Steering Committee

General structure

The WWSSS Steering Committee ensures that the WWSSS series continues to meet the needs of Web Science students. In particular, its main responsibility of is to maintain the quality and frequency of the WWSSS editions. Therefore, the Steering Committee comprises

  • the main organisers from each of the last three WSTNet Web Science Summer Schools
  • and two additional members elected by the WSTNet labs for 3 years.

Members of the steering committee remain on the board until they are replaced by their successors.

Steering committee in 2016

Member Affiliation Status
Steffen Staab University of Koblenz-Landau Organiser in 2016
Les Carr University of Southampton Organiser in 2014
Guus Schreiber University of Amsterdam Organiser in 2012
Conor Hayes Digital Enterprise Research Institute Elected in 2015
Jim Hendler Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Elected in 2015