Spreading and Accessing Information

July 16th - July 22nd, 2023

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School Program

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Travel and accommodation

The conference room (located at Hotel Giardino sul Mare, Via Maddalena, Lipari) is air-conditioned and equipped with all conference materials. In addition, special areas are reserved for students for the afternoon coursework and study. The island of Lipari can be easily reached from Milazzo, Palermo, Naples, Messina, and Reggio Calabria by ferry or hydrofoil (50 minutes from Milazzo).


Two kinds of participants are welcome.

Students: Participants that are expected to do afternoon coursework and take a final exam (The grades will be given following the ECTS grading scale). The course will involve a total of 24 hours of teaching. Passing the final exam gives the right to an equivalent of 6 ECTS credits in any Ph.D. program.

Auditors: participants who are not interested in taking the final exam.

The registration fee is 600 €. The fee covers the course material, bus+hydrofoil Catania airport-Lipari-Catania airport, social events, and coffee breaks. Late registration is 700 €.  
Early registration applications can be submitted up to May 31st, 2023. Late registrations will be accepted up to June 30th, 2023

Applicants must include an updated link to an official website.  In case of cancellation after fee payments, a 30% penalty will be applied. In the case of credit card payments, processing fees cannot be reimbursed. Payment must be received as soon as possible, no later than June 30th, 2023. Only wire transfers or credit card payments can be accepted.

SoBigData RI

This event is supported by the European Union – Horizon 2020 Program under the scheme “INFRAIA-01-2018-2019 – Integrating Activities for Advanced Communities”, Grant Agreement n.871042, “SoBigData++: European Integrated Infrastructure for Social Mining and Big Data Analytics” (http://www.sobigdata.eu), and by SoBigData.it that receives funding from European Union – NextGenerationEU – National Recovery and Resilience Plan (Piano Nazionale di Ripresa e Resilienza, PNRR) – Project: “SoBigData.it – Strengthening the Italian RI for Social Mining and Big Data Analytics” – Prot. IR0000013 – Avviso n. 3264 del 28/12/2021.

L’evento “Lipari School on Computational Complex and Social Systems - Spreading and Accessing Information” è stato organizzato anche nell’ambito delle iniziative del progetto SoBigData.it volte alla formazione di nuovi utenti e comunità dell’infrastruttura di ricerca (SoBigData.eu).