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2nd European Symposium on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science
Euro CSS 2018: Bias and Discrimination
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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION — REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL NOVEMBER 21, 2018
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Venues: Cologne Marriott Hotel and Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany
Dates: December 5-7, 2018
Website: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__symposium.computationalsocialscience.eu&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=BeGFJo8F6SJXa0nbOMFSsYPhGrOURKDradiR7KeE2As&s=UzzCfBn5eW2FbvB33YOPzy-lITPrTwiNLwklfjhDAZE&e=
Register here until November 21, 2018: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__bit.ly_2xFPBkT&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=BeGFJo8F6SJXa0nbOMFSsYPhGrOURKDradiR7KeE2As&s=685uafkGQ-XZMjj6bIMzhzpyIinBLv-Ib6EgMMptG6c&e=
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PROGRAM
The Euro CSS is an interdisciplinary symposium that brings together researchers from a diverse range of disciplines to contribute to the definition and exploration of the societal challenges in Computational Social Science, with the focus on bias and discrimination this year.
The program features:

·         24 accepted talks

·         35 accepted posters

·         Keynotes by Emre Kiciman (Microsoft Research AI), Sara Hajian (NTENT), Christo Wilson (Northeastern University) & Emilio Zagheni (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research)

·         1st Euro CSS Dataset Challenge

·         Doctoral Consortium

·         Science Slam at Die Wohngemeinschaft (you can still submit short proposals for presentations to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> until November 13, 2018)
Schedule here: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__symposium.computationalsocialscience.eu_2018_-23schedule&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=BeGFJo8F6SJXa0nbOMFSsYPhGrOURKDradiR7KeE2As&s=AZS3ycxKYoj_a98GLWl1Q4vML_qDtXaf7SJhpDt91uw&e=
The Symposium series is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation.
TICKETS
The registration fee is €50. It covers the participation fee and coffee breaks for the pre-symposium day (December 5, 2018) as well as participation fee, coffee breaks and lunch for the two main symposium days (December 6-7, 2018). On the pre-symposium day, lunch at own expenses will be available at the venue. To secure a place for the pre-symposium day, don’t forget to register early – a number of free registrations be given on a first come, first served basis.
ORGANIZERS
Symposium Chairs:
Katrin Weller (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Markus Strohmaier (RWTH Aachen University & GESIS)
Doctoral Consortium Mentors:
Sandra González-Bailón (Annenberg School for Communication & Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences)
Jürgen Pfeffer (Technical University of Munich & Carnegie Mellon University)
Dataset Challenge Chairs:
Fabian Flöck (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Juhi Kulshrestha (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Science Slam Chairs:
David Garcia (Complexity Science Hub Vienna and Medical University of Vienna)
David Brodesser (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Organizing Committee:
Katrin Weller (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Markus Strohmaier (RWTH Aachen University & GESIS)
Luca Maria Aiello (NOKIA Bell Labs)
Frank Schweitzer (ETH Zurich)
David Garcia (Complexity Science Hub Vienna and Medical University of Vienna)

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