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Opening remarks for the ICWSM 2010 conference. Not of general interest.

Opening remarks for the ICWSM 2010 conference. Not of general interest.

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  • 1. ICWSM 2010 Introductory Comments Marti Hearst, General Chair
  • 2. History <ul><li>This is the fourth conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boulder, Seattle, San Jose, DC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Founding program co-chairs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natalie Glance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicolas Nicolov </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eytan Adar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matthew Hurst </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mark Liberman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Franco Salvetti </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. My Two Primary Goals <ul><li>Emphasize social sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the quality of submissions </li></ul>
  • 4. The Strategy <ul><li>Get a great social science co-chair </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thank you, Sam! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Line up great speakers and panelists BEFORE the second CFP! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bob Kraut </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Kearns </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James Pennebaker </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nicole Ellison </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Craig Watkins </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Macon Phillips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Don Burke </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Haym Hirsh </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marc Smith </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John Breslin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alexandre Passant </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Derek Hanson </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jake Hoffman </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wendy Chung </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 5. Acceptance Rates <ul><li>Papers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>25 out of 103 accepted as full papers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>35 out of 103 accepted as posters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Posters: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>19 out of 25 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tutorials: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 out of 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data Challenge Workshop: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 out of 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Countries (first author) </li></ul>69 US 10 DE 9 JP 7 CA 6 GB 3 IT, IN, FR, CN, BR, BE 2 TR, PT, KR, ES 1 TW, SG, MY, IR, IL, IE, HK, FI, EG, CH, AU, AA
  • 6. Attendance <ul><li>Record attendance this year </li></ul><ul><li>~190 attendees </li></ul>
  • 7. 2010 Organizing Committee <ul><li>General Chair: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marti Hearst </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Program Chairs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>William Cohen and Sam Gosling </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Publicity Chair: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicolas Nicolov </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sponsorship Chair: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Matt Hurst </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tutorials Chair: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chris Diehl </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data Challenge Chairs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ian Soboroff & Ashkay Java </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ramnath Balasubramanyan </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. 2010 Senior PC <ul><li>Lada Adamic </li></ul><ul><li>Eugene Agichtein </li></ul><ul><li>dana boyd </li></ul><ul><li>Claire Cardie </li></ul><ul><li>Kathleen Carley </li></ul><ul><li>Cindy Chung </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Counts </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Diehl </li></ul><ul><li>Nicole Ellison </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Finin </li></ul><ul><li>Evgenly Gabrilovich </li></ul><ul><li>Lise Getoor </li></ul><ul><li>Niki Kittur </li></ul><ul><li>Kristina Lerman </li></ul><ul><li>Jure Leskovec </li></ul><ul><li>Winter Mason </li></ul><ul><li>Gilad Mishne </li></ul><ul><li>Kate Neiderhoffer </li></ul><ul><li>Bo Pang </li></ul><ul><li>Marc Smith </li></ul>
  • 9. Thank You to Our Sponsors <ul><li>Institute for Integrating Statistics in Decision Sciences (I²SDS) at GWU School of Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professors Refik Soyer and Srinivas Prasad </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. Thank You to Our Sponsors
  • 11. Thank You to Our Sponsors <ul><li>AAAI! </li></ul><ul><li>Carol Hamilton and Colleen Boyce </li></ul>
  • 12. Announcements <ul><li>Business lunch Monday (today) </li></ul><ul><li>Reception tonight upstairs in Hippodrome </li></ul><ul><li>Our twitter hash: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#icwsm2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our social network: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://icwsm.crowdvine.com </li></ul></ul>

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