Program at a glance

Location:

Ciutadella Campus
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27
08005 Barcelona
Conference Registration and the Conference Opening/Keynotes are located in the underground space between the Jaume I building (Building 20) and the Roger de Llúria building (Building 40). There will be signage and volunteers to direct you.

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All sponsor exhibits will be in Room 30.S02 S. Expo on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th


Wednesday 24th October

09:00 - 18:30

Nursing Room available

Room: 40.033
13:00 - 17:30

Green City Hackathon

Room: 40.035 S. Graus

Thursday 25th October

08:00 - 18:30

Arrival and Registration

Room: 30.SV01 HALL
08:30 - 09:00

BCN Supercomputing Centre tour

09:00 - 20:30

Nursing Room available

Room: 40.033
09:00 - 12:00

Green City Hackathon

Room: 40.035 S. Graus
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch (on your own)

13:00 - 13:30

BCN Supercomputing Centre tour

13:30 - 14:00

BCN Supercomputing Centre tour

13:00 - 16:30

Big Data Processing for Social Science: An Introduction to Apache Spark

Room: 40.S03
13:00 - 16:30

Adaptive Survey Design

Room: 40.S14
13:00 - 16:30

Biases and Their Consequences: Learning From the Total Survey Error Framework

Room: 40.047A
13:00 - 16:30

Introduction to Computational Text Analysis

Room: 40.047C
17:00 - 18:45

Welcome and Opening Keynotes by Julia Lane (Professor, Wagner School of Public Policy at New York University; Center for Urban Science and Progress; Provostial Fellow) and Tom Smith (Managing Director, Data Science Campus of the Office for National Statistics, UK)

Room: 30.S01 Auditori
18:45 - 20:30

Welcome Reception at UPF (Indoor Courtyard, Roger de Llúria building). Weather permitting, the reception will be held outside (Outdoor Courtyard, Jaume I building)

Friday 26th October

08:00 - 18:30

Registration and Information Desk

Room: 30.SV01 HALL
08:30 - 17:30

Posters 1 (actively presented from 11.30 to 13.00)

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
08:30 - 09:30

Plenary: Big Data, Surveys and the Privacy-Ethics Challenge: An Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion

Room: 30.S01 Auditori
08:00 - 20:30

Nursing Room available

Room: 40.033
09:30 - 09:45

Break

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
09:45 - 11:15

Classifieds: Coding Open-Ended Responses Using Machine Learning Methods

Room: 40.004
09:45 - 11:15

Peering through Transition Lenses: New Landscapes and Horizons for Survey Research and Social Science

Room: 40.008
09:45 - 11:15

Leveraging Big Data for Improving Health Research… the Initial Visit

Room: 40.105
09:45 - 11:15

Big Data, Little Error? Assessing the Total Error of Survey Estimates in the Era of Big Data

Room: 40.109
09:45 - 11:15

More Than Words Can Say: Leveraging Data Science Methods to Get the Full Story about Survey Respondents

Room: 40.213
09:45 - 11:15

Are the Machines Making the Mark? Applications to Compare Traditional and Machine Learning Models

Room: 40.035 S. Graus
11:15 - 11:30

Coffee Break

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
11:30 - 13:00

Big Data Enhancements to Surveys: Methods and Tools

Room: 40.105
11:30 - 13:00

Ok Google - Is Siri Busy? Innovating With Mobile Phone Data?

Room: 40.109
11:30 - 13:00

Ethical Considerations for Using Big Data I: Exploring the Ethics of Data Linkage

Room: 40.150
11:30 - 13:00

Putting Text into Context: Exploring Classification and Automation of Textual Survey Data

Room: 40.154
11:30 - 13:00

Computers vs. Humans: Who's Better at Social Science?

Room: 40.213
11:30 - 13:00

Population Estimates for Small Geographic Areas: Can We Do a Better Job?

Room: 40.035 S. Graus
13:00 - 14:15

Lunch

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
14:15 - 15:45

Methods to Improve Survey Representativeness Using High Dimensional Data

Room: 40.002
14:15 - 15:45

Big Data for Official Statistics I: Big Data Use is Officially a Big Deal for Government Statistics

Room: 40.105
14:15 - 15:45

Smart TVs, Smartphones, and now Smart Surveys: Building Smarter Surveys Using Big Data Tools

Room: 40.109
14:15 - 15:45

Ethical Considerations for Using Big Data II: Exploring the Relationship between Ethical Considerations, Reproducibility, and Participation

Room: 40.150
14:15 - 15:45

Big Data Methods, Small Survey Nonresponse?

