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SciDataCon 2014

Jawaharlal Nehru University Convention Centre, New Delhi, India

The inaugural Conference, SciDataCon 2014, will be held on 2–5 November 2014 at the Jawaharlal Nehru University Convention Centre in New Delhi, India; hosted by the Indian National Science Academy. It will have the general theme of Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability; with an eye towards the Future Earth research programme, which will be launched by ICSU and its partners in ...

WDS Co-convened Session at EGU General Assembly 2014

Vienna, Austria

Wim Hugo of the WDS-SC will represent ICSU-WDS at the 2014 General Assembly of European Geoscience Union. During the GA, WDS will co-convene the session  ESSI2.9: International cross-project collaboration and interoperability of data management systems . This session is targeted to all geoscientists, computer and information scientists who want to present their expertise and experiences in ...

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Providing Social Science Data Services: Strategies for Design and Operation

ICPSR - Ann Arbor, MI

This workshop, taught by Bobray Bordelon (Princeton University), Jane Fry (Carleton University), and Ron Nakao (Stanford University), is aimed at individuals who manage or support local services for ICPSR and other research data for quantitative analysis. It is organized around four data service areas—collections, users, access, and preservation—and will touch on the complete research lifecycle. ...

Curating and Managing Research Data for Reuse

ICPSR - Ann Arbor, MI

This workshop, taught by Louise Corti (UK Data Archive), Jared Lyle (ICPSR), and Veerle Van den Eynden (UK Data Archive), will explore and apply the concepts and benefits of lifecycle principles for data curation; from selecting and preparing data for archiving to optimizing and promoting data for reuse. ICPSR social science quantitative datasets and UK Data Archive qualitative and ...

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EarthCube All-Hands Meeting

Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel, Washington, D.C.

The EarthCube All-Hands Meeting will bring together project institutions, partners, collaborators, and scientists from across the globe to share their progress and experience with EarthCube thus far, and discuss and plan activities for the upcoming year. This meeting will be held from June 24-26, 2014 at the Renaissance Dupont Circle hotel in Washington, D.C. This event is designed in the ...