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’’).
Network: Visiteurs UQAM User name: asunbelt2019 Password: DQ32fK23
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). 
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Wednesday, June 19 • 08:30 - 11:30
Method selection and adaptation (3-hour)

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Organizer: Ulrik Brandes

Which centrality measure should I use? Why are there no interesting regular equivalences? Is modularity clustering appropriate for my data? Or should I use this fancy new machine learning approach that everyone keeps recommending? And how do I defend my choices when reviewers disagree?

This workshop will introduce the pivotal notion of network position, i.e., how an actor relates to everyone else in the network, as a means to inform method selection by theory and context. The approach reveals tacit assumptions in commonly used methods, and facilitates adaption without requiring a degree in mathematics.

Wednesday June 19, 2019 08:30 - 11:30 EDT