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"Diffusion 2.0: Computing, mobility, and the next generations"

Papers due 18 February 2010


On behalf of the Local and Program Chairs, and the CATaC Executive
Committee, we are very pleased to announce the (second) Call for Papers
for CATaC 2010: 

"Diffusion 2.0: Computing, mobility, and the next generations". 

(Please see for further details regarding
accommodation, venue, and more about visiting Vancouver.)


PLEASE NOTE: extended submissions deadline - 18 February 2010.

See the Submissions page for
dates, formatting requirements, and link to our OCS submissions site.

Both short (3-5 pages) and long (10-15 pages) original papers are


VENUE: The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

DATES: 15-18 June 2010


CATaC 2010 will feature keynote addresses by Dr Linc Kesler (First
Nations Studies, The University of British Columbia) and Dr John
Willinsky (Stanford University School of Education).


The biennial CATaC conference series provides a premier international
forum for current research on how diverse cultural attitudes shape the
implementation and use of information and communication technologies
(ICTs). The conference series brings together scholars from around the
globe who provide diverse perspectives, both in terms of the specific
culture(s) they highlight in their presentations and discussions, and in
terms of the discipline(s) through which they approach the conference


Original full papers (especially those which connect theoretical
frameworks with specific examples of cultural values and practices) and
short papers (e.g. describing current research projects and preliminary
results) are invited. Topics of particular interest include but are not
limited to:


- Mobile technologies in developing countries

- New layers of imaging and texting interactions fostering and/or
threatening cultural diversity

- Theoretical and practical approaches to analyzing "culture"

- Impact of mobile technologies on privacy and surveillance Gender,
sexuality and identity issues in social networks 

- Cultural diversity in e-learning and/or m-learning 


You may also purchase the conference proceedings from previous
conferences by visiting the Proceedings page.


We look forward to receiving your submissions and to welcoming you to
Vancouver in 2010!


Local Co-Chair: Leah Macfadyen (UBC)

Local Co-Chair: Kenneth Reeder (UBC)

Program Chair: Herbert Hrachovec (University of Vienna)


Executive Committee: 

Lorna Heaton (University of Montreal, Canada) and Maja van der Velden
(University of Oslo, Norway)


Fay Sudweeks (Co-Chair, CATaC) and Charles Ess (Co-Chair, CATaC)


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