Shining a spotlight on Web Science – a resounding success

Southampton’s ACM Web Science Conference (#WebSci20) was a resounding success with more than 270 people from around the world gathering at the international conference to explore new directions in the Web and artificial intelligence (AI). Hosts – Southampton’s Web Science Institute (WSI) – had to rapidly transform the event from …

Call for Initial Statement of Interest for hosting ACM Web Science 2021 and 2022.

Deadline: March 20, 2020****************************************************************** The Steering Committee of ACM WebSci is seeking statements of interest from organizations or consortia interested in hosting the 13th or 14th ACM Web Science Conferences (WebSci 2021 and WebSci 2022). The conference series usually moves between the continents.  We will accept bids from all locations, …

Brave Conversations Workshop – Sunday 30 June 2019

Brave Conversations Workshop Sunday 30 June 2019 ACM Web Science Conference, Boston, USA Almost a decade ago a small group of people from industry and government, organised a series of conferences in Canberra which sought to bring various communities together to talk about the emerging issues related to humans and technologies (see metalounge). At the …

Initial Statements of Interest sought for hosting the 12th or 13th ACM Web Science Conferences (WebSci 2020 and WebSci 2021)

Deadline: 30 April 2019 ****************************************************************** The Steering Committee of ACM WebSci is seeking statements of interest from organizations or consortia interested in hosting the 12th or 13th ACM Web Science Conferences (WebSci 2020 and WebSci 2021). The conference series usually moves between the continents.  We will accept bids from all …

ACM Hypertext 2016

Here at WST HQ in Southampton we’ve been following events at Hypertext 2016 in Halifax, Canada over the past few days. It was a brilliant conference for our WSTNet colleagues in from the University of Southampton – with Charlie Hargood and Dave Millard picking up the Douglas Engelbart Best Paper Award. Their paper, co-authored with …