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CODATA 2017: Now Accepting Submissions for Sessions and Papers (Deadline: 30 June)

CODATA 2017: Now Accepting Submissions for Sessions and Papers (Deadline: 30 June)

The CODATA 2017 Conference, 'Global Challenges and Data-Driven Science’ (8–13 October 2017; Saint-Petersburg, Russia) is accepting submissions for sessions and papers until 30 June 2017:

The purpose of the CODATA 2017 Conference is to explore fundamental issues surrounding the availability, (re-)use, and scientific analysis of data that relate to the most significant contemporary global challenges. The priority themes of CODATA 2017 are:

  1. Achievements in Data Driven Science: Covering concrete achievements in data-driven science across all research areas.
  2. Earth Observations Data and the Earth’s System: Including data collection, analysis, and integration of Earth observations and the study of the Earth’s system.
  3. Data and Disaster Risk Research: Covering the collection, analysis, and integration of data for disaster risk research.
  4. Data Driven and Sustainable Cities: Covering the use of data for Smart Cities, sustainable and resilient urban development.
  5. Big Data in Scientific and Commercial Sectors: Covering the shared data challenges of Big Data management and analysis in both the scientific and commercial sectors.
  6. Data Analysis, Event Recognition, and Applications: Covering the fundamental and practical issues of relating data analysis, event recognition, and application.
  7. National and International Data Services: Covering the coordination and development of national and international data services.
  8. Research Data Services in Universities: covering the development of research data services in universities and other research organizations.
  9. Coordination of Data Standards and Interoperability.
  10. FAIR Data and the Limits of Open Data.
  11. Metrology, Reference, Data and Monitoring Data: Covering fundamental physical constants, metrology, issues around the reliability and standardization of reference data in all domains.
  12. Sessions and abstracts concerning other themes relating to data policy, data science, and data management for all areas of research will be considered.

To submit a proposal for a session or a paper at CODATA 2017, go to

CODATA 2017 is running simultaneous proposal calls for sessions and papers. The deadline for both types of proposal is 30 June 2017. Papers may be proposed either: 1) in relation to a simultaneous proposal for a session, or 2) independently of a session proposal for assignment to an appropriate thematic session by the conference organizers. It is the responsibility of session organizers to ensure that the papers comprising a proposed session are also submitted by the deadline of 30 June.

The conference will take place in the wonderful setting of the St. Petersburg Museum of Art. To register to attend the conference and for information about travel, logistics, and accommodation, go to