IEEE EmergiTech 2016 Conference


The 2016 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Innovative Business Practices for the Transformation of Societies (IEEE EmergiTech 2016) is the new flagship Conference of the IEEE Mauritius Subsection. The first edition of EmergiTech is organised jointly with the University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM) and aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum where industry, Government and academia will meet to discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns regarding the evolution of technology and its impact on societies and businesses. The program will also feature a rich set of workshops and tutorials as well as a featured exhibition space to provide our attendees with a distinctive conference experience. The conference therefore welcomes participants from the region and all over the world to the beautiful Island of Mauritius for an exciting six-day event. An exclusive Conference Gala Dinner bathed in the local folklore will be proposed to our attendees as well as a half-day tour to reveal the exotic beauty of the Island.


IEEE EmergiTech 2016 focuses on emerging technologies covering the following themes:

  • Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoTs)
  • Innovative Technologies for Smart Enterprises Growth
  • Sustainable Development, Energy Harvesting and Storage
  • Technology based Educational Systems
  • Web Technologies,  Cloud Computing and Big Data Analytics
  • Information Security and Cyber Forensics
  • Softwarization and Next Generation of Networking Technologies
  • Robotics and Cognitive Technologies
  • Bio-Intelligence and Health Technologies
  • Social Networks and Behavioral Science

Important Dates

Paper & Tutorial/Workshop Proposal Submission: 29 February 2016
Notification of Acceptance: 21 March 2016
Camera-Ready Paper: 04 April 2016
Final 1-Page Tutorial/Workshop Abstract: 04 April 2016 .


All submitted papers will be double-blind peer reviewed by at least two reviewers. Accepted and presented papers as well as abstracts of tutorials/workshops will be published in IEEE Emergitech 2016 Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore.

IEEE EmergiTech 2016 will award both best paper and best student paper. More details will be subsequently made available on the website.

Conference Guidelines

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Tutorial/Workshop guidelines can be accessed at

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