We made arrangements with the accommodations listed below.

On-Campus Accommodation

dalhousie summer residencesA total of 60 bedrooms has been reserved on the campus of Dalhousie University. The rates mentioned below include linen, towels, high-speed Internet, regular membership privileges to Dalplex Athletic Facility, as well as one overnight parking permit (subject to availability).

All traditional residence style accommodations offer shared, private gender neutral washrooms. All suite-style accommodations (in Risley Hall) offer a mix of fully furnished single bedroom accommodations (with adjoining shared bathrooms) and two, three or four bedroom suites with kitchenettes and a cozy sitting area. Check-in time is 3:00PM and check-out time is 10:30AM.

Reservations must be confirmed by no later than 30 days prior to arrival date. Room reservations can be made by: fax (902) 494-1219, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone (902) 494-8840, toll free: 1-888-271-9222 or by using the Book Now link on stay.dal.ca/KxBnB_Live/ACMHT16.bnb. Use the group name ACMHT16 when making reservations.

Conference Rate: Single room $49.50 per night, tax included.

Student Rate: Single room $32.65 per night, tax included

The booking system is quite slow. Please select the location 'Risley Hall' when booking.

The reception of Risley Hall is open 24 hours, 7 days per week, so late check-ins are no problem at all.

Prince George Hotel

prince george“World-class hotel excellence in the heart of downtown Halifax. Experience the sophistication and charm of The Prince George Hotel, from the moment you arrive to the time you checkout, you'll love our Four Diamond service and impeccably appointed accommodations. Our 200+ stylish guestrooms and suites feature contemporary design and luxe amenities for an unparalleled hotel experience that will please even the most discerning of travellers.”

Please use the following link for booking your room: https://bookings.ihotelier.com/The-Prince-George-Hotel/bookings.jsp?hotelid=13608&rateplanID=553464

We arranged that all participants can take advantage of the University Rate, starting with an average daily rate of 162 CAD. The rate is based on availability, so you are encouraged to book as soon as possible.

Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

lord nelson“The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites is a beautiful Four Star property in downtown Halifax that combines historic charm with the modern amenities essential to today’s traveler. Our ideal location is within walking distance to the universities and hospitals. We overlook the famous Victorian-style Public Gardens with the convenience of Spring Garden Road at our doorstep providing great shopping, dining and entertainment!”

To book your reservation, please contact the Reservations Department by phone at (902)423-5130 or toll free 1-800-565-2020, or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Quote the group ID 35842 or the above meeting name to receive your special rate.

Reservations can also be made directly on our website by simply using the following direct link to access the group reservation page: https://res.lordnelsonhotel.com/booking/default.aspx?Group=35842. Rooms will be available online until Friday, June 10, 2016. After this time reservations will be accepted based on availability, so please contact the hotel directly to make your reservation.

Classic Guest Room: $169.00 + applicable taxes


27th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media

10-13 July 2016 - Halifax, Canada

Collocated with UMAP 2016




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Social Media

Stay informed about the latest calls, announcements and gossip related to Hypertext 2016.



Official hashtag: #acmht16


Important Dates

Registration and Support

10 June 2016: Student Support
17 June 2016: Advance Registration

Deadlines are always at 23:59 (Hawaii Time Zone)


15 January 2016: Workshop and Tutorial Proposals

Main Proceedings
(Full Papers, Short Papers, Posters)

22 February 2016: Submission Deadline (extended)
1 April 2016: Notifications
9 May 2016: Camera-Ready

Extended Proceedings
(Creative Track, Late-Breaking Results, Demos, Doctoral Consortium, Workshop Papers)

27 May 2016: Paper Submission (extended)
10 June 2016: Notifications
1 July 2016: Camera-Ready