Call for Demo Papers

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Conference Scope

The 7th International Conference on Behavioral and Social Computing (BESC 2020) will take place in Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 5-7 November 2020.

BESC conference aims to become a premier forum in which academic researchers and industry practitioners from artificial intelligence, business and marketing, and behavioral and psychological sciences could present updated research efforts and progresses on foundational and emerging interdisciplinary topics of BESC, exchange new ideas and identify future research directions.

Following the successful BESC2014 in Shanghai, China, BESC2015 in Nanjing, China, BESC2016 in Durham, NC, USA, BESC2017 in Krakow, Poland, BESC2018 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, BESC2019 in Beijing, China, BESC2020 will take place in Bournemouth, the United Kingdom.

The BESC 2020 Demonstration track provides a space for researchers and practitioners to bring hands-on experiences to conference attendees. Demonstrations will also provide opportunities to exchange ideas gained from BESC related R&D and to obtain feedback from industry practitioners. We look forward to seeing interesting systems, applications, prototypes,and services on any of the following areas:

Demo paper submissions should be 2 pages in IEEE two-column style. Accepted demo papers will also be included in the conference proceedings and submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I), e.g. EI and DBLP.

Authors of the accepted demo papers should also prepare a demonstration of their works on the conference site. We encourage making your demonstration appealing and presenting it in an innovative way, to attract the participation of attendees.

COVID-19 Note

The organizing committee has decided to deliver BESC 2020 as a virtual event:

Key Dates

  • Paper due: 28 Aug 2020 (extended)
  • Notification of Acceptance: 30 Sep 2020
  • Camera-ready due: 15 Oct 2020
  • Conference date: 5-7 Nov 2020

Paper Submission

All papers will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to BESC 2020, originality, significance and clarity. Please note:

Paper submission system is available at:

All accepted papers are expected to be included in IEEE Xplore and indexed by EI. Top quality papers after presented in the conference will be selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals, e.g., World Wide Web Journal (Springer) and Social Network Analysis and Mining (Springer).

Journal Special Issues

Selected for extension and publication in several special issues of international journals

Further Information

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