[IRTalk] Help us make International Data Week 2018! Call for SciDataCon Programme Review Board - Please Send Application by 21 May

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Tue May 8 19:54:26 SAST 2018

The organisers of International Data Week 2018, which will take place in Gaborone, Botswana on 5-8 November 2018, are inviting data experts to apply to be a member of the Programme Review Committee.

If you are interested in taking part, please could you complete the form at https://goo.gl/forms/Elz9VfdgVJrtIon13 as soon as possible and before Monday 21 May.  (If you are unable to access this Google form, please complete and return the attached spreadsheet).

The principal task of the Committee will be to review the abstracts for papers and posters which will be submitted for the SciDataCon part of International Data Week.  This is an extremely important task which has bearing on the quality and the success of the conference.  In particular, we encourage constructive reviews which will improve the quality of the proposed intervention.

A smaller group of the review panel will be invited to assist with designing the detail of the programme, strands, sessions and so forth.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday 31 May.  Proposals for papers and posters will be sent to reviewers shortly after that date.  We will request completion of reviews in 2 weeks in order to complete the review process within the month of June.

Please consult the information about submissions, themes, and accepted sessions.

  *   Submit Abstracts for Papers and Posters: https://www.scidatacon.org/IDW2018/submit/
  *   Call for Papers and Posters: https://www.scidatacon.org/conference/IDW2018/call_for_papers/
  *   Provisionally Accepted Sessions: https://www.scidatacon.org/IDW2018/sessions/
  *   Themes and Scope of SciDataCon: https://www.scidatacon.org/conference/IDW2018/conference_themes_and_scope/
We look forward to hearing from you!

With very best wishes,


International Data Week 2018: deadline for papers and poster abstracts for SciDataCon, 31 May: consult the Call for Papers<https://www.scidatacon.org/conference/IDW2018/call_for_papers/> and the Accepted Sessions<https://www.scidatacon.org/IDW2018/sessions/>.

Join the Programme Review Committee for SciDataCon, part of International Data Week 2018: apply here by Mon 21 May.<https://goo.gl/forms/Elz9VfdgVJrtIon13>

Apply to participate in the CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School and Advanced Workshops, Trieste, Italy, August 2018 - Deadline 21 May 2018<http://www.codata.org/news/242/62/Applications-Invited-to-Participate-in-the-CODATA-RDA-Research-Data-Science-Summer-School-and-Advanced-Workshops-Trieste-Italy-2018-Deadline-21-May-2018>

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