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3nd International Conference on Geographical Science for Resilient Communities, Ecosystems and Livelihoods under Global Environmental Change (GORILLA) 2024


The Future of Smart Cities and Urban Systems in SSA

Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) is increasingly becoming urbanized with projections indicating a significant proportion of the population being in urban areas by 2050. How sustainable are the ongoing urbanization processes in Africa? Are cities a panacea for sustainable livelihoods? Is the notion of smart cities achievable in SSA? What are the challenges of an urbanizing SSA, and how best can they be resolved?

Submit Abstracts

A 250-word abstract on the topics of the conference is required for those intending to make presentations. Both oral and poster presentations in the conference will be accepted. In addition, specific proposals for sessions may also be accepted. Abstracts will be submitted online at the submit-abstracts page.

Abstracts will be reviewed in real-time and feedback on acceptance will be given to the proponents after being subjected to a peer review process. The deadline for abstract submission and notification are as follows;

  • Deadline abstract submission:                             31st October 2022
  • Latest Notification of abstract:                             7th November 2022