GoodIT 2021: ACM International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good

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GoodIT 2021: ACM International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good
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13/12/2020 – 00:24

GoodIT 2021: ACM International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good

9-11 September 2021, Rome, Italy

Accepted papers will be included in the ACM Digital Library.
Special issues associated with the conference are being organized. Selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to those journals.

## MOTIVATION AND RATIONALE
The conference will focus on the application of IT technologies to social good. Social good is typically defined as an action that provides some sort of benefit to the general public. In this case, Internet connection, education, and healthcare are all good examples of social goods. However, new media innovations and the explosion of online communities have added new meaning to the term. Social good is now about global citizens uniting to unlock the potential of individuals, technology, and collaboration to create positive societal impact.

## TOPICS
* IT for education
* Data Science
* Digital solutions for Cultural Heritage
* Data sensing, processing, and persistency
* Game, entertainment, and multimedia applications
* Health and social care
* IT for development
* Privacy and trust issues and solutions
* Sustainable cities and transportation
* Smart governance and e-administration
* IT for smart living
* Technology addressing the digital divide
* IT for automotive
* Frugal solutions for IT
* Ethical computing
* Decentralized approaches to IT
* Citizen science
* Socially responsible IT solutions
* Sustainable IT
* Social informatics
* Civic intelligence

## IMPORTANT DATES
* Submission deadline: May 1, 2021
* Notification of acceptance: June 22, 2021
* Camera Ready: July 10, 2021

## ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
General Chairs
* Claudio Palazzi, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
* Ombretta Gaggi, University of Padua, Italy
* Pietro Manzoni, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
TPC Chairs
* Barbara Guidi, University of Pisa, Italy
* Anna Maria Vegni, Università Roma Tre, Italy
* Armir Bujari, University of Bologna, Italy
Special session Chairs
* Marco Furini, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
* Catia Prandi, University of Bologna, Italy
Work in Progress and PhD track Chairs
* Silvia Mirri, University of Bologna, Italy
* Kevin Bouchard, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada

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Andrea Michienzi
PhD student, Università di Pisa – Department of Computer Science
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