WebSci’23 Programme

Sun, April 30

7:30 am – 9:00 am: Breakfast (provided)

10:00 am – 10:30 am: Opening Remarks

10:30 am – 11:00 pm: Break (snacks provided)

11:00 pm – 12:30 pm: Politics and Ideology Paper Session  

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch (provided)

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Language and Emotions Paper Session

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Break (snacks provided)

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm: Online Communities and Digital Analytics Paper Session 

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Technical Break

5-6PM: ACM A.M. Turing Award Lecture at The ACM Web Conference by Bob Metcalfe.

6-7PM: Reception in honor of Bob Metcalfe 2022 A.M. Turing Award Recipient

   – Opening of the reception by Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton, UK

   – Closing of the reception by Professor and Motorola Regents Chair Diana Marculescu, Department Chair of Chandra Family Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UT Austin


Mon, May 1

7:30 am – 9:00 am: Breakfast (provided)

9:30 am – 10:30 am: Dhiraj Murthy Keynote

10:30 am – 11:00 am: Break (snacks provided)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Fairness and Bias Paper Session

12:30 am – 1:30 am: Lunch (provided)

1:30 am – 3:00 pm: Harmful and Problematic Behavior Paper Session

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Break (snacks provided)

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm: Misinformation and Misperceptions Paper Session

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Technical Break

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: David Rand Keynote

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm: The Future of Web Science Panel

6:45 pm – 7:00 pm: Closing Remarks and Awards Confered

WebSci’23 Travel Grants

15th ACM Web Science Conference: Inequalities in the Face of Concurrent Crises
30 April – 1 May 2023
Austin, Texas, USA (and online)

WebSci and SIGWEB are pleased to announce the availability of a fund to help support attendance to WebSci 2023 in Austin, TX, USA.

Travel Grants
WebSci’23 travel grants provide support up to $1,500 for students, early career scholars and other presenters from underrepresented regions, who have an accepted paper at the conference and submit scholarship applications by March 26, 2023. In the event that scholarship applications exceed available funds, preference will be given to presenters from underrepresented regions who are planning to attend the whole Web Conference. This fund offsets travel costs but won’t cover registration.

To apply for the Travel Grant Program, please complete the online application at the link below no later than March 26, 2023. Notifications will be sent by March 31.

Free Online Tickets (for virtual attendance)
WebSci free online tickets are intended to help students to attend the conference virtually. In the event that requests exceed available tickets, preference will be given to students who are presenting a paper and those who are from underrepresented regions. To apply for a free ticket, please complete the online application at the link below by March 26, 2023.

To apply for either kind of support, kindly submit this very simple form: https://forms.gle/pLvQg7vjwYpXieXLA

Best wishes

WebSci’23 Conference Committee