The FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute at the University of California, San Diego is a week long summer training course, incorporating intensive coursework, seminar participation, group activities, lectures and hands-on training. Participants will attend courses taught by world-wide leading experts in scholarly communications. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss the latest trends and gain expertise in new technologies in research flow, new forms of publication, new standards and expectations, and new ways of measuring and demonstrating success that are transforming science and scholarship.
When: 30 July – 03 August 2018
Where: San Diego, California, United States
The 2018 International Conference on Biological Ontologies (a special focus event in the annual ICBO series) aims to foster discussion, exchange, and innovation in research and development in the areas of biomedical ontology (including plants, agriculture, environment and biomes, as well as human health and disease). Researchers and professionals from all areas of biology, medicine, ecology, computer science, mathematics, text-mining, BIG-data analytics and related fields are invited to share their knowledge and experience. The theme of the joint meeting is “Ontologies for Health, Food, Nutrition and Environment: A partnership with BIG-Data and Analytics”.
When: 7 – 10 August 2018
Where: Corvallis, Oregon, United States
The FOIS conference is a meeting point for researchers from all disciplines with an interest in formal ontology. The conference encourages submission of new and high quality articles on both theoretical issues and concrete applications. As in previous years, FOIS 2018 is intended as a nexus of interdisciplinary research and communication.
When: 17 – 21 September 2018
Where: Cape Town, South Africa
FORCE2018 (the FORCE11 conference) promises to be a different kind of meeting, where stakeholders come to the table for an open discussion, on an even playing field, to talk about changing the ways scholarly and scientific information is communicated, shared and used. Researchers, publishers, librarians, computer scientists, informaticians, funders, educators, citizens, patients, and others attend the FORCE meeting with a view to supporting the realization of promising new ideas and identifying new potential collaborators. The theme of FORCE2018 is engagement. Learn more and join the FORCE11 community on their website. You may also follow FORCE11 on Twitter @force11rescomm.
When: 11-12 October 2018
Where: Montreal, Canada
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