We are pleased to announce two exciting opportunities for students at iConference 2014: the 2014 SOCIAL MEDIA EXPO and the 2014 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION AWARD.
For this year’s SOCIAL MEDIA EXPO, student teams must craft an entry around the theme of leveraging social media to foster a smarter society. A letter of interest from a sponsoring faculty member is due Nov. 1, with final submissions due Dec. 2. These dates were chosen in hopes the Expo could be combined with coursework. Microsoft Research will provide $3,000 to help each selected team attend the iConference, with the expectation that each team’s school will help cover remaining costs. Please circulate the attached PDF to your faculty and students. Learn more at http://ischools.org/the-iconference/program/social-media-expo/