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**The Web Conference 2024 will be held in Singapore, from May 13 to May 17, 2024
The committee led by our General Chairs: Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore) and Chong-Wah Ngo (Singapore Management University) welcome you to Singapore in May 2024!
The organizing committee is preparing an edition rich in scientific exchanges. In addition to the research tracks, The Web Conference 2024 will also feature a large number of usual events: Industry track, Workshops, Tutorials, Ph.D. symposium, Posters and Demos, as well as Special Days.
Check our website (https://www2024.thewebconf.org/).
**Welcome to TheWebConf 2024 Program Chairs!
We are proud to announce our PC Chairs for TheWebConf 2024:
- Ravi Kumar, Google
- Hady W. Lauw, Singapore Management University
**Key dates for authors
The Call for Papers (CFP) for The Web Conference 2024 research tracks is online: https://www2024.thewebconf.org/calls/research-tracks/.
Do not miss the deadlines for submitting papers:
- Abstract: Thursday, October 5, 2023
- Full paper: Thursday, October 12, 2023
- Author response: December 1-7, 2023
- Author and reviewer discussion: December 8-14, 2023
- Notification: February 1, 2024
**Research Tracks and Track Chairs for The Web Conference 2024
There are 10 research tracks, and every submission will have to specify the track. The list of tracks and their chairs are given below, while track descriptions can be found on the CFP.
Economics, Online Markets, and Human Computation
- Negin Golrezaei (MIT)
- Senjuti Basu Roy (NJIT)
- Grant Schoenebeck (U Michigan)
Graph Algorithms and Modeling for the Web
- Sreenivas Gollapudi (Google)
- Yizhou Sun (UCLA)
- Charalampos Tsourakakis (BU)
- Badih Ghazi (Google)
- Manish Raghavan (MIT)
- Leila Zia (Wikimedia Foundation)
- Hui Fang (U Delaware)
- Makoto P. Kato (U Tsukuba)
- Aixin Sun (NTU)
- Nicolas Christin (CMU)
- Elena Ferrari (U Insubria)
- Nick Nikiforakis (Stony Brook U)
Semantics and Knowledge
- Raphaël Troncy (EURECOM)
- María Poveda Villalón (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
Social Networks, Social Media, and Society
- James Caverlee (Texas A&M)
- Flavio Chierichetti (Sapienza U Rome)
- Yu-Ru Lin (U Pitt)
Systems and Infrastructure for Web, Mobile, and WoT
- Youngki Lee (Seoul National U)
- Flora Salim (UNSW)
- Gareth Tyson (HKUST)
User Modeling and Recommendation
- Krisztian Balog (U Stavanger & Google)
- Lina Yao (CSIRO’s Data61 & UNSW)
- Xiangliang Zhang (UND)
Web Mining and Content Analysis
- Jing Gao (Purdue)
- Karthik Subbian (Amazon)
- Wei Wang (UCLA)
We invite contributions to the Industry Track for Applied Research, the Special Track on Web4Good, workshops and tutorials of The Web Conference 2024 (formerly known as WWW). The Web Conference is the premier conference focused on understanding the current state and the evolution of the Web through the lens of different disciplines, including computing, computational social science, economics and political sciences.
**The Web Conference 2024 will be held in Singapore, from May 13 to May 17, 2024.
Check our website (https://www2024.thewebconf.org/).
**Key dates for authors submitting for the Industry Track and the Web4Good Track
- Abstract: Thursday, November 2, 2023
- Paper submission: Thursday, November 9, 2023
- Notification: February 1, 2024 All submission deadlines are end-of-day in the Anywhere on Earth (AoE) time zone.
**CFP for Industry Track at The Web Conference 2024
The realm of the Internet has demonstrated its remarkable potential as a rich domain for industrial exploration. Enterprises spanning the spectrum from modest startups to industry giants, regardless of their age, have consistently influenced the forefront of scientific and engineering advancements. In the Industry Track of The Web Conference 2024, we aim to spotlight this kind of impactful research conducted within practical contexts. We also wholeheartedly welcome submissions that delve into new technological progress, including but not limited to the application of Generative AI, across diverse industrial landscapes.
