Program

Workshop on Social Media and Demographic Research
Montreal, May 15, 2017
Room: Symphonie 4A



The program will include a welcome speech about the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), paper presentation sessions, ice-breaker activities to stimulate interaction between the communities of social and computer scientists, as well as time for general discussion.
 
Tentative schedule:


Session 1: 9h00 - 10h30  Welcome, introductions and mini tutorials

Notes from the icebreaker we went through (= titles for joint papers): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x-wTcG9DDtUFvLOlO3gwjh5cKDIwFPxHIbJ8nCc0EZ4/edit

* Tom Le Grand. "Demography, demographic data, and data quality assessment" (slides)
* Ingmar Weber. "Not-so-obvious online data sources for demographic research" (slides)
* Emilio Zagheni. "What is formal demography and why it matters for the community of social media researchers" (slides)

10h30 - 11h00 - Coffee Break (provided)

Session 2: 11h00 - 12h30 Migration and Social Media

* Lee Fiorio, Guy Abel, Jixuan Cai, Emilio Zagheni, Ingmar Weber and Guillermo Vinue. "Using Twitter Data to Estimate the Relationships between Short-term Mobility and Long-term Migration" (slides)

* Emilio Zagheni, Ingmar Weber and Krishna Gummadi. "Leveraging Facebook's Advertising Platform to Study Migrations" (slides)

* Aresha Martinez-Cardoso and Arline Geronimus. "'Recognizing their right to mobility and an IDENTITY!': A qualitative & LDA analysis of shifts in immigration policy and the material and psychosocial resources for health using Twitter data"

12h30 - 14h00 - Lunch (on your own)

Session 3: 14h00- 15h30 Modeling and Measurement issues

* Hieu Nguyen and Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella. "Understanding International Migration using Tensor Factorization" (slides)

* Kyriaki Kalimeri, Mariano Gastón Beiró, Andrea Bonanomi, Alessandro Rosina and Ciro Cattuto. "Traditional versus Facebook-based Surveys: Evaluation of Biases in Self-reported Psychometric Information" (slides)

* Danaja Maldeniya, Arun Varghese, Toby Stuart and Daniel Romero. "The Role of Optimal Distinctiveness and Homophily in Online Dating" (slides)

15h30 - 16h00 - Coffee Break (provided)

Session 4: 16h00-16h30 - Invited Talks

* Lisa Dillon. "(Re-)purposing tools from historical demography" (slides)

16:30: Unconference and Discussion


~17h00 Closing
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