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[InetBib] [CODATA-international] Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, to give a keynote at International Data Week 2018 | CfP for special session on DH Data



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Betreff: [CODATA-international] Ismail Serageldin, Founding Director of the 
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, to give a keynote at International Data Week 2018




The organisers and programme committee are very pleased to announce that Ismail 
Serageldin, Founding Director of the Founding Director of the Bibliotheca 
Alexandrina,  and notable thinker on international science matters, will give a 
keynote presentation at the International Data Week 2018, 5-8 November, 
Gaborone, Botswana


 <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bibliotheca_Alexandrina> ISMAIL SERAGELDIN, 
Founding Director of the  <https://www.bibalex.org/en/default> Bibliotheca 
Alexandrina (BA), the new Library of Alexandria, inaugurated in 2002, is 
currently, Emeritus Librarian, and member of the Board of Trustees of the 
Library of Alexandria. He is advisor to the Egyptian Prime Minister in matters 
concerning culture, science, and museums. He serves as Chair and Member of a 
number of advisory committees for academic, research, scientific and 
international institutions, including as co-Chair of the Nizami Ganjavi 
International Center (NGIC), and serves on the Advisory Committee of the World 
Social Science Report for 2013 and 2016, as well as the UNESCO-supported World 
Water Scenarios (2013) and the executive council of the Encyclopedia of Life 
(2010) and Chairs the Executive Council of the World Digital Library (2010).  
He has held many international positions including as Vice President of the 
World Bank (1993–2000). He also co-chaired the African Union’s high level panel 
for Biotechnology (2006) and again for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) 
in 2012-2013, and was a member of the ICANN Panel for the review of the 
internet future (2013). 


For more information about Ismail Serageldin, please see  


We will be announcing other confirmed keynotes over the next few days!
The deadline for proposals for papers and abstracts for the SciDataCon 
component of International Data Week is fast approaching (Deadline 25 June)

*         Submit Abstracts for Papers and Posters:  

*         Call for Papers and Posters:  

*         Provisionally Accepted Sessions:  

*         Themes and Scope of SciDataCon:   



Please also note the Call for Abstracts:

Session on DH Data at the International Data Week in Botswana in November. 
Description can be found here:



The call for papers is open until June 30th   




forwarded to DHd maillist by

Horst Kremers,  Chair CODATA-Germany

German National Committee for the ICSU Committee for Data in Science and 






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