15th International Conference on “Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS)” & 20th COLLNET Meeting 5-8 Nove. 2019 at Dalian University of Technology, China : Last Date 31/05/19

Call for Papers
15th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS) & 20th COLLNET Meeting
5-8 November, 2019 | Dalian University of Technology | Dalian, China

The joint WIS – COLLNET meeting will be held on 5-8 November 2019 Dalian, China. The conference is co-organised by WISE Lab, Dalian University of Technology (Dalian, China), COLLNET (Berlin, Germany).
Science of Science in the era of big data
The main focus of this conference is laid on scientific collaboration, quantitative aspects of communication in science, technology and science policy, the science of science as well as the integration of qualitative and quantitative approaches in evaluative contexts. In particular, the conference aims to contribute to evidence-based knowledge about scientific research and practices, which, in turn, is expected to further provide input to institutional, regional, national and international policy-making in research and innovation.

We welcome contributions on theoretical, methodological and applied topics covered by the conference, which will comprise the following issues:

New research trends in Scientometrics, Informetrics and Webometrics
New research trends in Science of Science
Models and measurement of scholarly and wider scientific communication
Altmetrics & social-media metrics
Gender and diversity
Mobility and migration of scientists

New trends in technology, economic and policy relevant contexts
S&T policy and strategies
New methods in research assessment
Quantitative and qualitative assessment: bibliometrics and peer review
Quantitative analysis of S&T innovation
Patent analysis and the science–technology linkage

Mapping of science and visualization techniques
Mapping and visualization of the cognitive structure of science
Community and topic detection
Analysis of complex networks
International and cross-disciplinary collaboration network

Big Data and Open Science
Open access, open data and open source
Open review and open science and the academic reward system
Scientometrics and Big Data: Data analytics and data mining

Important Dates
31 May, 2019
Deadline for submission of Extended Abstracts for oral presentation (max. two pages)
31 July, 2019
Notification of acceptance
15 August, 2019
Deadline for submission of full papers (Camera-ready version, max. 10 pages including tables, figures, references)

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Programme Committee, accepted full papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
The Program Committee will select excellent papers that will be invited for publication in special issues of journals:
Journal of Data and Information Science
Innovation and Development Policy
International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies
International Journal of Innovation Studies
Global Transitions

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