Call for Papers: 28th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators “Into the Great Wide Open?”, 18.-19.09.2024, Berlin, Deadline: 04.03.2024 (Special Track Submissions), 01.04.2024 (Paper/Poster)

Call for Papers for the 28th International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators
“Into the Great Wide Open?”
The conference is set to take place from September 18-20, 2024 in Berlin. This year’s STI seeks to explore the intricate dynamics between concepts of openness and closedness in science, technology, and innovation, emphasizing their impact on research, policy, and practice.
A more detailed description of the theme and further information can be found in the attached CfP as well as at the conference CfP website:
Major conference topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Context-specific opportunities and challenges of openness
  • Practices, notions and effects of openness in Science, Technology & Innovation
  • Cultures of openness (e.g. in scientific careers)
  • Diversity
  • Inter-, trans- and multidisciplinarity
  • Practices of evaluation and assessment
  • Exploring negotiations of openness
  • Situatedness of openness in science & innovation
  • Procedural and evolutionary aspects of openness
  • Coordination in open infrastructures
  • Lessons learned from “going” or “becoming” open
Contributions may be based on, but need not be limited to, the following methodological approaches, or mixes of these methodological approaches:
  • Methodological contributions (incl. Indicator development)
  • Indicator-related applications (Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence etc.)
  • Bibliometrics, scientometrics, technometrics & informetrics
  • Altmetrics & webometrics
  • IP-analytics
  • Empirical policy analysis
  • New data sources
  • Survey research
  • Observational works & case studies
  • Ethnographic works
  • Interviews & focus groups
Submission Details:
  • Short Research Papers: Max. 3000 words, including a 50-150 word abstract.
  • Poster Contributions: Max. 1000 words, including a 50-150 word abstract.
  • Submission Link:
  • Special Session Proposals: Detailed requirements can be found in the attached CfP and on our website.
  • Submission for Special Sessions Email:
Important Dates:
  • Deadline for Special Tracks Submissions: March 04, 2024
  • Paper/Poster Submission Deadline: April 01, 2024
  • Acceptance Notification for Special Sessions: May 2024
  • Acceptance Notification for Papers/Posters: June 2024
  • Registration Opens: June 2024
We look forward to your submissions and to seeing you at the conference!
Feel free to share this news among interested colleagues. Thank you!
Warm regards,
seasons greetings,
see you in Berlin next year,
The Organizing Committee of STI2024