Symposium: The Case for International Scientific Data Sharing: A Focus on Developing Countries on April 18-19, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

April 13, 2011 at 3:26 pm | Posted in Aerospace Law Interfaces | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: The National Academies

The Case for International Scientific Data Sharing:

A Focus on Developing Countries

AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Organized jointly by the Board on International Scientific Organizations and Board on Research Data and Information in collaboration with Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in Science.

“The Case for International Scientific Data Sharing: A Focus on Developing Countries” is an international symposium organized by the Board on International Scientific Organizations (BISO), the Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI), and the Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in the conduct of Science (CFRS).

The symposium will examine the importance of international scientific data sharing; scientific data sharing policies in developing countries; how to improve data access and use; and more.

The symposium is intended for all interested scientists and decision makers from Federal agencies in Washington, DC, policy makers from Capitol Hill, scientists and students from local universities, members of the media, and members of the public. Admission is free, but space is limited.

The symposium is open to the public, but advance registration is requested. Contact Cheryl Levey, clevey@nas.edu to register.

National Academies Keck Center, Room 100

500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC

Monday, April 18, 2011, 8:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The symposium is free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested due to space limitations. RSVP to Cheryl Levey.

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