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Scientific Meeting on Social Networks and Social Media - 18th January

last modified Jan 12, 2012 04:47 PM

You may be interested in coming to the 1-day Scientific Meeting on Social Media and Social Networks at the Moeller Centre ( in Cambridge on 18th January 2012, sponsored by the FP7 ASSYST co-ordination action.

The meeting straddles the boundary between leading edge researchers in academia and industry.

Distinguished industry participants include:

  • Sally Adee (New Scientist);
  • Bernardo Huberman (Director, Social Computing Lab, HP, Palo Alto);
  • Ricardo Baeza-Yeates (VP Research for Europe and Latin America, Yahoo);
  • Miranda Mowbray (HP Security Research);


Academic contributors from mathematics, and the natural and human sciences include:

  • Michal Batty (Chairman, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London);
  • Jonathan Cave (Senior Research Fellow, RAND Europe; Professor in Economics, University of Warwick).
  • Martin Everett (Chair in Social Network Analysis, Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis, Manchester);
  • Dan Fox (Co-odinator, Institute for Security & Resilience Studies University College London)
  • Sanjeev Goyal (Professor of Economics , Cambridge);
  • Peter Grindrod (Director, Centre for Mathematics of Human Behaviour, University of Reading)
  • Lucy Hooberman Director of Digital Media and Innovation, Digital Labs, University of Warwick
  • Cecilia Mascolo (Reader, Reader in Mobile Systems, Computer Laboratory Cambridge);
  • John Naughton (Vice-President, Wolfson College, Press Fellowship Programme);
  • Maxi San Miguel (Director, Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems, CSIC-UIB, Palma de Mallorca);
  • Philip Seib (Professor of Journalism and Director, The University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy; Public Diplomacy)


A program will circulate shortly. There is no charge for attending, but places are limited and registration is necessary.

If you would like to join us please send an e-mail to with the subject line "Social Networks and Social Media Meeting" as soon as possible.