[CITASA] 2014 Social Media & Society Conference + Congress 2014

Barry Wellman wellman at chass.utoronto.ca
Wed May 21 20:45:08 EDT 2014


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Date: Wed, 21 May 2014 16:36:26 -0700
From: Brie Chauncey <brie_chauncey at gnwc.ca>
To: HQP Forum List <grand-forum-hqps at forum.grand-nce.ca>,
     Researcher Forum List <grand-forum-researchers at forum.grand-nce.ca>
Subject: [Grand-researchers] GRAND News #52: 2014 Social Media & Society
     Conference + Congress 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS

1. Juried art show and animation festival funding idea for HQP in MFA and MDes programs

Many of the art and design researchers in GRAND will have received an email on this and other art and design topics- we apologize if we have missed anyone. If you want to be included in the discussion of art and design in GRAND, please email Rob Woodbury <rw at sfu.ca> to be added to an email list specific to this topic.



CALLS FOR PARTICIPATION

1. 2014 Social Media & Society Conference | Toronto, ON | September 27-28

SOCIAL MEDIA & SOCIETY, a GRAND-sponsored conference, will be held on September 27-28, 2014 in Toronto, ON, Canada. We invite GRAND researchers and HQPs who are doing research on social media to submit a work-in-progress poster. The due date is May 23, 2014.

A limited number of GRAND HQP will be offered a travel subsidy that will include $1000 towards eligible travel related expenses and a complimentary conference registration.

More information and how to submit, please visit the conference website at https://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/?page_id=549

For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd at gruzd at dal.ca


2. IEEE Games, Entertainment, and Media (GEM) 2014 | Toronto, ON | Event date: October 22-24

Submission Deadline Extension (IEEE GEM 2014): The IEEE Games, Entertainment, and Media (GEM) 2014 conference submission deadline for full and short papers has been extended to Friday June 6, 2014. The submission deadline for the other paper deadlines (extended abstracts/posters, demos, workshops, tutorials) is still Friday August 1, 2014.

The IEEE Consumer Electronics Society is pleased to announce the First IEEE Games, Entertainment and Media (GEM) Conference. The venue will provide an opportunity for the demonstration and study of the ways in which games and game technologies are transforming the educational and cultural landscape. The exhibition area will allow researchers, developers and industry professionals to demonstrate how they are using these technologies in research, as teaching tools and as means of modifying behavior in any number of fields.

For further information about IEEE GEM 2014, please visit the conference website: www.IEEE-GEM.org <http://www.ieee-gem.org>


3. MobileHCI 2014 | Toronto, ON | Event date: September 23 - 26

The 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI) is the premier forum for innovations in mobile, portable and personal devices and with the services to which they enable access. MobileHCI brings together people from diverse areas which provides a multidisciplinary forum for academics, hardware and software developers, designers and practitioners to discuss the challenges and potential solutions for effective interaction with and through mobile devices, applications, and services. MobileHCI maintains a small number of tracks along with a wide range of other program aspects to encourage the exchange of research results, ideas and future research endeavours.

Our conference chairs Sara Diamond (OCAD) and Aaron Quigley (University of St Andrews) on behalf of Canada's HCI community and mobile industries, OCAD University and the Graphics, Animation and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND NCE) invite you to Toronto for MobileHCI 2014. Our conference will begin on Tuesday September the 23rd 2014 with our workshop, interactive tutorials and doctoral consortium. The main conference program follows on Wednesday September the 24th until Friday September the 26th with our papers program, demonstrations and mobile experiences, posters, design competition and industrial case studies. The organisers are looking forward to welcoming you to the first MobileHCI conference in Canada and the second only in North America in September of 2014.

Upcoming Deadlines
May 30, 2014: End of SV Application
May 30, 2014: Design Competition and Future Innovations

Learn more: http://mobilehci.acm.org/2014/

EVENTS

1. Canada 3.0 2014 | Calgary, AB | Oct 28-30 (NEW DATES)

TRTech and the Canadian Digital Media Network, partners in presenting the Canada 3.0 2014 conference, are pleased to announce that the event has been rescheduled in Calgary for October 28-30, 2014. Additional details will be posted shortly at http://canada30.ca


2. Congress 2014 | Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada | May 26-28, 2014

The annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is the convergence of over 70 scholarly associations, each holding their annual conference under one umbrella. Now in its 83rd year, this flagship event is much more than Canada’s largest gathering of scholars across disciplines. Congress 2014 is being hosted by Brock University<http://www.brocku.ca/> in St. Catharines, Ontario. Thetheme<http://congress2014.ca/about-congress/theme> for this year’s Congress is “Borders without Boundaries.”

Below are some highlights for GRAND researchers:


Canadian Society for Digital Humanities 2014 Annual Meeting
Brock University, St. Catharines, ON | May 26-28, 2014

“Digital Humanities Without Borders” is the theme of the 2014 Canadian Society for Digital Humanities annual meeting to be held at Congress 2014. The conference covers a range of topics relating to both theory and practice in the evolving field of the  digital humanities.

For more information: http://congress2014.ca/program/events/conference-csdh-255


Canadian Game Studies Association (CGSA) 2014
Brock University, St. Catharines, ON | May 28, 2014

The CGSA / Association Canadienne d’Études Vidéoludiques, an organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of digital games, is holding its annual meeting at Congress 2014.

http://congress2014.ca/program/events/conference-cgsa-299


Digital Humanities Summer Institute - DHSI at Congress 2014
Brock University, St. Catharines, ON | May 28-30, 2014

The DHSI at Congress is a series of 2.5 hour workshops for scholars, staff, and students interested in a hands-on introduction to the ways that traditional and digital methods of teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation intersect and enhance one another.

DHSI at Congress is brought to you by the DHSI in partnership with CSDH/SCHN and the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. DHSI at Congress participants must be registered for Congress in order to take part in the workshops. The plenary is free and open to those not registered for Congress.

To register, please visit the Congress registration page<https://www.regonline.ca/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1526736>. For more information, visit http://dhsi.org/events.php, or contact the DHSI at Congress organizer, Constance Crompton, at constance.crompton at ubc.ca<mailto:constance.crompton at ubc.ca> or follow @DHInsitute<http://twitter.com/DHInsitute> on Twitter.

DHMakerBus at Congress 2014
Brock University, St. Catharines, ON | May 28-30, 2014

The DHMakerBus team (which includes GRAND HQP Kimberley Martin, a PhD candidate at Western University) will be on location at the Congress<http://brocku.ca/congress2014/> of the Social Sciences and Humanities at Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario, advocating on behalf of 4Humanities<http://4humanities.org/> and the Humanities Matter Tour.<http://humanitiesmatter.strikingly.com/> The team is currently crowdsourcing questions<http://dhmakerbus.com/2014/05/21/the-humanities-matter-at-congressh/> to ask participants at Congress that relate the humanities.

For more information visit http://dhmakerbus.com/2014/05/21/the-humanities-matter-at-congressh. If you have any questions about the Humanities Matter Bus Tour project, or would like to help out in preparation for next year’s tour, please get in touch at dhmakerbus at gmail.com<mailto:dhmakerbus at gmail.com>.


Cheers,

Brie

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Brie Chauncey
Special Projects Officer

GRAND NCE | Graphics, Animation and New Media
Network of Centres of Excellence

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