IMPORTANT DATESExtended abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2014Notification of acceptance / rejection: February 15, 2014Conference dates: June 10-12, 2014
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
The conference will take place at MIT and consist of:Invited talks from prominent researchers in different areas related to collective intelligenceOral presentations (see below)Poster/Demo sessions (see below)“Ignite” sessions in which practitioners (e.g. policy makers) connect with researchers around collective-intelligence-based solutions to real-world problems