SCSM 2020 is an affiliated conference of the HCI International Conference and is in its 12th 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.

Call for participation leaflet (109KB)

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

  • AI in social media
  • 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
  • Enterprise Social Media
  • 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 management
  • 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

  • Sarah Alhumoud
    Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), Saudi Arabia
  • Andria Andriuzzi
    Université Jean Monnet, France
  • Francisco Javier Álvarez Rodríguez
    Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico
  • Karine Berthelot-Guiet
    CELSA Sorbonne Université, France
  • James Braman
    Community College of Baltimore County, United States
  • Adheesh Budree
    University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Adela Coman
    University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Isabelle Dorsch
    Heinrich Heine University, Germany
  • Panagiotis Germanakos
    SAP SE, Germany
  • Tamara Heck
    DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, Germany
  • Hung-Hsuan Huang
    RIKEN-AIP, Japan
  • Aylin Ilhan
    Heinrich Heine University, Germany
  • Carsten Kleiner
    University of Applied Sciences & Arts Hannover, Germany
  • Ana I Molina Díaz
    Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
  • Takashi Namatame
    Chuo University, Japan
  • Hoang D. Nguyen
    University of Glasgow, Singapore
  • Kohei Otake
    Tokai University, Japan
  • Carlos Alberto Peláez
    Universidad Autonoma de Occidente, Colombia
  • Daniela Quiñones
    Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso, Chile
  • Cristian Rusu
    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Christian W. Scheiner
    Universität zu Lübeck, Germany
  • Simona Vasilache
    University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Giovanni Vincenti
    University of Baltimore, United States
  • Yuanqiong Wang
    Towson University, United States
  • Brian Wentz
    Shippensburg University, United States