The Industry Track welcomes contributions showcasing original results obtained in an industrial environment, having clear industry relevance, and highlighting new research challenges motivated by practical tasks and practical settings. The Industry Track is distinct from the Research Track in that submissions focus on applied work describing e.g., the implementation of a system, the acquisition of data, or the application of a methodology, that solves a significant real-world problem and demonstrates benefits as well as impact. Submissions must clearly describe how their work has been deployed or released, and for how long.
Each submission must include at least one author with a non-academic affiliation. The Industry Track is chaired by:
- Qi He, Nextdoor
- Neel Sundaresan, Microsoft
- Hao Wang, Norweigian University of Science and Technology
Contact: TheWebConf24email@example.com https://www2024.thewebconf.org/calls/industry/
**CFP for Web4Good (Sustainable Development and Vulnerable Populations) at The Web Conference 2024
Today’s web and social media solutions do not sufficiently address societal problems related to environmental sustainability, climate action, and vulnerable populations. Moreover, recent trends point towards new risks such as the massive usage of large language models (LLMs) or GenAI applications. Training these systems is computationally expensive and, therefore, an energy-intensive process that amplifies current climate impacts. Besides, these systems are often trained using biassed and uncontrolled datasets, risking significant impacts to vulnerable populations.
We seek papers in which web and social media technologies are investigated, developed or applied to these topics, particularly among vulnerable or marginalized communities and the fostering of sustainable development and healthy human societies.
The goal of this track is to gather researchers and developers from academia, industry, and civil society to present and debate methods for achieving a Web that is inclusive, non discriminative, sustainable, ethical, open, and that can appropriately address emergent societal challenges towards a Web for Good. To achieve this, we look for contributions that describe research results, tools, design techniques and experiments that are being developed to deal with these topics as well as how to develop new partnerships for the data age (Data Collaboratives) to unlock both data and data science capabilities.
Web4Good is chaired by:
- Ellie Graeden, Georgetown University
- Alex Jaimes, Dataminr
- Lluis Garcia Pueyo, Meta
Contact: TheWebConf24-web4good@ACM.org https://www2024.thewebconf.org/calls/web4good/
**Call for Workshops Proposals at The Web Conference 2024
We invite proposals for workshops to be held at The Web Conference 2024. Workshops will take place in the first two days (May 13-14, 2024).
The Web Conference 2024 will feature a number of co-located workshops that are intended to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners in Web technologies to discuss and exchange positions on current and emergent Web topics. Workshop participants will be given the opportunity to exchange ideas, learn cutting-edge science and technological advancements for the Web, establish common ground in research areas or applied problems, and identify new opportunities for collaboration and new directions for future work.
- Workshop proposal submission: November 9, 2023
- Workshop proposal notification: November 30, 2023
- Workshop paper submission: February 5, 2024
- Workshop paper notification: March 4, 2024
- Workshop paper camera-ready: March 11, 2024
- Workshops: May 13 - 14, 2024 All submission deadlines are end-of-day in the Anywhere on Earth (AoE) time zone.
- Jisun An, Indiana University Bloomington
- Eric Gaussier, University Grenoble Alps
- Xia "Ben" Hu, Rice University
Contact: TheWebConf24firstname.lastname@example.org https://www2024.thewebconf.org/calls/workshops/
**Call for Tutorial Proposals at The Web Conference 2024
We invite proposals for tutorials to be held at The Web Conference 2024. Tutorials will take place in the first two days (May 13-14, 2024).
We welcome tutorial proposals on current and emerging topics related to the World Wide Web, broadly construed to include mobile and other Internet and online-enabled modes of interaction and communication (such as those covered by the research tracks). Tutorials are intended to provide a high-quality learning experience to conference attendees. It is expected that tutorials will address an audience with a varied range of interests and backgrounds: beginners, developers, designers, researchers, practitioners, users, lecturers, and representatives of governments and funding agencies who wish to learn new technologies.
- Tutorial proposal submission deadline: November 9, 2023
- Tutorial proposal notification: December 14, 2023
- Tutorial online material due: April 10, 2024
- Tutorial presentation: May 13 or 14, 2024 All submission deadlines are end-of-day in the Anywhere on Earth (AoE) time zone.
