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ECSCW 2013: Call for Workshops and Master Classes – deadline March 8

::: ECSCW 2013 ::: Call for Workshops and Master Classes The 13th European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW 2013) 21-25 September 2013, Paphos, Cyprus. Website: Master Classes and Workshops will be held on Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 September. Submission deadline for proposals: March 8, 2013 Notification: April 11, 2013 Proposed workshop paper […]

Call for Papers: Communities & Technologies 2013 in Munich

Call for Papers 6th Intl. Conf. on Communities and Technologies (C&T 2013) We cordially invite submissions to the Sixth International Conference on Communities and Technologies (C&T 2013), hosted from 29th June – 2nd July 2013 in Munich. This biennial meeting serves as a forum for stimulating and disseminating research on the complex connections between communities […]

Value and Currency in Peer Production (Due Jan 22, 2013)

The Journal of Peer Production CFP: Value and Currency in Peer Production Edited by: Nathaniel Tkacz, Nicolás Mendoza and Francesca Musiani The marriage of cryptography and the dynamics of open-source have now produced a working distributed currency system. Bitcoin, as the most notable example, can be understood as a new technics of exchange inspired by […]

Global and Cross Cultural Aspects of Crowdsourced Content Production and Knowledge Repositories (Due Feb 22, 2013)

19th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2013) Chicago, Illinois, USA 15–17 August 2013 Call for Papers for the mini track on Global and Cross Cultural Aspects of Crowdsourced Content Production and Knowledge Repositories Track: Global, International, and Cross Cultural Issues in IS (SIGCCRIS) With the advent of Web 2.0, many crowdsourced content production and repository […]

BODYWARE: Information Systems in the Age of Augmented Body and Enhanced Mind

19th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2013) Chicago, Illinois, USA ( 15-17 August 2013 Paper submission Starts: January 4, 2013 Paper submission Finishes: February 22, 2013 at 11:59 PM EST Notification of acceptance: April 22, 2013 Conference: August 15-17, 2013, Chicago, Illinois As the major trend towards a hyperconnected world continues to connect anything […]

Measuring Influence in Social Media (Due April 30, 2013)

Call for Papers: American Behavioral Scientist, Special Issue on Measuring Influence in Social Media Editors: – Anatoliy Gruzd <>, School of Information Management,  Dalhousie University, Canada – Barry Wellman <>, S.D. Clark Professor of  Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Canada Submission deadline: *April 30, 2013* More info at

CHI 2013 Workshop on “Designing for- and with- Vulnerable People” (Due Jan 11, 2013)

27 or 28 April 2013, Paris, France The workshop will be held as part of CHI 2013 (, the annual ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, that will be held in Paris, France between the 27 April and 2 May 2013. The workshop will be held on a single day prior to the […]

CHI Workshop on Geographic Human-Computer Interaction – Call For Papers (Due Jan 11, 2013)

April 27-28, 2013 (at CHI 2013) Paris, France @geohci Position Statements Due: January 11, 2013 Geography is increasingly important to areas of human-computer interaction (HCI) ranging from social computing to mobile computing to natural user interfaces. Similarly, research in geography focuses more and more on HCI-related topics. There have been few opportunities, however, for […]

Attention Management in Pervasive Computing (Due March 1, 2013)

Finely-woven, globe-spanning digital networks, together with the radical miniaturization  and embedding of information, communication, and sensor electronics into almost everything, have made human-to-computer bonds truely ubiquitous and pervasive. Accordingly, our approach to human-computer interaction is reversing: while HCI previously, addressed issues related to how humans initiate interaction with ICT systems, we now increasingly observe ICT system designs that […]

Twitter and Microblogging: Political, Professional and Personal Practices

Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom 10 – 12 April 2013 (Paper deadline: Dec 10, 2012) Twitter and other micro-blogging platforms, with their short messages, in some cases circulated to millions of followers, were at first viewed with condescension and amusement: famously David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, opined, “Too many tweets make a twat.” Other […]