Conferences and publication venues
Human Computer Interaction
- Paper Deadline: passed
- Venue: Atlanta, GA; April 10-15, 2010
- "The annual CHI conference is the leading international forum for the exchange of ideas and information about human-computer interaction (HCI)."
- This is a highly respected conference with an acceptance rate in the low 20%. It is a large conference (~2000 attendees) and covers many topics related to HCI, an increasing number of which deal with social technologies. It's bias is toward novel technical designs, but empirical studies using various methods are also accepted.
- Paper Deadline: Passed.
- Venue: Raliegh, NC; April 26-30, 2010
- "WWW seeks original papers describing research in all areas of the Web covering the implications of ubiquitous access to the Web through the "three screens" – computer, phone, and TV – and how such Web access will change the way we live, work, and interact in the future. Topics of discussion will include Browsers and User Interfaces, Data Mining, Industrial Practice and Experience, Internet Monetization, Mobility, Performance and Scalability, Rich Media, Search, Security and Privacy, Semantic / Data Web, Social Networks and Web 2.0, Web Engineering, XML and Web Data."
- This yearly conference is highly respected. It's focus is typically more technical and quantitative than conferences like GROUP or CSCW. It's acceptance rate is under 15%.
- Paper Deadline: May 14, 2010
- Venue: Sanibel Island, FL, USA (7-10 November, 2010)
- "GROUP' is interested in topics related to computer-based systems that have an impact on groups, organizations and social networks. A strong emphasis of GROUP '09 is to foster a discourse on collaborative technology that bridges the fields of Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and Information Systems (IS). Relevant issues include the design, implementation, deployment, evaluation, and impact of these systems as well as examinations of relevant research methodologies."
- This biennial conference has been around for a while and is gaining in reputation and numbers of submissions. It has an acceptance rate of under 30%. Full Text Proceedings are published in the ACM Digital Library.
- Paper Deadline: TBA
- Venue: TBA
- "The conference focuses on issues related to formal and informal learning through collaboration, promoting productive collaborative interactions with the help of the computer and every kind of communications technologies."
- Paper Deadline: 19 February 2010
- Venue: Freiburg, Germany; 28 - 30 July, 2010
- "The IADIS Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI) 2009 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within Interface Culture and Design. This conference aims to explore and discuss innovative studies of technology and its application in interfaces and welcomes research in progress, case studies, practical demonstrations and workshops in addition to the traditional submission categories."
- Paper Deadline: TBA
- Venue: Brisbane, Australia; 29 June - 2 July 2011
- "The Communities and Technologies biennial international conference serves as a forum for stimulating and disseminating research on the complex connections between communities - both physical and virtual - and information and communication technologies."
- This is a newer biennial conference that is highly interdisciplinary and directly on topic for CASCI. The conference has pulled in top researchers in the field in the past and is small enough to facilitate meaningful exchanges among participants.
- Paper Deadline: TBA
- Venue: TBD 2011
- "The conference is soliciting high quality contributions that report novel techniques and technologies relevant to CSCW, empirical studies of work that contribute to the design space of CSCW, enhancement of the conceptual foundations of CSCW."
- This biennial conference used to alternate with CSCW before it became an annual conference. It is not quite as selective, but still pulls in some good articles on collaborative systems.
- Paper Deadline: passed
- Venue: Savannah, GA; Feb 6-10, 2010
- "CSCW is a premier venue for presenting research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, and communities. Although work is an important area of focus for the conference, technology is increasingly supporting a wide range of recreational and social activities, and we embrace the growth of the discipline in the areas of Collaboration, Sociality, Computation, and the Web."
- This is a well-respected conference closely aligned with the Human-Computer-Interaction community. Full Text Proceedings are published in the ACM Digital Library. The conference is highly interdisciplinary allowing for both qualitative and quantitative methods. It has an acceptance rate in the low 20%.
- Paper Deadline: passed
- Venue: Aix en Provence, France; 19-21 May 2010
- The second European conference in the field of CSCW (after eCSCW). Program chairs: Myriam Lewkowicz, Volker Wulf. Proceedings published by Springer and the ACM digital library.
- Paper Deadline: TBA
- Venue: TBA
- WikiSym is a symposium (conference) series dedicated to wiki and open collaboration research and practice.
