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Call for Papers for SciDataCon 2016 Now Closed!

Call for Papers for SciDataCon 2016 Now Closed!

Following numerous requests, the deadline for submitting abstracts to SciDataCon 2016 was extended until Monday, 30 May. With that deadline passed, we would like to confirm that the submissions system has now been closed. Thank you to everyone for your poster and paper abstracts, the response to the Call has been overwhelming!

A reminder that online registration is open for International Data Week (IDW) 2016. Several packages can be chosen from, and an Early Bird rate is available for those registering before 8 August. Note that rooms have been block-booked at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (the venue of IDW) and can be reserved through the Venue page of the IDW website.


SciDataCon is a scientific research conference series convened biennially by the ICSU World Data System and ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology. The 2016 conference will take place on 11–13 September 2016 in Denver, Colorado as part of International Data Week, and is entitled Advancing the Frontiers of Data Science and Data Stewardship. The scope of SciDataCon 2016 is explicitly broad and inclusive, addressing all aspects of the role of data in research, and will feature scientific papers from a wide range of perspectives.