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The Advance Program for The *ACM 2012 Conference on Computer Supported 
Cooperative Work* has been posted online: The conference will be held February 
11-15 in Bellevue, Washington, USA (near Seattle).

CSCW is a premier venue for presenting research in the design and use of 
technologies that affect groups, organizations, and communities. CSCW 
encompasses both the technical and social challenges encountered when 
supporting collaboration. The development and application of new 
technologies continues to enable new ways of working together and 
coordinating activities. Although work is an area of focus, CSCW 
embraces research and technologies supporting a wide range of 
recreational and social activities using a diverse range of devices. The 
conference brings together top researchers and practitioners from 
academia and industry who are interested in both technical and social 
aspects of collaboration.

This year's program includes

  * Plenary speeches by Yochai Benkler, Judith Olson and Marietta Baba
  * 164 Papers and Notes
  * 3 Panels
  * 2 Special Sessions
  * 55 Interactive Posters
  * 9 Demonstrations
  * 7 Videos
  * A conference banquet

Sessions throughout the program will address the following topics:

  * Ethnography in the Very Wild
  * Community and Classification Online
  * Four Life Stages
  * Crowdsourcing
  * Recommending
  * Twitter and Social Transparency
  * Civic and Community Engagement
  * Distributed Teams I
  * Qualitative Studies of Software Development I
  * Social Network Analysis
  * Across the Globe: Cross--cultural Studies
  * Public Communities Online
  * Distributed Teams II
  * Qualitative Studies of Software Development II
  * Collaboration in the Wild
  * Social Media in War and Crisis
  * Family Life
  * Coordination
  * Supporting Software Co--development
  * Incentives
  * Social Media in Crisis and Culture
  * Privacy and the Home
  * Coordination and Artifacts
  * Achieving Harmony through Architecture
  * Tabletop Displays: From Activity to Activity Theory
  * On the Road: Mobile
  * Medical
  * Social Activity in Games
  * Media Production
  * Forums Online
  * Scaling our Everest: Wikipedia Studies I
  * Health
  * Games and Virtual Worlds
  * Supporting Art & Literature
  * Online Disclosure
  * Wikipedia Studies II
  * eScience and eMedicine
  * Virtual Environments
  * Tools for Analysis
  * Mediating Communication

More information about attending the conference, including the *early 
registration rates available until December 15*, can be found here:

We hope you will join us!
*The 2012 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work*
11-15 February 2012
Bellevue, Washington, USA
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