- Paper Deadline: Tutorial Proposals: December 1, 2009; Paper Submission: January 8, 2010; Poster/Demo Submission: January 8, 2010
- Venue: Washington, DC; May 24-26, 2010
- "This interdisciplinary conference brings together researchers and industry leaders interested in creating and analyzing social media. Past conferences have included technical papers from areas such as computer science, linguistics, psychology, statistics, sociology, multimedia and semantic web technologies. As in previous conferences, collections of social-media data will be provided by ICWSM-10 organizers to potential participants, to encourage experimentation on common problems and datasets."
- Paper Deadline: February 2, 2010
- Venue: TBA, sometime between June and August 2010
- "The annual ACM SIGKDD conference is the premier international forum for data mining researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and government to share their ideas, research results and experiences."
- Paper Deadline: abstaract and title submission: January 22, 2010; Full paper submission: January 29, 2010
- Venue: New Delhi, India, August 30 - September 3, 2010
- "SIGCOMM is the flagship annual conference of the Special Interest Group on Data Communications, a special interest group of the Association for Computing Machinery."
- Paper Deadline: TBA
- Venue: TBA
- "Social Computing can be broadly defined as computational facilitation of social studies and human social dynamics as well as design and use of information and communication technologies that consider social context. The 2009 IEEE International Conference on Social Computing provides a key forum for researchers and industry practitioners to exchange information regarding advancements in the state of art and practice of social computing."
- Paper Deadline: passed
- Venue: Chicago, IL; November 4-6, 2009
- "It is a two and a half day event focusing on Internet measurement and analysis, contributing to our understanding of how to collect or analyze Internet measurements, or give insight into Internet structure and behavior."
- Submission deadline: passed
- Venue: Kauai, Hawaii; January 5-8, 2010
- "The objective of the conference is to provide a unique environment in which researchers and practitioners in the information, computer and system sciences can frankly exchange and discuss their research ideas, techniques and applications. To realize this objective and to facilitate lively discussion and interaction, the format is carefully structured, and the number of available registrations is limited."
- The HICSS conference covers many topics of interest to CASCI members, however, the quality varies significantly depending on the minitrack. Submitted papers are double-blind reviewed and published by IEEE Computer Society Press and included in the IEEE Digital Library XPlore.
- Submission deadline: February 28, 2010
- Venue: 9-11 August 2010, Odense, Denmark
- The international conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2010) will primarily provide an interdisciplinary venue that will bring together practitioners and researchers from a variety of SNAM fields to promote collaborations and exchange of ideas and practices. ASONAM 2010 is intended to address important aspects with a specific focus on the emerging trends and industry needs associated with social networking analysis and mining. The conference solicits experimental and theoretical works on social network analysis and mining along with their application to real life situations. General areas of interest to ASONAM 2010 include information science and mathematics, communication studies, business and organizational studies, sociology, psychology, anthropology, applied linguistics, biology and medicine.
- Submission deadline: 14 February (Papers); 21 February (Exploratory papers); 1 March (Demos and panels)
- Venue: 30 June – 2 July, 2010
- The widespread diffusion of the Internet and a growing trend towards democratisation worldwide have encouraged new modes, projects and visions of citizen participation in decision making and governance. OD2010 aims to bring together researchers, developers and practitioners from a wide range of academic and applied backgrounds to provide a unique opportunity to better understand the notion of deliberation in a virtual environment and to discuss specific advances in online deliberation from a number of different disciplinary perspectives. The conference is aimed at those who wish to update themselves on recent developments in online deliberation, understand how other groups are applying the tools and techniques and exchange ideas with leading international experts.
- Paper Deadline: December 1, 2009
- Venue: Riva del Garda, Italy; June 29-July 4, 2010
- "The International Sunbelt Social Network Conference is the official conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA). It provides an interdisciplinary venue for social scientists, mathematicians, computer scientists, ethnologists, and others to present current work in the area of social networks."
- Paper Deadline: For the 2010 meeting, February 5, 2009.
- Venue: 2010 - Atlanta, GA; August 14-17, 2010
- "The theme of the 2010 ASA meetings is intended to stimulate development of sociological approaches to a comparative transnational study of citizenship. The theme can be explored from the perspective of many areas of specialization in sociology, including family, immigration, labor, collective movements, criminology, political sociology, and religion."
- Paper Deadline: passed
- Venue: Milwaukee, WI; 7-11 October 2009
- "Internet: Critical will provide a space for interdisciplinary researchers to reflect on, describe, interrogate, challenge, and stake new claims to various critical Internet issues, including: critical moments, elements, practices; critical theories, methods, constructs; critical voices, histories, texts; critical networks, junctures, spaces; critical technologies, artifacts, failures; critical ethics, interventions, alternatives."
