CARMA 2020 – Call for Papers
Internet and Big Data in Economics and Social Sciences
3rd International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics
July 8 – 9, 2020. Valencia, Spain
The 3rd International Conference on Advanced Research Methods and Analytics focuses on the increasing availability of Internet and Big Data sources of information, and the related need of interdisciplinary approaches. CARMA 2020 is a leading forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and advances on how emerging research methods and sources are applied to different fields of social sciences.
The CARMA 2020 conference will be held on July 8-9, 2020 at the Faculty of Business Administration and Management of the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV), which has been recently ranked as the best technical university in Spain by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2019.
Topics of interest
The program committee encourages the submission of articles discussing challenges related to contemporary issues in Internet and Big Data in economics and social sciences.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas:
- Internet and Big Data sources in economics and social sciences
- Google Trends and Search Engine data
- Web scraping
- Social media and public opinion mining
- Geospatial and mobile phone data
- Big Data methods in economics and social sciences
- Sentiment analysis
- Internet econometrics
- Machine learning econometrics
- Information quality and assessment
- Internet and Big Data applications
- Official statistics
- Tourism forecasting
- Business analytics with social media
- Social behavior and mobility patterns
- Consumer behavior, eWOM and social media marketing
- Politics and social media
- Bibliometrics and sciencetometrics
- Digital transformation and global society
- Privacy and legal aspects
- Data Economy
- Electronic Government
- Smart Cities
- Industry adoption
- Gender bias
If you are interested in organizing a special session as part of CARMA 2020, please contact the organization at firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission deadline: 14 February, 2020
Acceptance notification: 16 April, 2020
Camera ready due: 7 May, 2020
Conference: 8-9 July, 2020
All accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings with a DOI and ISBN number. They will be published in open access by UPV Press and submitted to be indexed in major international bibliographic databases. The previous edition is already indexed in the Thomson-Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Web of Science Core Collection (former ISI Proceedings).
Authors from all over the world are invited to submit original and unpublished papers or extended abstracts, which are not under review in any other conference or journal. All submissions will be peer reviewed by the program committee based on their originality, significance, methodological soundness, and clarity of exposition.
Submissions (extended abstracts or full papers) must be written in English and should be in PDF format. They must follow the instructions in the template file, available in Microsoft Word format at:
Full-paper length must be between 4 and 8 pages, incorporating all text, references, figures and tables. Extended abstracts should not exceed 3 pages. Submissions imply the willingness of at least one author to register, attend the conference, and present the paper.
CARMA 2020 is using the OCS platform of UPV Press to manage the submissions. This platform provides you with a submissions homepage where you can register your paper submission and make appropriate changes. The submission website is:
About the venue
Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and is located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It embraces culture and tradition from the past combined with singular architecture, exciting gastronomy, nightlife, and beautiful white sand beaches. Valencia is the capital city of the Comunitat Valenciana region, which is major tourist destination in summer. More info at:
The organizing committee looks forward to welcoming you all to a fruitful conference with open discussions and important networking across different disciplines.