Lyon, France
23 - 27 April 2018

Tracks and
Special
Chairs

Research tracks in alphabetical order:

Crowdsourcing

and Human
Computation

for the Web
  • Gianluca Demartini (University of Queensland)
  • Alessandro Bozzon (Delft University of Technology)
Health

on the Web
  • William Hersh (Oregon Health & Science University)
  • Elad Yom-Tov (Microsoft Research)
Intelligent and

Autonomous
Systems

on the Web
  • Gerard de Melo (Rutgers University)
  • Jie Tang (Tsinghua University)
Security and

Privacy
on the Web
  • Emiliano De Cristofaro (University College London)
  • Vitaly Shmatikov (Cornell Tech)
Social Network

Analysis and

Graph

Algorithms

for the Web
  • Leman Akoglu (Carnegie Mellon)
  • Francesco Bonchi (ISI Foundation)
  • Yelena Mejova (Qatar Computing Research Institute)
User Modeling,

Personalization
and Experience
  • Shlomo Berkovsky (CSIRO, Australia)
  • Carlos Castillo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
  • Mihajlo Grbovic (AirBnB)
Web and Society
  • Steffen Staab (Universität Koblenz-Landau & University of Southampton)
  • Ingmar Weber (Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU)
Web Content

Analysis,
Semantics,

and Knowledge
  • Amr Ahmed (Google, USA)
  • Harith Alani (Knowledge Media institute, The Open University, UK)
Web Economics,

Monetisation,

and

Online Markets
  • Aaron Roth (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Jennifer Wortman Vaughan (Microsoft Research)
Web of Things,

Ubiquitous

and

Mobile Computing
  • Licia Capra (University College London, UK)
  • Pan Hui (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Web Search

and Mining
  • Fernando Diaz (Spotify, USA)
  • Fabrizio Silvestri (Facebook, UK)
  • Emine Yilmaz (University College London, UK)

Other tracks in alphabetical order:

Challenge track
  • Mathieu d’Aquin (Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland)
  • Elena Cabrio (Univ. Nice, France)
Cognitive Computing Track
  • Naif Radi Aljohani (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia)
  • Amir Hussain, (University of Stirling, Unite Kingdom)
  • Jiebo Luo, (University of Rochester, USA)
  • Miltiadis D. Lytras (The American College of Greece, Greece)
  • Jacky Xi Zhang, (Tianjin University, P. R. China)
Demos
  • Paul Groth (Elsevier Labs, The Netherlands)
  • Amélie Gyrard (Univ. St-Etienne, France)
Developers
  • Amy Guy (Univ. Edinburgh, UK)
  • Thomas Steiner (Google, Germany)
Exhibition

Hyperspot
  • Maud Charaf (Digital League, France)
  • Christophe Gravier (Univ. St-Etienne, France)
  • Frédérique Laforest (Univ. St-Etienne, France)
  • Julien Subercaze (Univ. St-Etienne, France)
French Tech
  • Maud Charaf (Digital League, France)
Hackathon /

Hackateen
  • Vincent Achille (Inwicast, France)
  • Michel Buffa (Univ. Nice, France)
  • Amélie Cordier (Hoomano, France)
Industry track
  • Freddy Lécué (Accenture, Irlande)
  • Natasha Noy (Google, US)
International

Project track
  • Manuel Tomas Carrasco Benitez (European Commission, Luxembourg)
  • Pascal Hitzler (Wright State University, USA)
  • Irwin King (The Chinese University, Hong Kong)
  • Moussa Lo (Univ. Gaston Berger, Senegal)
  • Erik Mannens (Univ. Gent, Belgium)
  • Daniel Schwabe (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Journal paper
  • Claudia d’Amato (University of Bari, Italy)
  • Francesco Marcelloni (University of Pisa, Italy)
  • Rudi Studer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
Journalism,

Misinformation,
Fact Checking

track
  • Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia (Indiana University Network Science Institute)
  • Kristina Lerman (USC Information Sciences Institute)
  • Panagiotis Takis Metaxas (Wellesley College)
Minute of

Madness track
  • Lora Aroyo (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Ruben Verborgh (Ghent University, Belgium)
MOOC track
  • Catherine Faron-Zucker (Univ. Nice, France)
Offs
  • Christophe Mathieu (ECAM – France)
  • Alain Mille (Univ. Lyon, France)
Panels
  • Angela Bonifati (Univ. Lyon, France)
  • Romain Vuillemot (Univ. Lyon, France)
PhD track
  • Sylvie Calabretto (Univ. Lyon, France)
  • Lalana Kagal (MIT, US)
  • Maria Maleshkova (KIT, Germany)
Posters
  • Filip Radlinski (Google, UK)
  • Serena Villata (CNRS, France)
Proceedings
Content
  • Előd Egyed-Zsigmond (Univ. Lyon, France)
  • Ivan Herman (W3C/CWI, The Netherlands)
Proceedings
Web App

& metadata
  • Anna Lisa Gentile (IBM, US)
  • Lionel Médini (Univ. Lyon, France)
  • Andrea Nuzzolese (ISTC-CNR, Italy)
The BIG Web
  • Frédérique Laforest (Univ. St-Etienne, France)
  • TBD
Tutorials
  • Sihem Amer-Yahia (CNRS, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, France)
  • Mary-Ellen Zurko (Independent Consultant, US)
W3C
  • Marie-Claire Forgue (W3C, France)
Web For All
(co-located

conference)
  • Chris Bailey (System Concepts, UK)
  • Jeffrey P. Bigham (Carnegie Mellon University, US)
Web

Programming
  • Sukyoung Ryu (KAIST, South Korea)
  • Manuel Serrano (INRIA, France)
Workshops
  • Eyhab Al-Masri (Univ. of Washington, USA)
  • Marie-Christine Rousset (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, IUF, France)