CU-ICE 2018  aims at addressing the key economic and development issues in Africa and beyond. The conference is focused on vectors conducive to economic growth and alleviation of poverty, famine and low growth rates.

The conference will be the perfect platform where entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers, students and other start-up champions from Nigeria and beyond to identify new ways of helping start-ups and existing firms to achieve stronger competitiveness and enumerate the roles of entrepreneurship in solving economic challenges.

At CU-ICE 2018, you will have the unique opportunity to:

  • Enhance your visibility and present your products to a quality international professional and educational community audience in a cost-effective way.
  • Network with other professionals, educational experts and technologists from universities, companies, private and public organizations and research centres.



  1. Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2018
  2. Notification of Acceptance of abstract: February 22, 2018
  3. Submission of full-length paper (5,000-7,000 words): March 12, 2018. Each paper will undergo a double-blind peer review process. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality.
  4. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by March 19, 2018, and given the opportunity to revise their papers (where applicable) for a final submission.
  5. Final submission of full papers: April 12, 2018
  6. Submission of a PowerPoint Presentation of 10-15 slides including the reference slide(s) of the accepted conference paper: May 15, 2018
  7. Arrival of conference delegates: June 13, 2018
  8. Conference begins: June 13 – 15, 2018


Oral Presentation:

All the oral presentations should be done in English, the official language of the event.

Each talk is 15 minutes long. We recommend dedicating 12 minutes to the presentation and 3 minutes to open discussion.

Poster Presentation:

All posters should be written and presented in English, the official language of the event.