Call for Workshop Papers: GreenTech in Agriculture Workshop

Important Dates

Submission Deadline

20 August 2024

Notification Deadline

20 September 2024

Camera-ready Deadline

19 October 2024

Scope and Topics

As the world’s population grows and the impacts of climate change intensify, the demand for food is rising, putting pressure on traditional farming practices. The “GreenTech in Agriculture” workshop aims to bring together experts, innovators, farmers, and industry leaders to explore the latest advancements in sustainable and smart agricultural technologies. This event will focus on the integration of green technologies to improve productivity, reduce environmental impact, and promote sustainable farming practices.

Topics of interest for the GreenTech in Agriculture Workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Internet of Things (IoT) in Agriculture;
  • Precision Farming Techniques and Technologies for Site-specific Crop Management;
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and Aerial Imaging in Precision Monitoring;
  • Renewable Energy Solutions for Farms;
  • Big Data and Analytics in Agriculture;
  • AI and Machine Learning in smart agricultural;
  • Sustainable Water Management for Smart Irrigation Systems;
  • Smart Farm Design and Infrastructure;
  • Ethical considerations in Biotechnology and Crop Breeding;
  • Circular Economy in Agriculture;
  • Agroforestry and Sustainable Land Management;
  • Biogas Production from Agricultural Waste.

Publication

All registered papers will be submitted for publishing by Springer in the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series as an edited book and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, such as Ei Compendex, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, DBLP, and EU Digital Library.

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

Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET) Journal (IF: 3.8)

By paying an additional $150, authors can publish their articles in the EAI Endorsed Transactions journal selected by the conference (Scopus and Ei-indexed).

EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web (Scopus, Compendex)

The article’s publication is subject to the following requirements:  

– It must be an extended version of the conference paper with a different title and abstract. In general, 30% of new content must be added.

– The article will be processed once the conference proceedings have been published.

– The article will be processed using the fast-track option.

Once the conference proceedings are published, the corresponding author should contact us at [email protected] with the details of their article to begin processing.

Additional publication opportunities:

Paper Submission

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy+‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).

  1. Regular papers should be up to 12-15+ pages in length.
  2. Short papers should be 6-11 pages in length.

All conference papers undergo a thorough peer review process prior to the final decision and publication. This process is facilitated by experts in the Technical Program Committee during a dedicated conference period. Standard peer review is enhanced by EAI Community Review which allows EAI members to bid to review specific papers. All review assignments are ultimately decided by the responsible Technical Program Committee Members while the Technical Program Committee Chair is responsible for the final acceptance selection. You can learn more about Community Review here.

Papers must be formatted using the Springer LNICST/ EASICC Authors’ Kit.

Instructions and templates are available from Springer’s LNICST homepage:

– LaTeX2e Proceedings Templates (zip)
– Microsoft Word Proceedings Templates (zip)

Please make sure that your paper adheres to the format as specified in the instructions and templates.

When uploading the camera-ready copy of your paper, please be sure to upload both:

– a PDF copy of your paper formatted according to the above templates, and
– an archive file (e.g. zip, tar.gz) containing the both a PDF copy of your paper and LaTeX or Word source material prepared according to the above guidelines. 

Workshop Organizers

Workshop Chair

Arouna NDAM NJOYA, University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon

Amine Mohamed ADOUANE, University of Alger 1, Algeria

Wahabou ABDOU, Bourgogne University, France

Workshop TPC Members

Ali Issaka MAHAMAT, University of N’Djamena and Adam Barka University, Chad

Marcel EDOUN, University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon

Jores FOTSA, University of Bertoua, Cameroon

André BOUSSAIBO, University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon

Alexendre NOURA, University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon

El-khalil Moussa KPOUMIÉ, University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon

Youssoufa MOHAMADOU, University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon

Narcisse TALLA TANKAM, IUT Fotso Victor de Bandjoun / University of Dschang

Éric Michel DEUSSOM DJOMADJI, College of Technology, University of Buea, Cameroon

Elie FUTE TAGNE, Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET), University of Buea, Cameroon

Jean Pierre LIENOU, College of Technology (COLTECH), University of Bamenda, Cameroon

Hippolyte Michel TAPAMO KENFACK, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon