[CITAMS] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for workshops, WebSci in Boston, MA

Katherine Ognyanova citasa at ognyanova.net
Thu Jan 31 18:15:54 EST 2019


Dear all,

Please consider submitting a workshop or a tutorial to *WEBSCI 2019*. We 
have extended the submission deadline to *February 08, 2019.* The 
workshops will be held in*Boston, MA*, *USA *on *June 30, 2019*.

We welcome a variety of web science themes, from the social to the 
technical and especially blends of the two. You can find the full call 
here: http://bit.ly/WebSciCall.

We will be offering a limited number of *complimentary two-day 
conference registrations *to workshop organizers. Please reach out if 
you need one!  Feel free to e-mail us with other questions as well.

Regards,

Katya Ognyanova & Stefan Dietze


WEBSCI 2019: CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND TUTORIALS

*

11th ACM Conference on Web Science, Boston - MA, USA 2019


  * Call for proposals: http://bit.ly/WebSciCall

  *

    Submission: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=websci19

  * *Submission Deadline: February 8, 2019*

  *

    Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2019

  *

    Workshop/Tutorial day: June 30 2019


The 2019 WebSci Conference in Boston, MA is soliciting proposals for 
workshops and tutorials addressing the way Web Science research can 
illuminate key contemporary issues and global challenges. Workshops 
should reflect the multidisciplinary nature of Web Science.

The tutorials could cover a wide variety of Web Science approaches and 
methods, including but not limited to techniques for data collection, 
processing, and analysis, as well as substantive interpretation, best 
practices, and ethics.

Examples of potential WebSci workshop areas include:

  *

    Using Web Science for social good

  *

    Collective intelligence, collaborative production and crowdsourcing

  *

    Bias on the Web

  *

    Data ethics and algorithmic accountability

  *

    Digital inequalities: access, quality, and participation

  *

    Information privacy and cybersecurity

  *

    Learning and education on the Web

  *

    Misinformation and propaganda on the Web

  *

    Social connections and social influence on the Web

  *

    Internet politics and political participation

  *

    The evolution of social media services

  *

    Online health and wellness

Organizers are responsible for advertising accepted workshops and 
tutorials, recruiting participants, and managing the review process if 
paper submissions are invited. Successful proposals should also put 
together a web page describing the event and distributing any 
preliminary materials.

***


        PROPOSAL FORMAT

****

Proposals should be up to 3 pages long and should  include the following 
information:

  *

    Workshop/tutorial title

  *

    Workshop/tutorial summary (1-2 paragraphs)

  *

    Workshop/tutorial description, including the motivation and goals of
    the proposal, as well as its relevance to the field of Web Science.

  *

    Workshop/tutorial schedule and activities, including the format,
    proposed activities (panels, sessions, interactive exercises, etc.),
    as well as invited speakers or panelists.

  *

    Workshop/tutorial organizer info, including names, affiliations,
    emails, and personal websites. Please indicate who would be the main
    contact person for the submission and if the workshop has been run
    in the past.

  *

    Target audience and audience size: the expected number and type of
    attendees, along with any information about required skills or tools
    with which participants need to be familiar.****

  *

    **Special requirements or equipment, if any.**


**


        *ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA*

*Workshop and tutorial proposals will be evaluated based on their 
academic rigor, timeliness, originality, potential to address important 
questions and attract large multidisciplinary audiences. Relevance to 
the field of Web Science is also a prerequisite for all submissions.*


        *PROCEEDINGS*

*Workshop organisers are free to publish workshop proceedings. WebSci19 
offers the possibility to include workshop papers as a companion 
collection of the ACM WebSci19 proceedings. In this case, it is crucial 
that workshop schedules are aligned with the schedule for the overall 
proceedings publication, i.e. camera-ready papers need to be ready by 1 
May 2019. *


        *TUTORIAL CHAIRS *

*Katya Ognyanova <http://kateto.net/>(Rutgers University) & Stefan 
Dietze <http://stefandietze.net>(GESIS, Germany)*


-- 
Katherine Ognyanova, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
School of Communication and Information
4 Huntington St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Web:www.kateto.net, Twitter: @ognyanova

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