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PNC 2018 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings

Call for Papers and Posters (Extended to June 15)

Main Theme: Human Rights in Cyberspace

Dates:October 27th-30th (Saturday-Tuesday)

Venue: Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, USA

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It is our great pleasure to announce that the PNC 2018 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings will be co-located with Digital Heritage 2018 at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco from October 27th-30th, 2018. The main theme of the PNC 2018 is “Human Rights in Cyberspace.” The program will focus on topics including digital heritage, information technology, digital privacy and human rights. 


The technical program of PNC 2018 Annual Conference and Joint Meetings (PNC 2018) will include invited keynote, paper presentations, workshops and poster session. The PNC 2018 provides a forum to encourage interdisciplinary collaborations for scholars and researchers from fields including information technology, humanities and social sciences. 


The PNC online poster submission system is open, the submission deadline is extended to July 15th and the author notification will be sent on August 1st.

Vendors or Institutions are welcome to take this opportunity to show research results that are related to the conference main theme. Authors are invited to submit 1 page abstract (max. 500 words) through EasyChair by July 15th, 2018. For poster competition, participants are required to give an oral orientation. The best poster award will be selected after evaluation of the Grading Committee.


Topics for poster submission include but are not limited to:


1. Digital Heritage
    1.1 Area Studies
    1.2 Cultural Diversity
    1.3 Digital Archives
    1.4 Digital Curation  
    1.5 Digital Preservation
    1.6 e-Learning
    1.7 Heritage Conservation 
    1.8 Intangible Culture
    1.9 Linguistics 

2. Information Technology

    2.1 Artificial Intelligence
    2.2 Data Science
    2.3 Data Visualization
    2.4 Geographic Information Science (GIS)  
    2.5 Internet of Things
    2.6 Machine Learning
    2.7 Virtual Reality  

3. Digital Privacy

    3.1 Ethics
    3.2 Intellectual Property and Copyright
    3.3 Privacy
    3.4 Security  
    3.5 Semantic Web and Linked Data
    3.6 Social Network Analysis

4. Human Rights

    4.1 Amendments
    4.2 Biodiversity
    4.3 International Human Rights Law (IHRL) in Cyberspace
    4.4 Sustainable Development   


Important Dates (Only for Poster Submission, Paper Submission has been closed)

Submission Deadline: July 15th, 2018

Author Notification: August 1st, 2018 


Hosts (In alphabetical order)

Academia Sinica

Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative (ECAI)

Ministry of Education, Taiwan

Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC)


About Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC)

Since 1993, the PNC has been committed to enhancing digital research and interaction among researchers, educators, and professionals around the Pacific Rim nations. The importance and contribution of the PNC has been widely recognized by the digital and information technology community. For more information, please refer to the PNC Homepage at


PNC Secretariats

P.O. Box 1-76 Academia Sinica, Taipei 11599, Taiwan

Tel: +886-2-27898894

Fax: +886-2-27885259






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