Volume 11, Number 3, September 1995
By James Theiman
Science Information Systems Interoperability Conference (SISIC)
November 6-9, 1995
University of Maryland Conference Center
College Park, Maryland
The call for papers for the Science Information Systems Interoperability Conference (SISIC) announced in the June issue of the NSSDC News resulted in the receipt of nearly 70 abstracts on many topics of interest. Because of the large response one day, November 6, has been added to the planned dates. Readers are invited to browse the program for the conference and their attendance is especially welcomed. The URL for the program, detailed information, and registration forms is
The theme and objectives of SISIC are as follows.
Scientific Data Management and Analysis in a Distributed Network Environment
- Provide a forum for the presentation of ideas, issues, and experiences concerning improving management of, access to, and use of network-distributed data and information.
- Learn about and discuss emerging technologies and their future applications to distributed information systems evolution.
- Allow participants the opportunity to demonstrate and test current and evolving information systems and network tools.
- Suggest ways to improve interconnectivity, information gathering, and information sharing.
- Bring together members of cooperative interoperability activities to share ideas and coordinate plans.
- Discuss issues related to doing scientific research in a distributed network environment.
There will be a demonstration area open during most of the conference.
Please come, learn, share, and enjoy!
GSFC organizational page
Curators: Erin Gardner
and Miranda Beall
Responsible Official: Dr. Joseph H. King, Code 633
Last Revised: 04 Dec 1996 [EDG]