[Taxacom] Environmental Information Management (EIM) 2011 Conference

Dave Vieglais vieglais at ku.edu
Thu Mar 10 23:27:07 CST 2011

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Call for Papers: Environmental Information Management (EIM) 2011 Conference

Theme: Data Interoperability for Synthesis Science
Dates: September 28-29, 2011 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Venue: Fess Parker Doubletree Resort 
Web site: http://eim.ecoinformatics.org/eim2011

Call for Papers, Posters, and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions

EIM provides a forum for information managers, scientists, and informatics
researchers to present and discuss advances in environmental information
management, analysis, and modeling. EIM 2011 invites original, short papers (6
pages) on environmental information management. Papers that are accepted after
peer-review will be presented as 15 minute oral presentations. The conference
will also include a Poster session and Birds of a Feather sessions.
Submissions focusing on the conference theme ‘Data Interoperability for
Synthesis Science' are encouraged, and additional topics for submissions
include (but are not limited to):

* Sensor networking and deployment
* Data acquisition, field-computing devices
* Quality control processing
* Data archival for long-term persistence
* Metadata generation, storage, and management
* Metadata-driven data analysis services
* Data and metadata semantics, controlled vocabularies, and ontologies
* Analysis and modeling frameworks
* Data and metadata versioning and lineage
* Visualization tools
* Geospatial tools, applications, and standards
* Sociology of collaboration and data sharing

Paper submissions are due May 27, 2011, and details are provided in the Call
for Papers and Posters:


Poster abstracts are due July 31, 2011.

In addition, we are also calling for proposals for Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF)
sessions to hold community-discussions, technology demonstrations, coding
sessions, and other activities. BoF session proposals are due July 31, 2011,
and details are provided in the call:


For more information, please contact:

Matthew Jones (NCEAS, University of California Santa Barbara) (jones at nceas.ucsb.edu)
Corinna Gries (NTL LTER, University of Wisconsin) (cgries at wisc.edu)

EIM 2011 Co-chairs

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