Carnegie Mellon University

Center for Informed Democracy & Social - cybersecurity (IDeaS)

CMU's center for the study of disinformation, hate speech and extremism online

IDeaS Center for Informed Democracy & Social-cybersecurity

Annual IDeaS Conference: Disinformation, Hate Speech, and Extremism Online

September 18-20, 2024 Carnegie Mellon Univeristy, Pittsburgh, PA  


Call For Papers, Demos and Posters

Submissions for this year's conference are now open. We are using easychair to manage all submisisons for this event. Please scroll below for submissions link. A downloadable version of the Call for Papers can be accessed here.

Relevant Dates for Authors:

Paper, demo and poster proposal submission: June 21, 2024
Author Notifcation: July 10, 2024
Final Version for Conference:  September 1, 2024 
Notification for Special Issue Journal: October 1, 2024
Final camera ready submission for Journal: October 22, 2024

 Paper Submission Guidelines

The papers must be in English and MUST be formatted according to the Springer-Verlag LNCS/LNAI guidelines. View sample LaTeX2e and WORD files and instructions here. All regular paper submissions should be submitted as a paper with a maximum of 6 pages. Total page count includes all figures, tables, and references.

Poster Submission Guidelines:

A one or two page abstract detailing the content of your poster and the research to be presented should be submitted for consideration. Please use the same paper formatting guideline above for full papers.

Demo and Tutorial Submissions:

Demo and Tutorial submissions should include the following information. Please follow the paper formatting guidelines above when submitting.

  • Title of the tutorial or name of tool to demo
  • Description of the tutorial topic and structure or description of the tool and it's functionality
  • Expected audience (including the expected backgrounds of the attendees)
  • Short bio and contact information of the organizers

Click Here to Submit

Presentation Information during the conference:

For Talks:
Talks will be 20 minutes (15 + 5 for questions). Please keep your presentation to under a dozen slides, but everyone has their own style. If you plan on being virtual, we do expect live talks but we ask for a pre-taped version to be sent to us ahead of time in case of technical/connection issues during the conference. Details on recording your talk(s) are below. 

For Posters:
In-Person posters session will be on Wednesday September 18th during the evening reception (6pm-7:30pm). Posters should be roughly 3'x4' or 4'x3'. Tripod stands and posterboard for hanging will be available for all in-person poster presenters. We are unable to print posters for you.

For Demos:

You will have access to present and demo your tool from your own computer. A table will also be provided if needed for the demonstrations. The demo session will follow regular sessions on Wednesday September 18th prior to the welcome reception. If you need specialized equipment or are concerned about the connections, please reach out to