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August 23, 2013

Upcoming networks meetings

There are a number of great looking meetings about networks coming up in the next 12 months [1,2]. Here's what I know about so far, listed in their order of occurrence. If you know of more, let me know and I'll add them to the list.

  1. Santa Fe Institute's Short Course on Complexity: Exploring Complex Networks

    Location: Austin TX
    Date: 4-6 September, 2013

    Organized by the Santa Fe Institute.

    Confirmed speakers: Luis Bettencourt (SFI), Aaron Clauset (Colorado, Boulder), Simon DeDeo (SFI), Jennifer Dunne (SFI), Paul Hines (Vermont), Bernardo Huberman (HP Labs), Lauren Ancel Meyers (UT Austin), and Cris Moore (SFI).

    Registration: until full (registration link here)

  2. Workshop on Information in Networks (WIN)

    Location: New York University, Stern Business School
    Date: 4-5 October 2013

    Organized by Sinan Aral (MIT), Foster Provost (NYU), and Arun Sundararajan (NYU).

    Invited speakers: Lada Adamic (Facebook), Christos Faloutsos (CMU), James Fowler (UCSD), David Lazer (Northeastern), Ilan Lobel (NYU), John Padgett (Chicago), Sandy Pentland (MIT), Patrick Perry (NYU), Alessandro Vespignani (Northeastern) and Duncan Watts (MSR).

    Application deadline (for oral presentations): already passed
    Early registration deadline: 13 September 2013

  3. SAMSI Workshop on Social Network Data: Collection and Analysis

    Location: SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC
    Date: 21-23 October 2013

    Organized by Tom Carsey (UNC), Stephen Fienberg (CMU), Krista Gile (UMass), and Peter Mucha (UNC)

    Invited speakers: 12-15 invited talks (not clear who!)

    Registration: 13 September 2013

  4. Network Frontier Workshop

    Location: Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
    Date: 4-6 December 2013

    Organized by Adilson E. Motter (Northwestern), Daniel M. Abrams (Northwestern), and Takashi Nishikawa (Northwestern).

    Invited speakers: lots (14), including many notables in the field.

    Application deadline (for oral presentations): 18 October 2013

  5. Frontiers of Network Analysis: Methods, Models, and Applications

    Location: NIPS 2013 Workshop, Lake Tahoe NV
    Date: December 9 or 10 (TBD), 2013
    Call for papers: here

    Organized by Edo Airoldi (Harvard), David Choi (Carnegie Mellon), Aaron Clauset (Colorado, Boulder), Khalid El-Arini (Facebook) and Jure Leskovec (Stanford).

    Speakers: Lise Getoor (Maryland), Carlos Guestrin (Washington), Jennifer Neville (Purdue) and Mark Newman (Michigan).

    Submission deadline: 23 October 2013 (extended deadline; via EasyChair, see workshop webpage for link)

  6. Mathematics of Social Learning

    Location: Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA
    Date: 6-10 January 2014

    Organized by Santo Fortunao (Aalto), James Fowler (UCSD), Kristina Lerman (USC), Michael Macy (Cornell) and Cosma Shalizi (Carnegie Mellon).

    Confirmed speakers: lots (24), including the organizers and many notables in the field.

    Application deadline (for travel support): 11 November 2013 (application here)

  7. Workshop on Complex Networks (CompleNet)

    Location: University of Bologna (Bologna, Italy)
    Date: 12-14 March 2014

    Organized by Andrea Omicini (Bologna), Julia Poncela-Casasnovas (Northwestern) and Pierluigi Contucci (Bologna)

    Invited speakers: Juyong Park (KAIST), Mirko Degli Esposti, Stephen Uzzo (NY Hall of Science & NYU), Giorgio Fagiolo, Adriano Barra

    Paper submission: 6 October 2013
    Early registration: 10 December 2013

  8. Les Houches Thematic School on Structure and Dynamics of Complex Networks

    Location: Les Houches, France
    Date: 7-18 April 2014

    Organized by Alain Barrat (CNRS & Aix-Marseille University), Ciro Cattuto, (ISI) and Bruno Gonçalves (CNRS & Aix-Marseille University)

    Confirmed speakers: lots (14), including the organizers and many notables in the field.

    Registration deadline: 15 December 2013 (opens in October)

  9. Mathematics Research Communities on Network Science

    Location: Snowbird UT
    Date: 34-30 June 2014

    Organized by Mason Porter (Oxford), Aaron Clauset (Colorado, Boulder), and David Kempe (USC), with help from Dan Larremore (Harvard).

    Format: this is a workshop aimed at graduate students and early postdocs, focused around small group research projects on network science.

    Applications open: 1 November 2013 (see American Mathematical Society page for the link)

Updated 4 September 2013: Added the Les Houches meeting.
Updated 6 September 2013: Added the Northwestern meeting.
Updated 9 September 2013: Added SAMSI, WIN, and CompleNet meetings.
Updated 9 October 2013: Updated the NIPS 2013 workshop deadline.


[1] Other than NetSci, the big annual networks meeting, of course, which will be 2-6 June 2014, in Berkeley CA, organized by Raissa D'Souza and Neo Martinez.

[2] It has not escaped my attention that I am either an organizer or speaker at many of these meetings.

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