• Membership

    Any individual interested in research data in social sciences or beyond can become a member of IASSIST. Current members are …

  • Upcoming Events

    Research Data Management for promotion of scholarship in the academia, August, 2023, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, (MUST), Uganda …

  • Activities

    IASSIST Africa partners with different academic and information institutions to carry trainings in Data research management. The trainings help to …

  • Research grants 2023

    Call for IASSIST- Africa Research Grant Applications 2023 The International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST) cordially …

About IASSIST Africa Chapter

The IASSIST Africa Chapter is affiliated to International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST) which is an international organization of professionals working with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in the social sciences and beyond. IASSIST has a membership of over 300 from Academia, Government, Non-profit sector, Private sector.

IASSIST Africa chapter was officially launched in 2021 during the Ist IASSIST Africa Regional Workshop held in Kampala, Uganda. The Africa Chapter has membership of African countries which include Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa among others. Every year, IASSIST Africa Chapter holds a regional workshop where did members in that region come together to discuss and share emerging trends and issues affecting IT, research and data services. The 3rd IASSIST Africa Regional Workshop was held in Pretoria, South Africa 18th-20th October 2023.

49th Annual Conference of IASSIST joined together with CARTO

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, May 28-31, 2024

In person at the Halifax Convention Centre.

Host institution: IASSIST with representation from Dalhousie University, Mount Saint Vincent University, and Cape Breton University. Held with CARTO , Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives.

Conference and workshop registration

Registration for IASSIST & CARTO 2024 is now open! Be sure to secure your spot early. The early bird registration rate has been extended and will close April 12, 2024, after which registration fees will increase.

It will be the Best. IASSIST. Ever.

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