CICMS (Cultural Informatics, Communication&Media Studies) conference series were decided between Dr. M. Özgür Seçim (Aydın Adnan Menderes University) and Dr. Christos Kalloniatis (University of the Aegean) in 2017 after meeting in Mytilline, Greece for an Erasmus+ teaching session.
In May 2018, the first conference was held in Kusadasi, Turkey in the premises of Aydın Adnan Menderes University faculty of communication with more than 170 participants. The conference was held for 3 days and there was an Ephesus social program. 4 months after the conference, the full paper e-book of the conference was published.
Cultural Informatics, Communication&Media studies conference series continued in June 2019, held in Mytiline island of Greece with more than 92 participants with the premises of University of the Aegean. There were 2 social programs including a beach party and a Greek night in a tavern.
This year the conference will be hosted once again by the University of Adnan Menderes, Turkey and for the next year (2021) it is being planned to organize the conference in Greece once again.