SoDa Center Workshop: The Future of Measurement, Surveys and Social Data Science Research

Event Start Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 8:00 am

Event End Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 5:00 pm

Location: Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center Orem Alumni Hall, University of Maryland. 7801 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Contact: Jody Williams

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The first Social Data Science (SoDa) Center Workshop will serve as a bridge among statisticians, survey methodologists, sociologists, economists, political scientists, journalists, psychologists, information scientists among others interested in combining information from multiple databases in developing reliable inferences at granular levels.

The Workshop on The Future of Measurement, Surveys and Social Data Science Research is scheduled for September 21, 2022 at the Riggs Alumni Center on the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The event will convene a diverse group of approximately 200 researchers and professionals from academia, industry, and government. The workshop sessions will cover a number of timely and relevant topics, including: measuring race, gender, and other protected attributes to inform official statistics and AI models, survey research for social science and health applications; social data science, privacy, and perceptions; measuring emotion, conflict and disagreement; large scale infrastructure for social data science; social data science and collective resilience; and gathering and sampling social media streams.


  • Roundtable Discussions
  • Plenary Speakers
  • Panel Discussion
  • Poster Session
  • Exhibits
  • SoDa Seed Grant Program Announcement

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