The program of IC²S² 2019 can be accessed in three ways:

  • Recommended: via the Attendify app for your iOS or Android device; select event “IC2S2“.
  • Alternatively, use the app’s web interface: (reduced functionality)
  • A high level Program overview and listing of all keynotes, oral presentations, posters and tutorials can be found on this page. Or download sheets: tutorial PDF and conference PDF.


Program overview

Locations. Note that except for the July 17 datathon, welcome reception and conference dinner, all conference activities take place directly at the conference venue, being:
University of Amsterdam, Roeterseiland Campus, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, Amsterdam.
Registration, poster sessions and coffee breaks are in the central hall.

Rooms per track during main conference
 A0.01  Keynotes
 A1.02  Track A
 A1.03  Track B (except 1B on Thu)
 C0.01  Track C
 C0.02  Track D (except 1D & 2D on Thu)
 C1.03  Track E
 C1.04  Track F

Day 1 – Wednesday July 17 (tutorials)
8:30 9:00 Registration & Coffee
9:00 12:30 Tutorials 1 – morning (including 10:30-11:00 coffee break)
 A2.06  T1A Introduction to Agent-Based Computational Modelling in Social Science
 A2.07  T1B Measuring and Modeling Language Change
 A2.08  T1C Computational Analysis of Political Texts: Bridging Research Efforts Across Communities
 A2.09  T1D Introduction to Network Science
 A2.10  T1E Computational Models for Social and Information Network Analysis
 A2.11  T1F Modeling Human Values with Social Media
12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 17:00 Tutorials 2 – afternoon (including 15:00-15:30 coffee break)
 A2.06  T2A Introduction to Agent-Based Computational Modelling in Social Science
 A2.07  T2B Developing High-Quality Linguistic Corpora for Analysing Highly Subjective Phenomena
 A2.08  T2C Structural topic models for enriching quantitative text analysis
 A2.09  T2D Analysis of Multiplex Social Networks (hands-on)
 A2.10  T2E Experimental Social Networks: Designing and Conducting Large-Scale Experiments on Networks using Crowdsourcing
 A2.11  T2F Computational Social Science of Science
19:00 23:00 Tutorial drinks (including snacks)
Location: CREA (on campus, Nieuwe Achtergracht 170, Amsterdam)

Day 2 – Thursday July 18
8:15 9:00 Registration & Coffee
9:00 9:10  A0.01  Opening ceremony – Frank Takes
9:10 9:50  A0.01  Keynote Emma Spiro:
Online Social and Information Behaviors During Crisis Events


 A0.01  Keynote Kenneth Benoit: The Social Scientific Analysis of Textual Data and What Computer Science Won’t Teach You
10:30 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 12:30 Oral presentations 1
 A1.02  1A Misinformation
 A2.07  1B Culture and Art
 C0.01  1C Science Studies
 A2.09  1D Inequality and segregation
 C1.03  1E Cooperation
 C1.04  1F Social Influence
12:30 13:40 Lunch


 A0.01  Keynote Deen Freelon:
Wandering in the post-API desert: Hey, is that an oasis?
14:20 15:00  A0.01  Keynote Devra Moehler with Monica Lee:
Social Science & Protecting Elections on Facebook
15:00 16:30 Poster presentations 1 & Coffee break
16:30 18:00 Oral presentations 2
 A1.02  2A Political Behavior
 A1.03  2B Science Studies
 C0.01  2C Demography and Health
 A2.09  2D Cognition
 C1.03  2E Policy
 C1.04  2F Social Media
16:30 18:00  A2.07  Panel “Using Social and Behavioral Sciences to Advance Intelligence Analysis”


Welcome Reception
Location: Hotel Arena (‘s-Gravesandestraat 55, Amsterdam)
Day 3 – Friday July 19
8:30 9:00 Registration & Coffee
9:00 9:40  A0.01  Keynote Leto Peel: Mixing patterns in social interactions


 A0.01  Keynote Lukas Vermeer:
Democratising Online Controlled Experiments at
10:20 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 12:20 Oral presentations 3
 A1.02  3A Protests and Violence
 A1.03  3B Replicability
 C0.01  3C Agent-based models
 C0.02  3D Text Analysis
 C1.03  3E Labor Markets
 C1.04  3F Social Influence
12:20 13:30 Lunch
13:30 14:10  A0.01  Keynote Claudia Wagner: The Visibility of Minorities in Social Networks
14:10 14:30  A0.01  Panel opening Duncan Watts:
Computational Social Science: Past, Present and Future
14:30 15:10  A0.01  Panel Five Years of IC2S2 & The Future of Computational Social Science – Eelke Heemskerk
15:10 16:30 Poster presentations 2 & Coffee break
16:30 18:00 Oral presentations 4
 A1.02  4A News and Collective Attention
 A1.03  4B Gender
 C0.01  4C Migration
 C0.02  4D Privacy and Discrimination
 C1.03  4E Network Analysis
 C1.04  4F Social Media and Online Collaboration
18:15 19:30 Canal boat tour
Pick-up location: Nieuwe Achtergracht 129b, Amsterdam
You will be dropped off at the conference dinner location
19:30 23:30 Conference dinner
Location: Royal Tropical Institute “KIT” (Mauritskade 63, Amsterdam)
Day 4 – Saturday July 20
8:30 9:00 Welcome & Coffee
9:00 9:40  A0.01  Keynote Scott Page:
Institutions and the structure of collective intelligence


 A0.01  Keynote Mirta Galesic:
What can small, biased crowds tell us about societal trends?
10:20 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 12:20 Oral presentations 5
 A1.02  5A Polarization
 A1.03  5B Science Studies
 C0.01  5C Gender
 C0.02  5D Cooperation and Inequality
 C1.03  5E Organizations
 C1.04  5F Emotions
10:50 12:20  A2.07  Panel Social Data, Independent Research, & Privacy Protection: Facebook & Social Science One
12:20 13:30 Lunch
13:30 15:00 Oral presentations 6
 A1.02  6A Polarization
 A1.03  6B Science Studies
 C0.01  6C Geography and Mobility
 C0.02  6D Wisdom of the Crowd
 C1.03  6E Data Collection
 C1.04  6F Finance
15:00 15:30 Coffee break


 A0.01  Keynote Jana Diesner:
Responsible Social Computing: Validating Network Data and Theory
16:10 16:50  A0.01  Keynote Cesar Hidalgo: How Humans Judge Machines
16:50 17:00  A0.01  Closing ceremony & Awards – Eelke Heemskerk