#SMSociety’24 Pre-conference Digest 1

Dear Conference Attendees,

We are excited to share some important updates as we approach the International Conference on Social Media & Society, which will be held on July 16-18 in London, UK.

1. Online Schedule

The full programme is now available online at https://socialmediaandsociety.org/schedule/ (Please email us at [email protected] if you notice any discrepancies with the schedule.)

This year’s conference features an array of sessions, including 8 workshops and tutorials, 6 panels, 163 paper presentations, and 52 poster presentations. The conference will also feature several networking opportunities, including 2 evening receptions and 9 coffee breaks. Lunches are self-organized. Here is a list of lunch restaurants nearby: https://socialmediaandsociety.org/venue-london/#foodoptions 

Please note that all presentations must be in person. We are not able to support virtual presentations this year.

2. Registration Refund Deadline

This is also a reminder that the deadline to request a no-question-asked full refund of the registration is June 16 (30 days before the event). Unfortunately, we cannot process refunds after this date.

3. Poster Preparation

For those preparing a poster, please refer to the poster information page for details on size dimensions and printing options: https://socialmediaandsociety.org/2024-2/2024-poster-size-requirements

4. Travel Plans 

There is no ‘conference’ hotel, but there are many accommodation options near the conference venue, the London College of Communication (LCC) by the Elephant & Castle station.

If you haven’t made your travel arrangements yet, please visit the travel page for travel-related details: https://socialmediaandsociety.org/venue-london

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!