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[Call for Papers] The 2014 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2014)

December 14th, 2013 by

*Call For Papers and Participation*
*The 2014 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2014)*
*May 19 – 23, 2014*
*The Commons Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA*
*In Cooperation with the ACM, IEEE, IFIP*

Paper Submission Deadline:*_December 30, 2013_*

You are cordially invited to participate in this international conference through paper submission, a workshop or a special session organization, a tutorial, an invited speech, a demo, a poster, an exhibit, a panel discussion, a doctoral dissertation, whichever sounds more appropriate and convenient to you.

The conference will include invited presentations by experts from academia, industry, and government as well as contributed paper presentations describing original work on the current state of research in collaboration technologies, collaboration systems, social networks, virtual worlds, and related issues.  There will also be tutorial sessions, symposia, workshops, special sessions, demos, posters, panel discussions, doctoral colloquium, and exhibits.  Conference sponsorships are welcomed.

In addition to the *main track*, the conference will have the following refereed archival symposia, workshops and special sessions:

*_Symposia_: (all refereed and archived.  may have different deadlines)*
*SYMP1. Collaboration, Social Computing, New Media and Networks(SoMNet 2014)*
*SYMP2. Big Data and Data Analytics in Collaboration(BDDAC 2014)*
*SYMP3.  Security in Collaboration Technologies and Systems(SECOTS 2014)*
*SYMP4.  Collaborative Analysis and Reasoning Systems (CARS 2014)*
*_Workshops_: (all refereed and archived.  may have different deadlines)*
*W01. Cloud Services and Web 2.0 Technologies for Collaboration (CSWC2014)*
*W02. Knowledge Management and Collaboration(KMC 2014)*
*W03. Collaboration: Human-Centered Issues & Interactivity Design(CHCI&ID 2014)*
*W04. Semantic Technologies for Information-Integrated Collaboration(STIIC 2014)*
*W05. Mobile Systems and Sensors Networks for Collaboration (MSSNC 2014)*
*W06. Multi-Agent Systems and Collaborative Technologies(I-MASC 2014)*
*W07. Collaborative Robots and Human Robot Interaction(CR-HRI 2014)*
*W08. Collaborations in Emergency Response and Disaster Management(ERDM 2014)*
*W09. Collaboration and e-Learning(Ce-Learning 2014)*
*W10. Collaboration Technologies and Systems in Healthcare and Biomedical Fields(CoHeB 2014)*
*W11. E-Transactions Systems(ETS 2014)*
*W12: Internet of Things, Machine to Machine and Smart Services Applications (IoT 2014)*
*W13: Collaboration and Virtual Environments (CoVE-2014)*
*W14.Visualization and Collaboration (VisualCol 2014)*
*W15.International Workshop on Human-Machine Teaming in Cyber (HMTC 2014)*
*W16.Collaboration and Gaming (CoGames 2014)*
*W17.Collaboration in Logistics, Planning & Services (CLPS 2014)*
*W18.Culture and Collaboration Technologies (Culture 2014)*
*W19.Intelligent and Tangible User Interfaces for Collaboration (ITUI-C 2014)*
*_Special Sessions_: (all refereed and archived.  may have different deadlines)*
*SS01.  Intelligent Cooperative Driving, and Autonomous Connected Vehicles (ICD&ACV 2014)*
*SS02.  Collective Intelligence, Crowd Sourcing in Collaboration (CICS 2014)*
*SS03.  P2P and Collaboration and Virtual Organizations(CDRM 2014)*
*_Important Dates_:*
Extended Paper and Poster Submission Deadline —— *December 30, 2013*
Workshop/Special Session Proposal Deadline ———- *November 30, 2013*
Tutorial/Demo/Panel Proposal Deadline —————– *December 30, 2013*
Notification of Acceptance ——————————— *January 30, 2014*
Registration & Camera-Ready Manuscripts Due ——– *February 21, 2014*
Conference Dates  —————————–————– *May 19 — 23, 2014*

For further details and updates, please consult the conference web site at URL:,or, or contact one of the organizers.