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World Data System Asia–Oceania Conference 2017

Abstract Submission, Registration, and Application for Support Now Open!

The aims of the WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2017 are to reinforce the data stewardship community in the Asia–Oceania region and to help establish a collaborative system for access to and dissemination of research data. The Conference will bring together data practitioners, data repository managers, and researchers; in particular, those supporting current international research priorities such as the ICSU sponsored programmes: Future Earth, Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, and Urban Health and Wellbeing.

The main objectives of the Conference are to:

  • Strengthen collaboration between countries in the Asia–Oceania region around WDS activities.
  • Build and expand the WDS community in the Asia–Oceania region.
  • Exchange experience on successful WDS Trustworthy Data Repositories certification and membership.
  • Encourage former ICSU World Data Centres to join WDS.
  • Introduce advanced technologies connected with WDS-oriented activities.
  • Promote WDS activities in support of Future Earth in the Asia–Oceania region.

Provisional Schedule

Tue, 26 Sept Cooperative Event: Data-Analysis Workshop on Solar-terrestrial Environment Cooperative Event: Data-Analysis Workshop on Solar-terrestrial Environment
Wed, 27 Sept Registration
Opening Talks
Keynote Talks
Discussions on Strategies of the Conference
Thu, 28 Sept Reports of Data-oriented Activities International and Interdisciplinary Collaborations on Data
Fri, 29 Sept Discussion on Action Plan Workshop on WDS Membership Accreditation

Important Deadlines

Abstract Submission: 15 July 2017
Application for Support: 31 May 2017
Registration: 31 August 2017
Hotel Reservation: 31 August 2017 (opens 5 June)

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When 09:00 AM, 27 Sep 2017–06:00 PM, 29 Sep 2017
Where Kyoto University, Japan
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