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CODATA 2019 Beijing: Call for Presentations and Posters + Registration Open

CODATA 2019 Beijing: Call for Presentations and Posters + Registration Open

The Call for Presentations and Posters for CODATA 2019 Beijing: Towards next-generation data-driven science: policies, practices and platforms, 19–20 September has now been released. Please submit proposals at https://conference.codata.org/CODATA_2019/ by the deadline of 24 June.

Registration is also now open! The Conference Website now has information for registration, accommodation and visa matters. Make your arrangements as soon as possible. The conference venue is the Friendship Hotel. Useful information is given at:


CODATA 2019: Towards next-generation data-driven science: policies, practices and platforms

Science globally is being transformed by new digital technologies. At the same time addressing the major global challenges of the age requires the analysis of vast quantities of heterogeneous data from multiple sources. In response, many countries, regions and scientific domains have developed Research Infrastructures to assist with the management, stewardship and analysis. These developments have been stimulated by Open Science policies and practices, both those developed by funders and those that have emerged from communities. The FAIR principles and supporting practices seek to accelerate this process and unlock the potential of analysis at scale with machines. This conference provides a significant opportunity to survey and examine these developments from a global perspective.

The conference themes and guidelines for proposals for presentations and posters may be consulted here.

The conference will follow a high-level workshop, 17–18 September 2019, on ‘Implementing Open Research Data Policy and Practice’ that will examine such challenges in China and elsewhere in the light of the emergence of data policies and in particular the China State Council’s Notice on ‘Measures for Managing Scientific Data’.