CAMP-4-DATA 2013

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
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CAMP-4-DATA WORKSHOP
(Cyber-infrastructure & Metadata Protocols)

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Full-day Workshop: 6 September 2013 @ DC-2013 in Lisbon, Portugal

Web announcement: http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/camp-4-data-cfp.

(A joint Dublin Core-Science and Metadata Community (DC-SAM) () / Research Data Alliance (RDA) () Metadata Interest Group workshop)

Metadata is vital to the discovery and management of scientific data. The Dublin Core-Science and Metadata Community (DC-SAM), Research Data Alliance (RDA), and related communities advocate for access to, and shared knowledge about, metadata standards that support data life-cycle management. CAMP-4-DATA participants will explore infrastructure design, applications, and policies that can advance the support of open, collective and sustainable access to metadata standards used for managing scientific data.

PARTICIPATION
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Participation is open to 1.) workshop presenters, and 2.) general participants/viewers interested in attending the CAMP-4-DATA. Workshop registration is required.

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES
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CAMP-4-DATA seeks contributions in three categories:
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1.) Short Papers (1 to 3 pages). A short paper cogently addressing CAMP-4-DATA goals. Papers may define current challenges, propose a solution, or report on research underway to advance efforts toward developing a collective and sustainable metadata directory.

2.) Abstracts about metadata tools and technologies (200 words, maximum). An abstract summarize a metadata application or technology that can address the CAMP-4-DATA goals. Metadata tools and technologies will be demonstrated during the workshop exhibition period.

3.) Position Statements (250 word/1 page–maximum). A statement defining a specific infrastructure challenge or policy need that can be discussed during the CAMP-4-DATA breakout session. Policy statement authors will be expected to facilitate a discussion on their stated issue and report discussion results during the workshop synthesis session.

DEADLINES & IMPORTANT DATES
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* Submission Deadline: Friday, 28 June 2013
* Author Notification: Friday, 12 July 2013
* Final Copy: Friday, 9 August 2013

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
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Short Papers, Abstracts, and Position Statements will be peer reviewed by the Workshop Advisory Committee. At least one author from each accepted submission must be registered for the CAMP-4-Data Workshop on Friday, 6 September 2013 and in attendance for the duration of the Workshop.

Prepare your submission using the document template available . Detailed formatting information is available at .

Email the submission file to .

Please include in your submission email the following submission metadata for each contributing author: (a) full name, (b) institution of professional affiliation, (c) preferred email address; and (d) home country. This author information will be made publicly available for all accepted submissions.

PUBLICATION
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Accepted Short Papers, Abstracts, and Position Statements will be published and made permanently and freely available on the conference website for DC-2013 at .

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Sincerely, CAMP-4-DATA DC-SAM and RDA Representatives,

Jane Greenberg, Alex Ball, Keith Jeffery, Rebecca Koskela, & Jian Qin
http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/camp-4-data-cfp

Full conference: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, DC-2013, Lisbon, Portugal : http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/dc-2013

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