Convened by CODATA and the World Data System (WDS), interdisciplinary bodies of the International Council for Science (ICSU), SciDataCon 2016 is a scientific research conference that will advance the frontiers of data in research. This means addressing a range of fundamental and urgent issues around the ‘Data Revolution’ and the recent data-driven transformation of research and the responses to these issues in the conduct of research. SciDataCon will feature scientific and practice papers, lightning talks, and panel discussions from a wide range of perspectives. The scope is explicitly broad and inclusive, addressing all aspects of the role of data in research.
SciDataCon2016 will take place at on 11-13 September 2016 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colorado, USA. It is part of International Data Week, 11-16 September 2016, convened by CODATA, the WDS and the Research Data Alliance.
Geoffrey Boulton, President of CODATA, and Sandy Harrison, Chair of the World Data System, are pleased to invite applications for expert members of the Programme Committee. You can find more details about the call in the invitation letter available here.
The Programme Committee of SciDataCon 2016 will play a key role in shaping the scientific programme of the conference. We are pleased to invite applications for expert members of the Programme Committee. Please submit applications no later than 15 February 2016 using the online form available here or by sending this form to info@SciDataCon.org
- Letter inviting candidates for the SciDataCon 2016 Programme Committee
- Online form for submitting nominations, deadline 15 February
- Word document for submitting nominations (to be sent to info@SciDataCon.org), deadline 15 February
- Submit a session proposal for SciDataCon 2016, deadline 7 March
- International Data Week