The 14th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing and Networking (IEEE SocialCom 2021)

Social computing and networking is concerned with the intersection of social behaviour and computing systems, creating or recreating social conventions and contexts through the use of software and technology. Various social computing applications such as blogs, email, instant messaging, social networking (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ etc.), wikis, and social bookmarking have been widely popularised by providing digital platforms for social interaction. Such applications have been profoundly change social behaviours and digital life styles of humankind whilst pushing the boundaries of Internet technologies. While people can enjoy or even indulge in the benefits such as freedom and convenience brought about by social computing, various critical issues such as trust, privacy, HCI design, and the modelling as well as understanding of social behaviours via computational means provide significant challenges.

SocialCom (Social Computing and Networking) was created to provide a prime international forum for researchers, industry practitioners and domain experts to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of Social Computing & Networking and its broadly related areas. SocialCom 2021 is evolved as next premier event from previous highly successful series of SocialCom-2020 (UK), SocialCom-2019 (China), SocialCom-2018 (Australia), SocialCom-2017 (Italy), SocialCom-2016 (Atlanta, USA), SocialCom-2015 (Chengdu, China), SCA-2013 (Karlsruhe Germany), SCA-2012 (Xiangtan China), SCA-2011 (Sydney, Australia), SocialNet-2010 (Social Computing and Networking, Hangzhou, China), SocialNet-2009(Social Computing and Networking, Chengdu China), SIN-2009 (Social Intelligence and Networking, Vancouver Canada).

Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers to SocialCom 2021. The conference proceedings will be submitted to IEEE Xplore. The authors of selected best papers will be invited post conference to extend their contributions for special issues of prestigious journals to be planned in conjunction with the conference.

Call for Papers

Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Track 1: Social Computing and Applications
  • Track 2: Social Science and Computational Intelligence
  • Track 3: Social Networking and Social Media
  • Track 4: Human-centered Computing and Systems


Submissions should include abstract, 5-10 keywords, and the e-mail address of the corresponding author and be in PDF format. Each submission should be in the IEEE 8.5 x 11 inches two-column format with 10-12 point font (Template: DOC or LaTeX), including tables, figures, and references.

Please submit via Submission Link. For more page length information, please click here

Organization Committees

  • General Chair
  • Sun-Yuan Kung, Princeton University, USA
  • Gerard Memmi, Telecom Paris, France
  • Meikang Qiu, Texas A&M University Commerce, USA
  • Program Chair
  • Murat Kantarcioglu, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Peng Zhang, SUNY Stonybrook, USA
  • Zhi Liu, Shizuoka University, Japan
  • Steering Committees
  • Jinjun Chen, Swinburne University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
  • Adrian David Cheok, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Wesley Chu, University of California, USA
  • Igor Hawryszkiewycz, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Irwin King, The Chinese University of Hongkong, China
  • Wookey Lee, INHA University, Korea
  • Shaun Lawson, Northumbria University, UK
  • Jiming Liu, Hong Kong Baptist University, China
  • Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan
  • Craig Standing, Edith Cowan University, Australia
  • V.S. Subrahmanian, University of Maryland, USA
  • Feiyue Wang, Chinese Academia of Science, China
  • Laurence T. Yang, St Francis Xavier University, Canada (Chair)
  • John Yen, Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Technical Program Committee
  • Wenbo Zhu, Google Inc. USA
  • Fuji Ren, The University of Tokushima, Japan
  • William Glisson, University of South Alabama, USA
  • Paul Rad, Rackspace, USA
  • Yaru Fu, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
  • Hao Hu, Nanjing University, China
  • Sang-Yoon Chang, Advanced digital sciences center, Singapore
  • C.L. Wang, The University of Hong Kong, China
  • Weigang Li, University of Brasilia, Brazil
  • Kan Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
  • Sang-Yoon Chang, Advanced Digital Science Center, Singapore
  • Jin Cheol Kim, KEPCO KDN, Korea
  • Weipeng Cao, Shenzhen University, China
  • Xiaofu He, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
  • Qiang Wang, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
  • Zhiyuan Tan, Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland
  • Aniello Castiglione, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Peng Gou, DNVGL Software, Norway
  • Licheng Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
  • Mark Scanlon, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Dean Anderso, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, USA
  • Yongxin Zhu, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
  • Han Qiu, Telecom Paris, France
  • Junjie Peng, Shanghai University, China
  • Denis Trystram, Grenoble university, France
  • Xin Li, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Hai Jiang, Arkansas State University, USA
  • Jeroen van den Bos, Netherlands Forensic Institute, Netherland
  • Zhihan Lu, Umea university, Sweden
  • Lei Zhang, East China Normal University, China
  • Jian Zhang, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


If you have any questions or queries on SocialCom 2021, please contact us via an email.











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