Contractor delivered keynote at 2019 International Conference of Social Computing in Beijing

Organized by the Center for Network Research and the Institute for Data Science at Tsung Hua University, The 2019 International Conference of Social Computing took place at Tsing Hua in Beijing, China, at Tsing Hua University. With the goals of exploring interdisciplinary methodological approaches for studying social networks in big data, as well as fostering discipline integration and innovation, the conference invited scholars around the globe to exchange and bridge ideas in modern technology, social science, and humanities.

Lab director, Noshir Contractor, was invited to give a keynote on the topic “Understanding and Enabling the Future of Work.” Other presenters include Charles Edward Catlett, senior computer scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and a Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, Yang Chen, Associate Professor at Fudan University, James A. Evans, Professor at The University of Chicago, and more.