Digital Intelligence #DI2014


Digital Intelligence 2014 (#di2014) is a new international scientific and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to digital society and cultures. The challenge is to bring together researchers from various disciplines in order to discuss and contribute to shape a new scientific and cultural paradigm.

di2014#di2014 will be jointly organized with Scopitone, the main French Festival on digital arts and electronic music (Scopitone 2014, Sept. 16-21, 2014).

The program will be built around four main components: plenary invited talks, contributed talks in parallel sessions, artistic sessions, performances and works shared with the Scopitone festival and finally sessions and events related to the (real) economy of digital cultures.

Program co-chairs: Milad Doueihi, Université Laval (Canada) / Frédéric Benhamou, Université de Nantes (France)
Conference co-chairs: Francky Trichet, Université de Nantes (France) / Stéphane Roche, Université Laval (Canada)



Serge Abiteboul, Académie des Sciences / INRIA / Collège de France, France

Gérard Berry, Académie des Sciences / INRIA / Collège de France, France

Caterina Fake, Co-Founder of Flickr, Findery & Hunch, USA

Bruno Latour, MediaLab, Science Po, France

Carlo Ratti, MIT Senseable City Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Jeffrey Schnapp, MetaLAB, Harvard University, USA



– Submission deadline: April 30, 2014

– Notification of acceptance/rejection: June 16, 2014

– Conference: Sept. 17-19, 2014



Papers should be submitted online using this form:

Papers should not exceed 5 pages in LNCS format ( and should be submitted in PDF format.

The submitted papers (technical or position papers, surveys) must be unpublished and must not be under review elsewhere.



Main areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Art & Culturally-Aware Information Technology: Digital Art, IT for cultural, natural and scientific Heritage, In-museum Innovative Technology and uses

Data: Big Data, Open Data, Linked Data, Data Journalism, Data Visualization

Digital Organizations: Applications of new technologies to e-Business and e-Administration, e-Commerce, e-Marketing, m-Commerce, m-Marketing, Organizational and management issues

Social Web: Social Network Analysis, Communities of practice / interest in social media and mobile devices, Collective intelligence, Collaborative production and Social Computing, Knowledge Ecosystems, Digital Ecosystems, Economics and social innovation on Digital Ecosystems

Digital Identity: e-reputation (human, product, enterprise, government, etc.), Digital traces and memories, Privacy, Trust, Security and Personal Data Management Systems, Human factors (culture, affect, motivation, cognition) and user centered design in digital technology

e-Learning: Social impact and cultural issues in e-Learning, Policy and organizational issues in e-Learning, e-Universities, e-Schools, e-Learning technologies and tools, e-Learning standards (Open Course Ware, Open Access), open e-Learning : OER, MOOCs, virtual mobility

Green Digital Economy: Green computing, IT for Sustainability, Smart Cities and Homes

Digital Trends and Emerging Practices: Cloud Computing, Emotional Computing, Serious Games, Makers, FabLabs, MediaLabs, LivingLabs, ArtLab, innovative Digital Solution in Health, Tourism, Internet of Things, Digital Addiction Studies

Human-Robot Interaction: Ethical and social issues of HRI, Bio-inspired robotics, Humanoid robotics, Socially intelligent robots, assistive (health & personal care) robotics, Transhumanism

Human-Computer Interaction: Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality, Design, User Experience and Usability

Digital humanities: Philosophy of the Web, Digital Literature, Digital Literacy



The accepted papers will be included in the electronic conference proceedings.

Authors of selected conference papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work to scientific journals or a compilation volume of articles.



#di2014 is at the heart of the Nantes Digital Week (Sept. 13-21, 2014) which brings together conferences, workshops, demonstrations, performances and concerts related to Art, Science and Economy.

Both Festive, innovative and hybrid, Nantes Digital Week appeal to a wide audience and will be organized around major events: Startup Weekend, Scopitone festival on Digital Art and Electronic Cultures, FabLab Day, Robotic Day, etc.


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