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WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2019: Registration Open Until 15 April

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. Conference registration is free and is available through the online system until 15 April:

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, the conference has the following themes:

  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:

  • Abstract Submission: by 10 March 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: by end-of-March 2019
  • Registration: by 15 April 2019
  • Hotel Reservation: by 27 April 2019 (opens 1 March)
  • Conference: 7–8 May 2019

Detailed information on the conference can be found at: