9-10 September 2010
In almost any domain, there are a few central repositories of data, maintained by national or international agencies, companies, organizations, or individuals. The purpose of the Wolfram Data Summit is to bring together key people responsible for these repositories to exchange ideas, learn from each others' experiences, and develop innovative concepts for the future.
Data domains will include
Business Socioeconomic Scientific Energy Technical Health/medical
Financial Geographic Lexicographic Environmental Historical Biographical
Topics will include
Data curation methods Combining datasets Data validation Government data
Automated data collection Non-digital data Data crowdsourcing Data visualization
Data standardization Data linguistics Data privacy Democratization of data
Fee vs. free Making data computable
Sponsored by Wolfram Research as a service to the worldwide data community.
Confirmed attendees include American Geophysical Union BBC Bowker CABI CDC ChemSpider comScore CRC DataONE DICE Center DOT ED Encyclopedia of Life FBI Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Gale George Washington University Guardian News IMF Internet Archive Marine Biological Laboratory NASA NSF NCBI NIST NREL OMB Open Library OpenStreetMap ProQuest Protein Data Bank RPI Thomson Reuters Smithsonian Institution UNESCO UNICEF University of Illinois U.S. News & World Report Wolfram|Alpha World Bank ZipcodeZoo
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