2015 #SMSociety Conference Updates

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1) Keynote – Dr. William H. Dutton
2) Call for Submissions
3) Conference Publishing Opportunities
4) Interested in Hosting #SMSociety in 2016?
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1) Keynote – Dr. William H. Dutton

We are very excited to announce our keynote for #SMSociety15 – Dr. Bill Dutton, the Quello Professor of Media and Information Policy at Michigan State University, where he is the Director of the Quello Center! He was the Founding Director of Oxford Internet Institute and the first Professor of Internet Studies at the University of Oxford.

2) Call for Submissions – Various Due Dates

We welcome various submission types: Short Papers, Work-in-Progress Papers, Posters, and Panels. See more info at http://socialmediaandsociety.org/?page_id=1483

3) Conference Publishing Opportunities

* All accepted short papers will be published in the ACM Proceedings
http://dl.acm.org/

* Authors of accepted top papers will be invited to submit their full papers to a special issue of Information, Communication & Society published by Taylor & Francis
http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rics20

* Authors of accepted short and WIP papers will be invited to submit their full papers to a special theme issue of Big Data & Society published by SAGE (open access).
http://bds.sagepub.com/

4) Interested in Hosting #SMSociety in 2016?

If you are interested in hosting the conference in 2016, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Anatoliy Gruzd to discuss: gruzd@ryerson.ca

And follow us on Twitter @socmediaconf We look forward to seeing you in Toronto!

–The Conference Organizing Committee

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