CODATA 2008 Conference

codata2008On October 6, 2008 at NTUU KPI 21st International CODATA Conference "Scientific Information for Society – from Today to the Future" was opened. The conference organizers – National Technical University of Ukraine Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Committee of Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), in partnership with the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

CODATA (Committee of Data for Science and Technology) is an Interdisciplinary Scientific Committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU) which works to improve the quality, reliability, management and accessibility of data of importance to all fields of science and technology. CODATA is a resource that provides scientists and engineers with access to international data activities for increased awareness, direct cooperation and new knowledge. CODATA is concerned with all types of data resulting from experimental measurements, observations and calculations in every field of science and technology, including physical sciences, biology, geology, astronomy, engineering, environmental science, ecology and others.

Ukraine became the first country of post socialist period in Europe where the international forum of such level is being held. This Forum is the evidence recognition of our country by the world scientific community and assists in integration of Ukraine to the world international education and research information area.

Participants of the conference were greeted by M.Z.Zgurovsky – Academician of NASU, Rector of NTUU KPI; Krishal Lal – CODATA President; B.Paton – President of NASU; Shuishi Iwata – CODATA Ex-President, Ray Norris – on behalf of CODATA National Commissions, O.Zinchenko – representative of the Prime-Minister of Ukraine; V.Ivchenko – Head of the State Agency on Investments and Innovations; V.Polokhalo – Head of the Committee of Verkhovna Rada on Science and Education.

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"Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"

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