Three invited lectures are scheduled during the meeting, that will be held by Vladimir Batagelj, Steve Borgatti and Raffaele Corrado.
Vladimir Batagelj is Professor of Discrete and Computational Mathematics at the University of Ljubljana and is the perfect (human) link between mathematics and social sciences. His research covered the algorithms for calculating the network indexes that are necessary for social analysis. He is one of the author of Pajek, one of the most important software for social analysis.
His curriculum and publications can be found at the following link:
Steve Borgatti is Professor of Social Network Analysis at University of Kentucky in the Gatton College of Business and Economics. He is one of the leading international expert of the network analysis of social links. His contributions to the field range from methodology to applications, also considering the implementation of specific software for models.
His curriculum and main publications can be found at the following link:
Raffaele Corrado is Professor of Management at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Bologna. His research has applied network analysis to firm agglomeration, industrial sector development and corporate strategy.
His curriculum and main publications can be found at: