London – WebScience@10

On behalf of the Web Science Trust and the directors of the four WSTNet labs in the UK, we are delighted to celebrate 10 years of Web Science – bringing together an international group of leading web scientists and industry experts to look back at how the digital world has transformed all our lives over the last decade and look forward to what the next ten years and beyond might bring.

Tuesday, 29th November 2016 will see a global birthday party for Web Science live streamed from five venues around the world, with contributions from all 18 WSTNet Labs. London’s celebration will be hosted at our friend’s Norton Rose Fulbright’s offices.

12.30 Welcome – Marcus Evans: Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

12.35 ‘Trust and the Web’ Panel discussion

Bill Thompson
Bill Thompson, Technology Journalist and Broadcaster (Chair)

Nigel Shadbolt
Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Chairman of the Open Data Institute; Director of the Web Science Trust

Wendy Hall
Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Managing Director, Web Science Trust

Doc Searls
Doc Searles, Author and Director of ProjectVRM; Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University

Liz Brandt
Liz Brandt, CEO, Ctrl-Shift

Matt McNeill
Matt McNeill, Head of Google Cloud Platform

13.35 Z21 Innovation Fund
Tom Barnett: Founder of Switch Concepts; Chair of the Web Science Institute Advisory Board

13.50 ‘Web Science at the cutting edge – research from the Labs’ Panel discussion

Professor Leslie Carr, Web Science Institute, University of Southampton (Chair)

Professor David De Roure, Oxford e-Research Centre, University of Oxford

Pete Burnap
Dr Pete Burnap, Cardiff University

Professor Yi-Ke Guo, Data Science Institute, Imperial College London

Professor Susan Halford, Web Science Institute, University of Southampton

Dr Jie Tang, Tsinghua University

14.50 Closing comments


See the full day’s schedule here.