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Mobile Communication Technology for Development (M4D2018)
November 15, 2018 - November 16, 2018
*The 6th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for
Development (M4D2018), Kampala, Uganda, November 15-16, 2018*
*Makerere University (MUK)*
The 6th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for
Development (M4D2018) welcomes researchers, practitioners and all those
with interest in the use, evaluation, and theorizing of mobile
communication technologies for development to submit research papers,
practice papers, workshops, panels and posters/demos. This conference
provides a forum for M4D enthusiasts to network, innovate, and share
experiences of working with mobile technologies in development contexts.
The inaugural conference was held in Karlstad, Sweden in 2008. The 2nd
conference was in Kampala, Uganda in 2010; the 3rd Conference was in New
Delhi, India in 2012; the 4th conference was in Dakar Senegal in 2014 and
the 5th Conference was held in Maputo, Mozambique in 2016. This year, we
welcome you to Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda for M4D2018!
M4D2018 will take up the mobile-technology-for-
topics addressing (but not restricted to):
– mHuman Computer Interaction
– mDevice – application areas of the mobile device (radio receiver, etc.)
– Mobile app development
*Research papers* (8-12 pages including references formatted according to
the template on: http://cit.mak.ac.ug/M4D2018/
will be peer-reviewed and evaluated based on theory, craftsmanship and
analytical rigor. Papers considering critical approaches and theoretical
development will be prioritized.
*The practitioner’s track *is open to practitioners to present their
experiences, cases and policies (4-5 pages). These contributions do not
have to be guided by academic theory and critical analysis. All accepted
papers will be published in the proceedings and allocated a presentation
*Workshops* – You can also participate by organizing a workshop. Workshop
submissions for proceedings (2 pages) must contain: title, organizers with
affiliation, participants, motivation and objectives.
*Panels –* We welcome theme driven panels. If you would also like to chair
and organize a panel, feel free to submit (2 pages) that must contain
title, organizers with affiliation, participants, motivation and objectives.
*Posters or Demos* – You are also welcome to present your work in the form
of a poster or a demo by submitting a one page extended abstract in the
format of the template on: http://cit.mak.ac.ug/M4D20
*Paper submission deadline*: 30 May 2018
*Paper acceptance notification*: 30 August 2018
*Final papers due and registration deadline for presenting authors:* 30
*Poster/Demo/workshop/panel submission deadline:* 1 September 2018
*Acceptance notification:* 15 September 2018
*Final Posters/Demos/workshops/panel submission deadline*: 15 September
*Registration deadline for participants without presentations*: 31 October
For further information, visit: http://cit.mak.ac.ug/M4D2018/