(Hybrid participation)

Date: 27th to  30th November 2023

Venue: College of Insurance- Nairobi, Kenya


Development and Indigenization of Knowledge Management Systems in Africa

Sub Themes

Pan-Africanism and Africa we Want :

    • African Culture and Value Systems
    • Indigenous Knowledge and Governance
    • IKS and their Role in the Pan-African Movement

Artificial intelligence:

    • Knowledge production in the era of AI
    • AI and knowledge authenticity
    • AI as an enabler for Knowledge management

Indigenous Knowledge Management Systems :

    • Advancing the Utilization of Indigenous Knowledge
    • Improving Indigenous Knowledge Systems
    • Partnerships and Indigenous Knowledge Promoters

Language and Development :

    • Language Development
    • Language Dynamics
    • Lack of Language Policy and its Effects
    • Language and Identity in the Globalization framework

Cultural and Economic Development:

    • Development in Cosmopolitan and Multi- cultural Africa
    • Information and Knowledge Landscape in Africa
    • Status of Indigenous Technologies and Innovations
    • Climate Change and Indigenous Technologies/Knowledge 

Abstract Submissions and Timeline:

Important Dates:

15th  June 2023- Call for conference abstracts

15th July 2023– Close submission of abstracts

15th August 2023– Notification of accepted abstracts

15th September 2023 – Deadline for submission of full paper

27th – 30th November 2023 – Conference

Abstract Submissions and Timeline:

Abstract not exceeding 300 words written in English language should be submitted on or before 15th July, 2023. All abstracts should be written in a Microsoft word format with 3-5 keywords; Times-New Roman, font 12 and single line spacing. There will be opportunities for both physical and virtual presentation. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Completed abstracts should be sent to:


cc: info@informationafrica.org

Conference Fee

In-person attendance

Participants: $350

Students:  $220

These fees cover  tea/coffee, refreshments and lunch. Fees excluded:  accommodation, dinner and tours

Early bird registration by 15th  September, 2023


Participants: $320

Students:  $200

Virtual/Online attendance

Participants: $200

Students: $100

Early bird registration by 15th  September 2022


Participants: $180

Students:  $80