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Thu Sep 13 2007

Confs: General Linguistics/USA

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        1.    Thomas Finholt, 3rd International Conference on e-Social Science

Message 1: 3rd International Conference on e-Social Science
Date: 12-Sep-2007
From: Thomas Finholt <finholtumich.edu>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on e-Social Science
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3rd International Conference on e-Social Science
Short Title: ESS

Date: 06-Oct-2007 - 07-Oct-2007
Location: Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Contact: Tom Finholt
Contact Email: finholtumich.edu
Meeting URL: http://ess.si.umich.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The aim of this NSF-sponsored conference on e-Social Science is to bring
together international representatives of the social science and
cyberinfrastructure research communities in order to create better mutual
awareness, harmonize understanding, and instigate coordinated activities to
accelerate research, development, and deployment of cyberinfrastructure to
support the social science research community.

Final call for participation
3rd International Conference on e-Social Science
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
October 7-9, 2007

This is the final call to register for the Third International Conference on
e-Social Science. The conference program includes over 50 papers from leading
researchers at the intersection of cyberinfrastructure and social science. The
papers span a range of topics including: computational and data grids; social
computing; social network analysis; modeling and simulation of social behavior;
GIS and spatial analysis; online survey methods; online experiments; and
ethnographic studies of cyberinfrastructure projects. The conference is
sponsored by the NSF with the cooperation of the UK ESRC.

The conference also includes an exciting list of invited panelists, including:
Marc Smith (Microsoft Research), Nosh Contractor (Northwestern), Katy Borner
(Indiana), Julia Lane (University of Chicago), Michael Macy (Cornell), Tony Hey
(Microsoft), Diana Rhoten (NSF), and David Lightfoot (NSF SBE).

Keynote speakers include: Dan Atkins (NSF), Roberta Balstad (Columbia), and
Carole Goble (University of Manchester).

There is also an interesting workshop program, including a tutorial on grid
computing presented by Ian Foster (University of Chicago and Argonne National

Learn more and register at: ess.si.umich.edu

Online registration will remain open through Monday, October 1.

Conference chair: Tom Finholt, University of Michigan

Program co-chairs: Gary Olson, University of Michigan; Rob Procter, University
of Manchester

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