In the past decade Social Network Analysis (SNA) has become an established research field in the social and behavioral sciences as well as the natural sciences. The international conference on Applications of Social Network Analysis (ASNA) brings this interdisciplinary community together to assess the state of the field and discuss current developments and innovations in social networks research. The contributions selected for this proceeding were presented at the 7th ASNA conference, held at the ETH Zurich and University of Zurich (15.-17. September 2010). The papers were selected in a peer review process, and reflect different applications of SNA with a special focus on the dynamics of social networks.