Call for Papers

The ongoing Ethiopian political reform and the grand vision of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has fueled interest in the Ethiopian and African Diaspora communities to share their experience in industry and the academic world. 

In line with this call to service, the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research Studies (ICIRS) will hold itsSummer 2019 conference from August 1 - 4, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme for the conference is “Bring Minds Together – Bridge the Gap”. The conference will include presentations of abstracts and full text papers, doctoral symposium, professional development workshops, and panel discussions ona broad range of topics. This global conference will serve as a meeting place for scholar practitioners, researchers, policy makers, and students engaged in research and practice to exchange ideas on the challenges, opportunities, emerging trends, best practices, and innovative ideas in their respective fields. 

The submission deadline for abstracts and papers is May15, 2019 (early registration ends on April 30, 2019). Conference proceedings and full papers will be published in the “International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Business, Technology, and Education (ISSN 2333-598X).

We hope you will take time from your busy schedules to participate. More information on the call for papers, hotel accommodation, Ethiopia tour, and other information are available on the ICIRS Conferences web page.  We look forward to meeting you at the conference.


Conference Chairs


Sandokan Debebe, Director General, Ethiopian Innovation and Technology Institute

YacobAstatke, Dr. Eng, Morgan State University

DerejeTessema, PhD, Florida Institute of Finance College