2014 International Conference on Social Media and Society

#SMSociety14

What: 2014 Social Media & Society Conference

Where: Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
When: September 27-28, 2014
Twitter hashtag: #SMSociety14

 

CONFERENCE CHAIRS:
Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, gruzd@dal.ca (Primary Contact)
Barry Wellman, University of Toronto
Philip Mai, Dalhousie University
Jenna Jacobson, University of Toronto
IMPORTANT DATES:
Paper & Panel Abstracts Due: April 18, 2014
Paper & Panel Notification: May 19, 2014
Poster Abstracts Due: May 23, 2014
Poster Notification: June 13, 2014
Conference dates: September 27-28, 2014
ABOUT THE EVENT:
The Social Media & Society Conference is an annual gathering of leading social media researchers from around the world. Now, in its 5th year, the 2014 Conference will be held in Toronto, Canada from September 27 to 28. From its inception, the conference has focused on the best practises for studying the impact and implications of social media on society. The conference offers an intensive two-day program comprising of paper presentations, panel discussions, and posters covering wide-ranging topics related to social media. Organized by the Social Media Lab at Dalhousie University, the conference provides attendees an opportunity to exchange ideas, present their original research, learn about recently completed and work-in-progress studies, and strengthen connections with their peers. Last year’s conference hosted nearly 200 attendees, featured research from 90+ scholars and practitioners across several fields from over 60 institutions in 15 different countries.

 

TOPICS OF INTEREST INCLUDE (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):
Social Media & Big Data,
Social Media Impact on Society,
Theories & Methods and
Online/Offline Communities.
TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS:
(1) Paper abstracts (Extended)
Paper abstracts provide authors the opportunity to present their original work related to the broad theme of social media and society.
(2) Panel presentations
Panel presentations provide authors the option of organizing three related papers/talks together in a thematic session.
(3) Research poster presentations
The research poster session provides an interactive forum for authors to discuss their research.
HOW TO SUBMIT:
See more information at http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/
For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd at gruzd@dal.ca