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ICSTI 2014 Annual Conference

Taking place in Japan for the first time, the ICSTI 2014 Annual Conference will be held on 20–21 October at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo. Hosted by ICSTI’s Japanese member, the Japan Science and Technology Agency – JST, the conference will be titled 'Information and Infrastructure for Innovation - New Approaches for Knowledge Platforms'. It will provide an opportunity to have a lively exchange of views of interested parties including government bodies, research institutes, and business enterprises about the 'Information and Infrastructure for Innovation', through the presentations by experts from Japan and abroad.

The conference will comprise three sessions:

  • Session 1. Open Platform for Data Sharing: Information Framework, Big Data, Open Access and its Implications
  • Session 2. New STI related Technologies/Services: RDF, Ontology, LOD, e-Publishing – related tech/ser, Author Identification, DOI and Other Identification Technologies
  • Session 3. Analysis and Evaluation based on STI (for Innovation): ROI in R&D, Foresight, Evidence-based Policy (making), Human Resource Development.

The ICSTI 2014 Annual Conference will be immediately preceded on 18–19 October by the General Assembly business meetings reserved for members.

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When 09:15 AM, 20 Oct 2014–12:00 PM, 21 Oct 2014
Where National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan), Tokyo, Japan
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