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Third International Conference

“Digital Transformation & Global Society” (DTGS’18)

May 30 - June 1, 2018, St. Petersburg, Russia

The third international conference "Digital Transformation & Global Society" (DTGS'18) will be held on May 31 - June 1, 2018 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The event is co-organized by the ITMO Univesity and the National Research University Higher School of Economics - St. Petersburg, both being the leading research institutions in Russia. 

DTGS is an emerging academic forum in the interdisciplinary Internet Studies field. The mission of the conference is to serve as collaborative platform for researchers and experts to discuss the transformative impact of digital technologies on the way we communicate, work and live. Each year it brings togther scholars from various countries and of different professional background. 

The special focus of DTGS'18 is on the ICT - driven behavior in various spheres of life, as well as on the technology-driven institutional change in politics, economy and social life. 

The general tracks of the conference are the following: 

- eSociety: digital sociology and social informatics, virtual communities, e-ethics and digital security; 

- ePolity: politics and governance in the cyberspace, e-governance, e-participation, smart governance and open data;

- eHumanities: ICTs in culture, education and social life; 

- eCity: smart cities and ICTs in urban governance;

- eEconomy: digital economy and markets. 

The special Poster Track for PhD students and young scientists is organized a day before the general conference, on May 30. Authors of accepted posters will have a chance to discuss their papers and get feedback to advance their research, and the best posters will be published in the Proceedings. 

We welcome original unpublished contributions presenting completed (12-15 pages) or ongoing (10-12 pages) research, as well as experience papers (10-12 papers). All submissions are accepted via the EasyChair system only.

The language of the conference is English. All submissions will undergo a double-blind peer review. 

All accepted full and ongoing papers, as well as the best posters, will be published in the Communications in Computer and Information Science Series (CCIS) by the Springer Verlag, indexed in Scopus. 

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