- Pablo Cesar, TU Delft and CWI
- Cong Gao, Nanyang Technological University
- Liqiang Nie, NIT Shenzhen
Contact: TheWebConf24email@example.com https://www2024.thewebconf.org/calls/tutorials/
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The ACM Web Conference 2024 Newsletter #3 - Calls for Short Papers, Demo, PhD Symposium, and Nominations for the Seoul Test of Time Award of The ACM Web Conference 2024
The Web Conference is the premier conference focused on understanding the current state and the evolution of the Web through the lens of different disciplines, including computing, computational social science, economics and political sciences. The 2024 conference will take place in Singapore, from May 13 to 17, 2024.
The following important dates apply to the Short Papers, Demo, and PhD Symposium:
- Paper submission: February 5, 2024
- Notification to authors: March 4, 2024
- Camera ready: March 11, 2024 All submission deadlines are end-of-day in the Anywhere on Earth (AoE) time zone.
** Call for Short Papers
The Short Papers Track is a forum to foster interactions among researchers and practitioners by allowing them to present their new and innovative work. In addition, the track will enable conference attendees to learn novel ongoing research projects through informal interactions. Submitted posters are expected to be aligned with one or more of the relevant topics of The Web Conference community (such as those covered by the research tracks).
Short Papers Co-Chairs:
- Alexandros Ntoulas (University of Athens)
- Sinno Pan (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
** Call for Demo
The Demo Track is a forum to foster interactions among researchers and practitioners by allowing them to demonstrate their new and innovative work. In addition, the track will enable conference attendees to learn novel ongoing research projects through informal interactions. Demo submissions must be based on an implemented and tested system. Submitted demos are expected to be aligned with one or more of the relevant topics of The Web Conference community (such as those covered by the research tracks).
- Xiangnan He (University of Science and Technology, China)
- Tong Zhao (Uber)
** Call for PhD Symposium
The PhD Symposium of The Web Conference 2024 welcomes submissions from PhD students on their ongoing research related to the main conference topics (for example, see also the research tracks). We are particularly interested in submissions aimed to enhance our understanding of the Web, provide intuitive access to Web information and knowledge, strengthen the positive impact of the Web on society, take advantage of the Web of Things and enhance security, privacy protection, and trust.
The goal of the PhD Symposium is to provide a platform for PhD students to present and receive feedback on their ongoing research. Students at different stages of their research will have the opportunity to present and discuss their research questions, goals, methods, and results. The symposium aims to provide students guidance on various aspects of their research from established researchers and other PhD students working in research areas related to the World Wide Web. Finally, the symposium aims to enable PhD students to interact with other participants of The Web Conference and potential collaborators by stimulating the exchange of ideas and experiences.
PhD Symposium Co-chairs:
- Haewoon Kwak (Indiana University Bloomington)
- Vagelis Papalexakis (University of California, Riverside)
- Xiang Wang (University of Science and Technology, China)
** Call for Nominations for the Seoul Test of Time Award of The ACM Web Conference 2024
We invite the Web Conference community to submit nominations for the Seoul Test of Time Award, which will be presented at The ACM Web Conference 2024 in May 2024 in Singapore. The award will be given to a paper that has been published in The Web Conference series, formerly known as WWW.
Inaugurated in 2015, the Seoul Test of Time Award is made possible by the generous contributions of the organizers of the WWW’2014 conference, held in Seoul, South Korea. A list of the previous award winners is available online.
This year, we will focus on papers that were published in the research track of the conference proceedings in 2014 or before, and which demonstrated a lasting significant scientific, technical, industrial, or social impact over the years.
If you intend to nominate a paper, you should have no conflict of interest with any of the authors of the paper. To nominate a paper, please upload it to EasyChair on or before January 19, 2024, completing the submission form as follows:
- Address for Correspondence: The nominator should enter their own details in that field.
- Author Information: The nominator should enter their own details in that field.
- Title and Abstract: The nominator should enter the title of the paper in the Title field and use the abstract field for their supporting case. The case should include evidence of significant scientific, technical, industrial, and social impact, including citation counts from DBLP or Google Scholar (supported by a link). Finally, the nominator should indicate whether they would like their identity to remain confidential.
- Keywords: The nominator should select at least three keywords (one per line) characterizing the submission.
- No COI: The nominator must check this checkbox to confirm the absence of a Conflict of Interest with all authors of the nominated paper.
- Paper: Upload the PDF of the nominated paper as it appeared in the conference proceedings.
Please contact TWC2024SeoulToT@easychair.org if you have any questions.
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