[Eurchap] Fwd: Registration now open 1st International conference on e-Social Science

Michel J. Menou Michel.Menou at wanadoo.fr
Fri May 13 11:49:24 EDT 2005

->>> Gillian Sinclair <gillian.sinclair at MANCHESTER.AC.UK> 04/28/05 6:35 pm

 >>>Dear Colleagues

I am pleased to say that registration for the First International
Conference on e-Social Science is now open.

First International Conference on e-Social Science
Manchester Conference Centre
22nd * 24th June 2005

Conference themes include the following:
o Case studies of e-social science in practice
o Studies of (e-)research and (e-)social science research practices
o The benefits and challenges of large scale collaborative research
o Enhancing existing social science research methods through e-
social science
o Innovation in research methods through e-social science
o Socio-technical issues in the development of e-social science
research methods
o Ethical issues and challenges in the collection, integration,
sharing and analysis of sociological data
o New sources and forms of sociological data
o Standards for metadata, ontologies, annotation, curation, etc
o Middleware for data collection, sharing and integration
o Tools for data mining, visualisation, analysis, modelling and
collaborative research
o Understanding requirements for research tools and middleware
Christine Borgman, Professor and Presidential Chair in Information
Studies, UCLA
Gary M. Olson, Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, University of
Tony Hey CBE, Professor and Director e-Science Core Programme, EPSRC

There are six to choose from on the first day -
Social Aspects of Scientific Collaboration
>From Metadata Standards to the Data GRID for Comparative Social Research
Future Cities and Regions
Portals and VREs for Social Research
The role of the social sciences in making e-Science usable
Access Grid

There will also be 32 full papers presented, 3 panel sessions featuring
national and international experts, a poster display and a sponsors

There are a variety of registration options available including reduced
rates for students.  In addition there is also a FREE Agenda Setting
Workshop on Collaboration, Co-Laboratories and e-Research on the 20th of
June http://www.ncess.ac.uk/events/agenda/ 

For more details please see our website http://www.ncess.ac.uk/ 

I hope to see you in Manchester this summer.

Best wishes
Gillian Sinclair

Dr Gillian Sinclair
Programme Manager
ESRC National Centre for e-Social Science (NCeSS)
University of Manchester
Dover Street Building
Dover Street
Manchester UK
M13 9PL

Gillian.sinclair at ncess.ac.uk

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