2010 Info & Soc Networks Symposium (October 4, 2010)



Monday, October 4th, 2010 8:00 -12:30

Dalhousie University Student Union – Bev Myers Room 224




8:00 – 8:30 Coffee

Opening Remarks

8:30 – 9:00 Research at the Social Media Lab

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

Session I: Computational Aspects and Modeling
9:00 – 9:20 Finding the latent space embedding of on-line social networks

Jeannette Janssen, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University

9:20 – 9:40 Social Bookmarking and Tagging Networks

Marek Lipczak, PhD Candidate &

Evangelos Milios, Associate Dean, Research

Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University

9:40 – 10:00 Uncovering the Social Networks of Sperm Whales

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

10:00 – 10:15 Break

Session II: Organizational Studies

10:15 – 10:35 Interprofessional Collaboration: The Case of Integrative Health Care Teams

Beverly Wellman, Medical Sociologist, University of Toronto

10:35 – 10:55 A Social Network Analysis of the Entrepreneurialism of Harriet Tubman in the New York State Underground Railroad

Binod Sundararajan, Assistant Professor, School of Business Administration, Dalhousie University

10:55 – 11:15 Weaving Social Network Tools into the Fabric of Organizations: Anecdotes from a Field Study

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

11:15 – 11:30 Break

Keynote Speaker

11:30 – 12:30 Behind The Paradigm Shift Towards a Networked Society

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