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FINAL REMINDER: Call for Candidates for the SciDataCon 2016 Programme Committee, DEADLINE 15 February

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    Simon Hodson

    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 this online form available here or by completing the attached word document form and sending it to ***@***.***
    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. For further information see
    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 attached invitation letter.
    SciDataCon 2016 (deadline for session proposals, 7 March):
    International Data Week:
    Nominations for SciDataCon 2016 Programme Committee, Deadline 15 February 2016:
    Call for Session Proposals, SciDataCon 2016, Deadline 7 March 2016:
    Data Science Journal, Call for Papers: Advances in Data Modelling and Knowledge Representation for Research Data, deadline 31 March 2016:
    Applications are now invited for the CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science, hosted at the International Centre of Theoretical Physics, 1-12 August 2016:
    For further news from the CODATA community, please consider joining the CODATA International list at
    Dr Simon Hodson | Executive Director CODATA |
    E-Mail: ***@***.*** | Twitter: @simonhodson99 | Skype: simonhodson99
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    CODATA (ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology), 5 rue Auguste Vacquerie, 75016 Paris, FRANCE


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