All submissions will be rigorously peer-reviewed by members of SEiA 2018 Program Committee. Submissions must be original and not have been previously published or currently under review elsewhere. Submissions will be evaluated based on the scientific quality, relevance for the African continent as well as global software engineering community, significance, and quality of presentation.

Submissions must be submitted online via the SEiA 2018 EasyChair conference management system and conform to the ICSE/ACM formatting guidelines. For MS Word users: Use ACM_SigConf.docx example file as a template. Additional instructions about formatting, if you need, you can find at ,NEW ACM formatting guidelines. For LaTex users: Use ,NEW ACM formatting guidelines. Upon unzipping the zip file, run ‘make all’. This will produce the acmart.cls file. You should use the conference format described in sample-sigconf.tex to format your paper. Your submission should be in PDF. Paper length must not exceed 10 pages for full papers and 4 pages for short papers/posters. Accepted papers will be published in the ICSE 2018 Companion Proceedings and in the ACM and IEEE digital libraries
The official publication date is the date the proceedings are made available in the ACM Digital Library. This date may be up to two weeks prior to the first day of ICSE 2018. The official publication date affects the deadline for any patent filings related to published work. Purchases of additional pages in the proceedings is not allowed.
Accepted papers must be presented in person at the symposium by at least one of the authors.