[Asis-l] CENDI-NFAIS Workshop on E-Science and Cyberinfrastructure: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Richard Hill rhill at asis.org
Thu Aug 14 12:57:06 EDT 2008

[Forwarded.  Dick Hill]  Please excuse cross-posting.  

Registration Now Open!! 


Making the Web Work for Science:  
The Impact of e-Science and the Cyberinfrastructure
A One-Day Workshop Co-sponsored by CENDI and NFAIS
Hosted by FLICC at the Library of Congress
December 8, 2008

The Mumford Room, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., SE Washington,
DC 20540
*  Monday, December 8, 2008  *  9:00 am - 4:30 pm  *

“e-Science is used to describe computationally intensive science that is
carried out in highly distributed network environments, or science that uses
immense data sets that require grid computing; the term sometimes includes
technologies that enable distributed collaboration.”
    [Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia]

Register now to reap the benefits of:  

• An overview of the current landscape and how the Web is being utilized for
the advancement of science and scholarly communication.  
• A panel of two practicing scientists from very different disciplines who
will present what they are doing to advance knowledge and discuss what they
believe information professionals and organizations can provide to improve
the scientists’ efforts.  
• A panel covering the challenges and issues that need to be resolved in
order to maximize the potential of the Web, addressing such topics as
intellectual property, social networking (Wikis, blogs, etc.), and
technologies – what’s working and what’s not.

• A closing keynote talk taking a look at the future – what’s on the horizon
and how the  cyber-infrastructure will shape the advancement of science and
scholarly communication.

For more information, contact:

Jill O’Neill
1518 Walnut Street, Suite 1004
Philadelphia, PA  19102-3403
(215) 893-1561  Voice
(215) 893-1564  Fax
jilloneill at nfais.org

Kathryn Johnson
CENDI Secretariat
c/o Information International Associates, Inc.
1055 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 110
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
(865) 298-1234  Voice
(865) 481-0390  Fax
kjohnson at iiaweb.com

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