Call for Papers: Scientific Information for Society
SPECIAL CALL FOR PAPERS FROM YOUNG SCIENTISTS
Deadline for Abstract Submission:
31 May 2008
CODATA is pleased to announce a Special Call for Papers from young scientists working in the scientific data community. You are invited to submit abstracts for possible presentation at the 21 st CODATA conference “Scientific Information for Society- from Today to the Future”. The CODATA 2008 Conference takes place at the National Technical University, KPI, in Kyiv , Ukraine on 5-8 October 2008, see http://www.codata.org/08conf/index.html .
The papers will be reviewed by the International Scientific Program Committee in consultation with members of the newly appointed CODATA Young Scientists Committee . A number of papers will be selected for special presentation at the conference. The registration fee will be waived for the selected speakers and their local costs will be covered.
Deadline for Submission is: 31 May 2008
What is a young scientist?
To be eligible to be considered you must ideally be under 35 years. In certain cases exceptions may be made but the absolute age limit cannot be over 40. Ideally a Young Scientist should have received a PhD or equivalent within three years prior to the Conference.
Submissions should relate to one of the Conference topics.
CODATA (Committee on Data for Science and Technology) was established in 1966 as an interdisciplinary committee of the International Council of Science (ICSU), formerly the International Council of Scientific Unions. It seeks to improve the compilation, critical evaluation, storage, and retrieval of data of importance to science and technology.