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iConference 2024 Successfully Finished

Carnegie Mellon University, The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy

iConference 2024 - Wisdom, Well-being, Win-win - our 19th iConference in the annual series was co-organized by Jilin University, China, and University of Tsukuba, Japan. The Virtual Academic Program took place 15-18 April 2024 and the onsite Academic Program in Changchun, China took place 22-26 April 2024.

This year's iConference attracted more than 500 participants worldwide, with 36% to participate in the virtual part of the conference only and 64% to participate onsite in Changchun, China as well.

Out of over 570 submissions in total, 33% of all submitted Full Research Papers, 50% of all submitted Short Research Papers, 75% of all submitted Research Posters, 34% of all submitted Chinese Research Papers and 77% of all submitted Spanish/Portuguese Research Papers have been accepted, concluding in 49 virtual academic sessions and 66 onsite academic sessions.

The organizers would like to congratulate the iConference 2024 Award winners, who have been announced at the iConference 2024 Keynote, 23 April 2024:

Best Full Research Paper Award (1.000 USD)

ID 415 What Motivates You to Use VR Exergames to Substitute for Real Sports? An Empirical Study Based on Technology Readiness and Technology Acceptance Model by H. Sun and Q. Ke

Best Short Research Paper Award (500 USD)

ID 434 A problematic dichotomy in the perspective of field theory: hermeneutics and quantitative analysis in distant reading by M. Chen

Best Chinese Research Paper Award (1.000 USD)

ID 153 Research on Early Identification of Emerging Topics Based on the Three-Dimensional Framework for Weak Signals by J. Mao, M. Ma, G. Li and S. Xiang

Best Poster Award (300 USD)

ID 137 Shaping the community identity of digital humanities: A global investigation on scholar composition of digital humanities centers by Z. Hu, J. Liu and L. Pei

iConference 2024 was the first onsite conference in the Asia-Pacific Region since 2017. For the first time the call was issued in three languages - English, Chinese and Japanese. Track Chairs of 12 nationalities in all iSchools regions were involved on the program consisting of paper and poster presentations, workshops, student symposia, doctoral and early career colloquia. The iConference organizers and the iSchools organization would like to thank all track chairs, moderators and presenters for their invaluable contribution to the great success of iConference 2024.

According to the regional rotation, next year's iConference will take place in North America. We are happy to announce that our iSchool at the Indiana University Bloomington will be our iConference 2025 host. The dates will be announced soon. (Follow #iconf25 on Social Media for updates.)



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