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Programme Overview

The paper session schedule is available here and remains subject to minor changes.

The keynotes and paper sessions Monday 29 June to Wednesday 1 July are being held at Keble College. Events on Sunday 28 June and throughout the conference are also being held at the Oxford e-Research Centre, located adjacent to Keble College.

Throughout the conference there will be an associated art exhibition taking place at the Oxford e-Research Centre, including work by the celebrated  artist Lin Hsin Hsin and others.

Sunday 28th June 2015 - Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG

TimeSession title
2.00pm Registration
3.00pm Welcome     [Lecture Theatre B]
3.15pm Panel: Web Science & the Internet of Things [Lecture Theatre B]
4.30pm Tea
5.00pm Late breaking research [Lecture Theatre B]
6.30pm Close

Monday 29th June 2015 - Keble College, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG

TimeSession title
8.00am Registration [Sloane Robinson Building, Keble College]
9.00am Keynote – Markus Strohmaier, Professor of Web-Science at the Faculty of Computer Science at University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany [O'Reilly Theatre]
10.00am

Parallel Paper sessions:

Politics & Culture [Douglas Price Room]
Data challenges [O'Reilly Theatre]

<see full session details>

11.15am Coffee [Arco Rooms]
11.45am Panel: Ethical Web Science [O'Reilly Theatre]
12.45pm Lunch [Keble College Dining Hall]
2.00pm

Workshops (including coffee break 3.15pm -3.45pm)

  • Addressing Divides: inclusion and representation across the Web  [Conference Room, Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road]
  • 3rd International workshop on Building Web Observatories (B-WOW2015) [Douglas Price Room]
  • Web Science Education: Curriculum, MOOCs and Learning  [Seminar Room 6]
  • #FAIL: Things that didn’t work out in social media research – and what we can learn from them [O'Reilly Theatre]
6.00pm Posters and drinks reception [Arco Room]

Tuesday 30th June 2015 - Keble College, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG

TimeSession title
9.00am Keynote – Mia Consalvo, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Game Studies and Design at Concordia University in Montreal  [O'Reilly Theatre]
10.00am

Parallel paper sessions:

Online Social Behaviour 1 [Douglas Price Room]
Innovating Methods [O'Reilly Theatre]

<see full session details>

11.15am Coffee  [Arco Rooms]
11.45am

Parallel paper sessions:

Online Social Behaviour 2 [Douglas Price Room]
Ethics [O'Reilly Theatre]

<see full session details>

12.30pm Lunch [Keble College Dining Hall]
2.00pm

Workshops (including coffee break 3.15pm -3.45pm)

  • Data Literacy: What is it and why does it matter?    [Conference Room, Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road]
  • The Economics of Surveillance: A Critical Exploration of Data Practices, Consumer Rights and the Future of Digital Economies    [Douglas Price Room]
  • Quantifying and Analysing Scholarly Communication on the Web: What can bibliometrics do for you? What can you do for bibliometrics?   [Seminar Room 6]
5.50pm

Art performance (45 Mins) by Lin Hsin Hsin [O'Reilly Theatre]

This is the world première of a new work entitled PING (Poetry IN Geometry).

7.00pm Conference Dinner [Keble College Dining Hall]

Wednesday 1st July 2015 - Keble College, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG

TimeSession title
9.00am Keynote – Rachel Gibson, Professor of Political Science, University of Manchester [O'Reilly Theatre]
10.00am

Parallel paper sessions:

Digital Narratives 1 [Douglas Price Room]
Social Safety & Wellbeing [O'Reilly Theatre]

<see session details>

11.15am Coffee [Arco Rooms]
11.45am

Parallel sessions:

Digital Narratives 2 [Douglas Price Room]
Workshop Reports and Birds of Feather [O'Reilly Theatre]

<see session details>

12.30-1.00pm Closing Session, including best paper and poster awards   [O'Reilly Theatre]
1.00pm-2.00pm Lunch  [Keble College Dining Hall]
Paper session details

For full details on the parallel paper sessions click here