Schedule

This is a draft schedule, so minor changes may happen (start/end times of the event are set).

Thursday, March 3rd

11:30-12:30:    Registration and Arrival, Lunch and light refreshments available for arriving attendees

12:30-12:40:    Welcoming Comments: Stating the Problem, Logistical Comments (Ian Milligan)

12:40-2:00:      Current Efforts:

2:00–3:00:       Web Archives Platforms Introduction

  • Warcbase (30 minutes)
  • ArchiveSpark (30 minutes)

3:00–3:30:       Break

3:30–4:30:       Web Archiving and Textual Analysis Tools Session

  • Wordfish (Federico Nanni)
  • MemGator (Sawood Alam)
  • Topic Words in Context (Jonathan Armoza)
  • Twarc (Nick Ruest)
  • Carbon date (Alexander Nwala)

4:30–6:00:       Discussion and Group Formation

6:00–onwards:       Opening Reception at the Bedford Academy; one-minute introductions from attendees

Friday, March 4

8:30–9:00:       Breakfast

9:00–12:00:     Hackathon Session A (no formal break but fresh coffee & snacks show up at 10:30am!)

12:00–1:00:     Lunch Provided and Presentations

  • Snowden Archive-in-a-Box (Evan Light)
  • Mediacat (Alejandro Paz and Kim Pham)
  • Data Mining the Canadian Media Public Sphere (Sylvain Rocheleau)
  • Tweet Analysis with Warcbase (Jimmy Lin)

1:00–6:00:       Hackathon Session B (no formal break but fresh coffee & snacks show up at 3:30pm!)

6:30 – 9:00:     Dinner at Faculty Club

Saturday, March 5

8:30–9:00:       Breakfast

9:00–12:00:     Hackathon Session C (no formal break but fresh coffee & snacks show up at 10:30am!)

12:00–1:00:     Lunch Provided and Presentations

  • Malach Collection (Petra Galuscakova)
  • Waku (Kyle Parry)
  • Digital Arts and Humanities Initiatives at UH Mānoa (or how to do interesting things with few resources) (Richard Rath)

1:00–3:30:       Hackathon Session D

Fresh coffee/snacks/etc. appear at 3:30pm.

3:30–4:30:       Live Demonstrations and Presentations (of research results)

4:30–5:00:       Break, Voting (for best projects and presentations)

5:00–6:00:       Awards Announced by closing panel by organizing team. Event Concludes.