Report on Data Activities in China

Abstract:

China joined CODATA in 1984 represented by the Chinese Academy of Sciences as the National Member and organized the Chinese National Committee for CODATA (CN-CODATA or CODATA-China), which comprise 24 members from the CAS, related Ministries, Universities and Commissions. The Chinese National Committee for CODATA ever since has been making efforts on promoting China's data activities of science and technology through its executive body - the Secretariat located at Computer Network Information Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences. The main activities of Chinese National Committee for CODATA are as follows: ●Investigate and know well about the domestic data activities and trends for establishing databases on science and technology (S & T). ●Hold annual General Assembly of Chinese National Committee for CODATA, with the purpose of discussing its activities, introducing on-going tasks of its data groups and bringing in the academic achievement of CODATA. ●Push domestic S & T information resources into entering network, thus to make more efficient use of the S & T data. ●Organize domestic working groups and relevant meetings within different academic spheres. ●Hold regular or irregular domestic and international academic activities. ●Organize participants to attend biennial CODATA International Conferences and relevant Working Meetings. ●Push forward and sponsor relevant publications. ●Initiate and organize the implementation of programs on scientific database construction and data sharing. ●Organize International Training Workshop for Developing Countries on Scientific Data Management and Sustainable Development

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Time: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 11:00 to 11:30

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