- AoIR is the annual Association of Internet Researchers' conference. It pulls in a very eclectic group of researchers from around the world from many different research traditions, primarily in the social sciences. Full papers can be submitted, but a 600-800 word abstract is all that is required. Selected papers are published in the journal: Information, Communication & Society.
- Paper Deadline: passed
- Venue: Philadelphia, PA; December 2-6, 2009
- "This year's theme is THE END/S OF ANTHROPOLOGY."
- Paper deadline: October 23, 2009
- Venue: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, April 8 - 10, 2010
- Citizenship requires networks and networks can confer citizenship. Thetheme of the 2010 conference of the Center for the Study of Citizenship explores the similarities and the tensions between networks and citizenship in the past, present, and future. It also considers how networks have shaped citizenship and how citizenship has influenced the development of networks. Noted scholar Yochai Benkler (Harvard University and author of The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom) will give the keynote speech.
- Submission deadline: full papers - Nov 16, 2009; work in progress - Jan 18, 2010
- Venue: May 2-5, 2010, Seattle, Washington
- The theme for ISCRAM2010 is Defining Crisis Management 3.0. Our aim is to look forward at the conference and consider how our rapidly changing technologies may change the way that we respond to crises in our ever more interconnected world. As always the conference will be multidisciplinary drawing together perspectives from across all socio-technological domains. Human behaviours are as important to us as the technologies that enable us to share information and situation assessments quickly and in increasing volumes. While we particularly solicit papers emphasising the conference theme, we welcome papers covering all aspects of information systems for crisis response and management.
- Paper Deadline: February 26, 2010
- Venue: Lima, Peru; August10-12, 2010
- The Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) is an annual research conference in the information systems discipline held in the region. AMCIS attracts up to a thousand or more attendees principally from North America but increasingly from other regions of the world as well. It is conducted under the auspices of AIS. Colleagues from prominent local universities take responsibility for organizing and making local arrangements associated with the conference.
- Paper Deadline: January 15, 2009
- Venue: Chicago, IL; August 7-11, 2009
- See Association of Management Conference Website. The OCIS track of this conference is one of the top business IS conferences.
- Paper Deadline: passed
- Venue: Vancouver, BC, Canada; November 6-11, 2009
- "We live in a culture where countries, organizations and individuals have never been so closely linked politically, economically and socially, linkages that are founded on rapid and efficient information transfer and access. Yet we also co-exist in a world that displays its rich cultural diversity and relies upon information sharing to reinforce its plurality. ASIS&T 2009 offers participants the opportunity to explore how information research and practice can promote global communication while maintaining diversity."
- Paper Deadline: passed.
- Venue: November 7-8, 2009, Baltimore, Maryland
- ACM CHIMIT is the leading forum for discussing topics on IT management with a focus on people, business and technology. At CHIMIT researchers and practitioners share issues, solutions and research, drawing upon fields such as human computer interaction, human factors and management and service sciences to address cognitive, social and technical issues in managing the increasing complexity of modern IT systems.
- JASIST publishes reports of research and development in a wide range of subjects and applications in information science and technology.
- The Information Society (TIS) journal, published since 1981, is a key critical forum for leading edge analysis of the impacts, policies, system concepts, and methodologies related to information technologies and changes in society and culture. Some of the key information technologies include computers and telecommunications; the sites of social change include homelife, workplaces, schools, communities and diverse organizations, as well as new social forms in cyberspace.
TIS is a refereed journal that publishes scholarly articles, position papers, debates, short communications and book reviews.
Human Computer Interaction
- The magazine includes timely articles, stories, and content related to the interactions between experiences, people, and technology.
- Computers in Human Behavior is a scholarly journal dedicated to examining the use of computers from a psychological perspective. Original theoretical works, research reports, literature reviews, software reviews, book reviews and announcements are published. The journal addresses both the use of computers in psychology, psychiatry and related disciplines as well as the psychological impact of computer use on individuals, groups and society.
- First Monday is one of the first openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. Since its start in May 1996, First Monday has published 1,007 papers in 159 issues; these papers were written by 1,276 different authors. In addition, eight special issues have appeared. The most recent special issue was entitled A Web site with a view — The Third World on First Monday and it was edited by Eduardo Villanueva Mansilla. First Monday is indexed in Communication Abstracts, Computer & Communications Security Abstracts, DoIS, eGranary Digital Library, INSPEC, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, LISA, PAIS, and other services.
