The Annual Conference on Data, Information, and Society

Nanjing, China, July 4–6, 2018

REGISTRATION FOR DIS 2018

The Annual Conference on Data, Information, and Society

Nanjing, China, July 4–6, 2018

REGISTRATION

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

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James Hendler

Director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications and the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI.

Feicheng Ma

Senior professor of the School of Information Management at Wuhan University and Former Dean and Director of the Center for the Studies of Information Resources of Wuhan University.

Gary Marchionini

Cary C. Boshamer Professor and Dean of the School of Information and Library Science at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Zhiyun Zhao

Party Secretary of the China Institute of Science and Technology Information and Deputy Secretary-General of the Association for Soft Science of China.

Huizhou Liu

Director of the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Science.

Barend Mons

Scientific Director of Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre and Professor of BioSemantics at the Human Genetics Department of Leiden University Medical Center.

Mark Musen

Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Stanford University, where he is Director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research.

Michael Conlon

Emeritus Faculty member of the University of Florida and VIVO Project Director

Stefan Decker

Professor at the RWTH Aachen University and Director of the Fraunhofer FIT Research Institute, part of the Fraunhofer Society.

DIS INTRODUCTION

Mission of DIS

The mission of the Association of Data, Information, and Society (DIS) is to establish a platform to connect data science, information sciences, and their applications in science and social sciences to inspire transformative innovation, promote transdisciplinary collaboration, and cultivate entrepreneurial thinking.

Vision of DIS

In this fascinating era of artificial intelligence, new ideas and breakthroughs come out from the connected edges of perspectives. Data, technology/machine, and human form the strongest alliance to conquer the impossible. When we are all curious about the uncertain and yet exciting future.

Annual Conference

The annual conference of Data, Information, and Society (DIS) aims to gather leading players in data science, information sciences, and their applied areas to share research frontends and best practices. It will become the platform dedicated to advancing innovation, transdisciplinary collaboration, and entrepreneurial thinking.