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Welcome to the XXXIX Sunbelt Social Networks Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA).
Here are some conference-related information...  There are more on the Conference Website (you can download some helpful documents directly from the home page, under ’’Shared Files’’).
WiFi: 
Network: Visiteurs UQAM User name: asunbelt2019 Password: DQ32fK23
OR
EDUROAM is also available everywhere in all UQAM Buildings.
There is also a Public WIFI Network in Downtown Montréal: MTL-WIFI (see here for more details).
RESTAURANTS There is no lack of good restaurants and bars near the Conference venue and in Montréal globally. Download the pdf file for a few suggestions (under ’’Shared Files’’ on the website). 
Thursday, June 20 • 18:00 - 19:30
Keynote and Simmel Award Recipient

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Recipient: Katherine Faust

The Simmel Award is given annually to the keynote speaker at the Sunbelt Social Networks Conference. The recipient is selected by the conference hosts in consultation with INSNA's Board of Directors. Expenses to attend the conference are part of the award. The award is named in honor of Georg Simmel.

Georg Simmel (1858-1918) was a German sociologist whose studies pioneered the concept of social structure. He was a key precursor of social network analysis. His most famous works today are "The Philosophy of Money", "The Stranger", "The Web of Group Affiliation" and "The Metropolis and Mental Life".

Organizer
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Katherine Faust

Professor of sociology, University of California, Irvine
Katherine Faust is a professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine where she is also affiliated with the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences.  Her research has focused on comparing network patterns across different forms of social relations and animal... Read More →