The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) is offering a unique learning opportunity on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 titled, “The Future of the Commons: Data, Software and Beyond . . .”

Hosted by the Board on Research Data and Information at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington D.C., attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate with peers and hear from industry experts.

Information “commons” is an evolving concept that has the potential for increased accessibility, collaboration, and cross-fertilization of ideas in the advancement of science.

Some of the industry experts include:

  • Dr. Michael Carroll, Professor of Law and Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law
  • Dr. Robert Grossman, Chair – Open Cloud Consortium and The University of Chicago
  • Dr. Maurie Kelly, DataCommons@PSU, Director of the Informatics Group at Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment, Penn State University

To register for this event, click here.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, the world leader in thesaurus, ontology, and taxonomy creation and metadata application.