[ESIP-all] Call for Papers: Environmental Information Management (EIM) 2011 Conference

Helen Conover hconover at itsc.uah.edu
Thu Mar 10 11:01:53 EST 2011

Hi ESIP folks,

I encourage you all to take a look at the upcoming Environmental Information Management Conference in Santa Barbara this fall.

- Helen

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
Helen Conover       hconover at itsc.uah.edu 
Information Technology and Systems Center
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899
Voice:  256-961-7807   FAX:  256-824-5149

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