The Fifteenth International Conference on Digital Society

ICDS 2021

July 18, 2021 to July 22, 2021 - Nice, France



May 11, 2021


Jun 02, 2021


Jun 13, 2021

Camera ready

Jun 16, 2021

Deadlines differ for special tracks. Please consult the conference home page for special tracks Call for Papers (if any).


Published by IARIA Press (operated by Xpert Publishing Services)

Archived in the Open Access IARIA ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Indexing Procedure

Affiliated Journals

ICDS 2021 - The Fifteenth International Conference on Digital Society

July 18, 2021 - July 22, 2021

ICDS 2021: Awards
Onsite and Online Options: In order to accommodate a large number of situations, we are offering the option for either physical presence or virtual participation (pdf slides or pre-recorded videos).

The papers listed below have been selected as "Best Papers" based on the reviews of the original submission, the camera-ready version, and the presentation during the conference. For the awarded papers, a digital award will be issued in the name of the authors. The authors of these papers are also receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.


Awarded Papers (also Invited for IARIA Journals)

A Preliminary Analysis of the Determinants of Acceptance of Contact Tracing Apps in Brazil
Patricia Takako Endo, Grace Fox, Theo Lynn, Pierangelo Rosati, Lisa van der Werff

Bad Robot: A Preliminary Exploration of the Prevalence of Automated Software Programmes and Social Bots in the COVID-19 #antivaxx Discourse on Twitter
Antonia Egli, Theo Lynn, Pierangelo Rosati, Gary Sinclair

Using Stylometric Features to Predict Author Personality Type in Modern Greek Essays
Sofia Gagiatsou, Georgios Markopoulos, George Mikros

Blockchain for Smart Grid Flexibility - Handling Settlements Between the Aggregator and Prosumers
Lasse Berntzen, Qian Meng, Boban Vesin, Marius Rohde Johannessen, Thomas Brekke, Inessa Laur


The following papers have been selected on the basis of their contents, specificaly for lending themselves to an interesting extended work. The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

Enhancing the Experience of the Digitally Conscious Customer
Viktorija Babica, Deniss Sceulovs

The Design of a Framework for the Detection of Web-Based Dark Patterns
Andrea Curley, Dympna O'Sullivan, Damian Gordon, Brendan Tierney, Ioannis Stavrakakis

Vehicle to Grid and Crisis Management - Potential of V2G for Smart City Power Grids in Norway
Marius Rohde Johannessen, Lasse Berntzen, Boban Vesin, Qian Meng, Thomas Brekke, Inessa Laur

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