The International Symposium on Open Data and Innovation: Vision and Practice

The International Symposium on Open Data and Innovation:Vision and Practice

Call for Submissions

We sincerely invite all participants including speakers to contribute new and original submissions addressing theoretical and practical topics related to the general theme. Authors are welcome to submit full papers, datasets, or proposals for short presentations of recent results, work in progress, and new ideas.

All submissions shall be reviewed by at least two external independent reviewers. The final decision on a submission is made by the Co-Chairs of the Symposium, who will also select abstracts for poster presentations. A formal letter of final decision will be sent by email from the Symposium Secretariat once a submission is accepted. All accepted submission will be published in the ODI 2017 Proceedings.


Data articles


Metadata descriptor for datasets without size limits or disciplines

Metadata descriptor for knowledge organization system (KOS)

Metadata descriptor for any other knowledge units or research materials which could be opened and shared under a license

Scholarly articles


Specific topics of interests may include but not limited to:

Human-computer interaction

Social computing

Scholarly communication

Scholarly impact measurement

Information retrieval and behavior

Information organization

Bibliometrics, informetrics, scientometrics, webometrics and knowledgometrics

Social media and social network analysis

Evidence-based policy analysis

Intelligent knowledge production

Knowledge-driven workflow management and decision-making

Knowledge-driven collaboration and its management

Domain knowledge infrastructure with knowledge fusion and analytic data, text and knowledge miningetc

Other topics related to data-driven discovery

Submission Instructions


1) Length of submissions
Full Papers: length 8 to 16 pages, single-spaced, Times New Roman 11 pt. font
Short Papers: length 4 to 7 pages, single-spaced, Times New Roman 11 pt. font
Abstract: 1 to 2 pages, single-spaced, Times New Roman 11 pt. font
Poster: Size 120 cm * 80 cm

2) Language & Format
Language of this Symposium is English. All submissions must be written in proper and standard English.The format of submissions should be in line with that of given templates. Authors are highly recommended to refer to the attached samples for preparing their submissions.

3) How to Submit
To submit, please just send the submission to jdis@mail.las.ac.cn with stating that “this submission is submitted to ODI 2017”.

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