Events on all three days of the conference will be held at the following Kellogg School of Management facilities.

James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Donald P. Jacobs Center
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO)
Chambers Hall
600 Foster Street
Evanston, IL 60208


The Pre-Session including Datathon and Skills Workshop will begin Friday May 15 at 10:00 AM with registration from 8:30AM-6:00PM. The General Session begins at 8:00AM on Saturday with registration from 8:00AM-6:00PM for those not attending Friday’s pre-session.


Discounted hotel accommodations will be provided at the following Evanston hotels. Please request the discounted rate for the Computational Social Science Summit: Kellogg School of Management. Discounted rooms must be reserved prior to April 17, 2015.

Hilton Orrington/Evanston:
1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
847.866.8700 or toll-free: 888.677.4648
Hilton Garden Inn:
1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201 
847.475.6400 or toll-free: 877.STAY HGI
Group code: CSSC
Hotel Code: ORDEVGI


American Taxi: 847-253-2160
303 Taxi: 1-847-368-0303
Northshore Cab: 1-847‐864‐7500
Best Taxi Service: 1-847‐864‐2500
Purple Cab: 1-847‐662‐6000


Please pay attention to posted signs and parking regulations. You can find directions and parking info for Evanston and Northwestern's campus: northwestern.edu/campus-life/campuses/parking/


Click on the following links for directions to the conference locations

James L. Allen Center
Donald P. Jacobs Center
Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO)


Conference check-in will be held from 8:30AM-6:00PM on Friday (for Pre-Session including Datathon and Workshops) and from 8:00AM-6:00PM on Saturday.


Casual attire is appropriate for all days of the conference.


On Friday, lunch will be provided for Datathon and Workshop attendees. Pizza will be provided for Datathon participants Friday evening. On Saturday, a continental breakfast, boxed lunch, and refreshment breaks will be provided for all participants. The day will end with a reception.  On Sunday, a continental breakfast and boxed lunch will be provided for all participants.


Northwestern offers guests free wireless access.


Logistics: Nancy McLaughlin at help@computationalsociology.org
Skills Workshop: Laura Nelson at laura.nelson@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Datathon: Laura Norén at laura.noren@nyu.edu
Sponsorship/Media Inquiries: Alanna Lazarowich at a-lazarowich@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Honor Code:

The purpose of the Computational Social Science Summit Honor Code is to promote our values of integrity, professionalism, and respect for others so that each participant can fully develop intellectually and professionally at the conference. The Computational Social Science Summit is committed to the highest levels of integrity, professionalism, and respect for others. We are dedicated to providing a professional and productive experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, or religion. We all have a responsibility to behave ethically in all situations, to represent honestly our own contributions and those of others in all the work we perform, and to acknowledge and respect diversity in individuals and cultures.