***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dear all, We are delighted to invite you to participate at the Future Cities Challenge to be held in conjunction with this year Netmob conference in Oxford, UK between the 8th and 10th of July, 2019. The challenge will be supported by location technology platform Foursquare that will provide access to a multi-city longitudinal dataset describing venue interactions. This will be a unique chance for the research community to access a dataset describing urban mobility and study problems at the intersection of city science and networked systems. Participants are invited to contribute with visionary works in the area of urban analytics and modelling focusing, but not limited to the following topics: - Location Intelligence and Retail Analytics - Urban Growth and Dynamics - City and Society - Visualisation in Geographic Systems - Urban Mobility, Accessibility and Transport - Cities as Complex Systems The length of submitted works should not be more than 4-pages and should adhere to a 2-column format. The challenge will open for expression of interest and data access on *Friday the 15th of March 2019* and the report submission deadline is Monday the 6th of May, 2019. All works will be evaluated by a Program as well as an Ethics and Privacy Committee. A set of selected works will be presented at a dedicated session during the main conference followed by a poster session. To participate and declare interest for accessing the dataset, email [log in to unmask] with subject being your project's title and the email body a 400-word max project proposal accompanied by a list of the names of participating researchers. We very much hope you will join us the challenge and what we anticipate to be an exciting event per tradition of Netmob’s data challenges. The Organisers, Future Cities Challenge 2019, https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__futurecitieschallenge.com_&d=DwIFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=uXI5O6HThk1ULkPyaT6h2Ws3RKNKSY__GQ4DuS9UHhs&m=doZ-9lyEPn-pqykq_1NtqLk9CC3kxUl6Auz5RVxeRGQ&s=g6YZtMTJ25bS6Kge4_ErqYeS_F2hXNkZoI9MwDL_7kU&e= _____________________________________________________________________ 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.