Information & Social Networks Symposium

Dalhousie University

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Dalhousie Student Union, Bev Myers Room 224


The Social Media Lab at the School of Information Management headed by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd is hosting a symposium on Information & Social Networks. The symposium will showcase the diversity of Social Networks Analysis (SNA)-related research at Dalhousie University, featuring talks by researchers from a variety of disciplines including Information Management, Business, Computer Science, Sociology, Biology, Mathematics and Statistics. The keynote talk, entitled Behind The Paradigm Shift Towards a Networked Society, will be presented by Dr. Barry Wellman from the University of Toronto.  This event is free and open to all members of the greater Dalhousie community.


Come and learn more about Social Networks Analysis and how it can be used to better understand our modern networked society. Coffee and pastries will be provided, courtesy of the Social Media Lab. Visit or a complete schedule of this free event and information on how to register. Please contact [log in to unmask] if you have any questions about this event.


List of Presenters

Barry Wellman (keynote), the S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto

Mary-Liz Grise, Assistant Professor, School of Business Administration, Dalhousie University

Anatoliy Gruzd, Assistant Professor, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University

Jeannette Janssen, Professor, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University

Marek Lipczak, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University     

Evangelos Milios, Associate Dean, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University            

Binod Sundararajan, Assistant Professor,  School of Business Admin., Dalhousie University

Beverly Wellman, Medical Sociologist, University of Toronto

Hal Whitehead, University Research Professor, Faculty of Science, Dalhousie University