The Now and Future of Data Publishing, a symposium, 22 May 2013, Oxford, UK

In conjunction with a range of partners including BioSharing, DataONE, Dryad, the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers, Wiley-Blackwell, and others, the Jisc Managing Research Data programme is organising a one-day symposium on The Now and Future of Data Publishing.  This landmark event will take place on 22 May 2013 at St. Anne’s College, Oxford, UK.

There are a growing number of initiatives around data publication and these respond in part to changing research practices but also to changing policies and advocacy of more open research.  The symposium will provide an overview of the current landscape, interrogate the apparent benefits for researchers and research more generally and examine visions of the future of data publication. Above all, what sort of data publication will most engage researchers and most benefit research?

The event will be open to over 100 participants, comprising key stakeholder groups: researchers, research funders, policy makers, journal editors, publishers, data curators. The day will feature a number of provocative and inspiring keynotes.  In addition, there will be panel sessions addressing key themes around data publication.  Further details and a full programme will appear here soon.  Registration is already open here!

Dryad and ORCID Events

‘The Now and Future of Data Publishing’ is just one of a number of exciting events taking place at St. Anne’s College, Oxford, UK from Wednesday 22 May to Friday 24 May 2013.

Also taking place are the ORCID Outreach Meeting (Thursday 23 May, am only); Getting Credit for Your Work: A Symposium on Research Attribution jointly organised by Dryad and ORCID (Thursday 23 May, pm only); and the Dryad Membership Meeting (Friday 24 May, all day).  You can register for all these events, and The Now and Future of Data Publishing here!

ORCID CodeFest

In addition to these events, ORCID will host a CodeFest May 23-24, 2013 at St. Anne’s College in Oxford, UK. The event theme is Connections: Mash ups with the ORCID API. Meet ORCID technical staff, learn about our development resources, and bring your ideas for new tools.  Prizes will be awarded to top contributors. Register today!

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