The theme of the conference is: 'Digital Transformation for Development', with the following sub-themes:
New Technologies, Innovation and 4th Industrial Revolution
e-learning, Life-long Learning and Education Strategy
Open Science and Open Access
Ethics and Governance
The 2020 Conference coincides with WACREN's 10th Anniversary. There would be a special ceremony to celebrate the 10th anniversary.
As has been the tradition, the Conference would be preceded by a number of important meetings and workshops including the WACREN Board Meeting, AfricaConnect3 Coordination and Administration Meetings, LIBSENSE Workshop and an inaugural WACREN Youth Day (Mini-Conference).