Call for Papers: GOR Thesis Award 2014 Competition

Call for Papers (abstracts): GOR Thesis Award 2014 Competition (at General
Online Research (GOR 14),  <http://www.gor.de> http://www.gor.de)

Conference date: 05-07 March 2014
Venue: Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Main topics: Social Media Research, Market Research, Survey
Research/Methodology, Internet & Society
GOR has been organized by the German Society for Online Research (DGOF,
<http://www.dgof.de> http://www.dgof.de) since 1997.
Local Organizer: Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Simone
Fühles-Ubach and Prof. Dr. Matthias Fank

Deadlines
15 November 2013: Deadline for abstract submission for the GOR Thesis Award
2014 Competition
20 December 2013: Preliminary program available
31 January 2014: Deadline for early registration and presenting authors
28 February 2014: Deadline for presentation upload

Research Topics
All submissions relevant to online research are welcome. Presentations in
the last years covered a broad range of topics, be it online surveys or
research concerning the Internet or social aspects of the Web. Since 1997,
GOR has been attended by researchers and other professionals who want to
stay on top of new developments and best practices for their work in
companies and academia.
The GOR Thesis Award Competition is an integral part of the GOR conference
series and takes place bianually.

GOR Thesis Award 2014 Competition
Up to the best 3 Master/diploma and doctoral theses will be presented at GOR
in this category. Selected authors will present their findings at the GOR
conference and the best presentations will be awarded a price. The
conference fee is waived for all presenters in this category. Theses must
have been submitted in 2012 or 2013. Thesis language can be either English
or German, but the presentation shall be in English.

Submission Format
Submissions should include the thesis as PDF-file, an extended abstract
(limited to 7000 characters (including spaces), about 2 pages), a cover
letter with details on affiliation, degree program, supervisors, and
graduation date, together with an agreement to present the results at the
GOR conference. Presentations in the GOR Thesis Award 2014 Competition last
15 minutes followed by 5 minutes of discussion.

Review Process
All abstracts will be evaluated by a jury consisting of jurors from academia
and business. The jury will compile a short list of researchers who are
invited to present their work at GOR 14. The jury then will award the best
presentations.

Contact Details
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Online-Forschung e.V. (DGOF)/
German Society for Online Research
Hans-Böckler-Str. 163
50354 Hürth/Germany
Phone: +49-(0)2233-99 88 220
Email:  <mailto:office@dgof.de> office@dgof.de

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