Workshop Program (Times are East Coast Time):

Platform: Zoom (with the Zoom invitation in your registered email)
9:30am A/V media check for presenters
10:00am Workshop official start: Introduction to the Workshop
10:10am Keynote: Information Surgeon
Heng Ji, University of Illinois
11:00am Break
11:10am Contributed Paper Session: Twitter Data Analysis
Hao Sha, Mohammad Al Hasan, George Mohler and P. Jeffrey Brantingham.
Dynamic Topic Modeling of the COVID-19 Pandemic Twitter Narrative Among U.S. Governors and Cabinet Executives
Allison Koenecke and Jordi Feliu-Fabà.
Learning Twitter User Sentiments on Climate Change with Limited Labeled Data
12:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm Panel: Operational Value of Narrative Research
Bill Casebeer, Scientific Systems Company, Inc.
Brian Kettler, DARPA
Edward Palazzolo, Army Research Office
Jonathan Pfautz, Leidos
2:00pm Break
2:10pm Contributed Paper Session: Narrative and Aspect Detection
Mack Blackburn, Ning Yu, Alex Memory and Graham Mueller.
Detecting and Annotating Narratives in Social Media: A Vision Paper
Francielle Alves Vargas and Thiago Alexandre Salgueiro Pardo.
Linguistic Rules for Fine-grained Opinion Extraction
3:00pm Break
3:10pm Open Discussion: Top 10 Future Challenges in Social Sensing
3:50pm Final Comments
4:00pm Adjourn