Dear DataONE Community

Please mark your calendars for the DataONE Users Group (DUG) meeting to be
held July 24th – 25th 2017 and co-located with the Summer ESIP Federation
Meeting at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. The DataONE Users Group
(DUG) meeting will be a 2-day event featuring plenary presentations,
topical breakout sessions, and community-led discussions.

There is no registration fee to attend and participate in the DUG meeting
Information, registration and group hotel rates can be found at:

Meeting Theme and Objectives
The 2017 meeting theme, “Data Discoverability, Reproducibility, and
Sustainability”, will bring together stakeholders to explore current
advancements in these areas. Community talks and posters that explore broad
topics of discoverability, reproducibility and sustainability are invited.
Some examples are provided below:
Data Discoverability:
•Describing, Documenting, and Representing Data
•Connecting journal articles to datasets to repositories
•Distinguishing between publishing, data, preservation repositories
•Best Practices, Guidelines, and Standards
•Procedures, Tools, and Workflows
•Projects, Prototypes, and Use Cases
•Collaborations, Partnerships, and Stakeholders
•Infrastructure, Resources, and Support
•Computation, Integration, and Certification

DataONE encourages DataONE Member Nodes, data scientists, researchers,
scientists, students and others to submit abstracts for posters and talks.

Abstract Submission for Posters and Talks
Abstracts for talks and posters are solicited during the registration
process. Talks will be approximately 10-20 minutes in duration, to be
confirmed with development of the agenda. Submissions for talks will be
accepted until June 2nd 2017. Oral presentations are not guaranteed and
some submissions may be accepted as posters instead. Poster submissions
will remain open until July.

Important dates
Oral Abstract Submission Deadline: June 2nd 2017
Author Notification: June 12th 2017

Bob Sandusky
University of Illinois at Chicago
DataONE Users Group Steering Committee