[open-science] SciDataCon 2014: Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability

Sridhar Gutam gutam2000 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 09:43:21 UTC 2014

Hello All,

As I am near to Delhi, I would like to attend this Conference. Being a
scientist from Agricultural Sciences, I would like to talk on behalf of
Open Data in Agricultural Sciences.

I hope many who are in this list from India would also be interested to
attend the conference.

Any joint proposals?? count me in...

Thanks & Regards

*Sridhar Gutam PhD, ARS, Patent Laws (NALSAR), IP & Biotech. (WIPO)*
Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology), Central Institute for Subtropical
Horticulture <http://cishlko.org/>
Mentor, Young Professionals' Platform for Agricultural Research for
Development <http://ypard.net/>
Convenor, Open Access India <https://www.facebook.com/oaindia>
Rehmankhera, Kakori Post, Lucknow 226101, Uttar Pradesh, India
Phone: +91-522-2841022/23/24; Fax:
+91-522-2841025; Mobile:+91-9005760036/8005346136
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On 29 January 2014 14:58, Jenny Molloy <jenny.molloy at okfn.org> wrote:

> Hello All
> Just to highlight this conference and encourage contributions from working
> group members - especially those in India as the conference is based in New
> Delhi!
> Do use the list as a sounding board for session ideas or to find
> collaborators and fellow organisers if you feel it would be helpful. We'd
> also be delighted if anyone attending would be prepared to blog or tweet
> from the event for us as I'm sure the topics covered will be of interest to
> many in the working group.
> If enough people are going, we can try and arrange an open science meetup
> during the event.
> Jenny
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: CODATA ED <execdir at codata.org>
> Date: Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 11:10 AM
> Subject: Call for SciDataCon 2014 International Scientific Programme
> Committee Candidates
> To: DATA-PUBLICATION at jiscmail.ac.uk
> *CODATA (ICSU's Committee on Data for Science and Technology)
> http://www.codata.org <http://www.codata.org> and the ICSU World Data
> System http://www.icsu-wds.org <http://www.icsu-wds.org> are collaborating
> to organise a joint conference, SciDataCon 2014
> http://www.scidatacon2014.org <http://www.scidatacon2014.org> in New Delhi
> on 2-5 November 2014.   *
> Highlighting the theme of 'Data Sharing and Integration for Global
> Sustainability', this will be a major international conference addressing
> various issues relating to data and international research.
> *CODATA and WDS invite applications for expert members of the
> International Scientific Programme Committee.  Further details are below
> and in a pdf attachment.  Please submit applications no later than 14
> February 2014 using the online form
> at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hie81RpuLZZLK-9V1MR9fanSr7d1MxcnXyvNNdWVgaA/viewform
> <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hie81RpuLZZLK-9V1MR9fanSr7d1MxcnXyvNNdWVgaA/viewform>*
> With very best wishes,
> Simon Hodson, Executive Director CODATA, and Mustapha Mokrane, Executive
> Director WDS.
> http://codata.org/blog/2014/01/23/call-for-scidatacon-2014-international-scientific-programme-committee-candidates/
> *SciDataCon 2014: Invitation for International Scientific Programme
> Committee Candidates*
> *Below is the text of the Call for Candidates issued jointly by CODATA and
> Dear Colleagues,
> Data are essential to all scientific endeavours. The emerging cultures of
> data sharing and publication, open access to, and reuse of data are
> positive signs of an evolving research environment. Nevertheless, several
> cultural and technological challenges are still preventing the scientific
> and research community from realizing the full benefits of these trends.
> The *Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA)*
> http://www.codata.org and the *World Data System (WDS)*
> http://www.icsu-wds.org, interdisciplinary bodies of the
> International Council for Science (ICSU) http://www.icsu.org are
> supporting and encouraging these positive changes by actively promoting
> effective data policies and good data management practices in
> the scientific and research community, to produce better science, which
> ultimately benefits society. Likewise, the challenges and opportunities of
> 'Big Data' may have ramifications for the conduct of science: the value and
> importance of data are being recognized more than ever before.
> As a major contribution to this effort, the two organizations are
> co-sponsoring and organizing a high profile international biennial
> conference on scientific research data. SciDataCon will provide a unique
> platform bringing together international experts and practitioners in data
> sciences, technologies and management; researchers from the natural,
> social, health and computer sciences, and from the humanities; research
> funders; policy makers and advisors.
> The sustainability challenges facing society today cannot be solved
> without multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary research on global
> sustainability that requires the use, sharing and integration of data
> across scientific disciplines and domains and from international sources.
> The effectiveness and credibility of this research will rely on the
> availability to the scientific and research community of quality-assessed
> and interoperable datasets.
> To facilitate the work of international research undertakings--including
> the Future Earth international research programme on global sustainability
> launched by ICSU and its partners in 2014--and amplify the message of
> like-minded global data initiatives promoting data sharing and
> interoperability--including the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and the
> recently established Research Data Alliance (RDA)--SciDataCon 2014
> http://www.scidatacon2014.org will highlight the theme of Data Sharing
> and Integration for Global Sustainability.
> *The conference will take place on 2-5 November 2014 in New Delhi,
> India and will be hosted by the Indian National Science Academy.* With
> high-level keynotes, a mix of plenary and parallel sessions, and a
> stimulating poster session, SciDataCon is conceived as a focussed--yet
> inclusive--conference to address the issues most important to the global
> scientific and research community as they pertain to data and information.
> The International Scientific Programme Committee will play a key role in
> implementing the scientific programme with innovative online consultation
> and input from research and data science communities worldwide.
> *We invite applications for expert members of the International Scientific
> Programme Committee.  Please submit applications no later than 14 February
> 2014 using the online form available here:
> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hie81RpuLZZLK-9V1MR9fanSr7d1MxcnXyvNNdWVgaA/viewform
> <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hie81RpuLZZLK-9V1MR9fanSr7d1MxcnXyvNNdWVgaA/viewform>
> *
> *Sent on behalf of Huadong GUO, President, CODATA and Bernard Minster,
> Chair, ICSU World Data System*
> ___________________________
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