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Also as part of the 7th Conference on Applications of Social Network 
Analysis (Zurich, Switzerland, September 15-17, 2010) there will be a 
Workshop on Social Network Approaches for Behavior Change.
  By Thomas W. Valente, University of Southern California

This workshop will be conducted in 2 sections. Section 1 will review 
existing evidence for the utility of using social network data for 
behavior change in a variety of settings including health behaviors and 
organizational performance. We present a typology of such efforts. 
Section 2 will demonstrate existing software programs for implementing 
social network interventions. The workshop will be conducted by Tom 
Valente who has developing and implementing network based interventions 
for over 10 years.
September 15, 2010 (afternoon) at ETH Zurich and University of Zurich
Please visit the conference website on for registration, 
further information on the conference, and other workshops (SIENA and 

Thomas W. Valente, PhD
Director, Master of Public Health Program
Department of  Preventive Medicine
Keck  School of Medicine
University of Southern California
1000 S. Fremont Ave., Unit #8
Building A Room 5110		
Alhambra CA 91803		
phone: (626) 457-4139
cell: (626) 429-4123
fax: (626) 457-6699
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