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The Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques (SMART) Africa 

Organizers of the

International Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management & The Social Sciences (iSTEAMS) Multidisciplinary Conference Series & Publishers of the AIMS Research Journal Publication Series

SMART Secretariat
Office of the Executive Vice President SMART
Professor Jimoh Rasheed Gbenga
Faculty of Information & Communication Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

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Introducing the Society for  Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques  (SMART)   & The  iSTEAMS SMART Conferences

& Journal Series

   SMART iSTEAMS Conferences 2022  Series               

The Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques  (SMART) is a Pan-African  Multidisciplinary Research  Advocacy Group  registered in Nigeria with a focus on harnessing and synergizing research outputs from different  domain strains Nationally & Internationally. The Society pursues her objectives by clustering academics, scholars, researchers, students, practitioners and other multidisciplinary enthusiasts nationally and internationally  through its academic and research forums, the International Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management & Social Sciences (STEAMS) Conference Series held severally annually at different institutions and locations globally as well as through  institutional collaborations and   research Journal Publications. SMART leading collaborators include all institutional hosts of the iSTEAMS Conference, the International Centre for Information Technology & Development (ICITD), USA, the African Society for Information & Communications Technology, The African Institute for Development Informatics & Policy (AIDIP), The ICT University Foundations  and other corporate and organizational sponsors of its publications and conferences.


SMART promotes and contributes to the dissemination of national, indigenous African, Diaspora and International research communication through its the iSTEAMS Conference Proceedings, Collaborative Technical Paper Series with leading International Associations, and its Series of Journals under the aegis  of the Advances in Multidisciplinary Journal Publication Series. This Journals and Conference Proceedings/Technical Publications are indexed and assigned Digital Object Identifiers (DOI) minted through CrossREF.  Existing SMART Multidisciplinary Journals are listed below:

1. The Advances in Multidisciplinary & Scientific Research Journals

2. The Digital Innovations and Contemporary Research in Science, Engineering & Technology

3. The Computing, Information Systems and Development Informatics Journal

4. The Humanities,Management, Arts, Education  & The Social Sciences Journal

5. The Advances in Mathematical & Computational Sciences Journal

6. The Behavioural Informatics, Digital Humanities & Development Studies Research Journal

7. The Social Informatics, Business, Policy, Law & Technology Research Journal

The objective of the SMART publication Series  is to emphasize collaborative, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research as a paradigm shift that can better address the myriads of  socio-economic, political, scientific, infrastructural and human capital development challenges posed to the world today. The iSTEAMS Conference Series   offers a nexus for discourses, debates, dialogues and presentations on novel approaches that engage digital tools and related measures as pragmatic measures through which the dividends of a digital-driven age can be realized. 

Notes for Potential and Existing Jourla Authors and Conference Delegates/Participants

Intending Journal Authors considering paper submissions and prospective delegates to  our conferences are implored to check, clarify and validate their specific institutional requirements as regards multidisciplinary, institution-based, society based and accepted typologies of publications by their institutions as well as number of articles allowed per Journal per year/volume  before proceeding to submit articles for publication. SMART will not accept liability resulting from specific institutional peculiarities on the nature or  otherwise of articles published in any of our research publication outlets. Journal Editors are selected from different institutions across the world where the Society have collaborators and partnerships and Publication locations are designated by Editors or Guest Editor's contact locations. Please ascertain your specific institutional requirement before proceeding with your article submissions for review and consideration.

Check out upcoming Conferences as well as Journals by clicking the appropriate links that interest you on this webpage.

Professor Longe Olumide Babatope

President - SMART Nigeria

School of IT & Computing, American University of Nigeria

Team Leader -SMART & Senior Affiliate Researchers (ICITD)

Distinguished Fulbright, & HLF (Germany) & African Scientific Institute Fellow

  SMART iSTEAMS Conferences  Scope                            

The SMART iSTEAMS Series of events are Multidisciplinary Conference. Authors in the academia, professionals and practitioners are invited to submit papers in all areas of Science, Arts, Management, Administration, Technology, Agriculture, Environmental sciences, Computing & ICTs, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations, Research, Engineering, Education, Health Sciences (Medicine, Nursing, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacy), Law, Arts, Business, Geosciences, Policy, Agriculture, Forestry, Religious Studies, 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 specific thematic areas for each event.



All Conference article submissions MUST include the Author(s) PHONE NUMBER(S). Submissions without phone numbers will not be accepted. Articles should usually be a maximum of 5 pages or at most 4000 words, Arial (Font), 10 points, single spaced. Authors should use APA Referencing style. You can e-mail MS Word version of your article to Each event website also has its detailed Conference registration details. FParagraphs 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. 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

Click  a Conference to visit the Event Page  & Register for the Conference

  Past iSTEAMS Conferences/Conference  Proceedings   

30th iSTEAMS Multidisciplinary Innovations Conference - LASUSTECH, Ikorodu, Nigeria

29th Accra Beskope Innovations Conference & The Africa AI Stakeholders Forum

28th  Research Nexus Conference, American International University The Gambia

27th STEAMS Cross-Border Conference - Academic City University College , Accra, Ghana

26th Virtual iSTEAMS  Multidisciplinary Bespoke Conference Ghana, Ghana

25th Virtual  iSTEAMS  Trans-Atlantic Conference  Universite Grenoble, France

24th Virtual  iSTEAMS  Multidisciplinary Cross-Border Conference Accra, Ghana

23rd Virtual  iSTEAMS  Multi-Conference American University of Nigeria, Yola, Nigeria

22nd iSTEAMS SPRING CONFERENCE - Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria

​21st iSTEAMS Going Global Conference, CSIR/University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

20th iSTEAMS  Trans-Atlantic  Conference, KEAN University, New Jersey, USA

​19th iSTEAMS TRIP Conference - The Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State, Nigeria

18th iSTEAMS Cross-Border Conference - University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana

17th iSTEAMS TRIP Conference - D.S. Adegbenro Polytechmic, Itori-Ewekoro, Nigeria

16th iSTEAMS TRIP Conference - The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Nigeria

15th iSTEAMS Research Nexus Conference  - Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Nigeria

​14th iSTEAMS Honours Conference - AlHikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria

​​13th iSTEAMS Cross-Border Conference - University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana

​12th iSTEAMS TRIP Conference - Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa, Nigeria

​​11th iSTEAMS MINTT Conference - Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria

10th iSTEAMS Honours Conference - Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwuashiuku, Nigeria

9th iSTEAMS Cross-Border Conference - University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana

8th iSTEAMS Research Nexus Conference - Caleb University, Lagos, Nigeria

7th iSTEAMS Honours Conference - University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

6th iSTEAMS Cross-Border Conference - University of Professional Studies, Ghana

​5th iSTEAMS Research Nexus Conference - University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

​4th iSTEAMS MINTT Conference - University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

​​3rd iSTEAMS Honours Conference - Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi,  Nigeria

2nd iSTEAMS Honours Conference - Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

​1st iSTEAMS Research Nexus Conference - University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

SMART Research Journal Publication Series Submission Instructions   
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 . All Journals are Published and assigned DOI by SMART & The Creative Research Publishers

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