[CITASA] ICWSM, Late Registration Deadline is today

danah boyd danah-asa at danah.org
Fri Jun 17 13:28:55 EDT 2011

I hope to see many of you at ICWSM next month.  The deadline for late registration is today.  See you in Barcelona!

ICWSM 2011
Late Registration Deadline: June 17

Dear ICWSM Community,

Please note that the ICWSM 2011 late registration deadline is today, June 17. After today, onsite rates will be in effect.

The program is now complete, so take a moment to review it at http://www.icwsm.org/2011/schedule.php.

Invited presentations include keynote addresses by Sinan Aral of the NYU Stern School of Business and Affiliated Faculty at MIT, and Manuel Castells, Director of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Spain. Jimmy Lin will present an industrial keynote address on Twitter and Data Science. Additionally, three invited talks will be given by Foster Provost (New York University), Joel Seligstein (Facebook), and Duncan Watts (Yahoo! Research). Finally, a special invited panel entitled "Is Social Media Making News Generation and Consumption Better?" moderated by Sihem Amer-Yahia (Principal Research Scientist, QCRI), and featuring Marcus Mabry (The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times), Catherine Quayle (Editor-in-Chief, Need to Know, PBS), Krishna Gummadi, (Networking Professor, MPI), Mor Naaman, (Social Media Professor, Rutgers University), Jimmy Lin (Twitter), and Gilad Lotan (VP Research & Development, SocialFlow), will be presented.

Three tutorials will be presented on July 17:

* SA1: How to use Mechanical Turk for Behavioral Research (Winter Mason and Siddharth Suri)
* SA2: Text Mining from User Generated Content (Lyle Ungar and Ronen Feldman)
* SP1: Exploratory Network Analysis with Gephi (Sebastien Heymann and Julian Bilcke)

The Workshop Program has been expanded this year to include the following workshops, which will follow the main conference on Thursday, July 21:

Social Mobile Web Workshop (SMW-11)

The Future of the Social Web (FOSW-11)

Social Innovation and Social Media (SISOM-11)
Annual Data Challenge Workshop

For more information about the conference and to register, please visit the conference website at http://www.icwsm.org or the online registration form at http://www.aaai.org/Forms/icwsm-registration-form.php.

We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona in July!


"taken out of context, i must seem so strange" -- ani

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