- The IJWBC is a peer-reviewed scientific journal. It offers state of the art to practitioners such as communication managers, officers of public information services, web masters and of course those who are responsible for online communities. Its mission is to publish and integrate scientific results and act as a catalyst to the rapidly developing culture of web communities.
- The Journal of Online Behavior (JOB) is concerned with the empirical study of human behavior in the online environment, and with the impact of evolving communication and information technology upon individuals, groups, organizations, and society. It is a peer-reviewed, behavioral science/social science journal, with editorial board members from several countries and disciplinary affiliations. The journal is published electronically on the World Wide Web, and in printed form. Each article published on the Web will be accompanied by an interactive discussion space, a pointer to which will accompany the article site. Significant comments from discussions may accompany the paper publication.
- The International Journal of Internet Science is an interdisciplinary, peer reviewed journal for the publication of research articles about empirical findings, methodology, and theory in the field of Internet Science. It provides an outlet for articles on the Internet as a medium of research and its implications for individuals, social groups, organizations, and society.
- TOCHI publishes archival research papers in the following major areas: Studying new hardware and software architectures for building human-computer interfaces; Studying new interactive techniques, metaphors and evaluation; Studying processes and techniques for designing human-computer interfaces; Studying users and groups of users to understand their needs.
he primary emphasis is on results of broad application, but the journal considers original work focused on specific domains, on special requirements, on ethical issues -- the full range of design, development, and use of interactive systems.
- ACM Journal of Computer Documentation (JCD) provides a forum on documentation and user support for computer products and systems. Past issues have published topics on processes, methods, and technologies for on-line text, hypermedia, and multimedia.
- JoSS publishes manuscripts that are focused on social structure-on the patterning of social linkages among actors. These actors could be comprised of different types or levels or analysis, such as animals, humans, artificial agents, groups or organizations. It is designed to facilitate timely dissemination of state-of-the-art results in the interdisciplinary research area of social structure. It publishes empirical, theoretical and methodological articles.
- Connections publishes original empirical, theoretical, and methodological articles, as well as critical reviews dealing with applications of social network analysis. The research spans many disciplines and domains including Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology Communication, Economics, Organizational Behavior, Knowledge Management, Marketing, Social Psychology, Public Health, Medicine, Computer Science, and Policy.
- The Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (JCMC) is a web-based, peer-reviewed scholarly journal. Its focus is social science research on computer-mediated communication via the Internet, the World Wide Web, and wireless technologies. Within that general purview, the journal is broadly interdisciplinary, publishing work by scholars in communication, business, education, political science, sociology, media studies, information science, and other disciplines. Acceptable formats for submission include original research articles, meta-analyses of prior research, synthesizing literature surveys, and proposals for special issues.
- Social Networks is an interdisciplinary and international quarterly. It provides a common forum for representatives of anthropology, sociology, history, social psychology, political science, human geography, biology, economics, communications science and other disciplines who share an interest in the study of the empirical structure of social relations and associations that may be expressed in network form. It publishes both theoretical and substantive papers.
- New Media & Society engages in critical discussions of the key issues arising from the scale and speed of new media development, drawing on a wide range of disciplinary perspectives and on both theoretical and empirical research. It publishes from both the social sciences and the humanities and includes contributions from communication, media and cultural studies, as well as sociology, geography, anthropology, economics and the political and information sciences. Topics to be covered include: digitalization and convergence; interactivity and virtuality; consumption and citizenship; innovation, regulation and control; the cultures of the Internet; patterns and inequalities of use; community and identity in electronic space; time and space in global culture and everyday life; the politics of cyberspace.
- Critical Studies in Media Communication provides a home for scholarship in media and mass communication from a cultural studies and critical perspective. It particularly welcomes cross-disciplinary works that enrich debates among various disciplines, critical traditions, methodological and analytical approaches, and theoretical standpoints. CSMC publishes scholarship about media audiences, representations, institutions, technologies, and professional practices. It includes work in history, political economy, critical philosophy, race and feminist theorizing, rhetorical and media criticism, and literary theory. It takes an inclusive view of media, including newspapers, magazines and other forms of print, cable, radio, television, film, and new media technologies such as the Internet. Manuscripts should be analytical and interpretive (i.e., not merely descriptive) and should make an important, substantive contribution to existing or emerging bodies of knowledge.
- The Journal of Communication is the flagship journal of the International Communication Association and an essential publication for all communication specialists and policy makers. The Journal of Communication concentrates on communication research, practice, policy, and theory, bringing to its readers the latest, broadest, and most important findings in the field of communication studies. This journal also features an extensive book review section and the symposia of selected studies on current issues.
