Hypertext Conference 2008

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Conference Schedule
Last updated: November 3, 2008

The schedule is subject to change. Please check back for the latest information about the schedule.

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THURSDAY, June 19th
8:00am-10:00am Registration
Location: Conference Level Corridor
9:15am-4:45pm Hypertext Workshops
Location: Phipps and Oliver Rooms, Conference Level
9:15am-10:30am Workshop session 1  (Parallel Session)
10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break
Location: Conference Level Corridor
11:00am-12:30pm Workshop session 2 (Parallel Session)
12:30pm-1:45pm Lunch (on your own)
1:45pm-3:15pm Workshop Session 3 (Parallel Session)
3:15pm-3:45pm Coffee Break
Location: Conference Level Corridor
3:45pm-4:45pm Workshop Session 4 (Parallel Session)
4:00pm-7:00pm Registration
Location: 17th Floor Corridor
5:00pm-6:00pm SIGWEB Reception for JCDL and Hypertext
Location: Urban Room, 17th floor
5:45pm-6:45pm SIGWEB meeting
Location: Allegheny Room, 17th floor
FRIDAY, June 20th
8:00am-4:00pm Registration
Location: Monongahela Foyer, 17th floor
9:00am-9:15am Welcome
9:15am-10:15am Keynote: Bernardo Huberman, HP Labs
"Social Dynamics in the Age of the Web"
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
10:15am-10:45am One Minute Poster Pitch
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
10:45am-11:15am Coffee Break
Location: Allegheny Room, 17th floor
11:15am-12:30pm Poster Session
Location: Allegheny Room, 17th floor
12:30pm-1:45pm Conference Lunch
Location: Bob & Dolores Hope Room, Mezzanine
1:45pm-3:15pm Session 1: Information Linking I: New models and techniques for interacting with information.
Location: Allegheny Room, 17th floor
Session 2: Social Linking I: Link Inference
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
3:15pm-3:45pm

Coffee Break
Location: Sky Room, 17th floor

3:45pm-4:50pm Keynote: Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University
"Link Structures, Information Flow, and Social Processes"
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
6:00pm-7:00pm Cocktails
Location: LeMont Restaurant, Mount Washington
7:00pm-

Conference Dinner
Location: LeMont Restaurant, Mount Washington

SATURDAY, June 21st
8:00am-11:00am Registration
Location: Monongahela Foyer, 17th floor
8:45am-8:50am Intro for the day
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
8:50am-10:20am Session 3: Social Linking II: Analysis and Modeling
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
10:20am-10:50am Coffee Break
Location: Monongahela Foyer, 17th floor
10:50am-12:30pm Session 4: Hypertext, Culture, and Communication
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
Session 5: Information Linking II: Automating the "trailblazer"
Location: Allegheny Room, 17th floor
12:30pm-1:45pm Conference Lunch
Location: Bob & Dolores Hope Room, Mezzanine
1:45pm-3:15pm Session 6: Social Linking III: Similarity and Retrieval
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
Session 7: Applications of Hypertext
Location: Allegheny Room, 17th floor
3:15pm-3:45pm

Coffee Break
Location: Monongahela Foyer, 17th floor

3:45pm-5:05pm Session 8: Social Linking IV: Applications
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor
Session 9: Student Research Competition
Location: Allegheny Room, 17th floor
5:05pm-6:00pm

Farewell
Location: Monongahela Room, 17th floor

8:00pm- Pittsburgh Symphony Pops Concert, featuring Chris Botti
SUNDAY, June 22st
TBA Trip to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater