The 1st International Conference on Innovation for Industrialization

7th and 8th November 2019

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The St. Joseph University In Tanzania is organizing its first International Conference on “Innovation for Industrialization”. Academicians, Researchers and Practitioners from the Industry and Public & Private sectors are invited to submit abstracts of topics or papers to be presented in the conference. Selected papers will be reworked and considered for publication in a journal. Submissions should have substantial contribution to knowledge. The conference will provide a platform for experts from around the world to come together and exchange ideas and experiences on “Innovation and Industrialization”.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission: 20th September 2019

Full paper Submission: 20th September 2019

Acceptance Notification: 27th September 2019

Registration Deadline: 31th October 2019

Conference Date: 7 th and 8 th November 2019


St. Joseph University In Tanzania

Call for Abstracts or Papers


1. Innovation in education and its contribution to industrialization.

2. New technologies impact (artificial intelligence, drones, quantum, and internet of things) on Africa's industrialization development.

3. Industrialization and economic development in Africa.

4. Contribution of SMEs in industrialization in Africa.

5. The impact of information age to the economic development.

6. Communication innovations and industrialization.

7. Ensuring sustainable development through innovation - focusing attention on renewable energy and climate change.

8. Innovation management in key economic sectors for Africa's development (e.g. agriculture, manufacturing, services): prospects and challenges.

9. Challenges in innovation for sustainable education, health and human wellbeing in Africa.

10. Innovation capabilities and interactive linkages: The role of Higher learning Institutions.

11. Other related topics that contribute to the theme.


Prof. Xue-bo Jin, BTBU, Beijing, China

Dr. Rani Hemamalini, St. Peters Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, India

Dr. Manoj Dhinakaran, Huawei Technologies, Germany

Dr. Sembian Sundarapandian, KTH, Sweden

Dr. Mussa Mgwata, UDSM, Tanzania

Dr. Simon Marandu, UDSM, Tanzania

Dr. Abraham S Kilimo, SJUIT, Tanzania

Dr. Wema W Wekwe,SJUIT, Tanzania

Dr. Bashira Majaja, SJUIT, Tanzania



1. An abstract of not more than 300 words should be submitted via the Email:

2. Identify 3-5 key words related to the topic of the paper or presentation.

3. Indicate the name(s) of the authors, affiliation, postal address and telephone contacts with country code.

4.Abstract should be written in English.


1. Internationals -50 USD

2. International Students -20 USD

3. East Africans - 100,000 Tshs.

4. East African Students - 30,000 Tshs.

5. Exhibitors - 200,000 Tshs

Registration includes Conference Proceedings, Conference kit, 2 Day Lunches and Refreshments. Exhibitors will get a space of 3m x 3m with power supply, one table and two chairs.

Payment Details

Bank: Exim Bank

Account: DMI - St. Joseph College of Engineering

Account Number: 0301066674

Swift Code: EXTNTzTz

Conference Committee

Advisory Board

1. Dr. T. X. A. Ananth - President of the University Council, St. Joseph University In Tanzania

2. Prof. Innocent F Ngalinda - Vice Chancellor, St. Joseph University In Tanzania

3. Dr. Ignatius Herman - Director - Education, St. John The Baptist University, Malawi.

5. Dr. Primus Nkwera - Consultant, St. Joseph University In Tanzania

Organizing Committee

1. Conference Chairperson - Prof. Eliab Z Opiyo ,St. Joseph University in Tanzania (SJUIT)

2. Conference Vice Chairperson - Dr. Lawrence J Kerefu,St. Joseph University in Tanzania (SJUIT)

3. Conference Secretary - Mr. Ruben Johnson.

Executive Committee

1. Dr. Stanlus Peter Kashinje - (Principal, SJCSME)

2. Mr. Arockia Jayadhas - (Asst. Dean of Students-1, SJCET)

3. Dr. Prabhakaran Narayanan - (HOD, CSISE)

4. Dr. Prabhakaran Paulraj - (HOD, EECE)

5. Dr. Rwandallah Simeon - (HOD, CBE)

6. Dr. Bosco Bharathy - (HOD, Basic Sciences)

7. Mrs. Leema prasila - (Convener, 1st Year)

8. Sr. Antony - (Bursar, SJUIT)

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