In addition to the introductory talks I’m pleased to talks by colleagues from Singapore, Koblenz and Indiana:
Prof Tat-Seng Chua from the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be speaking about the work of the NExT Center, a joint Center between NUS and Tsinghua University of China which focuses on gathering and analysing user generated contents. See IEEE MultiMedia 19(3): 81-87 (2012)
Steffen Staab from University of Koblenz-Landau! Will be presenting WOW, a registry based on a semantic mediawiki.
Karissa McKelvey from the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research at Indiana University will be presenting from the Truthy team (http://truthy.indiana.edu/)
Also, Craig Gallen from the Web Science Trust will present a strawman “Web Observatory Product Specification”