Call for papers: 13th CMI conference - ONLINE on DIGITAL TRANSFORMATIONS – POTENTIALS AND CHALLENGES

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 26, 2020
Location: 
Denmark
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Political Science, Public Policy, Social Sciences

The online conference will be concerned with the potentials and challenges of the increasing use of digital technologies, the resulting digitalization of businesses, organizations and society in general and the resulting societal transformations. The conference will deal with positive potentials as well as problematic implications and challenges. All suggestions for papers dealing with aspects of the processes of digital transformations are welcome. Two tracks are specified, a broad track on ‘Social and business applications for media, services and industry’ and a more specialized track on ‘Cyber security and privacy’. Contributions can be either full research papers, position papers or posters. Contributions within technology development as well as contributions discussing technology developments within social science or humanities frameworks are solicited. Presentations and discussions will take place via video conferencing.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

TRACK 1: SOCIAL AND BUSINESS APPLICATIONS FOR MEDIA, SERVICES AND INDUSTRY

  • AI/ML applications
  • New mobile technologies
  • Cloud and edge computing
  • New business and service potentials
  • Organizational challenges of AI/ML application
  • New media developments
  • Social media business models
  • Business models of the dark net
  • Forced digitalization caused by COVID-19
  • Calculated audiences, calculated media and media made by numbers
  • Algorithmic recommendations: fairness, biases and automated decision making
  • Techno-political aspects of media infrastructure - ownership, control, stability
  • From physical to virtual service encounters and service delivery – what is gained, what is lost?

TRACK 2: CYBER SECURITY AND PRIVACY

  • Cybersecurity and the GDPR
  • Advancements on network intrusion detection
  • Blockchain and cybersecurity: applications and attacks
  • Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Privacy by Design
  • Collaborative defence mechanisms
  • Automotive cybersecurity
  • Attacker deception methods
  • Security for the Internet of Things
  • Security of software-defined infrastructures
  • Trust and identity management
  • Ethical issues of cybersecurity
  • Ethical issues of privacy
  • Computer ethics
  • Offensive cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity and the well-functioning of transparent democracies
  • AI, cybersecurity and privacy Policies for security and privacy
  • Business models
  • Digital Identity management
  • Surveillance capitalism

FEE: The online conference is free of charge

SUBMISSION

Submissions must be original, unpublished in any of the above-mentioned topics or closely related topics. All types of contributions are welcome whether academic papers, industrial research, case studies, white papers, implementation reviews and so on.

Posters (2 pages extended abstract) are encouraged to provide opportunity to present early stages of work, and demos that otherwise not would be showed at the conference. Papers (4-6 pages) will be peer-reviewed. We have adopted the IEEE publication format. Submissions should be in English, in PDF format with all fonts embedded, formatted using the IEEE conference template, found here: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html. Selected conference papers to be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore. The submission of abstracts, papers and posters must be done via Easychair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cmi2020  

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Abstracts deadline: 15 August 2020
  • Notification of Acceptance: 22 August 2020
  • Final manuscript / presentation: 15 October 2020
  • Notification of acceptance of the final paper: 15 November 2020
  • Print ready version papers 10 December

REGISTRATION

Link for registration will be provided after August 15, 2020

CHAIR STEERING COMMITTEE

CONFERENCE CHAIRS

CONFERENCE HOST

Aalborg University Denmark

Contact Info: 

Mailing Address:

Center for Communications Media and Information Technology, Aalborg University Copenhagen, A.C.Meyers Vænge 15, 2450 Copenhagen SV. Denmark.

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