WACREN is organizing its 6th Annual Conference on 19-20 March 2020 in Cotonou, Benin, hosted by the Benin Research and Education Network (RBER).

The theme of the conference is: "Digital Transformation for Development".

This is a call for papers for the conference. Interested authors are invited to submit abstracts (500-600 words) on the theme or related subjects:

i) New Technologies, Innovation and 4th Industrial Revolution

ii) e-learning, Life-long Learning and Education Strategy

iii) Open Science and Open Access

iv) Ethics and Governance

The schedule (deadlines) is as follows:

  • Submission of abstracts: 13 December 2019
  • Notification of acceptance to authors: 20 December 2019
  • Submission of full papers: 28 February 2020
  • Submission of presentations: 6 March 2020

Please submit all documents online at WACREN 2020 Call for Papers, and visit this website regularly for updates.

For authors of selected papers who are not able to get full sponsorship from their organizations to attend the conference, support may be provided for travel or accommodation, subject to availability of resources (for maximum one author per paper).

If you have any question, please feel free to contact us at

We look forward to your active participation.

The WACREN 2020 Programme Committee