Hannover, Germany The DataCite non-profit organization will hold its summer meeting (http://www.datacite.org/node/84) in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences Sept. 19-20, 2013.
DataCite (http://www.datacite.org) works towards establishing easier access to research data on the Internet, increasing acceptance of research data as legitimate, citable contributions to the scholarly record, and supporting data archiving that will permit results to be verified and re-purposed for future study.
The keynote address will be given by Dr. Salvatore Mele who is head of Open Access at CERN, where he serves as Strategic Director for INSPIRE (inspirehep.net): a complete digital library for the worldwide high-energy physics community.
The meeting is open to researchers, funders, policy makers, professionals from research organisations, data infrastructure providers, data centres, publishers and anyone who would like to learn more about the latest developments helping to integrate data into the record of science. Register here: http://datacite.eventbrite.co.uk.