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[BOAI] SciDataCon 2014 - First Call for Papers and Sessions (Deadline: 25 May 2014)

From: Sridhar Gutam <gutam2000 AT gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2014 11:27:10 +0530


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*Apologies for Cross Posting*

*Source: http://www.scidatacon2014.org/submissions
<http://www.scidatacon2014.org/submissions> *

The SciDataCon 2014 Steering Committee now invites proposals for sessions,
and abstracts for oral presentations, addressing the overarching conference
theme of 'Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability' and
related themes such as those indicated below:

   1. Data sharing, integration, and interoperability to address research
   challenges in global sustainability:
      - Data publication and citation
      - Innovative approaches to data integration and interoperability
      - Semantic data integration
      - Interoperability standards and reference data
      - Software architecture and systems
      - Disciplinary and interdisciplinary case studies: environment,
      health, social sciences, humanities, biodiversity, climate change,
      materials, energy, disasters, etc.
   2. Big Data science and technology:
      - Data-intensive scientific discovery
      - Large-scale computing software and systems
      - Presentation, analytics, learning, and knowledge discovery
      - Data mining and visualisation
      - High-impact applications
   3. Development and sustainability of data services:
      - Data systems and infrastructure sustainability
      - Data curation and stewardship, and development of trusted
      repositories
      - Solutions and tools for research data management and data security
      - Rescue of scientific data at risk
      - Capacity building and education in data science
      - Private sector roles and public-private partnerships
   4. Scientific data for decision making and policy:
      - Assessment of the impact and economic and societal value of data
      - Data quality, documentation, and credibility
      - Data-driven models and data products for decision- and policy-makers
      - Citizen science and crowdsourcing
      - Sustainability indicators and metrics
      - Open government
   5. International collaboration on research data:
      - Development of new observational and data networks
      - Interoperability and integration of existing data networks
      - Data policy and access, particularly in developing countries
      - Open scientific research data frameworks, including legal issues
      - Capacity building and advocacy
      - Lessons learned from past or current international research and
      data programmes
      - New opportunities to support Future Earth and other international
      research initiatives

 Submission Instructions

*Proposals should be submitted before **24 May 2014** at 00:00 UTC*
 Abstracts for Oral Presentations and Sessions
Proposed Oral Presentations must be submitted online. This involves
completing an online form and uploading a two-page abstract, with
additional information, using the following MS Word template: Template for
Oral Presentation
proposal<https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=0B4qnUFYMgSc-alNvLUp4SmV5ZVk>

 Proposed Sessions must also be submitted online, and envisage a panel
discussion, a workshop, or a series of papers on a coherent theme. This
involves completing an online form and uploading a summary, with additional
information (theme, format, speakers, in, status of speaker invitations and
their commitment), using the following MS Word template: Template for
Session 
proposal<https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=0B4qnUFYMgSc-Q0otWE9VMXdaUWc>


 *>>> Online Submission 
<http://www.eregnow.com/?SciDataCon2014abst>*

 Abstracts publication
All accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference Proceedings,
following the prescribed submission format.

 Selected authors, who indicated their intention to submit full papers,
will be invited to publish a peer-reviewed manuscript in a special issue of
the CODATA Data Science Journal <http://www.codata.org/dsj/>.


*Sridhar Gutam PhD, ARS, Patent Laws (NALSAR), IP & Biotech. (WIPO)*
Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology), Central Institute for Subtropical
Horticulture <http://cishlko.org/>
Mentor, Young Professionals' Platform for Agricultural Research for
Development <http://ypard.net/>
Convenor, Open Access India <https://www.facebook.com/oaindia>
Rehmankhera, Kakori Post, Lucknow 226101, Uttar Pradesh, India
Phone: +91-522-2841022/23/24; Fax:
+91-522-2841025; Mobile:+91-9005760036/8005346136
Publications: http://works.bepress.com/sridhar_gutam/;
http://opendepot.org/view/creators/Gutam=3ASridhar=3A=3A.html
Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=6W1MSSwAAAAJ&hl=en

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<div dir=3D"ltr"><div class=3D"gmail_default" 
style=3D"font-family:arial,he=
lvetica,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,0,0)"><div><b><u>Apologies for Cross Posting=
</u><br><br></b></div><div><b>Source: 
<a href=3D"http://www.scidatacon2014.=
org/submissions">http://www.scidatacon2014.org/submissions</a><br>

