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The 2017 Social Media & Society Conference (#SMSociety) invites scholarly and original submissions that relate to the broad theme of Social Media & Society. We welcome both quantitative and qualitative work which crosses interdisciplinary boundaries and expands our understanding of the current and future trends in social media research. The theme for 2017 is Social Media for Social Good or Evil.  Please refer to the 2017 #SMSociety Call for Proposals for details. 

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IMPORTANT DATES

Submission TypeWorkshops/ Technical Tutorials   Full PapersWork-in-Progress (WIP) PapersPanelsPosters
DueDec-5Jan-16Jan-16Mar-6Mar-6
NotificationJan-14Feb-28Feb-28Mar-27Mar-27
Submission format / TemplateWorkshop template
Tutorial template
10 pages
ACM Paper template
5 pages
ACM Short Paper template
Panel template500 words
Poster Abstract template
Presentation formatHalf-day20-min oral presentation (including Q&A)20-min oral presentation (including Q&A)60-min oral presentation (at least 3 panelists)120-min poster presentation
Peer-reviewed?YesYes (Double-blind)Yes (Double-blind)YesYes
Published in the Proceedings in the ACM Digital Library?No (Published in the online conference programme)YesYesNo (Published in the online conference programme)No (Published in the online conference programme)

TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS 

(1) Half-day or Full-day Workshop or Tutorial Submit 
Workshops on a well-defined area or technical tutorials will examine a particular method or tool for the analysis of social media data in more detail.

(2) Panel Presentations  Submit 
Panel presentations provide authors the option of organizing related talks together in a thematic session.

  • Submission Template: Panel template
  • Panel submissions are not blind reviewed
  • Presentation Format: Each panel will have 60 minutes and should include 3-5 presenters

(3) Full Papers Submit
Papers provide authors the opportunity to present their original work related to the broad theme of social media and society.

  • Submission Length: 10 pages (including references, figures, and tables)
  • Submission Template: ACM Paper template
  • Papers must be on a completed or well-developed project.
  • All full paper submissions to be published in the conference proceedings must be original (= not published or accepted in a journal or conference proceedings and currently not under consideration for publication elsewhere).
  • Papers are blind reviewed
  • Presentation Format: If selected, the author(s) will be invited to give a 15-minute oral presentation followed by a 5 min Q&A period at the conference.
  • Allowed number of submissions: You may submit up to 2 submissions, but only one as a single or lead author.
  • All Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings by the ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (ICPS). 
    • Publishing in ACM’s ICPS program brings several advantages to authors:
      – Authors of ICPS articles have the same Author Rights as all ACM authors
      – Free posting on author’s home page and institutional repository
      – Free use of ACM Author-Izer Service
      – Free posting in any repository legally mandated by authors’ funding bodies
      – Author Profiles in the ACM Digital Library for each contributor are linkable to global ORCID IDs
      – Citation and usage statistics are provided free for each article and available to each author for local display through the ACM Author-Izer Service.

(4) Work-In-Progress (WIP) Paper   Submit 
WIP short papers provide authors the opportunity to present their preliminary and ongoing work related to the broad theme of social media and society.

  • Submission Length: 5 pages (including references, figures, and tables)
  • Submission Template: WIP Short Paper template
  • WIP Papers are peer-reviewed
  • Submissions must be original (= not published or accepted in a journal or conference proceedings and currently not under consideration for publication elsewhere).
  • All accepted WIP papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings by the ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (ICPS)
  • Presentation Format: If selected, the author(s) will be invited to give a 15-minute oral presentation followed by a 5 min Q&A period at the conference.
  • Allowed number of submissions: You may submit up to 2 submissions, but only one as a single or lead author.

(5) Research Poster Presentations  Submit 
The research poster session provides an interactive forum for authors to discuss their research.

  • Submission Length: approximately 500 words, excluding references
  • Submission Template: Poster Abstract template
  • Posters will display visual presentations of research projects.
  • Presentation Format: If selected, author(s) will have an opportunity to present their poster as part of a dedicated poster session.
  • Poster boards (and velcro tape) will be supplied.

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