UQAM - Université du Québec à Montréal Faculté des sciences humaines
Cognitives Sciences Institute

First week

July 8th July 9th July 10th July 11th

Registration and welcome address at 9h45

Open Science and the Web

Tony Hey

Humanexus: Envisioning Communication and Collaboration

Katy Borner

Learning Along with Others

Robert Goldstone


Global Brain: Web as Self-organizing Distributed Intelligence

Francis Heylighen

Scholarly Big Data: Information Extraction and Data Mining

Lee Giles

Visualizing Dynamic Interactions

Jean-Daniel Fekete

Enculturated Cognition

Richard Menary

11:00 Pause

Mapping the Brain Connectome

Alan Evans

New Models of Scholarly Communication for Digital Scholarship

Stephen Griffin

Visual Tools for Interacting with Large Networks

Charles-Antoine Julien

Social and Semantic Web: Ap the Missing Links

Fabien Gandon

12:30 Lunch

Web Impact on Society

Les Carr

Scientific Interaction Before and Since the Web

Vincent Lariviere

Collaborative Innovation Networks

Peter Gloor

Optional meeting for students


Web Impact Metrics for Research Assessment

Kayvan Kousha

Network Ready Research: The Role of Open Source and Open Thinking

Cameron Neylon

Optional meeting for students


It's All In the Mind

Wendy Hall

This conference will be held at the Notman House, a 15 minutes walk from UQAM (16h00 - 17h30)
16:30 Summary and discussion
Poster session and cocktail

Second week

July 14th July 15th July 16th July 17th July 18th

Bursts, Cascades and Time Allocation

Adilson Motter

The Data Web

Jim Hendler

Does the Web Extend the Mind - and Semantics?

Harry Halpin

Collective Intelligence: What is it? How to measure it? Increase it?

Thomas Malone

Natural Language Processing on the Web

Guy Lapalme


Controllability and Observability of Complex Systems

Yang-Yu Liu

Foraging in the World Mind and Online

Peter Todd

Extended Mentality: What It Is and Why It Matters

Mark Rowlands

Domains and Dimensions of Group Cognition

Georg Theiner

The Social Data Revolution: Are We Ready?

Claude Théoret

11:00 Pause

Semantic Web Data Mining

Petko Valtchev

Macrocognition: Situated versus Distributed

Bryce Huebner

Transactive Memory and Distributed Cognitive Ecologies

John Sutton

Social Informatics

Derek Ruths

Memetrics: Monitoring Measuring and Mapping Memes

Stevan Harnad

12:30 Lunch

You Can't Hide: Predicting Personal Traits in Social Media

Jennifer Golbeck

Visual Analytics: Network Structure Beyond Communities

Takashi Nishikawa

Knowledge Mining in Heterogeneous Information Networks

Jiawei Han

Socio-Technical Epistemology

Judith Simon


Collective Memory in Wikipedia

Simon Dedeo

Analogies between Interconnected and Clustered Networks

Filippo Radicchi

What is Cognition and How Could it be Extended?

Robert Rupert

Applying Data Mining to Real-Life Crime Investigation

Benjamin Fung

16:00 Pause
16:30 Summary and discussion
Optional poster session
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