Early Bird Registration Ends May 1st. Register Today For 2017 #SMSociety in #Toronto!

We would like to invite you to attend the 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) happening on July 28-30 in Toronto, Canada. This year’s theme is on “Social Media for Social Good or Evil”.  
The 2017 #SMSociety Conference offers an intensive 3-day program that includes numerous methods workshops (https://socialmediaandsociety.org/2017-workshops/), over 100 full & work-in-progress papers, panels, and over 40 posters featuring the latest in social media research. Our interdisciplinary research community brings researchers from a wide variety of disciplines including Management, Public Administration, Communication, Information Science, Computer Science, Education, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, Health, and other fields. 

The May 1, 2017 early-bird deadline is fast approaching. Register today! 

This year, we are honoured to have two highly distinguished scholars and leaders as our keynotes speakers:

  • Lee Rainie – Director, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, USA
  • Ronald Deibert – Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada.

 And two featured panels:

We hope you can join us for this exciting event and contribute to this emerging research area!

If you have any questions about the conference, please email us at: ask@socialmediaandsociety.org

2017 #SMSociety Organizing Committee:

• Anatoliy Gruzd, Ryerson University, Canada – Conference Chair

• Jenna Jacobson, University of Toronto, Canada – Conference Chair

• Philip Mai, Ryerson University, Canada – Conference Chair

• Bernie Hogan, Oxford Internet Institute, UK – WIP Chair

• Jeff Hemsley, Syracuse University, USA – WIP Chair

• Hazel Kwon, Arizona State University, USA – Poster Chair


Advisory Board:

• William H. Dutton, Michigan State University, USA

• Zizi Papacharissi, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

• Barry Wellman, INSNA Founder, The Netlab Network, Canada


Programme Committee:

• Visit: https://socialmediaandsociety.org/about/