SCSM 2019 is an affiliated conference of the HCI International Conference and is in its 11th edition. The conference provides an established international forum for the exchange and dissemination of scientific information related to social computing and social media. It addresses a broad spectrum of issues expanding our understanding of current and future issues in social computing and social media. The conference welcomes qualitative and quantitative research papers on a diverse range of topics. Related topics include, but are not limited to, the subject areas listed below.

We invite you to present your research work at SCSM 2019, which will take place in the context of HCI International 2019, in Orlando, Florida, 26-31 July 2019.

We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

Call for participation leaflet (386KB)

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

  • Community Engagement
  • Computer Mediated Communication
  • Culture and social media
  • 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 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 eCommerce
  • Social live streaming
  • Social media software
  • Social modeling
  • Social network analysis
  • Social neighborhoods
  • Trust and reputation
  • User experience, user behavior, user interface
  • User generated content (wikis, blogs, etc.)
  • Universal access and usability
  • Visualizing social interaction
  • Virtual worlds
  • Program Chair


    Towson University, USA

  • Board Members

  • Rocío Abascal-Mena
    Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana - Cuajimalpa, Mexico
  • Fco. Javier Álvarez Rodríguez
    Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico
  • James Braman
    Community College of Baltimore County, United States
  • Adheesh Budree
    University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Adela Coman
    University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Panagiotis Germanakos
    SAP SE / University of Cyprus, Germany
  • Tamara Heck
    German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF), Germany
  • Sara Hook
    Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, United States
  • Hung-Hsuan Huang
    RIKEN, Japan
  • Carsten Kleiner
    University of Applied Sciences & Arts Hannover, Germany
  • Erick López
    Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico
  • Joon Suk Lee
    Virginia State University, United States
  • Marilia S. Mendes
    Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC), Brazil
  • Takashi Namatame
    Chuo University, Japan
  • Hoang D. Nguyen
    University of Glasgow, Singapore
  • Kohei Otake
    Tokai University, Japan
  • Daniela Quinones
    Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso, Chile
  • Cristian Rusu
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile
  • Christian W. Scheiner
    Universität zu Lübeck, Germany
  • Simona Vasilache
    University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Giovanni Vincenti
    University of Baltimore, United States
  • Kathy Wang
    Towson University, United States
  • June Wei
    University of West Florida, United States
  • Brian Wentz
    Shippensburg University, United States