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Call for Papers: WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2019

The WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2019 will be held on 7–8 May 2019 in Beijing, China; hosted by the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Nature Resources Research, Chinese Academy Of Science.

The purpose of the conference is to establish a collaborative network to share information and to do bottom up of data-oriented activities in the Asia-Oceania area. Towards realizing this goal, we are inviting papers/abstract submissions on the following conference themes by 28 February 2019:

  1. Data acquisition – Barriers and efforts.
  2. Practices for preservation and provision of quality-accessed research data.
  3. Infrastructures for international and collaborative activities on data.
  4. Application of advanced technologies to data management.
  5. Enhancement of data standards or best practices for data management.
  6. Promotion of Open Science and Open Data activities (including data publication).
  7. Data-driven science cooperation and sustainable development (e.g., the UN Sustainable Development Goals).
  8. Supporting early career researchers in data-oriented activities.

Important dates to note are:

  • Application for Travel Support (for up to 8 participants): by 15 February 2019
  • Abstract Submission: by 28 February 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: by 10 March 2019
  • Registration: by 30 March 2019
  • Hotel Reservation: by 27 April 2019 (opens 1 March)
  • Conference: 7–8 May 2019

Detailed information on the conference can be found at: