HCI International 2017
Vancouver, Canada, 9 - 14 July 2017
Vancouver Convention Centre
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9th International Conference on Social Computing and Social Media

Indicative topics/keywords of the broad spectrum of issues to be addressed:

  • Community Engagement
  • Computer Mediated Communication
  • Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
  • Design and evaluation methodologies for social computing and social media
  • Education and the use of social computing and social media
  • E-democracy and political engagement, public affairs
  • Ethical and legal issues in social computing and social media
  • Friends and family groups
  • Gaming, including MMOG and MMORP communities
  • Healthcare communities
  • Infrastructure for social computing and social media
  • Language and culture in social computing and social media
  • Large scale conversations
  • Learning and collaboration
  • Mobile social computing and social media
  • Online special interest communities
  • Online and offline articulation
  • Social identity and presence
  • Policies in social computing and social media
  • Privacy and security in social computing and social media
  • Smart Community Services
  • Social modeling
  • Social network analysis
  • Social media software
  • Trust and reputation
  • User experience and user behavior
  • User generated content (wikis, blogs, etc)
  • Universal access and usability
  • Visualizing social interaction
  • Virtual worlds
Program Board

Program Chair:

Gabriele Meiselwitz
Towson University, USA

Board Members:

  • Rocio Abascal Mena, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Cuajimalpa, Mexico
  • Sarah Omar AlHumoud, Imam Mohammad Bin Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • Areej Al-Wabil, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • James Braman, The Community College of Baltimore County, United States
  • Cesar Collazos, Universidad del Cauca FIET-Sector Tulcan, Colombia
  • Habib Fardoun, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
  • Cristóbal Fernández Robin, Technical University Santa Maria, Chile
  • Panagiotis Germanakos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Carina S. Gonzalez Gonzales, University of La Laguna, Spain
  • Sara Hook, Indiana University-Purdue University, United States
  • Ali Shariq Imran, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
  • Rushed Kanawati, University of Paris, France
  • Tomas Kincl, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Styliani Kleanthous, Open University of Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Carsten Kleiner, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover, Germany
  • Niki Lambropoulos, Author / Researcher / Educator, Greece
  • Soo Ling Lim, University College London, United Kingdom
  • Fernando Loizides, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
  • Hoang Nguyen, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Anthony Norcio, UMBC, United States
  • Elaine Raybourn, Sandia National Laboratories, United States
  • Christian Rusu, University of Valparaiso, Chile
  • Christian Scheiner, University of Lübeck, Germany
  • Stefan Stieglitz, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • Giovanni Vincenti, University of Baltimore, United States
  • José Viterbo Filho, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
  • Evgenios Vlachos, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Yuanqiong (Kathy) Wang, Towson University, United States
  • June Wei, University of West Florida, United States
  • Brian Wentz, Shippensburg University, United States



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