15-17 NOVEMBER 2017, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Call for papers

Call for papers

GARR Conference 2017 - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This years’ conference theme is the role of data in research. Data are a valuable asset that constitutes more and more the real basis of scientific work. They are in all disciplines, with common requirements, peculiarities and emerging needs.



We announce the opening of a call for papers with specific reference to:

  • Use of network infrastructures and services for the management, sharing and storage of data
  • Methods and management policies for replicable data in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Interoperability of data and procedures for authentication and data access


The following is a (non-exaustive) list of topics of interest for submissions:

  • Data Management Plan
  • Data storage and data preservation
  • Open access to data
  • Data interoperability
  • Data reuse
  • Data sharing and cloud storage
  • Data processing: data analytics, distributed computing
  • Data privacy and data protection
  • Policy for research data
  • Research Support Issues
  • Good Governance Models
  • Internet of Things
  • Data services
  • Big data
  • Machine learning
  • Deep learning
  • Data mining


Contributions, in the form of extended abstract in Italian or English, shall be between 1 and 3 pages long (i.e. 2.500-9.000 characters including spaces), plus, optionally, multimedia attachments (pictures, sounds, videos, etc.).

Proposals shall be sent exclusively in digital version. To submit your contribution, please register at:

Contributions will be evaluated by the Programme Committee and authors will be notified of the results. In case of acceptance, authors will be required to send their presentation in advance, following the instructions provided in the notification of acceptance and on the conference website.

Important dates

Important dates

  •  Call Opening: 28 June 2017
  •  Call Closing: 20 September 2017  1 October 2017
  •  Notifications of acceptance and programme: 20 October 2017
  •  Conference: 15-17 November 2017


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