N45,000/USD 150 - 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 N50,000/USD 150 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 & Fifty Dollars FLAT ($350 )
Cedis and Dollars are only tenable ONSITE during the conference except for authors/participants paying online using debit/credit cards. 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 N7500/USD 25
BANK/TRANSFER PAYMENT OPTIONS
CONFERENCE ACCOUNT DETAILS
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 $20 - $30 per day for additional meals apart from the lunch which will be served during the conference
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.
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 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
There are several tourist attractions in Ghana. Click HERE to check out possible tourist interest and make plans to visit.
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