This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together researchers from a variety of fields relevant to understanding and designing collective intelligence of many types.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:human computationsocial computingcrowdsourcingwisdom of crowds (e.g., prediction markets)group memory and extended cognitioncollective decision making and problem-solvingparticipatory and deliberative democracyanimal collective behaviororganizational designpublic policy design (e.g., regulatory reform)ethics of collective intelligence (e.g., “digital sweatshops”)computational models of group search and optimizationemergence and evolution of intelligencenew technologies for making groups smarter
IMPORTANT DATESExtended abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2014Notification of acceptance / rejection: February 15, 2014Conference dates: June 10-12, 2014
GENERAL CHAIRSJeffrey Nickerson (Stevens Institute of Technology)Thomas Malone (MIT)
PROGRAM CHAIRSDuncan Watts (Microsoft Research)Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania)
PROGRAM COMMITTEELada Adamic (Facebook)Chris Chabris (Union College)Iain Couzin (Princeton)Winter Mason (Stevens Institute of Technology, Facebook)Beth Noveck (NYU)Scott Page (University of Michigan)Paul Resnick (University of Michigan)Matthew Salganik (Princeton, Microsoft Research)Rajiv Sethi (Columbia University)Anita Woolley (CMU)