May 19: Charles River Workshop on Private Analysis of Social Networks

The Charles River Workshop on Private Analysis of Social Networks will take place on Monday, May 19, from 9 am to 5 pm, at the Hariri Institute, 111 Cummington St, MCS 180, Boston University. There will be talks and a discussion session covering different aspects of the challenge of performing and releasing analyses of graph data while protecting personal information. The workshop is intended for researchers in computer science and statistics interested in various aspects of privacy and social networks.

Confirmed participants include:

– Ashwin Machanavajjhala (Duke)
– Gerome Miklau (UMass)
– Michael Hay (Colgate)
– Tina Eliasi-Rad (Rutgers)
– Eric Kolaczyk (Boston University)
– Evimaria Terzi (Boston University)
– Sharon Goldberg (Boston University)
– Jon Ullman (Harvard)
– Or Sheffet (Harvard)
– Yaron Singer (Harvard)
– Salil Vadhan (Harvard)
– Ran Canetti (Boston University)
– Kobbi Nissim (Ben Gurion, Boston University, Harvard)
– Sofya Raskhodnikova (Penn State, Boston University, Harvard)
– Leonid Reyzin (Boston University)
– Adam Smith (Penn State, Boston University, Harvard)
– David Xiao (CNRS)

Full program and other details to follow this week.

The event is sponsored by the Boston University’s Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science and Engineering, and the BU Center for Reliable Information Systems and Cyber Security (RISCS), in collaboration with Harvard University’s Privacy Tools project.