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Keynote Speaker


Keynote Speaker

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Keynote Speaker


Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to welcome as the keynote speaker for ASNA 2016:

Professor Garry Robins

Garry originally received a BSc honours degree in mathematics before a first career in the Australian foreign service. He returned to academia through completion of a B.A. and PhD in mathematical psychology from the University of Melbourne. His PhD research won awards from the Psychometric Society and the American Psychological Association. After a period at Deakin University, in 1999 he took up a position at the School of Psychology, University of Melbourne. Garry’s principal work in social networks has been methodological, focusing on the development of exponential random graph models, but he has also had many collaborations in applied network-based research: for instance, epidemiology, animal behavior, defence, organizational and environmental studies. He is a past winner of the Freeman Award from INSNA and of the i2 award for the most highly cited paper in INSNA-related journals. His most recent book, Doing Social Network Research: Network-based Research Design for Social Scientists,appeared in 2015.

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Topics


Topics

Topics


Topics

The session topics would include, but are not limited to, networks and organisations, health, networked innovation, social media, social enterprise, communities and networks, networks and teams, network governance, network visualisation and network methods.

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Venue and Accomodation


Venue and Accommodation

Venue and Accomodation


Venue and Accommodation

The 1st Annual Australian Social Network Analysis Conference will be held at Swinburne University of Technology

Lecture Theatre AMDC301
Swinburne University of Technology – Hawthorn Campus
John St, Hawthorn VIC 3122

 

The conference will be at Swinburne’s Hawthorn Campus in the AMDC Building (Lecture Theatre AMDC301) which is located on the campus map below. The lecture theatre is on the 3rd floor of the AMDC Building. There are escalators and lifts available.

Getting there

Swinburne’s Hawthorn Campus is a 10-minute train ride from Flinders Street Station (Melbourne’s main station). You can catch the Alamein, Belgrave or Lilydale line trains which are usually Platforms 2 or 3 at Flinders Street Station (but just check that the train stops at Glenferrie). You will need to purchase a Myki card for travel (http://www.myki.com.au/).

If coming from interstate, you can catch a SkyBus from the Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross Station, and then catch an Alamein, Belgrave or Lilydale line train from Southern Cross Station to Glenferrie. Tickets for the SkyBus are $19 one-way. Taxis from Melbourne Airport to Hawthorn are likely to cost $60+.

Accommodation

It is recommended if travelling from interstate or rural Victoria that you stay in the city (Melbourne) and catch the train from Flinders Street Station to Glenferrie Station. Alternatively, accommodation options in Hawthorn include Quest Hawthorn and Glenferrie Hotel.

Food and drink

Lunch and morning/afternoon tea will be provided for all conference participants. Please let us know if you have special dietary requirements. On Wednesday night, 17th November 2016 we will host the poster session between 5:00pm – 7:00pm, which will be accompanied by drinks and finger food.

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Local Organising Committee


Local Organising Committee

Local Organising Committee


Local Organising Committee

Conference Chair

Associate Professor Dean Lusher (Swinburne University)

ASNAC 2016 Sponsors

  • Centre for Transformative Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology
  • International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)
“The scope and aims of the 1st Australian Social Network Analysis Conference are endorsed by INSNA (International Network for Social Network Analysis) and we are pleased to offer our support of the conference.  We invite all participants to join INSNA and to participate in our signature Sunbelt Conferences (XXXVII in 30 May 2017 – 4 June 2017 in Beijing, CN).” - Committee, International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) 2016

Organising Committee

  • MelNet Social Network Research Group – part of the Centre for Transformative Innovation at Swinburne University of Technology