***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dear Colleagues, We are very pleased to announce two distinguished Keynotes for the 8th International Conference on Social Media & Society (July 28-30, 2017, Toronto, Canada): * Lee Rainie - Director, Pew Research Center's Internet <http://www.pewinternet.org/> & American Life Project, USA * Ronald Deibert - Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Citizen Lab <http://www.citizenlab.org/> at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada. SUBMIT TODAY We would also like to invite scholarly and original submissions that broadly relate to the 2017 conference theme on "Social Media for Social Good or Evil." We welcome both quantitative and qualitative work which crosses interdisciplinary boundaries and expands our understanding of the current and future trends in social media research. See the call for proposals at https://socialmediaandsociety.org/2016/cfp-2017-international-conference-soc ial-media-society/ DEADLINES * Workshops/ Technical Tutorials - Due December 5, 2016 * Full and Work-in-progress (WIP) Papers - Due January 16, 2017 * Posters - Due March 6, 2017 PUBLISHING OPPORTUNITIES Full and WIP (short) papers presented will be published in the conference proceedings by ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (ICPS) <http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2930971&CFID=847001369&CFTOKEN=15617273&p reflayout=flat#prox> and will be available in the ACM Digital Library. All conference presenters will be invited to submit their extended conference papers to a special issue of the Social Media + Society <http://sms.sagepub.com/> journal ( <http://sms.sagepub.com/> http://sms.sagepub.com/) published by SAGE. 2017 #SMSociety Organizing Committee: * Anatoliy Gruzd, Ryerson University, Canada - Conference Chair * Jenna Jacobson, University of Toronto, Canada - Conference Chair * Philip Mai, Ryerson University, Canada - Conference Chair * Hazel Kwon, Arizona State University, USA - Poster Chair * Bernie Hogan, Oxford Internet Institute, UK - WIP Chair * Jeff Hemsley, Syracuse University, USA - WIP Chair Advisory Board: * William H. Dutton, Michigan State University, USA * Zizi Papacharissi, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA * Barry Wellman, INSNA Founder, The Netlab Network, Canada Programme Committee: * Visit: http://socialmediaandsociety.org/about/ If you have any questions, please contact us via email at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> or on Twitter at @SocMediaConf <https://twitter.com/SocMediaConf> _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.