Room: 40.213
14:15 - 15:45

Missing Data? No Big Deal Using New Big Data Methods

Room: 40.035 S. Graus
15:45 - 16:00

Coffee Break

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
16:00 - 17:30

Big Data for Official Statistics II: Administrative and Big Data Use for Survey Design and Estimation

Room: 40.105
16:00 - 17:30

Filing the Claim for Social Media Data: Who's Covered and Who Isn't

Room: 40.109
16:00 - 17:30

Exploring How Responsive Designs Respond to Machine Learning Methods

Room: 40.213
16:00 - 17:30

The Fourth Paradigm: Moving From Computational Science to Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery?

Room: 40.248
16:00 - 17:30

Getting Aggressive about Passive Data Collection

Room: 40.250
16:00 - 17:30

Respondents Responding Well or So I Recall… Exploring Memory, Mode, and Behaviour in Surveys

Room: 40.035 S. Graus
19:00 - 21:30

Conference Dinner at Maritim Restaurant, Moll d'Espanya, 4, 08039, +34 932 211 775

Room: Maritim Restaurant

Saturday 27th October

08:00 - 18:00

Registration and Information Desk
(Registration closes at 12:00)

Room: 30.SV01 HALL
08:30 - 17:30

Posters 2 (actively presented from 10.30 to 11.00 and 15.30 to 16.00)

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
08:00 - 20:30

Nursing Room available

Room: 40.033
09:00 - 10:30

Combining General Population Surveys With Big Data From Activity Trackers or Smartphone Apps

Room: 40.004
09:00 - 10:30

Socializing with Surveys: Combining Big Data and Survey Data to Measure Public Opinion

Room: 40.006
09:00 - 10:30

Translations Across Nations: Exploring Natural Language Processing in Multicultural Applications

Room: 40.010
09:00 - 10:30

The Bigger the Better? Exploring Opportunities and Challenges of Using Big Data for Rapid Ethnography

Room: 40.012
09:00 - 10:30

Crowdsourcing, Causality, and the Issue of Social Trust

Room: 40.063
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
11:00 - 12:30

Smartphone Sensor Measurement and Other Tasks in Mobile Web Surveys I

Room: 40.002
11:00 - 12:30

Big Data Enhancements to Surveys: Social Issues

Room: 40.004
11:00 - 12:30

Fake News! Information Exposure in Complex Online Environments

Room: 40.006
11:00 - 12:30

Refining Big Data Methods Using Survey Data

Room: 40.008
11:00 - 12:30

Enhancing Survey Quality With Big Data

Room: 40.010
11:00 - 12:30

Leveraging Big Data for Improving Health Research… the Follow-up Visit

Room: 40.012
11:00 - 12:30

Big Data Applications to Enterprise Statistics: Businesses, Employers, and Consumers

Room: 40.063
12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
14:00 - 15:30

Smartphone Sensor Measurement and Other Tasks in Mobile Web Surveys II

Room: 40.002
14:00 - 15:30

Leveraging Big and Nontraditional Datasets to Reduce Burden, Increase Response, and Assess Survey Quality

Room: 40.004
14:00 - 15:30

How Do You Like Those Likes? Exploring the Validity of Measures Derived from Social Media Data

Room: 40.006
14:00 - 15:30

New Approaches to Augment Sampling Frames I: Does Bigger Data mean Better Sampling Frames?

Room: 40.008
14:00 - 15:30

Applying Machine Learning and Automation to Improve Imputation - Replicate I

Room: 40.010
14:00 - 15:30

Using Big Data for Electoral Research I: What's the Sentiment for Using Sentiment in Electoral Research?

Room: 40.012
14:00 - 15:30

New Digital Data Sources and Official Statistics

Room: 40.063
15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

Room: 30.S02 S. Expo
16:00 - 17:30

Social Science Infrastructure for Big Data

Room: 40.002
16:00 - 17:30

Using Big Data for Electoral Research II: Likes, Tweets, and Votes?

Room: 40.006
16:00 - 17:30

New Approaches to Augment Sampling Frames II: Leveraging Data Science Methods for Sample Frame Construction

Room: 40.008
16:00 - 17:30

Applying Machine Learning and Automation to Improve Imputation - Replicate II

Room: 40.010
16:00 - 17:30

Big Data = Big Applications: From Data Linkage to Education

Room: 40.012
16:00 - 17:30

Can We Mix It? Big Data Tools, Social Network Analysis, and Causal Inference

Room: 40.063