Call for Papers for the PhD Symposium – WWW2016

Call for Papers for the PhD Symposium at the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2016)

The PhD Symposium is held in conjunction with the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2016), April 11-15, 2016, Montreal, Canada.
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About PhD Symposium WWW2016


The goal of the PhD Symposium is to provide a supportive atmosphere for PhD students to present and receive feedback on their ongoing work. Students at different stages in their research will have an opportunity to present and discuss their problem statements, goals, methods and results. The symposium aims to provide students useful guidance on various aspects of their research from established researchers and other PhD students working in research areas related to the World Wide Web. Finally, the symposium also aims to enable PhD students to interact with other participants and potential collaborators in order to stimulate an exchange of ideas, suggestions and experiences.

Call for Papers


The PhD Symposium welcomes submissions by PhD candidates working on the topics of www2016. The list of areas for this year is as follows:

– Behavioral Analysis and Personalization

– Content Analysis

– Crowdsourcing Systems and Social Media

– Economics and Markets

– Mobility

– Security and Privacy

– Semantics and Big Data

– Social Networks and Graph Analysis

– Web Mining

– Web Science

– Web Search Systems and Applications

Important Dates


Submission deadline: December 22, 2015 (23:59 Hawaii Standard Time)

Acceptance notification: January 31, 2016

Camera-ready version due: February 7, 2016

Track Chairs


– Eyhab Al-Masri, University of Waterloo, Canada

– Tie-Yan Liu, Microsoft Research Asia, China

– Jian Pei, Simon Fraser University, Canada

– Ching-Yung Lin, IBM, USA

Additional Information


For eligibility and submission guidelines, please visit the following link:

Source: IR List

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