9 December 2013 - ICSTI’s Office will be closed from December 20th, 2013 to January 1st, 2014 inclusive.
Very best wishes for the holiday season !
20 October 2013 - We are pleased to announce that the slides from the presentations at the ICSTI Half-day Workshop held in Ottawa on October 16 in the framework of the Casrai RECONNECT 13 conference are available in the Past Events page.
Also note that the presentations delivered during the Annual Members’ Meeting TACC and ITOC sessions are posted in the Members’ area of the website.
19 October 2013 - ICSTI will hold its Annual Members’ Meeting in Philadelphia, USA, on 22 February, to precede the NFAIS Annual Conference on 23-25 February.
ICSTI’s General Assembly and Annual Conference will be held in Tokyo at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation on 18-21 October, and will be hosted by JST, the Japan Science and Technology Agency. The National Diet Library, National Institute of Informatics, and National Association of Information Professionals are developing the conference theme to encompass Innovation, the STM Information Cycle and Data Driven R&D. Upcoming Events
18 October 2013 - At ICSTI’s General Assembly Meeting in Ottawa on 14 October the following were elected as Officers and Executive Board Members :
President – Jan Brase (TIB - DataCite, Germany)
Vice President – Jerry Sheehan ( NLM/NIH, USA)
General Secretary – Wendy Warr (IUPAC, UK)
Treasurer – Dobrica Savic (NIS/IAEA, Austria)
Chair of TACC – Brian Hitson (DOE/OSTI, USA) Full New Governance
14 Sep 2013 - A new report, ‘Out of Cite, Out of Mind : The Current State of Practice, Policy, and Technology for the Citation of Data’, authored by the CODATA/ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and practices, has just been published and is openly and freely available online in CODATA Data Science Journal
4 Sep 2013 - Read ICSTI’s submission to the 25 September 2013 ICSU Meeting in Paris, the aim of which is to define ICSU’s policies on open access to information and data, and the use of metrics as incentives and performance measures.
Submission prepared by the IUCr Representatives to ICSTI. More >>>
Brian HITSON, Chair of ICSTI’s Technical Activities Coordinating Committee shares an insight into ICSTI’s work. The interview..
Chemistry International, Nov-Dec 2012 - First published : International Innovation : North America, June 2012 (Research Media, UK, pp106-107) - Interview by Emma Thompson