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Workshops

C&T 2019 will host workshops to spark discussion and exchange of experiences among (applied) researchers, practitioners, and professionals working in the field of communities and technologies, as well as non-academic actors - individuals as well as organizations - working with technologies to affect community relations. The workshops provide a platform to discuss, explore, and advance specific research areas of Communities & Technologies. Each workshop should provide a forum to generate new, innovative ways of thinking about the topic, or ideas that suggest promising directions for future research. Topics addressed may include (but are not limited to) theories, methodologies, artefacts in practices, emerging application areas, design innovations, strategy and organizational issues pertaining to the overall theme of the conference.

C&T Workshops will run for a half or one full day and will take place on June 3rd and 4th, 2019.

Would you like to work collaboratively to design your workshop?

We have created an online tool to allow you to work with others to collaboratively design your workshop and produce the workshop proposal.

Ideaboard allows anyone to propose a new workshop topic or join an existing proposal. Share your idea through your existing networks and social media channels to find new collaborators. Then use the online space to formulate your ideas, ask questions, and make decisions about the workshop proposal. When you’ve made all your decisions you will have all of the information you need draft the workshop proposal and submit to Communities and Technologies 2019.

Explore the existing workshop ideas or start your own proposal today - https://comtech.ideaboard.co.uk/

Important Dates February 22, 2019 (23:59 CET) Workshop proposals due
March 8, 2019 - Notification of acceptance for workshop proposals
March 15 (23:59 CET) - Descriptions of accepted workshops due
April 20, 2019 (23:59 CET) - Workshop papers due
June 3-7, 2019 - Workshops and conference in Vienna
Submission Details Workshop proposal submissions should be prepared as extended abstracts according to the ACM recommended templates. Each proposal should:
  • include the title of the workshop,
  • list organizers and their backgrounds,
  • provide workshop’s theme, goals, and activities,
  • indicate maximum number of participants,
  • provide means of soliciting and selecting participants,
  • public description of the workshop to be shared via C&T website.
Submission: Please send proposals to the workshop chairs workshops@comtech.community
Submission Format: 4 pages extended abstract (excluding references), as PDF
Selection Process: peer-reviewed
While workshop summaries will be integrated into the conference proceedings that will be a volume of the International Conference Proceedings Series published by ACM, organizers can consider converting individual workshop papers into edited books or special issues of journals.
The workshop papers will be published in EUSSET Digital Library. You may consider including such publications goals in your workshop proposal.

Contact

Please send any questions and inquiries to the Workshop chairs:
Kyle Montague, Anne Weibert
workshops@comtech.community

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
TU Wien
Favoritenstrasse 9-11/193-04
A-1040 Vienna, Austria

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