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Mar 06
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

UTM First Conference on Digital Humanities and Computational Sciences (UTM-DHCS-2018)

Room DV1110, Davis Building, UTM Mississauga, ON, Canada L5L 1C6
1867 Inner Circle
Mississauga, ON
 L5L 1C6

The conference will promote research work at the intersection of Computation with Humanities and Sciences. It will present the most recent innovations, adopted solutions, trends, and concerns as well as hands-on challenges encountered in the related various fields. It will bring the interested researchers and educators together to obtain valuable information and exchange their experiences and research results on all aspects of DH, CS, Statistical Analysis, methods and Data Analysis.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Alexandra Gillespie, Professor, English and Medieval Studies, University of Toronto. Chair, UTM English and Drama. Director, JHI Digital Humanities Network. Her talk will be on: “Digital Humanities”.
  • Paul Kushner, Physics Professor, Department of Physics, University of Toronto. His talk will be on: “Importance and implementation of Computational Physics/Science. Practical Experience at the Department of Physics, University of Toronto”.

Organized Contributed Talks:

These five-to-10-minute talks are generally on a research work or application in a specific field/discipline. Everyone interested in these fields is encouraged to participate and share with the aim of enriching the goals of the conference to make the event successful. Applications in diverse specialties are welcome including, for example, humanities, psychology, social science, economics, medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, climatology, and others. Recent or previous work(s) are acceptable (as this event is the first meeting and intended to be introductory, encouraging and brainstorming more than being highly academic conference.) No papers, abstracts or summaries will be required. Simply send your name, affiliation and the title of the presentation as indicated in the following guidelines.

Coffee, tea and snacks will be offered.

Guidelines for participation in and contribution to the conference:

Please RSVP as soon as possible to Dr. Wagih W. Ghobriel at wagih.ghobriel@utoronto.ca with the following information:

  1. Name
  2. Affiliation
  3. Intention, please, choose one of the following: a. Attend and present a work with the title of the work (in 5-10 minutes) OR b. Attend without presenting a work

Feel free as well to send along any further questions you might have

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