Call for Participation: Doctoral Colloquium, May 28th 2009, Dubai
School of Government, United Arab Emirates
In conjunction with IFIP WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in
Developing Countries 10th International Conference, ?Assessing the
contribution of ICT to Development Goals?
The Doctoral Colloquium offers PhD students from the ICT for
Development (ICT4D) community a unique opportunity to present and
discuss their research with leading specialists, scholars and peers in
an international setting.
To support doctoral students to attend, a 50% discount on the main
conference fee is available to full-time PhD students. This includes
attendance at the colloquium.
To apply for presentation at the colloquium please submit an extended
abstract of 1500 words of your research covering:
? Topic area, research questions and rationale for the work
? Research methodology including conceptual framework used and
research methods employed
? Summary of any initial findings and planned analysis approach
Submissions must be written in English, in Open Office Writer or MS
Word .doc format, or as a .pdf file and sent to:
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the conference website.
- Deadline for extended abstract submission: November 28 2008
- Notification of acceptance: December 19th, 2008
- Camera-ready paper due: January 20th 2009
- Doctoral Colloquium: May 28th, 2009
- Main Conference: May 26-28th, 2009
Doctoral Colloquium organiser ?
Sharon Morgan, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM),
University of Manchester, UK (http://www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/idpm/)
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Main Conference Organising Chair ?
Fadi Salem, Dubai School of Government (http://www.dsg.ae) [log in to unmask]