Web Science Summer School WWSSS'17

ABOUT THE SCHOOL

Keynotes, tutorials, poster sessions and project work in the following areas of Web Science: Introduction to Web Science, Multimedia analysis, Digital health and online interventions, Text analysis online, Online gaming, Cities online, Online experiments for psychology and wider social science. 

WHERE & WHEN 

The WSTNet Web Science Summer School 2017 will be held from July 1 to July 8, 2017. It will take place at the St. Petersburg, Russia.

WHO

The Summer School is the next event of the Summer School series on Web Science. It is organised by the Web Science Trust and two Universities: HSE and ITMO.

THE CONCEPT OF THE SCHOOL

The school will include major reports tackling main trends in respective subfields of Web science, practical tutorials focused on hands-on training in data processing, analysis and methods, individual presentations at poster panels, and team work. As promotion of interdisciplinary communication and collaboration is a key goal of the school, the teams will be formed of students from different disciplines. They will work on specific tasks linked to the datasets provided, and will be mentored by the local instructors. All teams will be expected to present the results of their work on the last day of the school. Finally, all participants will have to present his/her current study at the poster sessions and talks. School participation is conditional upon poster submission, while obtaining the school certificate is conditional upon successful team work presentation. The school will include one day of cultural / social activities in the middle, while the last day will be opened with a lecture from a Russian internet industry speaker.

More info: http://wwsss17.com/