CODATA 2002: Frontiers of Scientific and Technical Data

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Civil society entities

Information about the project
CODATA 2002: Frontiers of Scientific and Technical Data
The 18th International CODATA Conference--Frontiers of Scientific and Technical Data--brought together speakers and participants from 5 continents and 37 countries to particpate in a program that offered a truly global snapshot of data and informatics. The Conference was designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and expose data specialists to the complexity and variety of scientific data needs among their colleagues in other disciplines. The four-day program covered every aspect of scientific and technical data with 190 contributed papers and 30 keynote and invited speakers addressing cross-cutting themes such as: data preservation and archiving, emerging tools and techniques for data handling, interoperability and data integration, legal issues, information economics and ethics in the use of scientific and technical data.
International implementation
Completed from 29/09/02 to 03/10/02

WSIS information
* Access to information and knowledge
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
  • Conference
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No