Below is an overview of the schedule. The speakers and tutors are listed here. The room assignment for each session is listed in Session Room Info.


Monday, 30 July Tuesday, 31 July Wednesday, 1 August Thursday, 2 August Friday, 3 August Saturday, 4 August
registration 8:30 – 9:00
(Web) Data Science Web Mining & Information Extraction Social Web & Online Learning Web-scale Crowdsourcing & Human Computation Big Data & Web Semantics Web & Society
Sessions start at 9:00
Welcome by WWSSS chairs (WWSSS Co-Chairs), “Introduction to Web Science” (Speaker: Wolfgang Nejdl), “Data Science in the Context of the Web” (Speaker: Stefan Dietze) Keynote: “Text Mining and Social Media Analysis with GATE: Donald Trump, Brexit, climate change and curing cancer” (Speaker: Diana Maynard) Keynote: “Web Analytics for Everyday Learning” (Speaker: Mathieu d’Aquin) Keynote: “Social Computing & Crowdsourcing” (Speaker: Ujwal Gadiraju) Keynote: “Web Semantics & Knowledge Graphs” (Speaker: Harald Sack) Keynote: “Using Advertising Audience Estimates for Population Studies” (Speaker: Ingmar Weber)
Coffee 10:30-11:00
Data Science Process – Obtaining, exploring, interpreting Web Data (Speaker: Claudia Niederee) Tutorial: “Information Extraction with GATE” (Speaker: Diana Maynard) Tutorial: “Personal Web Analytics: What does my own browsing behaviour tell me about what I’m learning online?”, organised by AFEL project Tutorial: “Scaling up Human Computation through Microtask Crowdsourcing” (Speaker: Markus Rokicki) Tutorial: “Introduction to Scalable Big Data Processing” (Speaker: Robert Jäschke) Keynote: “Copyright and Data Protection Law in Data Mining” (Speaker: Christian Heinze)
Lunch 12.30-14:00
Tutorial: Machine Learning for Web Science (Speaker: Jaspreet Singh) Tutorial: “Temporal Information Retrieval & Web Archive Analysis” (Speaker: Avishek Anand) Supervised group work Tutorial: “Knowledge Construction in Wikipedia” (Speaker: Besnik Fetahu) Tutorial: “Visualisation & Visual Analytics” (Speaker: Thorsten May) Tutorial: “Digital Social Sciences (Complex Network Analysis)” (Speaker: Nino Antulov-Fantulin)
Coffee 15.30-16.00
Talk/Tutorial: “Philosophy & Ethics of Web Science” (Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda) Tutorial/Talk: “Truth Discovery” (Speaker: Klaus Broelemann) Supervised group work Excursion starting time 16.00 Group presentations Group presentations & closing
Hands-on work
Welcome reception & poster session starts at 18:00 Freetime BBQ Social Dinner Freetime