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2015 Dryad Community Meeting, 27 May, Washington. DC

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The 2015 Dryad Community Meeting will be taking place at 8:30am-4:00pm on 27 May in Washington, DC at the American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009.

The Dryad Community Meeting is an annual event for researchers, journal editors, librarians, data managers, publishers, funders and other individuals or organizations with a stake in the preservation and availability of the scientific and medical data associated with the published literature.

The theme of this year’s meeting is “Taking a closer look at data,” featuring a keynote presentation from Brian Nosek of the Center for Open Science and an Emerging Issues panel discussion about data review.

The Program includes:

  • Dryad101, an introduction to the Dryad Digital Repository, including an overview of recent and upcoming developments
  • A Community Perspectives Forum with partner journals and member organizations sharing their experiences with data publishing
  • The annual Dryad Business Meeting
  • An Emerging Issues panel discussion all about the concept of “data review.”

Dr. Brian Nosek is Director of the Center for Open Science and a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia. The Center for Open Science is a nonprofit technology startup that aims to increase openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scientific research. Nosek is also a co-founder the influential Project Implicit.

There is no cost for registration, but space is limited, so please register early to ensure availability.

For inquiries, please contact Meredith Morovati (, Executive Director.