[Air-L] wonderful Social Media conference in beautiful downtown Toronto

Barry Wellman wellman at chass.utoronto.ca
Sun Apr 23 06:12:12 PDT 2017

I'll be there, talking about Digital Seniors and giving a loong Networks 
for N00bs workshop

   Barry Wellman

    A vision is just a vision if it's only in your head
    Step by step, link by link, putting it together
   NetLab Network                 FRSC                      INSNA Founder
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   NETWORKED: The New Social Operating System  Lee Rainie & Barry Wellman

Date:    Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:26:37 -0400
From:    Anatoliy <agruzd at GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Invitation to attend: 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety)

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We would like to invite you to attend the 2017 International Conference =
on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) happening on July 28-30 in =
Toronto, Canada. This year=E2=80=99s theme is on =E2=80=9CSocial Media =
for Social Good or Evil=E2=80=9D. =20

The May 1, 2017 early-bird deadline is fast approaching. Register today =
at: https://socialmediaandsociety.org/registration/=20

The 2017 #SMSociety Conference offers an intensive 3-day program that =
includes numerous methods workshops =
(https://socialmediaandsociety.org/2017-workshops/), over 100 full & =
work-in-progress papers, panels, and over 40 posters featuring the =
latest in social media research. Our interdisciplinary research =
community brings researchers from a wide variety of disciplines =
including Communication, Information Science, Computer Science, =
Education, Journalism, Management, Political Science, Sociology, Health, =
and other fields.=20

This year, we are honoured to have two highly distinguished scholars and =
leaders as our keynotes speakers:

*	Lee Rainie =E2=80=93 Director, Pew Research Center=E2=80=99s Internet  =
<http://www.pewinternet.org/> & American Life Project, USA
*	Ronald Deibert =E2=80=93 Professor of Political Science, and Director =
of the Citizen Lab <http://www.citizenlab.org/>  at the Munk School of =
Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada.


And two featured panels:

*	=E2=80=9C =
28-30-2017-features-panel-women-social-media-safe-unsafe-spaces/> Women =
in Social Media: Safe and Unsafe Spaces=E2=80=9D organized by Caroline =
Haythornthwaite (Syracuse University), Stephanie Teasley (University of =
Michigan), Jennifer Stromer-Galley (Syracuse University), Ingrid =
Erickson (Syracuse University), Libby Hemphill (Illinois Institute of =
Technology), and Alyssa Friend Wise (New York University);
*	Industry panel on =E2=80=9C =
ands-featured-panel-smsociety-conference-toronto-jul-28-30-2017/> Social =
Media and Twitter Analytics for Brands=E2=80=9D organized by Twitter =


We hope you can join us for this exciting event and contribute to this =
emerging research area!

If you have any questions about the conference, please email us at: =
ask at socialmediaandsociety.org <mailto:ask at socialmediaandsociety.org>=20


2017 #SMSociety Organizing Committee:

=E2=80=A2 Anatoliy Gruzd, Ryerson University, Canada =E2=80=93 =
Conference Chair

=E2=80=A2 Jenna Jacobson, University of Toronto, Canada =E2=80=93 =
Conference Chair

=E2=80=A2 Philip Mai, Ryerson University, Canada =E2=80=93 Conference =

=E2=80=A2 Bernie Hogan, Oxford Internet Institute, UK =E2=80=93 WIP =

=E2=80=A2 Jeff Hemsley, Syracuse University, USA =E2=80=93 WIP Chair

=E2=80=A2 Hazel Kwon, Arizona State University, USA =E2=80=93 Poster =


Advisory Board:

=E2=80=A2 William H. Dutton, Michigan State University, USA

=E2=80=A2 Zizi Papacharissi, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

=E2=80=A2 Barry Wellman, INSNA Founder, The Netlab Network, Canada


Programme Committee:

=E2=80=A2 Visit: https://socialmediaandsociety.org/about/





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