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5th UK Social Networks Conference
Friday 3rd ? Sunday 5th July 2009
University of Greenwich, London

The UK Social Network Conference offers an interdisciplinary venue for 
social and behavioral scientists, sociologists, educationalists, political 
scientists, mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, practitioners 
and others to present their work in the area of social networks. The 
primary objective of the Conference is to facilitate interactions between 
the many different disciplines interested in network analysis. The 
Conference provides a unique opportunity for the dissemination and debate 
of recent advances in theoretical and experimental network research.

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Martin Kilduff, University of Cambridge  
Professor Alesandro Lomi, University of Bologna 
Professor Frans Stokman, University of Groningen
Call for Papers:
We invite submissions of extended abstracts on theories, methods, or 
applications of social network analysis. Submission of full papers is not 
required. Extended abstracts should be of no more than three pages and 
clearly indicate either the research purpose, methodology, and findings, 
or the discussion area and implications for the field. Topics include, but 
are not limited to:
Policy, political and governance networks 
Business and organisational networks 
Knowledge, innovation and communication networks 
Interlocking directors and elite networks 
Economic and entrepreneurial networks 
Citations and scientific networks 
Social capital, brokerage and structural holes 
Models of network analysis 
Theory of relational sociology 
Cross-sectional and longitudinal network datasets 
Computational models and agent-based simulations of networks 
Information diffusion and innovation through social networks 
Online communities and social networking 
Methods for interrupting clandestine and terrorist networks 
Epidemiological networks 
Professional practice in network analysis 

Location:
This conference, hosted by the University of Greenwich Business School, is 
being held in the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London, SE10 9LS.

Accommodation
Discounted rates for conference participants are available at the 
following hotels, both a short walk from the campus: 
Hotel Ibis, 72 per night.
Novotel, Greenwich: 108 for single occupancy and 128 for double 
occupancy, including full English breakfast.
Simply quote University of Greenwich when booking. 
Other nearby accommodation venues are Devonport House and Holiday Inn 
Express, Greenwich.
Sponsored by:
The University of the West of England 
The University of Greenwich 

Academic Committee:
Dimitris Christopoulos (University of West of England and University of 
Bristol)
Bruce Cronin (University of Greenwich)
Pietro Panzarasa (Queen Mary College, University of London) 
Nicky Shaw (University of Leeds) 
Federico Varese (University of Oxford) 
Important dates:
March 30: Abstract submission deadline 
April 30: Provisional programme available 
May 15: Registration deadline
Authors will be notified of acceptance by late-April. All accepted 
extended abstracts will be made available to delegates prior to the 
Conference. All delegates will be provided with copies of the proceedings 
upon arrival. Speakers may wish to bring paper copies of their articles 
for distribution during the conference.

For more information, booking details and paper submissions:
Tel: 020 8331 9835
Fax: 020 8331 9583
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
http://sites.google.com/site/uksocialnetworksconference2009



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Dr Bruce Cronin MA MSc PhD
Head of Department
Department of International Business & Economics
University of Greenwich Business School
Park Row, London SE10 9LS
Ph:  +44(0)20-8331-9786
Fax: +44(0)20-8331-9005
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Business Network Research Group: 
www.gre.ac.uk/schools/business/consulting/business_network_research_group

University of Greenwich, a charity and company limited by guarantee, 
registered in England (reg no. 986729). 
Registered Office: Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich SE10 9LS.




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