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CODATA 2017: Submission and Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended to 28 July

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Following a very large number of requests from those organising sessions and planning to submit papers to CODATA 2017 ‘Global Challenges and Data-Driven Science’, 8-13 October 2017, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, the conference organisers have agreed to extend the deadline for submissions to 28 July.  In line with this, the deadline for ‘early-bird’ registration has been also extended to 28 July 2017.
To Submit Proposals for Sessions and Papers
To submit a proposal for a session or a paper at CODATA 2017, go to (you will need to register to use the CODATA abstract submission site – this is not the same as registering fro the conference).
CODATA 2017 is running simultaneous proposals for sessions and papers. The deadline for both types of proposal is now 28 July 2017.  Please consult the information on Submission Procedure at
It is the responsibility of session organisers to ensure that the papers that comprise a proposed session are also submitted by the deadline of 28 July.
Papers may be proposed either 1) in relation to simultaneous proposal for a session; or, 2) independently of a session proposal in order to be assigned to an appropriate thematic session by the organisers.
The Themes of CODATA 2017: Global Challenges and Data-Driven Science
The purpose of the CODATA 2017 Conference is to explore the fundamental issues relating to the availability, (re-)use and scientific analysis of data that relate to the most significant contemporary global challenges.  The priority themes of CODATA 2017 are:
  1. Achievements in Data Driven Science: covering concrete achievements in data-driven science across all research areas;
  2. Earth Observations Data and the Earth’s System: including data collection, analysis and integration of Earth observations and the study of the Earth’s system;
  3. Data and Disaster Risk Research: covering the collection, analysis and integration of data for disaster risk research;
  4. Data Driven and Sustainable Cities: covering the use of data for Smart Cities, sustainable and resilient urban development;
  5. Big Data in Scientific and Commercial Sectors: covering the shared data challenges of Big Data management and analysis in both the scientific and commercial sectors;
  6. Data Analysis, Event Recognition and Applications: covering the fundamental and practical issues of relating data analysis, event recognition and application;
  7. National and International Data Services: covering the coordination and development of national and international data services;
  8. Research Data Services in Universities: covering the development of research data services in universities and other research organisations;
  9. Coordination of Data Standards and Interoperability;
  10. FAIR Data and the Limits of Open Data;
  11. Metrology, Reference Data and Monitoring Data: covering fundamental physical constants, metrology, issues around the reliability and standardisation of reference data in all domains;
  12. Sessions and abstracts concerning other themes relating to data policy, data science and data management for all areas of research will be considered.
How To Register to Attend CODATA 2017, Saint Petersburg
To register to attend the conference and for information about travel, logistics and accommodation go to
Register at the ‘early-bird’ rate by 28 July 2017:
The conference will take place in the wonderful setting of the St. Petersburg Museum of Art.  See for further information about the venue, location, accommodation and registration.