TPRC 39th Research Conference on Communication, Information, and Internet Policy

Date(s) of Conference:

September 23-25, 2011


George Mason University Law School
Arlington, Virginia


TPRC is an annual conference on communication, information and internet policy that convenes international and interdisciplinary researchers and policymakers from academia, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations. Its purpose is to present original research relevant to policy making, share the knowledge requirements of practitioners, and engage in discussion on current policy issues. The conference program consists of presentations selected from submitted paper abstracts, student papers and panel submissions.

Call for Papers:

TPRC is now soliciting abstracts of papers, panel proposals, and student papers for presentation at the 2011 conference. These presentations should report current theoretical or empirical research relevant to communication and information policy, and may be from any disciplinary perspective – the sole criterion is research quality. Themes of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

1. Network Competition
2. Broadband Deployment and Adoption
3. Wireless Communications
4. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
5. Media, New and Old
6. Intellectual Property
7. Privacy, Security, Identity and Trust
8. Internet Ecosystem Governance
9. Affordability and Access
10. International and Comparative Studies
11. Societal Challenges, Endangered Rights and Social Justice
12. Emerging Topics

Full category descriptions can be found via our web site.

Submissions are due by March 31, 2011. Abstracts and panel proposals must be submitted electronically at by following the submit button at the end of each topic description.

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