***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** This is to announce Sunbelt XXVIII. The 28th annual, International Sunbelt Social Networks Conference will be held January 22-28, 2008 at the Tradewinds Island Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida. For details, go here: http://insna.org/ and click on the Sunbelt XXVIII banner at the top of the page. As you know, the conference is organized by INSNA, the International Network for Social Network Analysis. Tragically, Bill Richards, who was president of INSNA, died recently. Please direct all questions about INSNA to the incoming president, George Barnett ([log in to unmask]). Please direct questions about the Sunbelt meeting to this year's organizers, John Skvoretz ([log in to unmask]), Christopher McCarty ([log in to unmask]) and Russ Bernard ([log in to unmask]). _________________________ Hotel: Information about the hotel and rates are on the Sunbelt XXVIII site. However, you must make hotel reservations directly with the hotel by calling 1-800-808-9833 (USA and Canada). Submitting Abstracts: Information about submitting an abstract is on the Sunbelt XXVIII page. To skip the details, click on \"Abstract Submission\" and then on \"I\'m feeling very lucky. Please skip the abstract guides and take me directly to the abstract submission or search pages.\" Then click on \"Conference Paper Submission.\" HINTS: (1) If you are one of two or more authors of a paper, click on the appropriate button in the top row. (2) If you need more space for your abstract than is available in the box provided, click on the + sign at the top to add one or more lines. Abstracts should be between 150-250 words. (3) There is no list of session topics. In the blank line two lines below the abstract box, please suggest a session name for your paper. (4) Poster vs. lecture-style presentation. Two formats are available: traditional, lecture-style and posters. Lecture-style papers are given in conference rooms and are limited to 20 minutes, including discussion. Posters are displayed for 60 minutes in an public space. For information about posters (including detailed advice about building them), go to http://tinyurl.com/kn73. We will do our best to accommodate the wishes of all presenters. However, if there we have too many papers for the available 20-minute slots, we will assign some papers to posters. We look forward to seeing you in St. Pete! John Skvoretz, U of South Florida ([log in to unmask]) Christopher McCarty ([log in to unmask]) and H. Russell Bernard, U of Florida ([log in to unmask]) _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.