The first Call for Abstracts for Oral Presentations and Sessions at SciDataCon 2014 has now been released. Proposals for Papers and Sessions are invited under the conference theme of Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability and a number of related sub-themes and topics. Further details are available on the conference website. The deadline for submissions is 25 May 2014.
Registration for the conference, which takes place in New Delhi, 2-5 November 2014, is also now available.
SciDataCon 2014 is co-organised by CODATA and our sister organisation, the ICSU World Data System, with the support of the Indian National Science Academy and a Local Organising Committee. The International Scientific Programme Committee has also been announced – it will be co-chaired by CODATA Past-President, Professor Krishan Lal of and Professor Paul Berkman of the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. With genuinely global participation, this is intended to be a landmark conference addressing various issues relating to data and international research.