The Value of Shared Access and Reuse of Publically Funded Scientific Data

INVITATION  TO A PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM

The Value of Shared Access and ReUse

of Publicly Funded Scientific Data

Organized by the Board on Research Data and Information National Research Council: http://www.nationalacademies.org/brdi

Date and Time: Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 2:00-4:15 p.m.

Location: 20 F Street Conference Center Conference Room B, 20 F Street, NW, Washington, DC

This symposium will examine some of the research, economic, and social benefits that can be derived from providing online access to publicly-funded scientific data, as well as how such benefits can be evaluated. The event will include presentations on the scientific data sharing and reuse policies of the federal government; compelling examples of the value of free online access and unfettered reuse of data; methods of assessing the value and effects of shared access and reuse on research, the economy, and society; and prepared comments by Board members. The symposium is open to the public, but advance registration is requested (contact: Cheryl Levey, email: clevey at nas dot edu).

Moderator: Michael Lesk, Rutgers University and Board Chair

Speakers:

Panel discussion of invited speakers and Board members and General discussion with the audience 20F Street Conference Center Conference Room B, 20 F Street NW, Washington, DC Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 2:00-4:15 p.m. The Symposium also will be webcast–see the Board website for details on December 1: http://www.nationalacademies.org/brdi

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