The first Indo-African International Conference on Emerging Materials Science and Technologies (IAFICEMST-2022) virtually will be hosted by Durban University of Technology (DUT) in collaboration with Chandigarh University, Punjab, India. IAFICEMST-2022 will serve as a valuable and important platform for inspiring international and interdisciplinary exchange at the cutting edge of Materials science research. Over the course of three days, internationally renowned speakers will discuss how their research has evolved in response to current challenges, including interesting and inspiring learnings in projects and inventiveness. The experts and industry partners in attendance will provide an excellent networking opportunity. The conference is linked to DUTs research focus area in nanotechnology.