The mission of the Board on Research Data and Information is to improve the stewardship, policy, and use of digital data and information for science and the broader society.
Their website announces several upcoming events that focus on the need for greater public disclosure of scientific data:
- 4th Meeting of the Board on Research Data and Information November 30-December 1, 2010, Washington, DC
- The Value of Shared Access and Re-use of Publicly Funded Scientific Data: A Public Symposium 1 December 2010, Washington, DC
- The Future of Scientific Knowledge Discovery in Open Networked Environments March 10-11, 2011 – details TBA
- BISO-BRDI-CFRS International Symposium on the Case for International Scientific Data Sharing: A Focus on Developing Countries April 18-19, 2011 – details TBA
Read more about the BRDI here.
On the same page look for the link to a recent published meeting recap by the Board: “The Changing Role of Libraries in Support of Research Data Activities, June 3, 2010: Meeting Recap.”