The 2017 China National Conference on Big Data and Social Computing (BDSC2017) will be held at Nouthwest Normal University (NWNU) in Lanzhou on August 12 and 13, 2017. The conference is coorganized by College of Computer Science and Engineering at NWNU, School of Information at Renmin University of China (RUC), and Centre for Communication Research (CCR) and Web Mining Lab (WML) of City University of Hong Kong (CityU). Over a hundred scholars from a variety of disciplines including computer science, communication, complex science, management, economics, psychology, and digital humanities will present their latest works on social computing at the interdisciplinary conference.
Prof. Jonathan Zhu, director of CCR and founder of WML at CityU, serves a co-chair of the conference. He played a similar role at the 2012 CCF China National Conference on Social Computing, which was held in November 2012 and coorganized by RUC and CityU.