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Digital Transformation & Global Society (DTGS - 2018)

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DTGS is an emerging academic forum in the interdisciplinary Internet Studies field. The mission of the conference is to provide a 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 together scholars from various countries and of different professional background.


The event is co-organized by the ITMO University (QS profile), the leading Russian university in the area of information technologies, and the National Research University Higher School of Economics, globally known for its social, political and economic research (QS profile).


DTGS welcomes multidisciplinary papers that apply Social and Humanitarian Studies to the research on institutions, practices, communications and behavior in cyberspace. The general program falls into the following tracks: 

- eSociety: Social Informatics, Virtual Communities, Ethical and Security Issues 

- ePolity: Politics in Cyberspace, Electronic & Smart Governance, E-Democracy & Participation, Open Government & Data 

- eHumanities: Digital Culture, Education and Communication Issues 

- eCity: Smart Cities, Urban Governance and Planning using ICTS 

- eEconomy: Digital Economy and ICT – driven Economic Institutions and Practices 

- eCommunication: Online Political Communication, the New Media and Social Relations 

- Workshop on Internet Psychology: Online Cognition, Digital Socialization, Identity & Self-Presentation Online, Psychology of Gaming & Cybersport, The Use of Immersive and Augmented Reality in Psychology, Problematic & Pathologic Online Behavior, Psychology of Social Networking & Mobile Interactions, Big Data in Cyberpsychology, Psychological Aspects of Cybersecurity 

- Workshop on Computational Linguistics: Computer Modeling of Language, Natural Language Processing, Speech Technologies, Digital Linguistic Resources, Linguistic Analysis of Social Networks 


The special Poster Track for PhD students and young scientists is organized on May 30. Authors of accepted posters will have a chance to discuss their papers and get feedback to advance their research. Best posters are to be expanded and published in the Conference Proceedings 


The language of the conference is English. All submissions will undergo a double-blind peer review by at least three PC members. We welcome original unpublished contributions presenting completed (12-15 pages) or ongoing (10-12 pages) research, as well as experience papers (10-12 pages). All submissions are accepted via the EasyChair system only. 


Paper Submission: 1 February 2018 

Panels & Round-Tables Proposals submission: 1 February 2018 

Notification: 20 March 2018 

Revised (Final) Paper Submission: 1 May 2018 

Registration and Fees Payment: 20 March – 1 April 2018 

Poster Track: 30 May 2018 

Main Conference: 31 May – 1 June 2018 


All accepted papers and the best posters are to be published in the Communications in Computer and Information Science proceedings series by Springer (indexed in Scopus). 

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All information regarding participation is available at our website:


The conference will be held at the Congress Center of the ITMO University (9 Lomonosova str., St. Peterbsurg, Russia). 

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