When the City Meets the Citizen Workshop (WCMCW) 2012 - Schedule


Morning 1:

  • Welcome 9:00 - 9:15
  • Minute Madness 9:15 - 9:30
  • Paper Session 1: Mapping 9:30 - 10:30
    • Desislava Hristova, Afra Mashhadi, Giovanni Quattrone and Licia Capra. Mapping Community Engagement with Urban Crowd-Sourcing
    • William Simm, Jon Whittle and Anna Portman. OurCity: Understanding how Visualization and Aggregation of User-Generated Content Can Engage Citizens in Community Participation
    • Kenta Sasaki, Shinichi Nagano, Koji Ueno and Kenta Cho. Feasibility Study on Detection of Transportation Information Exploiting Twitter as a Sensor
    • Natalie Dixon, Bruno Jakic, Roderik Lagerweij, Mark Mooij and Ekaterina Yudin. FoodMood: Measuring Global Food Sentiment One Tweet At A Time

Morning 2
  • Speed Dating 11:00-11:30
  • Mini-Workathon 11:30-12:00

Afternoon 1:
  • Paper Session 2: Closing the Loop 1:30-2:30
    • Marko Skoric, Ji Pan and Nathaniel Poor. Social Media and Citizen Engagement in a City-State: A Study of Singapore
    • Robert Kleinfeld, Louay Bassbouss, Iosif Alvertis and George Gionis. Empowering Civic Participation in the Policy Making Process through Social Media
    • Kimberly Glasgow and Alison Ebaugh. #Londonsburning: Integrating Geographic, Topical and Social Information during Crisis
    • Wendy Liu, Faiyaz Zamal and Derek Ruths. Using social media to infer gender composition of commuter populations
  • Speed Dating 2:30-3:00

Afternoon 2:
  • Mini-Workathon 3:30-4:00
  • Keynote Talk by George MacKerron 4:00-5:00
  • Closing Social 5:00-5:30



Important Dates

  • Paper Submission: March 5, 2012
  • Paper Acceptance Notification: March 16, 2012
  • Final Camera-Ready Paper Due: April 2, 2012
  • ICWSM-12 Workshops Day: June 4, 2012