Call for Abstracts


Global trends in Management, IT and Governance in an e-World (e-MIG 2019)


14 & 15 May 2019

The Organising Committee of e-MIG 2019 would like to invite you to the island paradise of Mauritius, to participate in the second International Conference on Global trends in Management, IT and Governance in an e-World (e-MIG 2019), co-hosted by the Open University of Mauritius (OU), Mauritius and the College of Law and Management Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa; in partnership with Amity Institute of Higher Education, Mauritius; University of Mauritius, Mauritius; University of Huddersfield, UK; Lyallpur Khalsa College of Engineering, India; Shivalik College of Engineering, India; Quantum University, India. 


This multidisciplinary conference on Management, Information Technology (IT), Law and Governance aims at bringing together academics and researchers from a range of disciplines to showcase global trends in an e-World. It also serves as a platform for the development of leadership, capacity, and scholarship in the African region.

We invite extended anonymised abstracts (All submissions should not contain any information identifying the author(s) or their organisation(s), of between 500 to 700 words, in English to be submitted by 30th November 2018.

Abstracts must include the following: the Rationale, Objectives, Literature Review, Methodology, Data and Findings. The abstract should provide an indication of what the audience can expect from the paper to be presented. Empirical, conceptual, local case studies or country studies are also encouraged.

Abstract submission – complete your submission, at HEREby copying and pasting your title, abstract and keywords onto the submission form after completing your author details. No attachments are required for this abstract submission stage. Further details will be provided about full paper submission procedures in the acceptance letter.

Abstracts will be double blind peer reviewed by a review panel. The authors of the abstracts which meet the review criteria will be invited to submit a full paper for review for presentation at the conference for possible inclusion in the conference proceedings (meets DHET requirements: ISBN – 978-0-620-81210-8, with double blind review process), or publication in the interdisciplinary journal AlternationAuthors will be notified of abstract acceptance by 10th December 2018

Important Dates

Abstract Submissions 30th November 2018
Abstract review notifications 10th December 2018
Full paper submissions (only for those wanting to submit for publication in the conference proceedings or Alternation Journal) 1st March 2019
Full paper review notifications 1st April 2019
Early registration 28th February 2019
Late registration 11th April 2019
Registration closes 30th April 2019

Decolonising the Management Teaching Curriculum | e-Management | Ethics and Business Management | Leadership and Business Performance | Legislative Initiatives in Management | Management in the African context | Modern Trends in Human Resource Management |  Modern Trends in Marketing Management | Modern Trends in Supply Chain Management | Modern Trends in Entrepreneurship | Research Management
 Big Data & Analytics | Biomedics & e-Health | Cloud Computing | Copyright and Intellectual property | Cybercrime & Cyber security | Digital Marketing | e-Commerce | e-Waste | Internet of Things (IoTs) | IT & Plagiarism | Legislative Initiatives in IT | Networks and Communications | Pervasive Computing | Risk Management | Security, Privacy & Trust | Smart Cities | Technology in Education | Technology in Tourism
 Capacity Development | Democratic Decentralisation |  Disaster Risk Management |  e-Governance | Legislative Initiatives in Governance | Local Economic Development | Sustainable Development Goals | African Cities: Governance Challenges and Solutions


Early Registration: Begins on  1 November  2018 and closes on 10 April 

Conference Fees:

Presenting Delegate – Academics: $350  (excl bank charges)
Presenting delegate – Students: $250(excl bank charges)

Non-presenting delegate:$350  (excl bank charges)

Late Registration: Begins on 10 April 2018 and closes on 30 April 2018.

Conference Fees: 
Presenting Delegate – Academics: $400 (excl bank charges)
Presenting Delegate – Students: $300 (excl bank charges)

Non-presenting delegate:$400  (excl bank charges)

* Please note that the registration fee is per participant, and includes the conference pack, teas, lunch on all 2 days, and entry to the Gala night.

For Enquiries contact Local Conference Chairs: 

Dr Upasana G Singh (UKZN) and Mr Govin Appavoo (OUM) at: