Eduardo Mondlane University is the oldest and largest university in Mozambique. UEM is located in Maputo and has about 40,000 students enrolled.
This educational institution is rightfully renowned worldwide as international rankings call it the best in Mozambique. Eduardo Mondlane University is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing a place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities.
Eduardo Mondlane University is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 40,000 students. The university employs 1900 lecturers and professors. The university participates in a variety of international exchange programs between students and academic staff.

Tallinn University is the largest university of humanities in Tallinn and the third biggest public university in Estonia. It has almost 7,000 students (with 9.5% of them international), and about 800 employees, including nearly 400 researchers and lecturers. Tallinn University has set a goal to become the promoter of intelligent lifestyle. The university interprets an intelligent lifestyle as making research-based decisions in order to improve society in general and the well-being of all. Tallinn University’s five interdisciplinary focus fields are educational innovation, digital and media culture, cultural competences, healthy and sustainable lifestyle and society and open governance.

AfriCHI 2021 also thank the support of SIGCHI through its Development Fund. ACM SIGCHI is the leading international community of professionals interested in research, education and the practical application of human-computer interaction. SIGCHI enables its members to create and shape how people interact with technology and understand how technologies have an impact on people’s lives. The SIGCHI Development Fund provides monetary support for diverse community development initiatives within SIGCHI, with a current focus on virtual and hybrid events and initiatives, such as AfriCHI 2021.

Sponsoring the event

AfriCHI is the primary conference for human-computer interaction research and practice in African countries. Since its inception in 2016, AfriCHI has brought together leading researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, discuss new methods, and review standard practices. AfriCHI aims to ensure that participants can connect, network, and learn from their peers to build lasting relationships and explore new applications in human-computer interaction research. AfriCHI 2021 provides an environment in which important issues and contrasting perspectives will be discussed as part of an intensive 5-day program. The event covers a wide range of leading-edge HCI research today.

The AfriCHI 2021 conference will take place in Maputo, Mozambique. The AfriCHI 2021 conference will offer a balance of academic and practitioner presentations, design cases, tutorials and workshops, aesthetic artifacts, and interactive demos.

Participants and venues

This exclusive event attracts approx. 100-200 HCI professionals from universities and innovative organizations to engage in a high-level exchange of ideas. The participants are researchers, practitioners, and students within the field of HCI and user experience research and design. The conference will be held in The Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) – a multidisciplinary institution in the heart of Maputo.

Why sponsor the AfriCHI 2021 conference?

Sponsorship is one of the best ways to brand your organization as a provider of State-of-the-Art user experience solutions and to highlight your commitment to advancing the field of Human-Computer Interaction. As a sponsor, you will be able to:

  • Connect with the best researchers, practitioners and students within the field of HCI and user experience research and design.
  • Showcase your organization’s expertise at a world-class conference. The conference provides high-quality opportunities for attendees to learn, connect, and share with their peers.
  • Demonstrate and expose your products and services to the leading researchers and professionals in the field.

The success of AfriCHI 2021 is dependent on the support of local and international sponsors.

We hope you’ll join us as a sponsor. Together, we’ll make this the best AfriCHI conference yet!

Contact us

For further information please contact sponsors@africhi.org