The INSNA Freeman Award is given annually to a distinguished scholar in the field of social networks for significant contributions to the scientific study of social structure. The recipient will give a plenary that will review the work for which the award was given.
A history of Freeman Award winners can be found here.

The Simmel Award is given annually to the keynote speaker at the Sunbelt Social Networks Conference. The recipient is selected by the conference hosts in consultation with INSNA’s Board of Directors. A history of Simmel Award winner can be found here.

INSNA Supported Keynotes

Freeman Award Recipient

A/Prof. Michele L. Barnes (University of Sydney, Australia)

Social-ecological networks and resilience to environmental change

Simmel Award Recipient

Prof. Dr. Ulrik Brandes (ETH Zürich)

All about Positⓘns

Conference Keynotes

Prof. Albert-László Barabási (Northeastern University)

Network Science: From Structure to Network Resilience

Prof. Dr. Örjan Bodin (Stockholm Resilience Centre)

How to put out a wildfire? – Investigating collaborative responses to natural disasters using multilevel actor-task networks

Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS