"Global Data for Global Science" - The First ICSU World Data System Conference


The 1st ICSU World Data System Conference «Global Data for Global Science» will take place at Kyoto University at Kyoto, Japan on 3-6th of September, 2011

This conference is the first international meeting of the WDS. It will provide an opportunity to receive opinions, comments and suggestions from scientific communities (data users) and other international data systems to establish the active plan of WDS.

Conference consists of two parts; "WDS-Related Sessions" including sessions to discuss general concepts and strategy to run WDS, and "Scientific Sessions" are allocated for presentations by data-oriented scientists in a variety of research field, including information sciences. Presentations of activities of WDS data centers are also welcomed.

It is sponsored by ICSU WDS International Programme Office ICSU/WDS Scientific Committee Science Council of Japan