[Air-l] Urgent reminder: deadline GOR 2002

Ulf Reips ureips at genpsy.unizh.ch
Wed Mar 27 12:07:53 PST 2002

Dear air-l members:
this is a reminder that the deadline for submissions to the fifth GOR 
conference is at the end of this month.
Because GOR and AoIR overlap in scope you might be intrested in 
contributing to both conferences. GOR will be October 10 and 11 
(Thursday and Friday), AoIR will start Sunday.
There will be a reduction in registration fees for people who attend 
both conferences.
Best wishes from Zurich,

   Dr. Ulf-Dietrich Reips
   Psychology department, University of Zurich
   Vice president, German Society for Online Research http://dgof.de/indexe.htm




GOR '02:
10th and 11th of October, 2002
in the University of Hohenheim's castle, Germany

Organized by:
German Online Research Society - DGOF e.V.
University of Hohenheim, Department for Communication (Prof. Claudia Mast)

Supported by:
MFG Agency for IT- and Media-Development Baden-Wuerttemberg
State department for communication (LFK), State of Baden-Wuerttemberg
South West German Radio (SWR), Department for Media Research

The 5th German Online Research conference 2002  is organized jointly by
the German Society for Online Research (DGOF e.V.), and the University
of Hohenheim. The conference will be held in the castle that is part
of the University of  Hohenheim.

Presentation of empirical investigations which examine the Internet as
both an instrument for, and an object of, scientific investigation,
will be the central focus of the conference. Additionally, DGOF will
hold its annual assembly and regional chapters meeting during GOR 02.

Following in the tradition of previous GORs, it is our goal to document
the progress of research in Online Research and Internet Science and to
facilitate dialogue between theoretical and applied perspectives.

Conference central topics include:

- Cross-media: Online-offline
- Ensuring quality in Online Research
- Online market research and e-commerce
- Internet, globalization, and society

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please submit abstracts for presentations and posters by

March 31, 2002 (deadline).

Please send:

An abstract (about 250 words) plus the additional information requested

Abstracts should be submitted in both English and German (if possible). The
conference languages are German and English.

Please supply the information in the following format:

1. Title of the oral presentation or poster
2. Type (oral presentation or poster)
3. Author(s)
4. Address of first author (postal address, phone number[s], e-mail and URLs)
5. Central topic choice and/or symposium, if applicable
6. Keywords (max. 4)
7. English text of abstract (ca. 250 words)
8. German text of abstract (if possible, ca. 250 words)

Submission format:

1) Please send your abstract in rich text format (.rtf) file format as
TWO attachments (one English, one German) to:

gorpaper02 at dgof.de

The subject line of your e-mail must contain the following text: "abstract".

2) In addition to sending an attachment, please include the abstract and
the information 1-6 mentioned above in the body of your e-mail.

Again, submission deadline is March 31, 2002

Abstracts will be reviewed by the program committee, you will receive
notice of acceptance of your abstract by May 15, 2002. The
preliminary program will then be posted at:


We are planning to publish the abstracts in an abstract volume, which
will be available in a WWW version before the conference.
Publishing of the proceedings as a WWW book is planned as well.

The best poster wins a prize of Euro 500!

Sponsoring, booths, and commercial presentations:

Further sponsors are welcome!
Additionally, there is the option of booking fair booth lots for
product presentations. Commercial presentations are possible in a
special forum and are not part of the academic program. It is not
possible for commercial presentations to be submitted as presentations
from individuals. Concerning commercial booths and presentations, please
contact M. Maier (local organization committee) and W. Bandilla (DGOF) at

gor02com at dgof.de

Conference fees:

Conference fees include conference materials, two lunches, conference
dinner, drinks and snacks during breaks.

Non-academic (e.g., company representatives, free-lancers,
consultants) 300 Euro
Academic 110 Euro
Students 60 Euro
Presenting participants 30 Euro (first authors only)

Conference fees have to be paid 100% in advance for Germans. Foreign
participants may pay their fees at the conference venue. Day tickets
are not available, doctoral students cannot register as students. DGOF
members will receive a 20% reduction (a membership application can be
found at http://www.dgof.de/dgof_antrage.pdf).

Registration for all participants will begin by May 15 at the latest.
Further detailed information will be posted continually at the following URL:

Overview of the timeline:

03/31/02 Deadline for abstract submission
05/15/02 Feedback on abstract acceptance
05/15/02 Preliminary program will be published, registration will begin
10/10/02-10/11/02 Conference in Hohenheim

Summary of contacts:

Abstract submission: gorpaper02 at dgof.de
Business activities: gor02com at dgof.de
Conference Website: http://www.gor.de/
Local organization: gor at uni-hohenheim.de

Contact address of the local organizing committee:

University of Hohenheim
Department for Communication Science and Journalism (Prof. Dr. Claudia Mast)
Fruwirthstraße 49
D-70599 Stuttgart
Tel. +49-711-459 3366
Fax +49-711-459 3376
E-Mail: gor at uni-hohenheim.de

Now available: *Dimensions of Internet Science*
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