International School and Conference on Network Science

8-11 February 2022
Porto, Portugal
(attending information available)


NetSciX is Coming

NetSci-X, the Network Science Society‘s signature winter conference, will visit Porto, Portugal in 2022. Bringing together leading researchers and innovators, NetSci-X 2022 will connect the Portuguese culture of innovation and hospitality with the novel perspectives of Network Science.

NetSci-X extends the popular NetSci conference series to provide an additional forum for a growing community of academics and practitioners working on networks. This is the first NetSci conference held in Portugal. The conference fosters interdisciplinary communication and collaboration in network science research across computer and information sciences, physics, mathematics, statistics, the life sciences, neuroscience, environmental sciences, social sciences, finance and business, arts and design.

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NetSci-X 2022 will include:

  • One-day network science school on February 8th
  • Main conference (plenary and parallel sessions, poster sessions) on February 9th — 11th

We plan to do a hybrid conference that combines a "live" in-person event with a "virtual" online session.


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Registration is now openCheck the registration page for more details about the registration fees and deadlines.

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 Tentative Program

We prepared the preliminary program structure for the main conference and network science school.

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Call for Papers

NetSci-X 2022 welcomes submissions to both an abstract or proceedings track. All submissions will undergo a peer-review process. Key dates and more details about how to submit can be found on the call for submissions page.

Key Dates

Full Paper/Extended Abstract Submission: December 8, 2021 November 26 (23:59:59 AoE)
Author Notification: January 2, 2022  December 20
Early Registration: January 14, 2022  January 10

Submissions details

Submissions are now closed. Detailed instructions were published here.


Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Models of Complex Networks
  • Structural Network Properties
  • Algorithms for Network Analysis
  • Graph Mining
  • Large-Scale Graph Analytics
  • Epidemics
  • Resilience and Robustness
  • Community Structure
  • Motifs and Subgraph Patterns
  • Link Prediction
  • Multilayer/Multiplex Networks
  • Temporal and Spatial Networks
  • Dynamics on and of Complex Networks
  • Network Controllability
  • Synchronization in Networks
  • Percolation, Resilience, Phase Transitions
  • Network Geometry
  • Network Neuroscience
  • Network Medicine
  • Bioinformatics and Earth Sciences Applications
  • Mobility and Urban Networks
  • Computational Social Sciences
  • Rumor and Viral Marketing
  • Economics and Financial Networks

Keynote speakers

Jure Leskovec

Stanford University, USA

Jurgen Kurths

Humboldt University Berlin, Germany & PIK - Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Manuela Veloso

Carnegie Mellon University

Stefano Boccaletti

CNR's Institute for Complex Systems, Florence, Italy

Tijana Milenkovic

University of Notre Dame, USA

Tiziana Di Matteo

King's College London, UK

General Chairs

Fernando Silva

University of Porto

José Mendes

University of Aveiro

Rosário Laureano


Past NetSciX events

NetSciX 2020

Tokyo, Japan

NetSciX 2019

Santiago, Chile

NetSciX 2018

Hangzhou, China

NetSciX 2017

Tel Aviv, Israel

NetSciX 2016

Wroclaw, Poland

NetSciX 2015

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Universidade de Aveiro
Universidade do Porto

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