Jun
11
to Jun 14

International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM-2019)

  • Tagungszentrum im Kolpinghaus (map)
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The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) is a forum for researchers from multiple disciplines to come together to share knowledge, discuss ideas, exchange information, and learn about cutting-edge research in diverse fields with the common theme of online social media.

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May
27
to May 31

NetSci 2019

  • The University of Vermont Complex Systems Center (map)
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NetSci 2019 brings together leading researchers and practitioners working in the emerging research area of network science, and aims to foster multi-disciplinary communication and collaboration.

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May
23
6:00 PM18:00

What can machine learning reveal about beautiful places?

Hear from Chanuki Illushka Seresinhe, a data science researcher at the Alan Turing Institute and Lead Data Scientist at Popsa, as she discusses her research utilizing online data and applying machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to images of urban locations in order to explore which visual features of the environment might impact the wellbeing of city residents.

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Apr
3
1:30 PM13:30

Women in social science conference

Women in Social Science brings together academics from across the social sciences to consider the challenges women have faced over the past five decades and to celebrate their achievements. Convened by Academy of Social Sciences/Campaign for Social Science and NatCen, speakers include both ‘senior’ women whose careers span much of this period and ‘early career’ academics.

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Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Survey Research In The Digital Age with Matthew Salganik

In the past several years, we have witnessed the birth and rapid spread of social media, smart phones, and numerous other digital marvels. In addition to changing how we live, these tools enable us to collect and process data about human behavior on a scale never before imaginable.  In this talk, I’ll describe how survey research fits into this new data landscape.  Further, I’ll use specific examples to illustrate how survey researchers can harness the tools of the digital age to collect data in new ways.  Throughout the talk I will emphasize ways that big data sources and surveys can serve as compliments rather than substitutes.

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Jan
30
4:00 PM16:00

Surveillance capitalism, governance and social justice: moving beyond data centrism

  • The Old Anatomy Lecture Theatre, K6.29 (map)
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What is at stake with data politics beyond privacy, security and efficiency? How do data systems reflect broader systems of injustice – and what might this mean for advancing social justice in an age of datafication? Join us for a public talk with Lina Dencik (Cardiff University) on her research about data justice and her work with the Data Justice Lab.

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