ECIS 2020 call for papers and funding opportunities

The organizers of ECIS2020, which will be held in Marrakech from 15th to 17th of June, offer specific funding to PhD Students, to assistant and associate professors who :

reside in Africa and have a permanent academic position there ;

have a paper accepted at ECIS or at a pre-ECIS workshop.


The funding covers ECIS registration and the conference hotel nights from 15th to 17th.


Interested participants should send a request for funding along with acceptance notice by April 15th to The request for funding should include:

  • Name
  • Institution and country
  • Position
  • Title of paper and name of workshop/track


Priority will be given to papers submitted to the inaugural African IS Paper Development Workshop . All interested participants are encouraged to submit their paper to this Pre-ECIS workshop for developmental feedback. In addition, the spread and diversity of participating African countries will be considered.

Funding decisions will be taken by the Committee composed of Abayomi Baiyere,  Ali El Quammah, Ojelanki Ngwenyama and Frantz Rowe and communicated to the candidates by April 30th.