</b></div><div><b><br></b>The SciDataCon 
2014 Steering Committee now invite=
s proposals=20
for sessions, and abstracts for oral presentations, addressing the=20
overarching conference theme of &lsquo;Data Sharing and Integration for 
Glo=
bal
 Sustainability&rsquo; and related themes such as those indicated 
below:</d=
iv>
<ol><li>
		Data sharing, integration, and interoperability to address research chall=
enges in global sustainability:
		<ul><li>
				Data publication and citation</li><li>
				Innovative approaches to data integration and 
interoperability</li><li>
				Semantic data integration</li><li>
				Interoperability standards and reference data</li><li>
				Software architecture and systems</li><li>
				Disciplinary and interdisciplinary case studies: environment,=20
health, social sciences, humanities, biodiversity, climate change,=20
materials, energy, disasters, etc.</li></ul>
	</li><li>
		Big Data science and technology:
		<ul><li>
				Data-intensive scientific discovery</li><li>
				Large-scale computing software and systems</li><li>
				Presentation, analytics, learning, and knowledge 
discovery</li><li>
				Data mining and visualisation</li><li>
				High-impact applications</li></ul>
	</li><li>
		Development and sustainability of data services:
		<ul><li>
				Data systems and infrastructure sustainability</li><li>
				Data curation and stewardship, and development of trusted repositories<=
/li><li>
				Solutions and tools for research data management and data 
security</li>=
<li>
				Rescue of scientific data at risk</li><li>
				Capacity building and education in data science</li><li>
				Private sector roles and public-private partnerships</li></ul>
	</li><li>
		Scientific data for decision making and policy:
		<ul><li>
				Assessment of the impact and economic and societal value of 
data</li><l=
i>
				Data quality, documentation, and credibility</li><li>
				Data-driven models and data products for decision- and policy-makers</l=
i><li>
				Citizen science and crowdsourcing</li><li>
				Sustainability indicators and metrics</li><li>
				Open government</li></ul>
	</li><li>
		International collaboration on research data:
		<ul><li>
				Development of new observational and data networks</li><li>
				Interoperability and integration of existing data 
networks</li><li>
				Data policy and access, particularly in developing 
countries</li><li>
				Open scientific research data frameworks, including legal 
issues</li><l=
i>
				Capacity building and advocacy</li><li>
				Lessons learned from past or current international research and data pr=
ogrammes</li><li>
				New opportunities to support Future Earth and other international resea=
rch initiatives&nbsp;</li></ul>
	</li></ol>
<h2>
	Submission Instructions</h2>
<p>
	<span style=3D"color:rgb(255,0,0)"><b>Proposals should 
be submitted before=
&nbsp;</b></span><b 
style=3D"color:rgb(255,0,0)">24 May 2014</b><b style=3D=
"color:rgb(255,0,0)">&nbsp;at 00:00 UTC</b></p>
<h3>
	Abstracts for Oral Presentations and Sessions</h3>
<div>
	Proposed Oral Presentations must be submitted online. This involves=20
completing an online form and uploading a two-page abstract, with=20
additional information, using the following MS Word template: <a 
href=3D"ht=
tps://drive.google.com/uc?export=3Ddownload&amp;id=3D0B4qnUFYMgSc-alNvLUp4S=
mV5ZVk">Template for Oral Presentation proposal</a></div>
<div>
	&nbsp;</div>
<div>
	Proposed Sessions must also be submitted online, and envisage a panel=20
discussion, a workshop, or a series of papers on a coherent theme. This=20
involves completing an online form and uploading a summary, with=20
additional information (theme, format, speakers, in, status of speaker=20
invitations and their commitment), using the following MS Word template:
 <a 
href=3D"https://drive.google.com/uc?export=3Ddownload&amp;id=3D0B4qnUFY=
MgSc-Q0otWE9VMXdaUWc">Template for Session 
proposal</a></div>
<div>
	&nbsp;</div>
<div>
	&nbsp;</div>
<div>
	<b><span style=3D"font-size:16px"><a 
href=3D"http://www.eregnow.com/?SciDa=
taCon2014abst" target=3D"_blank">&gt;&gt;&gt; 
Online Submission</a></span><=
/b></div>
<div>
	&nbsp;</div>
<h3>
	Abstracts publication</h3>
<div>
	All accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference Proceedings, fo=
llowing the prescribed submission format.</div>
<div>
	&nbsp;</div>
<div>
	Selected authors, who indicated their intention to submit full papers,=20
will be invited to publish a peer-reviewed manuscript in a special issue
 of the <a href=3D"http://www.codata.org/dsj/">CODATA Data 
Science Journal<=
/a>.</div><br><br 
clear=3D"all"></div><div><div 
dir=3D"ltr"><font face=3D"a=
rial, helvetica, sans-serif"><b><font>Sridhar Gutam 
</font><font size=3D"1"=
>PhD, ARS, Patent Laws (NALSAR), IP &amp; Biotech. 
(WIPO)</font></b><br>

<font size=3D"1">Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology), 
</font><a href=3D"htt=
p://cishlko.org/" style=3D"font-size:x-small" 
target=3D"_blank">Central Ins=
titute for Subtropical Horticulture</a><br><font 
size=3D"1">Mentor, </font>=
<a href=3D"http://ypard.net/" 
style=3D"font-size:x-small" target=3D"_blank"=
>Young Professionals&#39; Platform for Agricultural Research for 
Developmen=
t</a></font><div>

<font face=3D"arial, helvetica, sans-serif" 
size=3D"1">Convenor,&nbsp;<a hr=
ef=3D"https://www.facebook.com/oaindia" 
target=3D"_blank">Open Access India=
</a><br>Rehmankhera, Kakori Post,&nbsp;Lucknow 226101, Uttar 
Pradesh, India=
<br>Phone: +91-522-2841022/23/24; Fax: 
+91-522-2841025;&nbsp;Mobile:+91-900=
5760036/8005346136<br>

Publications:&nbsp;</font><font size=3D"1"><a 
href=3D"http://works.bepress.=
com/sridhar_gutam/" 
target=3D"_blank">http://works.bepress.com/sridhar_guta=
m/</a>;&nbsp;</font><span 
style=3D"font-size:x-small"><a href=3D"http://ope=
ndepot.org/view/creators/Gutam=3D3ASridhar=3D3A=3D3A.html" 
target=3D"_blank=
">http://opendepot.org/view/creators/Gutam=3D3ASridhar=3D3A=3D3A.html</a></=
span></div>

<div><font size=3D"1">Google Scholar:&nbsp;<a 
href=3D"http://scholar.google=
.com/citations?user=3D6W1MSSwAAAAJ&amp;hl=3Den" 
target=3D"_blank">http://sc=
holar.google.com/citations?user=3D6W1MSSwAAAAJ&amp;hl=3Den</a></font></div>=
</div></div>
</div>

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