***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** We invite abstracts to a session on "Social Networks and Sexual Risk" at Sunbelt 2018: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ sunbelt.sites.uu.nl_abstract-2Dsubmission_&d=DwIFAg&c= pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY __GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=fHOPGc2rYhaC_iT2n1b4YM3xo4-9xQccnM-Ml8QMViA&s= UH3ZRSJX0jTGwSlKyNY5pa-iokHMaoBAV1fb3qR28TY&e= Session: Social Networks and Sexual Risk The topic of social networks has become the focus of considerable interest among researchers studying sexual risk behavior among a variety of populations including but not limited to men who have sex with men (MSM), people who inject drugs (PWID), sex workers, and adolescents. The network perspective has offered a way to move beyond individual-level analysis to consider the patterns of relationships in which individuals are embedded to better understand flows of influence, social support, and infectious disease transmission. In this session, we seek papers that explore the connection between sociometric or egocentric network structure and composition and sexual risks in at-risk populations. We aim to feature a wide range of network analytic techniques ranging from descriptive and exploratory methods to stochastic approaches like exponential random graph models (ERGMs) and actor-based models. We encourage the presentation of both cross-sectional and longitudinal data that is either single- or multi-level. Organizers: Lindsay Young and John Schneider, University of Chicago, Department of Medicine --- Lindsay E. Young, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar University of Chicago | Department of Medicine Chicago Center for HIV Elimination [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.