Monday, October 08, 2012

CFP: Texas Social Media Research Institute 2nd Annual Conference

CFP: Texas Social Media Research Institute 2nd Annual Conference

The Texas Social Media Research Institute invites proposals for the 2012 TSMRI Social MediaConference to be held in Stephenville, Texas on November 30th. The deadline for proposal submission is Friday, October 12, 2012. The proposal form can be found at:

The conference will bring together social media experts, scholars and professionals to share perspectives on technical, ethical, cultural, economic, political, and legal implications of the permeation of social media use in society. A research presentation track as well as a training and development track will be offered for participants.

The conference planning committee is actively seeking papers, panels, and training workshops focused on, but not limited to the following topics:
.    Facebook, Twitter, Linked In (How to Use the Technologies)
.    Social Media in Business (Ideas for Entrepreneurs and Large Organizations)
.    Social Media in Education
.    Social Media in the Non-Profit Sector
.    Social Media in Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
.    Practical Solutions for Social Media Problems
.    Benefits and Disadvantages of Social Media in K-12 and Higher Education
.    Social Media and Generational Communication
.    Social Media and Information Sciences/Library Sciences
.    Social Media and Mobile Applications and Devices

Possible presentation formats can include panels (including roundtables and discussions), papers/abstracts, and training workshops.

Complete the conference submission form AND e-mail papers/panels to TSMRI ( no later than Friday, October 12, 2012. Participants will have an opportunity to publish their papers in the conference proceedings book, which will be published on the Texas Social Media Research Institute's website.

If you have any questions, please contact the Texas Social Media Research Institute via e-mail ( via e-mail or telephone (254-307-8211).

Best regards,

Texas Social Media Research Institute
Tarleton State University
Box T-0230