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EAI  ICAST 2020 is Postponed to a later date in 2020

EAI is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation to ensure the safety of attendees and a successful course of the event. The conference will be held in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia and should the need arise, online presentations will be made available through a fully-fledged online option. EAI is committed to holding the conference in 2020. All matters related to publication and indexing remain unchanged. New dates will be announced via this website and email (sign up here).

8th EAI International Conference on Advancements of Science and Technology

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Early bird registration fee: April 14, 2020 extended until June 15, 2020

Keynote speakers
University of Stellenbosh,
South Africa
University of Stavanger, Norway
Centre for Global Equality (CGE)
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Paper Submission is now open.
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All registered papers will be submitted for publication by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, including Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

Additional publication opportunities:


We welcome contributions from the following fields:

  1. Chemical, food and bio-process engineering
  2. Electrical and computer engineering
  3. IT, computer science and software engineering
  4. Civil, water and environmental engineering
  5. Mechanical and industrial engineering
  6. Material science and engineering

About ICAST 2020

Advances in science and technology are the key drivers and powerhouse of economic developments. Technological developments are currently playing a remarkable contribution in the life of modern society, and scientific knowledge becomes more impactful across numerous domains of society than any time ever. In line with this, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology (BiT) is organizing the 8th International Conference on Advancements of Science and Technology (ICAST-2020).

The conference will be held on May 8-10, 2020 in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. ICAST 2020 provides comprehensive platform for scientists, researchers in the academia and institutes, and experts from the industry to present the latest technological advancements, research findings, innovations, and applications in all aspects of science and technology.

The conference brings scholars, scientists, and researchers working in different disciplines together to exchange knowledge and experiences. It also fosters generation of new ideas and creates collaborative bridge and network between researchers in the academia and experts from the industry. Furthermore, poster sessions and exhibitions offer multitude of opportunities for exchange of information among scientific community and participants. Professionals from the industry, business, academia, government research and development sectors are all welcome to the ICAST 2020.

About EAI

This event is organized by EAI.

EAI – European Alliance for Innovation is a non-profit organization and a professional community established in cooperation with the European Commission to empower the global research and innovation, and to promote cooperation between European and International ICT communities.

EAI’s vision is to foster excellence in research and innovation on the principles of transparency, objectivity, equality, and openness. Our guiding principle is community cooperation to create better research, provide fair recognition of excellence and transform best ideas into commercial value proposition.

EAI‘s mission is to create an environment that rewards excellence transparently, and builds recognition objectively regardless of age, economic status or country of origin, where no membership fees or closed door committees stand in the way of your research career.

Through these shared values, EAI leads the way toward advancing the world of research and innovation, empowering individuals and institutions for the good of society to fully benefit from the digital revolution.

Important dates

Full Paper Submission deadline
23 January 2020 extended until 30 January 2020 (firm)
Notification deadline
2 March 2020 extended until 12 March 2020 (firm)
Camera-ready deadline
31 March 2020 extended until 15 June 2020
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Previous ICAST editions

2019 – Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
2018 – Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
2017 – Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
2016 – Bahir Dar, Ethiopia



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