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Travel Grants and Extended Early Bird Registration for WSTNet Web Science Summer School 2016

From: Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST) <west@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:04:58 +0200
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <5715E6AA.1000703@uni-koblenz.de>
= Travel Grants and Extended Early Bird Registration for WSTNet Web 
Science Summer School 2016 =


Due to several sponsors we are able to offer travel funds for students. 
Apply for travel grants here: 
<http://wwsss16.webscience.org/content/travel-grants>. Many thanks to 
our sponsors SlideWiki, Open University with the projects Comrades, 
DecarboNet, and ReelLives as well as ZIFET from the University 
Koblenz-Landau!

Also, we extended the Early Bird registration phase to 30 April. 
Register soon at <http://wwsss16.webscience.org/content/registration> to 
benefit from our Early Bird Fee of 200 €.

We blocked affordable rooms at nearby hostels and hotels for WWSSS16 
participants until end of April. There are still some rooms available. 
In addition, some participants will be able to stay at Web Science 
students from the University of Koblenz-Landau. Details will follow soon 
on our website: <http://wwsss16.webscience.org/content/accommodation>


The WSTNet Web Science Summer School 2016 will take place from 30 June 
to 6 July in Koblenz (Germany), in the UNESCO world heritage Upper 
Middle Rhine Valley.

Keynotes and tutorials will provide participants with an insight into 
the key areas of Web Science:
    * Introduction to Web Science,
    * Computational Social Science,
    * Social Machines,
    * Web and Politics,
    * Web Entrepreneurship,
    * Web and Law.

In addition to these tutorials and keynotes, participants will 
consolidate their insights in project work, supervised by experts in the 
related fields.

Invited speakers and tutors include Jim Hendler, Noshir Contractor, 
Stéphane Bazan, Nikolaus Forgó, Steffen Staab, Markus Strohmaier, Elena 
Simperl, Simon Köhl, and others. Beside working in teams, we will 
provide an inspiring and enjoyable environment with plenty of 
opportunities to connect with other attendees and established 
researchers in the field of Web Science. This includes a poster session 
where participants present their research and obtain feedback on it as 
well as several social events and an excursion.

Corresponding to the transdisciplinary curriculum, WWSSS’16 welcomes 
anyone interested in the field of Web Science, regardless of their 
discipline.


We look forward to meet you in person at WWSSS’16!


Prof. Dr. Steffen Staab
Institute WeST, University of Koblenz-Landau &
Web and Internet Science Group, University of Southampton.

Website: http://wwsss16.webscience.org
E-Mail: summerschool2016@uni-koblenz.de
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1030095920346775/
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