The 10th International ACM Web Science Conference 2018 will be held from May 27 to May 30, 2018 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. It is organized by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Network Institute. Collocated symposia and workshops will be held on May 27, while the main conference will be held on May 28-30. The conference series by the Web Science Trust is following events in Athens, Raleigh, Koblenz, Evanston, Paris, Indiana, Oxford, Hannover, and Troy (NY).
A highlight of the week will be the ACM Turing Lecture by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Sir Tim will deliver his speech for the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award on Tuesday morning, May 29th.
The conference brings together researchers from multiple disciplines, like computer science, sociology, economics, information science, or psychology. Web Science is the emergent study of the people and technologies, applications, processes and practices that shape and are shaped by the World Wide Web. Web Science aims to draw together theories, methods and findings from across academic disciplines, and to collaborate with industry, business, government and civil society, to develop our knowledge and understanding of the Web: the largest socio-technical infrastructure in human history.