Day 1 (Wednesday, June 20, 2018)

Time Program
09:50 am – 10:20 am Registration and Coffee
10:20 am – 10:30 am Opening Remarks by Dr Pankaj Jalote, Director, IIIT-D.
10:30 am – 11:30 am Keynote Lecture (and Q&A) by Professor James Evans, Computational Social Science Program, University of Chicago
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Algorithmic Game Theory and Mechanism Design
• Selling to a Naive Agent with Two Rationales (Debasis Mishra and Kolagani Paramahamsa, Indian Statistical Institute)
• Equitable Mechanisms for Land Assembly and Eminent Domain (Rakesh Chaturvedi and Gaurav Arora, IIIT Delhi)
12:30 pm – 01:30 pm Lunch
01:30 pm – 03:30 pm Computing in Social Contexts
• Understanding Social Values in Mobility Services using the Internet of Things (Razvan Nicolescu, Imperial College London, Ratan Suri, IIIT-D)
• Data Digitization for the Indian context (Shriram Venkatraman and Manohar Kumar, IIIT-D)
• Internet of Things and Mobility (Razvan Nicolescu, Imperial College London)
• The Portfolio Theory and R Programming – A Case Study (Saeb Ali, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal)
03:30 pm – 03:45 pm Coffee Break
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Panel Discussion on
• Computational Social Sciences as an educational program in India

Day 2 (Thursday, June 21, 2018)

Time Program
10:00 am – 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am – 11:30 am  Applied Game Design and Social Dynamics/Development
• Serious Games for Change: Design, Development and Evaluation (Patrick Jagoda, University of Chicago)
• Gaming Orientation: Alternate Reality Games as Cultural Intervention (Kristen Schilt and Patrick Jagoda, University of Chicago)
11:30 am – 11:45 am Coffee Break
11:45 am – 01:15 pm Big-Data Methods for Public Policy Research
• Granular Satellite-Derived Economic Indicators: Concepts and Methods (Siddharth Gupta and Sagar Verma, Granular Co., U.S.A.)
• Sustainable groundwater extraction amidst agricultural land use change and policy: A Spatio-temporal analysis (Saif Ali and Gaurav Arora, IIIT Delhi)
•Online stakeholder networks for urban air quality governance: Evidence from New Delhi (Aasim Khan, Gaurav Arora and Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, IIIT Delhi)
01:15 pm – 02:30 pm Lunch
02:30 pm – 04:00 pm Panel Discussion on
• Scope for advancing computational social science methods for research in India, data collection through digitization of historical accounts, setting up a research lab and related infrastructure, exploring collaborations, funding opportunities, publication avenues, research dissemination and IPR.