Program


The official proceedings are available here.

*** LOCATION CHANGE ***
This will be at the Westin Hotel, 310 East 5th street (one block west of the Hilton) -- third floor

Program for Nov 5, 2016

9:00–9:15       Welcome

9:15–10:00     Invited talk:  James Pennebaker (Psychology, University of Texas, Austin)
                      "Understanding people's personalities and motivations by analyzing their words"

10:00–10:30   Doctoral consortium presentations

10:30–11:00   Coffee break and poster session

11:00–11:45   Invited talk: Hanna Wallach (Microsoft Research)
                      "
Interpretability and Measurement"

11:45–12:30   Invited talk: Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil (Information Science, Cornell University)
                      "Language norms and social dynamics"

12:30–2:00     Lunch break

2:00–2:45       Invited talk: Jason Baldridge (Co-founder and Chief Scientist, People Pattern)
                      "Predict all the things! (And make sure they are right.)"

2:45–3:30       One-minute poster madness
3:30–4:45       Coffee break and poster session

4:45–5:30       Invited talk: Molly Roberts (Political Science, University of California, San Diego) 
                      "How the Chinese Government Fabricates Social Media Posts for Strategic Distraction, not Engaged Argument"

5:30               Closing remarks and wrap-up
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Brendan O'Connor,
Nov 7, 2016, 2:03 PM
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