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

Venue:  The Robert Pastor Library

                    American University of Nigeria

                  Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria

Dates: 20th - 22nd April, 2020

Welcome to the iSTEAMS 

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 in Yola, Nigeria.

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 on the University of Ghana, Accra, Campus in November 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 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


      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

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.

Extended versions of conference 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

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.


Travel Information to Foreigners & ECOWAS Citizens/Accomodation

​​ECOWAS citizens do not need visas to visit Nigeria. The ECOWAS passport is all that is required. Road and other forms of transportation are available to travel from ECOWAS countries to Nigeria. Kindly check with the Nigerian Embassy or Consulate in your country for visa requirements if you are travelling to Nigeria from any country other than an ECOWAS Country. Citizens whose countries do not have a Nigerian Embassy can obtain Visas on Arrival. The Murtala Mohammed International Airpor in Lagos connects Nigeria from most destnations. Road connections are 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. A variety of affordable accomodation options are available in the Yola and Jimeta metropols - Standard options starts from N5,000 per night or approx 18 USD

  Important Information on  Travelling to Ghana  

Prof. Daudu Benny

Dean of Law

Taraba State University

Jalingo, Nigeria

Prof  Richard Boateng

Department of MIS

University of Ghana

Legon, Accra, Ghana

Prof. M.O. Kah

Provost/VP Academics

American University of Nigeria

Yola, Adamawa State Nigeria


Dr. Dawn Dekle  

The President

American University of Nigeria

Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria



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 the following conference sub-themes/domains:

  • Financial Management & Economic Recovery

  • Inter-tertiary Collaborations and its impact on Innovation and  Development

  • Multidisciplinary Research and its role in Combating Terrorism and Insurgencies

  • Collaborative Research Paradigm for Addressing Global Health Issues.

  • Cross – Religious Tolerance  & Transformational Leadership

  • Waste To wealth Issues and the Green Environment

  • Impact of Visual Arts on Human Development and the  Environment

  • Entrepreneurship & Employment Creation 

  • Technical Vocational Education and Its role in Nation Building

  • Waste To wealth Issues and the Green Environment

  • Leadership and Political Stability, Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Climate Change and the Green Environment

  • Combating Corruption for Economic Transformation

  • ICTsand Its Application to Education, Agriculture & Health Sciences

  • Development Informatics and Economic Development

  • Educational Technology and Its role in nation Building

  • Project Management, Engineering dynamics and Infrastructural development

  • Architecture and architectural Innovations 

  • Nanotechnology & Microbial Research and disease control 

  • Algorithms, Datamining and Scalable network Systems 

  • Cyber security and crime control, Electronic commerce and merchandising 

  • Innovation in Teaching & Learning 

Early Bird Conference  Registration Rates

15th February -  31st March, 2020 

N50,000 or USD 140

Regular/Onsite  Conference  Registration Rates

1st April - 22nd June, 2020  

N55,000 or USD 160


Virtual Participation Registration Rates

N45,000 or  USD 125


​​​Postgraduate Students at Masters/PhD Level Conference & Workshop on Data Analytics

N40,000 or  USD 120 (Valid ID Card will be requested)

Workshop on Data Analytics ONLY

N25,000 FLAT or USD 70





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 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.

    Conference Registration Rates        

     Paper Submission Instructions       

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

       Journal Publication Outlet for Conference Proceedings Papers         

Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques in Africa 

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Phone: +23408160900893; or +2348154413298

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