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Invitation to the NIH Open Data Science Symposium

October 20th, 2016 / in Announcements, Research News / by Helen Wright
screen-shot-2016-10-20-at-2-11-50-pmThe Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS) and the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would like to invite you and your communities to attend the Open Data Science Symposium on December 1, 2016. The goal of the symposium is to engage the public with data science at NIH now, and in the future.

The highlights of the meeting include:

  • A dialogue on open science with NIH Director, Dr. Francis Collins and former NIH director, Dr. Harold Varmus
  • Demonstrations of the 6 prototypes for the Open Science Prize, a worldwide competition to leverage Open Data for biomedical discovery
  • A keynote lecture from John Wilbanks, head commons officer at Sage Bionetworks

The meeting is open to the public and free to attend (although registration is required).

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Elizabeth Kittrie at
Invitation to the NIH Open Data Science Symposium

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