Special Session: Cyberspace Development Strategic Discussion


The Cyberspace Development Strategic Discussion is a special session hosted under the 1st Ethiopian Conference on Cyberspace. Its main purpose is to introduce topics relevant to the development of cyberspace itself and related cyber industries. These topics are expected to generate instructive discussions and debates on policies, strategies and guidelines significant to developing the Cyberspace in developing countries. You are encouraged to submit papers covering topics including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Cyberspace development policies, strategies and guidlines,,
  • Cyberspace development success stories and use cases,
  • Social and cultural factors crucial to cyber development,,
  • Cyberspace development opportunities and challenges in developing countries,
  • Cyberspace development driving forces and success criterias,
  • Effects of cyberspace on the youth,

Instruction for Paper Submission


Submitted papers may include up to 15 pages of text and up to 5 pages for references and appendices, totaling no more than 20 pages. Papers must be A4 size, double column and reasonable margins. The text must be in Times font, 10-point or larger, with 11-point or larger line spacing. Authors are encouraged to use the IEEE conference proceedings templates (which can be found here).

Publication and Presentation


Authors are responsible for obtaining appropriate publication clearances. One of the authors of the accepted paper is expected to present the paper at the conference. Submissions received after the submission deadline or failing to conform to the submission guidelines risk rejection without review.

Program Committee


  1. Conference chair:   Maj.  BINIAM TEWOLDE
  2. Conference program management committee
    1.  Maj. SELAMYHUN ADEFRIS
    2. FILLMON MEHARI
    3. ALEM HAGOS
    4. BERIHU ALEMAYEHU
    5. GEBRE AKLILU
  3. Program management sub committee
    1. SEBLE HAILU (PhD)
    2.  MEHARI (PhD) (paper submission point)
    3. SOLOMON (PhD)
    4. TESFTSION
  4. Conference event and exhibition organizer 
    1. MOHAMMED EDRIS
    2. TSEDENYA NAMRUD
  5. Internal track and special managers/ or links
    1. Track1- SEBLE HAILU (PhD)
      •   E-mail-   seble.hailu1@gmail.com
      •   Phone-     +251939658555
    2. Track2- GEBRE AKLILU
      • E-mail:       gebre.a@insa.gov.et
      •  Phone-+251911711643
    3. Track3- SOLOMON GUADE (PhD)
      •  Address:  email  nissc@insa.gov.et
      •   Phone:    +251912627693                        

d. Special program (ALEM HAGOS)

  •  E-mail:  alem.hagos@insa.gov.et
  •  Phone:     +251911517341
  1. External program committee members
  1. Gebremichael Teame(Dr. – ing,Ph.D), Mekel  university
  2. Tawetu  Abraha (Asst. Prof), Mekel  university
  3. Prof. DP Sharma [PhD intranet-wares], ARBAMINCH University
  4. Towfik Jemal (Dr.-Ing.,Ph.D), Jimma univerisy
  5. Hussien  Seid (PhD),  ARBAMINCH University
  • E-mail: lehussien@gmail.com/ hussein.seid@amu.edu.et
    1. Dereje Hailemariam Woldegebreal, PhD
              Assistant Professor
              AAU, Addis Ababa Institute of Technology
  • E-mail: derejehmr@gmail.com
  1. Tesfa  (PhD),  Bahir Dar Institute of Technology
  • E-mail: tesfat@gmail.com