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MASTERS & DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM

SAICSIT 2019 Skukuza

SAICSIT 2019 offers postgraduate students at master’s and doctoral levels the opportunity to actively engage with their peers and established researchers on the first day of the conference.

Successful students will be required to present their research during the dedicated sessions, and also will be required to display their work by means of a poster for the duration of the conference.

Participation is free and open to all CS, IS and IT postgraduate research students at any stage of their research. The Postgraduate Symposium provides an excellent opportunity to:

  • practise giving conference papers and poster presentations in a friendly environment;
  • present your research to peers and experienced supervisors;
  • meet other postgraduate researchers working on similar areas of research but based in different Research Centres and universities;
  • receive feedback on your research.

Call for Participation

The organizing committee now invites candidate participants to apply for participation in the symposium. The symposium consists of 15 minute presentations, poster sessions and interactions with guest lecturers recognized as experts in their fields. There will be two streams for presentations.  These are:

  • Computer Science research-in-progress
  • Information Systems/Information Technology research-in-progress

Participation procedure

Candidate participants should submit a poster abstract (500 words) before 30 June 2019 on the submissions portal.  The abstract formatting guidelines are similar to the prescribed format for a full research paper.

  1. The number of participants will be limited to 20 per stream and a confirmation of acceptance will be given by 31 July 2019.
  2. Each participant needs to bring to the Symposium a poster that summarizes his research work. Poster dimensions should be maximally 70 x 110 cm.

Financial Support

There is no registration fee for the postgraduate symposium for students who present at the symposium. If they attend the main conference, a registration fee will be charged for the main conference. The postgraduate symposium is open to postgraduate students and invited moderators only.

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