Event: 10-12 JUN 14 MIT (Academic) Collective Intelligence


Collective Intelligence 2014

June 10-12, 2014 @ Massachusetts Institute of Technology

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together researchers from a variety of fields relevant to understanding and designing collective intelligence of many types.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • human computation
  • social computing
  • crowdsourcing
  • wisdom of crowds (e.g., prediction markets)
  • group memory and extended cognition
  • collective decision making and problem-solving
  • participatory and deliberative democracy
  • animal collective behavior
  • organizational design
  • public policy design (e.g., regulatory reform)
  • ethics of collective intelligence (e.g., “digital sweatshops”)
  • computational models of group search and optimization
  • emergence and evolution of intelligence
  • new technologies for making groups smarter


The conference will take place at MIT and consist of:

  • Invited talks from prominent researchers in different areas related to collective intelligence such as engineering, psychology, management, political science, information science, and sociology
  • Oral presentations (see below)
  • Poster/Demo sessions (see below)
  • “Ignite” sessions in which practitioners (e.g. policy makers) connect with researchers around collective-intelligence-based solutions to real-world problems


Submissions of two types are invited:

  • Reports of original results results
  • Demonstrations of tools/technology

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