The Annual Conference on Data, Information, and Society


Conference Schedule

July 3, 2018


Conference Registration and Check-in


July 4, 2018


Open Ceremony

Hosted by Secretary Yingchun Jiang (School of Information Management, Nanjing University)

8:30-8:35 Speech from Administer of Nanjing University

President Jian Lv

8:40-8:45 Speech from Officers in Ministry of S&T

Deputy Ruidan Wang

8:45-8:50 Introduction and Organization of DIS 2018

Academy Jianjun Sun

Lecture Hall, NJU Library Floor One


Keynote Speeches: Data-Driven Innovation in the World

Hosted by Prof. Guchao Shen (Former Dean of School of Information Management, Nanjing University)

9:00-9:40 Increasing the PACE of Data Sharing

Prof. James Hendler (Rensselaer Institute)

9:40-10:20 Knowledge Mapping in Big Data

Prof. Feicheng Ma (Wuhan University)

10:20-10:40 Tea Break

10:40-11:20 Big Data, AI Empowering Innovation of City Development

Prof. Zhiyun Zhao (ISTIC)

11:20-12:00 Data and Information Social Impact

Prof. Gary Marchionini (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Lecture Hall, NJU Library Floor One


Lunch Time (Buffet)



Session A: Semantic Data and Data Service

Session Chair: Prof. Qinghua Zhu(Vice-Dean of School of Information Management, Nanjing University)

14:00-14:20 CEDAR: Semantic Technology to Support Open Science

Prof. Mark Musen (Stanford University)

14:20-14:40 Linked Open Data Regarding Scholarship: The VIVO Project Experience

Prof. Mike Conlon (University of Florida)

14:40-15:00 TBD

Prof. Stefan Decker (RWTH Aachen University)

15:00-15:20 XLORE: A Cross-lingual Knowledge Graph from Heterogeneous Wiki Knowledge Bases

Prof. Juanzi Li (Tsinghua University)

Lecture Hall, NJU Library Floor One


Tea Break


Session B: Challenges in Data Science Education

Session Chair: Prof. Shuiqing Huang (Director , University )

15:35-15:55 Smart Education Supported by Big Data: Content Management and Service Promotion

Prof. Lixin Xia (MCNU)

15:55-16:15 Education for Data Science and Big Data Technology in Intelligence Science Perspective

Prof. Guangjian Li (Peking University)

16:15-16:35 Challenges and Opportunities of LIS Education in Data Era

Prof. Bin Zhang (Renmin University)

16:35-16:55 Data Education in China: Insights from an Investigation of College Students’ Data Literacy

Prof. Yuelin Li (Nankai University)

16:55-17:15 Impact of Big Data in Intelligence Discipline Redesign

Prof. Xinning Su (Nanjing University)

Lecture Hall, NJU Library Floor One



NUICC Xiongmang Hall


Committee Conference of DIS (Limited to Invited Participants)

Sixue Hall, NUICC

July 5, 2018


Session C: Knowledge Mapping and Data Engineering

Session Chair:Prof. Peng Wu (Vice Dean of School of Economics and Management, NJUST)

8:30-8:50 TBD

Prof. Barend Mons (Leiden University)

8:50-9:10 The Role of Uncertainty for Representing Scientific Knowledge: Data-driven Discovery

Min Song (Yonsei University)

9:10-9:30 Knowledge Intelligence: Connecting Dots

Ying Ding (Indiana University)

9:30-9:50 Linked data for Agriculture - data challenges from the developing world

Dean Allemang (Work Ontology, CEO)

9:50-10:10 Chinese research works are underrepresented

Prof. Tao Jia (Southwest University)

Zhongda Hall, NUICC


Tea Break


Session D: Data Analytics and Data Science Application Research

Session Chair: Prof. Jianmin Zheng (Professor in School of Information Management, Nanjing University)

10:30-10:50 The Construction of Triple World and Cyberspace

Prof. Gang Li (CSIR, Wuhan University)

10:50-11:10 Meta Data Management in Big Data Governance

Prof. Shujin Cao (Sun Yat-sen University)

11:10-11:30 A Study on Timing Distribution of Online Comments

Prof. He Li (Jilin University)

11:30-11:50 Evolution study of individual author and component network in the life cycle stage based on scientific collaboration network data

Prof. Yuefen Wang (Nanjing University of Science and Technology)

11:50-12:10 Cross-disciplinary Innovation Research in Scientific Literatures

Xiao Liu (Baohe Data Research, CEO)

Zhongda Hall, NUICC


Lunch Time (Buffet)



Session E: Big Data and Business Intelligence

Session Chair: Prof. Fang Wang (Professor in Business School, Nankai University)

14:00-14:20 Data Analytics and Operations Management

Prof. Houcai Shen (Nanjing University)

14:20-14:40 Deep Learning for Health Empowerment: Psychometric and Behavior Modeling

Prof. Ahmed Abbasi (University of Virginia)

14:40-15:00 Large-scale social media targeting: the contribution of network heterogeneity

Dr. Kunpeng Zhang (University of Maryland)

15:00-15:20 When will Online Free Product Trials Contribute to Product Sale? The Impacts of Trial Periods

Dr. Xue Yang (Nanjing University)

Zhongda Hall, NUICC


Tea Break


Session F: Data Visualization and Data Intelligence

Session Chair: Prof. Jiang Li (Young Outstanding Professor in School of Information Management, Nanjing University )

15:35-15:55 Retrospect and Prospect of Knowledge Engineering in Big Data Era

Prof. Yanghua Xiao (Fudan University)

15:55-16:15 Altmetrics in Social Media Posts of Academic Papers

Prof. Xianwen Wang (Dalian University of Technology)

16:15-16:35 OpenKG: A Knowledge Sharing Platform for Chinese Open Data

Prof. Guilin Qi (Southeast University)

16:35-16:55 Knowledge Organization and Knowledge Service Driven by Smart Data

Prof. Cuijuan Xia (Shanghai Library)

16:55-17:15 Semantic Publishing and Integration of Scientific Information

Prof. Shiyan Ou (Nanjing University)

Zhongda Hall, UICC


Dinner Time (Buffet)


July 6, 2018


Young Scientists Forum:Multidisciplinary or Cross-disciplinary Issues in Data Science Research (Call For Participant)

School of Information Management, NJU No.211 Meeting Room


Closing Ceremony and DIS 2019 Forecast

Hosted by: Prof. Ying Ding (Indiana University)



Lunch Time (Buffet)