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Doctoral Colloquium

The Doctoral Colloquium is scheduled prior to the main conference programme, on June 3rd 2019, from 1 to 5 pm. The Doctoral Colloquium (DC) offers research students a special forum where they can present, discuss, and develop their research plans with peers and established senior researchers.

We especially welcome contributions which are related to the overall C&T conference theme - "Transforming Communities", and the ways that technology contributes to creating, recreating, or unsettling communities. The DC Chairs and Responders have expertise researching and designing technologies in varied offline and communities, across classes, ages, and genders, from urban to rural, and from migrant/settler to indigenous. However, we welcome all contributions falling in the scope of the C&T conference.

Important Dates April 12, 2019 (23:59 CET) - Doctoral colloquium applications due
June 3, 2019 - Doctoral colloquium in Vienna
Submission Details Doctoral colloquium applications should be prepared according to the ACM recommended templates. Each proposal should include the following:
  • introduction setting up your research area and specific research question(s)/goals(s) (including key related work),
  • overall research approach, methodology, and expected contributions,
  • work in progress (including findings to date and next steps),
  • questions and issues for discussion, and what you hope to gain from attending the DC,
  • short bio.
Submission: Please send proposals to the doctoral colloquium chairs dc@comtech.community

C&T DC Responders

  • Alan Dix, University of Swansea, Wales, UK
  • Nina Boulus-Rødje, Roskilde University, Denmark
  • Peter Radoll, University of Canberra, Australia


Please send any questions and inquiries to the Doctoral Colloquium chairs:
Alan Chamberlain, Nic Bidwell

Apply for Funding to Attend C&T 2019

EUSSET (the European Society for Socially Embedded Technologies) is sponsoring a limited number of grants to support students and community organisations (especially from developing countries) to attend the Communities and Technologies 2019 conference taking place in Vienna from June 3-7, 2019. If you are interested to apply for a grant please fill in this form: https://forms.gle/aH61rCvgA1Uogrcy9
Deadline for application is May 3, 2019. You will be notified about the result of your application by May 7, 2019.

C&T 2019
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Favoritenstrasse 9-11/193-04
A-1040 Vienna, Austria

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