The First Annual NUGS-China Research Conference themed “Africa’s Future Beyond Aid in the Context of SDGs” (AFBA2020) sponsored by NUGS-China will be held in Shanghai, China from July 17 to July 20, 2020.

AFBA2020 is a premier conference that provides a forum for researchers across various disciplines to present and discuss latest research findings, ideas, and emerging technologies and applications, business models, policies and regulatory frameworks in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Information and Communication (STEMIC). Others are Economics, Management, Social Sciences, Education, etc. The aim is to present and discuss current researches for policy-making, industrial development, field advancement and practices in Africa.

The conference will feature keynote addresses and invited presentations by distinguished speakers (researchers).

Important Dates

March 5 2020 (Beijing local time) Submission start for abstract/ full paper opens
April 15 2020 (Beijing local time) Deadline for abstract submission ONLY
April 30 2020 (Beijing local time) Notification to abstract submission ONLY
May 1 2020 (Beijing local time) Full paper submission deadline ONLY
May 30 2020 (Beijing local time) Notification to full paper submission ONLY
June 15 2020 (Beijing local time) Camera-ready submission
June 20 2020 (Beijing local time) Early-Bird registration
June 30 2020 (Beijing local time) Conference registration

Please download the Guidelines For Abstracts/ Full Paper Submission For AFBA 2020


Applicants who are having difficulties in submitting their abstract/ full paper through our online system can also do so via email to the AFBA Secretary with the following details:

  1. Full name
  • Email address (should be active for correspondence purposes) .
  • Telephone number (please add your country code to the number.
  • Full address
  • Submission type (Abstract submission or Full Paper submission).
  • Your submitted file should be in Microsoft word format.

Click on the button below to start your abstract/full paper submission (NB: VPN Required for Mainland China users).