CONFERENCES

The Society for the Advancement of ICT & Comparative Knowledge (SOCTHADICK) (https://socthadick.org) organizes periodic (online-equivalent) conferences/workshops/seminars. Details on participation and issuance of conference certificates may be obtained from info.socthadick@gmail.com, from the Editorial Office of African Journal of Management Information System (Afr. J. MIS) (https://afrjmis.net) or from the Editorial Office of African Journal of Computing & ICT (Afr. J. Comp. & ICT) (https://afrjcict.net).  For instance, an author whose paper has been published in Afr. J. MIS may transfer part of the credit obtained for the publication (as a result of passing through a submission peer review process) towards recognition as a conference paper presenter, and subsequent issuance of a certificate of participation.

2022 CONFERENCE & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF ICT & COMPARATIVE KNOWLEDGE (SOCTHADICKconf’22)

(In collaboration with the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) (former Kogi State University), Anyigba, Nigeria)

THEME: ICT AS A KEY DRIVING FORCE IN A KNOWLEDGE-BASED ECONOMY

DATE:                       Sunday, 7th August, 2022 (Arrival & Registration) –                              Wednesday, 10th August, 2022 (Closing & Departure)

HOST/VENUE :        Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) (former Kogi State University), Anyigba, Nigeria

Introduction

The Society for the Advancement of ICT & Comparative Knowledge (SOCTHADICK) (https://socthadick.org) is an international intellectual association devoted to non-trivial studies on all issues pertaining to ICT, comparative knowledge systems and their inter-relationship. The Society is meant for ‘literates’ and ‘illiterates’, and activities of the Society are devoid of parochial ethnic, racial, sectional, socio-economic and related bias. The motto of the Society is ‘Knowledge is Power’. SOCTHADICK is pleased to announce her 2022 Regular Conference and Annual Meeting, in partnership with the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Anyigba, Kogi State, Nigeria. The theme of the conference has been carefully selected to address virtually all issues pertaining to ICT and knowledge-based economies (KBE). The importance of KBE, as opposed to the traditional ‘brute-force’ economies, cannot be overemphasized. This is evident in the strides made by great nations such as Japan, USA, United Arab Emirates (UAE) etc. It is a hybrid conference (physical and virtual modes).

OPENING ADDRESS:        President, Society for the Advancement of ICT & Comparative Knowledge & Chairman, Conference General Planning Committee (Professor Bamidele A. Oluwade)

WELCOME MESSAGE:    Chairman, Local Organizing Committee (LOC)                                                                   (Dr. Bashir Tenuche)

GOODWILL MESSAGE:   Head, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Nigeria (Professor Bamidele A. Oluwade)

OTHER GOODWILL MESSAGES:         Other conference partners, sponsors etc

OPENING REMARK:        Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Nigeria (Dr. Aurelius O. Omali)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER/CHIEF HOST (declaration of conference formally open):       

 Vice-Chancellor, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Nigeria (Professor Marietu O. Tenuche).

GRAND HOST:                    His Excellency, The Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello

INVITED SPEAKERS:       Seasoned home and international scholars (The list of confirmed speakers is continually updated on the conference website)

                                    CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

CONFERENCE MODENORMAL REGISTRATION (NGN)YOUTH CORPER (NGN)UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT (NGN)INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS (USD)
PHYSICAL20,000 (LATE REGISTRATION (i.e. after 7th July, 2022): 25,000)7,500 (LATE REGISTRATION: 10,000)2,500 (LATE REGISTRATION:5,000)150 (LATE REGISTRATION: 200)
VIRTUAL15,000 (LATE REGISTRATION (i.e. after 7th July, 2022): 20,000)5,000 (LATE REGISTRATION: 7,500)1,500 (LATE REGISTRATION: 2,500)150 (LATE REGISTRATION: 200)

                                                BANK PAYMENT DETAILS

BANK:                                   First City Monument Bank (FCMB)

ACCOUNT NUMBER:       (Nigerian Naira) 7811558015; (USD) 7811558022

ACCOUNT NAME:               Society for the Advancement of ICT & Comparative Knowledge (SOCTHADICK)

                                                CONFERENCE SUBTHEMES

The subthemes include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Mathematical Modelling of Knowledge-based Systems
  • Simulation of Knowledge-based Systems
  • Application of Programming Languages to Knowledge-based Systems
  • ICT and Knowledge-based Economy
  • ICT in Equipment Manufacture and Engineering
  • ICT and Education
  • ICT and the Humanities
  • ICT and Social Sciences
  • ICT and Agricultural Sciences
  • ICT and Medicine
  • ICT and the Natural Sciences
  • ICT and Globalization of Knowledge
  • ICT and Management Sciences
  • Legal Issues of Knowledge-based Economy
  • The Role of Information Sciences in a Knowledge-based System
  • Software Engineering Processes of Knowledge-based Systems
  • Politics of Knowledge-based Economies
  • Philosophy of Knowledge-based Systems
  • ICT and the Environmental Sciences

                                    CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

All forms of research papers are welcome:full length articles, survey paper, industrial case report, technical note etc

Technical Sessions on ICT and Knowledge-based Systems

– Special Technical Session for Postgraduate Students to Showcase their Ongoing Research

– Software & Final Year Undergraduate Project Showcase among Students of Higher Institutions (https://socthadick.org/other-programmes)

– Exhibition of (Potential) Industrial Products by Individuals & Companies

– Refereed Conference Proceedings

– Publication of Selected Conference Papers in Special Editions of African Journal of Management Information System (https://afrjmis.net) or African Journal of Computing & ICT (https://afrjcict.net), two journals being managed by SOCTHADICK.

-Annual General Meeting of the Society

– Book of Abstract

– Book of Programmes

– Poster Presentation by Undergraduate Students

– Sponsors, collaborators, exhibitors and advertizers (individuals and corporate organizations) are welcome. Please contact the conference addresses. All donors will be conspicuously acknowledged on the conference media

– Conference website is https://socthadick.org

– Conference registration form may be completed at https://forms.gle/xLickRquE1k6wuwn9

                        PAPER SUBMISSION GUIDELINE AND DEADLINE

Papers to be presented at SOCTHADICKconf’22 and considered for publication in the Conference Proceedings need to be prepared in APA style using Microsoft Word. The expected maximum number of pages is 12 pages of A4 length, including tables, figures, references, appendices etc.  The APA style template is available at https://apa.style.apa.org.

EVENTDEADLINE
Extended Abstract (optional)11th May, 2022
Acceptance of Extended Abstract (optional)25th May, 2022
Submission of Full Papers9th June, 2022
Acceptance of Full Papers23rd June, 2022
Submission of Camera-ready Accepted Papers & Payment of Normal Registration Fees7th July, 2022

Papers may be submitted directly to ‘info.socthadick@gmail.com’ [Subject: SOCTHADICKconf’22 Paper] or via the EasyChair Conference Management System: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=socthadickconf22

                                                HOTEL INFORMATION

The following are some of the Hotels and Guest Houses available in Anyigba, and their rates per night, as at the first quarter of 2022. For reservations/bookings and related information, the LOC will be pleased to be of assistance.

HOTEL/GUEST HOUSECURRENT RATE PER NIGHT (N)
Harbour Bay Guest InnRoyal Room – 7,500.00 Executive Room – 7,000.00 Standard – 6,000.00
Orbital Royale HotelV.I.P. Deluxe (Suite) – 16,000.00 Executive – 10,000.00 Standard – 8,500.00 Classic – 8,000.00
Discovery HotelPresidential – 5,500.00 Executive – 4,500.00
Anyigba HotelV.I.P – 13,968.00 Executive – 8,500.00 Standard – 6,000.00
Wisdom Home HotelSingle – 10,000.00 Double – 11,500.00 Apartment – 15,000.00
Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) Guest HouseSingle – 4,000.00 Double – 5,000.00

                                    KEY CONFERENCE CONTACTS

Conference General Email:                 Administrative Secretary, SOCTHADICK                                                                                        (info.socthadick@gmail.com; +234(0)703 902 1016)

Chairman, General Planning Committee:       Professor Bamidele Oluwade

 (bamideleoluwade@gmail.com; +234(0)803 360 8519)

Chairman, Local Organizing Committee (LOC): Dr. Bashir Tenuche (bashirtenuche@gmail.com; +234(0)812 682 6647)

