We are very proud to present both a special session on 5 years of IC²S² (see below) with various renowned computational social scientists as well as 11 excellent keynote speakers from both academia and industry.

Keynote speakers

Kenneth Benoit
London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

Jana Diesner
University of Illinois at Urbana Campaign, United States

Deen Freelon
University of North Carolina, United States

Mirta Galesic
Santa Fe Institute, United States

Cesar Hidalgo
MIT Media Lab, United States

Devra Moehler
Facebook Research, United States

Scott Page
University of Michigan, United States

Leto Peel
Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Emma Spiro
University of Washington, United States

Lukas Vermeer
Booking.com, Netherlands

Claudia Wagner
GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany

Special session: 5 years of IC²S²

After an opening talk by Duncan Watts, several renowned computational social scientists from the field will engage in a panel discussion on the future of the field of computational social science.

Duncan Watts
Microsoft Research, United States

Ulrik Brandes
ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Sandra González-Bailón
University of Pennsylvania, United States

Helen Margetts
University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Markus Strohmaier
RWTH Aachen University, Germany