14th International Conference of Sociocybernetics,
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia, June 20–24, 2017

Call for Pro­pos­als:
The 14th Inter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence of Socio­cy­ber­net­ics will be held next year in Medellin, Colom­bia. The Con­fer­ence wants to bring togeth­er researchers from dif­fer­ent dis­ci­plines to explore the chal­lenges and oppor­tu­ni­ties relat­ed to the com­plex rela­tion­ships between soci­etal inno­va­tion and social con­flicts. We invite the sub­mis­sion of pro­pos­als. Top­ics may include:

  • Con­flict res­o­lu­tion
  • Cul­ture clash and sys­temic change
  • Cybercultur@ and knowl­edge com­mu­ni­ties
  • Inno­va­tion sys­tems
  • Inno­va­tion vs. Tra­di­tion
  • Media, protests and polit­i­cal action
  • New forms of social orga­ni­za­tion
  • News pro­duc­tion, cir­cu­la­tion and con­sump­tion
  • Pri­va­cy, con­trol and sur­veil­lance
  • Sim­u­la­tion and com­pu­ta­tion­al social sci­ence
  • Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment

Pro­pos­al sub­mis­sion:
Abstracts should be sent in Eng­lish. Please sub­mit an Abstract of 200–300 words togeth­er with an extend­ed abstract of 750‑1000 words (includ­ing ref­er­ences) for review pur­pos­es. The for­mer will be pub­lished in the RC51 Newslet­ter, includ­ed in the abstracts book­let made avail­able to con­fer­ence par­tic­i­pants and pub­lished as part of the con­fer­ence pro­gramme on the RC51 web­site.

The Abstract only should include infor­ma­tion about the author(s): names, affil­i­a­tions, email address­es and three (3) key­words. Both abstracts should be sent to the Head of the Abstracts Com­mit­tee José A. AMOZURRUTIA (, with copy to the RC51 Sec­re­tary Patri­cia E. ALMAGUER ( Select­ed papers will be pub­lished in a spe­cial issue of the Jour­nal of Socio­cy­ber­net­ics.

Impor­tant Dates:

  • March 13, 2017: Abstract Sub­mis­sion dead­line
  • March 31, 2017: Noti­fi­ca­tion of accep­tance, with pos­si­ble request for revi­sions
  • May 15, 2017: Full paper Sub­mis­sion dead­line
  • May 22, 2017: Reg­is­tra­tion dead­line
  • June 20–14, 2017: 14 th Inter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence of Socio­cy­ber­net­ics, Medellin, Colom­bia

Inter­na­tion­al Sci­en­tif­ic Com­mit­tee

  • Patri­cia E. ALMAGUER / Méx­i­co-España /Chair
  • Saburo AKAHORI / Japan
  • José A. AMOZURRUTIA / Méx­i­co
  • Juan C. BARRÓN / Méx­i­co
  • Eva BUCHINGER / Aus­tria
  • Fabio GIGLIETTO / Italy
  • Mar­gari­ta MAAS / Méx­i­co
  • Chaime MARCUELLO / España
  • Bernard SCOTT / Unit­ed King­dom
  • Toru TAKAHASHI / Japan
  • Michael PAETAU / Ger­many

The com­plete CALL FOR PROPOSALS can be down­loaded here!