Call for Nominations for CODATA Officers and Executive Committee Members: Deadline 1 April 2016


Date: Feb 1, 2016


Help CODATA deliver on its strategy to mobilise the data revolution for research! The CODATA strategy comprises three elements: promoting open data principles, policy and practices; advancing the frontiers of data science and building data capacity, particularly in LMICs.

The Call is now open for nominations for CODATA Officers and Executive Committee Members to be elected at the next CODATA General Assembly, 11 September 2016 in Denver, CO., USA, at the beginning of International Data Week.

Please find attached a letter from CODATA Past President, Professor GUO Huadong, inviting nominations for role of Secretary General, Treasurer and eight ordinary Executive Committee members. Nominations should be submitted by CODATA Members or Task Groups and Working Groups on the form attached, to the Nominating Committee, c/o simon@codata.org, by the deadline of 1 April 2016.

The most important criteria for nomination is to be able to contribute strongly to the delivery of CODATA’s strategy. The covering note to the nomination form and the procedure document explain terms of eligibility.