[Corpora-List] Social Media 2009: Early registration until Fri, April 17, 2009

Nicolov, Nicolas Nicolas_Nicolov
Fri Apr 10 03:36:09 CEST 2009

Early Registration until: Fri, April 17, 2009

******************************************** 3rd International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM-2009) May 17-20, 2009, San Jose, California, USA

http://www.icwsm.org ********************************************

Dear colleagues,

Please join us for the Third International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2009), to be held May 17-20, 2009 at the Marriott in San Jose, California. The date to qualify for the early registration (non-onsite) fee is Friday, April 17. This interdisciplinary conference will bring together researchers and industry leaders interested in creating and analyzing social media. Researchers representing such diverse disciplines as computer science, linguistics, psychology, statistics, sociology, multimedia and semantic web technologies will attend.

The technical program schedule is now available at http://www.icwsm.org/2009/schedule.shtml. In addition to 21 oral paper presentations, 48 poster presentations, and 5 demos, the program includes an impressive line-up of invited speakers:

* Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University;

* Lillian Lee, Cornell University; and

* Duncan Watts, Columbia University and Yahoo! Research.

Two tutorials will be presented on May 17, entitled:

* Predictive Modeling with Social Networks

by Jennifer Neville (Purdue University) and

Foster Provost (New York University);

* The Psychology of Social Media

by Sam Gosling (University of Texas, Austin).

A special "data challenge workshop" will be held on May 20 for author presentations resulting from the use of the ICWSM-09 dataset, as well as a broader discussion of data issues and opportunities confronting the social media community. An award will be presented at the conference for the best paper using the dataset.

The main technical conference will kick off with a reception at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose on Monday, May 18, and a conference-wide poster/demo reception will be held Tuesday evening, May 19.

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.

Best wishes Nicolas --- Dr Nicolas Nicolov Senior Director J.D. Power and Associates [McGraw-Hill company] Web Intelligence REsearch Division (WIRED) 4888 Pearl East Circle, Suite 300W Boulder, CO 80301, U.S.A.


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