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Complex Networks Winter Workshop 2019

International PhD School

December 15 - 20, 2019, Quebec city, Canada

 

Sentinel North in collaboration with the Complex Systems Center of the University of Vermont announce the Complex Networks Winter Workshop (CNWW), to be held on December 15 to 20, 2019 in Quebec city.

The Complex Networks Winter Workshop (CNWW) is a week-long international school that offers an extraordinary opportunity for participants to engage in rigorous transdisciplinary complexity science research alongside some of the top researchers in the field of networks. The CNWW is designed for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and professionals. The lectures will present open problems and recent advances in the field of complex networks. Participants of this program will collaborate in small transdisciplinary research groups involving other participants as well as faculty. All course lectures will be given in English.

Check out the CNWW official page for all program and application details.

 

Complex Networks Winter Workshop

CNWW official site

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  • Program

    The Complex Networks Winter Workshop (CNWW) is a week-long international school that offers an extraordinary opportunity for participants to engage in rigorous transdisciplinary complexity science research alongside some of the top researchers in the field of networks. The CNWW is designed for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and professionals. The lectures will present open problems and recent advances in the field of complex networks. Participants of this program will collaborate in small transdisciplinary research groups involving other participants as well as faculty. All course lectures will be given in English. 

    The CNWW will focus on the themes detailed below and promote a lively, versatile and dynamic approach that includes lectures and a strong hands-on component framed by experts from a variety of disciplines.

    • Introduction to Network Theory
    • Random Networks
    • Social, Ecological, Technological Networks
    • Epidemiological Networks
    • Big Data and Complex Networks
    • Thematic Lectures: Network Perspective on Northern Complex Systems


    The training will also allow the development of interpersonal skills such as networking and international scientific collaboration, creativity and communication in a transdisciplinary research context.

    Check out some pictures, discover the faculty and read participants' testimonials from the 2018 edition here.

  • Faculty

    Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, CNWW Director - Assistant professor, University of Vermont Department of Computer Science; Member, The Vermont Complex Systems Center

    Antoine Allard, Co-CNWW Director - Assistant professor, Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Optics, Université Laval, Québec, Canada   

    Brooke Foucault Welles, Associate professor, Department of Communications Studies, member of the Network Science Institute, Northeastern University

    Peter Dodds, Director, Vermont Complex Systems Center

    Elizabeth Hobson, Postdoctoral fellow, Santa Fe Institute, Assistant professor, Department of Biological Bciences, University of Cincinnati

    Daniel B. Larremore, Assistant professor, Biofrontiers Institute and Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder

    Vincent Larivière, Professor of information science at the School of Library and Information Science, University of Montreal

    Vincent Larivière, Assistant professor, Network Science Institute, Northeastern University

    Élise Filotas, Professor, Department of Science and Technology, TÉLUQ University

    Patrick Desrosiers, Affiliate Professor, Department of Physics and Centre de recherche CERVO, Université Laval -  Dynamica research group

    Dominique Gravel, Professor, Holder of the Canada Research Chair in Integrative Ecology, Université de Sherbrooke

    Jim Bagrow, Assistant Professor, University of Vermont Department of Mathematics and Statistics

     

    Complete bios available on the official CNWW 2019 website.

  • Application requirements

    • Completed application form
    • Up-to-date curriculum vitae


    Applications will be accepted from graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and professionals. We envision a diverse cohort of participants for the CNWW, applicants from all disciplines with an interest in networks are encouraged to apply. Proficiency in English and some background in science or mathematics are required. Participants are expected to attend the entire session. Applicants are welcome from all geographic regions. Underrepresented minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

    Applications are now closed. Thank you!

  • Selection criteria

    Applications will be evaluated by the CNWW Selection Committee based on the evaluation criteria below.

    Knowledge transfer is a major goal of the CNWW. For this reason, participants will be chosen based not only on the excellence of their academic record, but also on their ability to share their knowledge and openness to thinking and learning outside established frameworks. 

    Selection criteria include:

    - The excellence of the academic record
    - Ability to research, transdisciplinary collaboration and leadership
    - Relevance of the applicant's research field with the CNWW

  • Participation fees

    UVM and Université Laval Academic $475 CAD (~ $350 USD)
    Other Academic $675 CAD (~ $500 USD)
    Non-profit, Government $1,075 CAD (~ $800 USD)
    Corporate $1,350 CAD (~ $1,000 USD)



    A limited number of tuition waivers will be given on the basis of merit and need. Please contact juniper.lovato@uvm.edu for more information.

    Registration fees include:

    • School registration
    • Teaching materials
    • Meals (breakfast and lunch, coffee breaks, and two evening reception dinners)


    Registration fees do not include:

    • Your transportation to Quebec (including your visa fees, if applicable)
    • Accommodation costs at Monastère des Augustines (~$117CAD / night + taxes for single occupancy, ~$159CAD / night + taxes for double occupancy)
    • Fee for any other activity not included in the school program
    • Your personal expenses


    Payment must be received in full at least one month before the start of the session. Payment details will be provided to selected applicants.

     

    Manoir des Augustines

     


Application

 

To apply, fill the online form available here.

Submit your application

 


Partners

 

Vermont complex systems center


 

 

For more information, please contact:

Marie-France Gévry

Training programs coordinator
marie-france.gevry@sn.ulaval.ca
418-656-2131 ext. 8910

 


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