#WebSci20 Countdown – 3 DAYS!

Just 3 days now until the Web Science Conference begins! Today we will preview the  “Founders Panel”. It takes place at 1pm on Wednesday 8th July and the title is “Web Science – now more than ever”. The Panel will be chaired by Rennie Fritchie and the panellists should all be familiar to you: Wendy Hall, James Hendler, Nigel Shadbolt, Daniel Weitzner, Noshir Contractor and Sir Tim Berners-Lee. https://twitter. Continue reading →

#WebSci20 Countdown – 4 DAYS!

4 days to go! In addition to the packed programme of keynote talks, paper presentations and panel discussions, we have two “Meet the Author” sessions to look forward to at the Web Science Conference next week. On Wednesday evening we will be in conversation with Sasha Costanza-Chock, author of “Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need”. https://twitter. Continue reading →

#WebSci20 Countdown – 6 DAYS!

Making the Web Human-Centric? New Directions in the Web and AI There’s now less than one week to go! The 12th annual ACM Web Science Conference events will be taking place online from 6 - 10 July, organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a full week of talks, panel sessions and informal discussions. Continue reading →

#WebSci20 Countdown – 7 DAYS!

This is the latest of our preview posts for the 2020 ACM Web Science Conference, focusing on sessions taking place on the final day. The Conference events will be taking place online from 6 - 10 July, organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a full week of talks, panel sessions and informal discussions. Friday features a talk by JP Rangaswami, Chair of the Web Science Trust. Continue reading →

#WebSci20 Countdown – 8 DAYS!

This is the latest of our preview posts for the 2020 ACM Web Science Conference, where we focus on the sessions lined up for the afternoon and evening of Thursday 9th July. The full Conference Programme of events will be taking place online from 6 - 10 July, organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a whole week of talks, panel sessions and informal discussions. Continue reading →

#WebSci20 Countdown – 9 DAYS!

This is the latest of our preview posts for the 2020 ACM Web Science Conference, focusing on the events lined up for Thursday 9th July. The Conference events will be taking place online from 6 - 10 July, organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a full week of talks, panel sessions and informal discussions. One of the highlights on Thursday 9th is our Spotlight Panel on Policy and Practices. Continue reading →

#WebSci20 Countdown – 10 DAYS!

This is the second of our preview posts for the 2020 ACM Web Science Conference. The events will be taking place online from 6 - 10 July, organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a full week of talks, panel sessions and informal discussions. Our first Panel Discussion after lunch on 8th July is titled “Web Science – now more than ever”. Continue reading →

#WebSci20 Countdown – 11 DAYS!

This is the first of our preview posts for the 2020 ACM Web Science Conference. The events will be taking place online from 6 - 10 July, organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a full week of talks, panel sessions and informal discussions. After our first ever fully online Brave Conversations on Monday 6th, the PhD Symposium and Workshops, the main conference will be introduced by Ruby Wax on 8th July. Continue reading →

“A typical scene from last year’s event. #WebSci20 is going to be very different!”

Making the Web Human-Centric? New Directions in the Web and AI The 2020 ACM Web Science Conference takes place online from 6 -10 July and is organised by the University of Southampton. Presenters and participants will have multiple opportunities to engage over a full week of talks, panel sessions and informal discussions. Registration is open! This message gives you a taster of what to expect from the event. Continue reading →