WDS Asia – Oceania Conference

The WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2017 will reinforce the WDS community in this region and help establish a collaborative system for access to and dissemination of research data. In particular, the conference will support existing international research priorities such as those of ICSU sponsored programmes: Future Earth, Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, and Urban Health and Wellbeing.

The principal objectives of the conference are:

  • Strengthen collaboration among China, Japan, and countries in the Asia–Oceania region for WDS activities
  • Build and expand the WDS community in the Asia–Oceania region
  • Exchange experience on successful applications for WDS membership
  • Encourage former World Data Centres to join ICSU-WDS
  • Introduce advanced technologies connected with WDS-oriented activities
  • Promote WDS activities in support of Future Earth in the Asia–Oceania region.

For more information, please see the conference website.


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