Program

Preview of Coming Attractions

Turing Lecture by Sir Tim-Berners Lee

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and the recipient of the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award, more popularly known as the Nobel Prize for Informatics, will deliver his Turing Lecture as a keynote at our WebSci’18 Conference, on Tuesday 29 May 2018, in the Aula of VU Amsterdam.

Keynote Session: On Doing Interdisciplinary Research
With Prof. Dr. José van Dijck, Distinguished Professor of Media Studies, Utrecht University, and President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences KNAW.

Keynote Session: The Future of Semantics on the Web
With Prof. Dr. John Domingue, Director of the Knowledge Media Institute, The Open University, UK, and President of STI International, Vienna, Austria.

Sunday 27 May 2018: WebSci Events Day, with Reception
Sunday 27 May 2018 is the WebSci Events Day, with workshops, tutorials and other events. It will feature, among others, workshops on topics such as the Web, Social Development and the Digital Divide, on matters of Ethics on/of the Web, an Interdisciplinary WebSci PhD Symposium, and other events.  The day ends with a joint poster session plus reception.

Monday 28 May 2018: Opening & Poster Day, with Reception
The main conference will be opened on Monday 28 May 2018 by Prof. Dr. Vinod Subramaniam, rector-magnificus of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The  WebSci Poster Session will take place on Monday, and will include a reception with drinks and snacks.

Tuesday 29 May 2018: WebSci Social Event and Conference Dinner
Every attendee is invited to the WebSci Social Event and Conference Dinner on Tuesday evening.

Wednesday 29 May 2018: Conference Closing Day, with Awards
Every conference day will feature a keynote session, with a keynote speech and ample room for discussion. Wednesday is the closing day of the conference, and will include an Awards Session.

Paper Submission and Presentation
Accepted papers for the main conference will be published in the ACM Proceedings of WebSci’18, and have a slot for presentation on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.

Submission of papers can be done at the submission page of Easychair
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=websci18