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==== Call for Submissions to Workshops and Masterclasses ====
ECSCW 2018: The 16th European Conference on Computer-Supported
Cooperative Work
The International venue on Practice-centred computing and the Design of
cooperation technologies

Nancy, France, June 4-8, 2018

The ECSCW conference is an important venue for defining and further
develop the agenda of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work research with
a focus on the in-depth understanding of human practices and on the
design of cooperation technologies based on such understanding.

Submissions to ECSCW 2018 are now open for workshops and masterclasses:

==== Workshops  ====
Workshops offer ways to engage in discussions with other researchers in
an informal setting. ECSCW 2018 invites workshop proposals addressing
basic research questions, new methodologies, innovative technologies,
and emerging research areas – to mention a few. The workshops should
involve the attendees in working together on developing new insights,
and should avoid consisting only of a series of presentations.

Workshops will take place on Monday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

See the list of workshops at ECSCW 2017:

Workshops may be half-day or full-day sessions. Workshop proposals
should consist of an abstract and a detailed proposal. The abstract
should be no more than 150 words. The body of the proposal should be no
more than 3000 words, and should include a description of the theme(s)
of the workshop, the workshop activities and goals, the duration of the
workshop (half or full day), the background of the organiser(s), the
maximum number of participants, and the means of recruiting and
selecting participants.

Accepted workshops will need to provide a short description of the
workshop for publication on the conference web site containing the
workshop title, names and affiliations of organisers, 150-word abstract,
workshop web site, and details on position paper submission or other
participation requirements

Accepted workshops may optionally provide a 2 page Workshop Program for
publication in the ECSCW/EUSSET digital library. The program should
contain the workshop title, 150 word abstract, objectives, participant
names and a body text.

We encourage workshop organisers to create web-based resources for their
workshops so that advertising, submission and organisation can be
handled online.

==== Masterclasses  ====
Masterclasses will offer a small number of participants the opportunity
to learn about specific CSCW concepts, methods and techniques from
recognised experts. The topic of a masterclass can be quite specific and
the class will typically be small so to encourage in-depth discussion.
These masterclasses are particularly targeted at early career
researchers and PhD students, but they are open also to other
participants if places are available.

Masterclasses will take place on Monday, June 4

See the list of masterclasses at ECSCW 2017:

Master classes may be for half-day or full-day sessions. Master class
proposals should be no more than 3000 words, and should include a
description of the theme(s) of the master class, the background of the
organiser(s) and the maximum number of participants.

=== Submission ===
Submissions for both workshops and masterclasses should be sent per
email at [log in to unmask] Please follow the
exploratory papers template for your proposals. The template can be
downloaded as RTF, MS Word or Latex.

=== Important dates: ====
Monday, March 26, 2018: Submission deadline
Monday, April 2, 2018: Notifications due to authors
Monday, June 4, 2018: Masterclasses, Workshops
Tuesday, June 5, 2018: Workshops

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