Professor Bamidele Oluwade                               Dr. Bashir Tenuche

Chairman, General Planning Committee,             Chairman, Local Organizing Committee,

SOCTHADICKconf’22;                                      SOCTHADICKconf’22;

President, Society for the Advancement of            Department of Computer Science, Prince

ICT and Comparative Knowledge                        Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Nigeria                                                                 

                                                            SOME PARTNERS

2021 REGULAR CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL MEETING OF SOCTHADICK

The Society for the Advancement of ICT & Comparative Knowledge (SOCTHADICK) (https://socthadick.org) is an international intellectual/professional association devoted to non-trivial studies on all issues pertaining to ICT, comparative knowledge and their inter-relationship. The Society is for literates and illiterates, and its activities are devoid of parochial ethnic, racial, sectional and socio-economic bias. The motto of the Society is ‘Knowledge is Power’.

The Society wishes to announce her 2021 Regular Conference and Annual Meeting (SOCTHADICKconf’21), in partnership with the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Nigeria. The conference is scheduled to take place from Sunday, 17th October, 2021 (arrival) to Wednesday, 20th October, 2021 (departure). It will be a hybrid conference (physical and virtual). The theme of the conference has been carefully selected to address virtually all issues pertaining to ICT and knowledge acquisition, generation and transmission. The theme is: ‘Towards a Unification of Global Knowledge Systems using the Prism of Information and Communication Technology‘.

Subthemes include, but are not limited to:

– ICT Applications

– Conventional Knowledge Systems

– Unconventional Knowledge Systems

– Comparative Knowledge Systems

– Information Science

– Computing Systems

– Modelling & Simulation of Knowledge Systems

– Software Engineering

– Knowledge Representation and Artificial Intelligence Systems

– Mythological Cosmology

– Technology of Knowledge Systems

– Philosophy of Knowledge Systems

– Physical Cosmology

– (Information) Management of Knowledge Systems

– Legal Framework of Knowledge Systems

– Economics of Knowledge Systems

  • Medical Perspective of Knowledge Systems

The Call for Papers is already out. Papers may be submitted through info.socthadick@gmail.com (Subject: Conference’21 Paper) or via the EasyChair Conference Management System at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=socthadickconf21. Conference registration fees are modest and are as follows:

CONFERENCE MODENORMAL REGISTRATION (NGN)YOUTH CORPER (NGN)UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT (NGN)INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS (USD)
PHYSICAL15,000 (LATE REGISTRATION (i.e. on or before 17th September, 2021): 20,000)5,000 (LATE REGISTRATION: 7,500)1,500 (LATE REGISTRATION:2,500)100 (LATE REGISTRATION: 150)
VIRTUAL10,000 (LATE REGISTRATION (i.e. after 17th September, 2021): 15,000)3,000 (LATE REGISTRATION: 5,000)1,000 (LATE REGISTRATION: 1,500)100 (LATE REGISTRATION: 150)

*Late registration starts on 17th September, 2021

Payment may be made via the following bank account details:

BANK: First City Monument Bank (FCMB)

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 7811558015

ACCOUNT NAME: Society for the Advancement of ICT & Comparative Knowledge (SOCTHADICK)

Highlights of the conference include:- – Technical Sessions on ICT and Comparative Knowledge – Special Technical Session for Postgraduate Students to Showcase their Ongoing Research – Essay Competition (High School Students category) – Essay Competition (Higher Institution Students category) – Software Development & Final Year Undergraduate Project Showcase/Competition among Students Of Higher Institutions – Exhibition of (Potential) Industrial Products by Individuals & Companies – Refereed Conference Proceedings – Publication of Selected Conference Papers in Special Editions of African Journal of Management Information System (https://afrjmis.net) or African Journal of Computing & ICT (https://afrjcict.net), two journals being managed by SOCTHADICK. -Annual Meeting of the Society – Book of Abstract – Book of Programmes – Poster Presentation by Undergraduate Students

Prof. Bamidele Oluwade, Ph.D. President, Society for the Advancement of ICT & Comparative Knowledge (SOCTHADICK)

*Last updated on 12th June, 2022. Website maintained by Dewade Systems Consult.

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