- Drawing together the most current work upon the social, economic and cultural impact of the emerging properties of the new information and communications technologies, this journal positions itself at the centre of contemporary debates about the information age. Information, Communication & Society (iCS) transcends cultural and geographical boundaries as it explores a diverse range of issues relating to the development and application of information and communications technologies (ICTs), asking such questions as:
- What are the new and evolving forms of social software? What direction will these forms take? ICTs facilitating globalization; and how might this affect conceptions of local identity, ethnic differences and regional sub-cultures? Are ICTs leading to an age of electronic surveillance and social control? What are the implications for policing criminal activity, citizen privacy, and public expression? How are ICTs affecting daily life and social structures such as the family, work and organization, commerce and business, education, health care and leisure activities? To what extent do the virtual worlds constructed using ICTs impact on the construction of objects, spaces and entities in the material world?
- The Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media is the scholarly journal published quarterly by the Broadcast Education Association. Considered one of the leading publications in the Communication field, the Journal contains timely articles about new developments, trends and research in electronic media written by academicians, researchers and other electronic media professionals.
- EJC/REC is devoted to the study of communication theory, research, practice, and policy. Manuscripts reporting original research, methodologies relevant to the study of human communication, critical syntheses of research, and theoretical and philosophical perspectives on communication are welcome. Fully searchable back issues.
- Media, Culture & Society provides a major international forum for the presentation of research and discussion concerning the media, including the newer information and communication technologies, within their political, economic, cultural and historical contexts. The journal is interdisciplinary, regularly engaging with a wider range of issues in cultural and social analysis. Its focus is on substantive topics and on critique and innovation in theory and method. JCR Impact Factor - 2008 Ranking: 36/99 in Sociology; 21/45 in Communication; 2008 Impact Factor: 0.938.
- The Review of Communication is a refereed, online only journal that publishes state-of- the-art reviews dealing with all communication issues in all modes of communication. While book reviews remain extremely important to this journal, any communication mode can be reviewed and submitted for consideration in this journal. In particular, reviews may focus on matters of importance to the communication discipline, including pedagogical and other professional issues within the academy, as well as historical events, scholars, or classical texts of importance to the contemporary study of communication.
- Telecommunications Policy is concerned with the changing roles of telecommunications in the economy and society. It provides a forum for research and debate amongst academics, policymakers, regulators, industry managers, consultants and other professionals. Its orientation is multidisciplinary and international, encompassing issues of both theory and practice. Its scope includes issues of telecom reform at national, regional and international levels, including issues confronting both developed and developing countries. It pays particular attention to the implications of convergence for knowledge infrastructure development, management and regulation.
- Telematics and Informatics is an interdisciplinary journal examining the social, economic, political and cultural impacts and challenges of information and communication technologies. Current technologies and issues of interest include — but are not limited to — e-commerce and e–governance, the WWW, the 2.0 paradigm, regulation of digital technologies, social networking, special user groups, mobile and wireless communications, peer-to-peer learning, green computing, alternative community networks, ICT for sustainable development, globalization and security, management and policymaking, advertising and the internet, use of ICT in healthcare and education. In addition to full Research Papers, the journal publishes Topic Discussion papers, Ongoing Research papers, dealing with work in progress, and Review essays.
- The European Journal of Communication is interested in communication research and theory in all its diversity, and seeks to reflect and encourage the variety of intellectual traditions in the field and to promote dialogue between them. The Journal reflects the international character of communication scholarship and is addressed to a global scholarly community. Rigorously peer-reviewed, it publishes the best of research on communications and media, either by European scholars or of particular interest to them.
- Communications and media studies with an emphasis on Scandinavian culture and practices.
- MedieKultur is a peer-reviewed journal of media and communications studies that encourages stimulating ideas, sound thinking and strong arguments without any dogmatic preference for certain schools of thought. The journal is aimed at scholars, teachers, students, and professionals. MedieKultur publishes research into mediated communication in all its various contexts: political, economic, cultural, historical, aesthetic, and social. MedieKultur is a multi-disciplinary journal and welcomes articles contributing to critical reflection and the further development of theory and method within media and communication studies.==Medicine and Public Health==
- JMIR is a health informatics journal. As eHealth is a highly interdisciplinary field we are not only inviting research papers from the medical sciences, but also from the computer, behavioral, social and communication sciences, psychology, library sciences, informatics, human-computer interaction studies, and related fields.
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