Second call for papers - International Workshop on Scientometric Studies related to the Biomedical Sciences

MSc. Ricardo Arencibia Jorge ricardo.arencibia at CNIC.EDU.CU
Tue Jan 19 15:31:05 EST 2010

International Workshop on Scientometric Studies related to the Biomedical Sciences

Second Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues,

The National Center for Scientific Research (CNIC) is pleased to invite you to participate at the 15th International Scientific Congress CNIC'2010 which will take place from June 28th through July 1st, 2010, at the International Convention Center, in Havana, Cuba, in the framework of the 45th Anniversary of our Center's foundation.
During the congress, our Network of Scientometric Studies for Higher Education (REDEC) will organize an International Workshop on Scientometric Studies related to the Biomedical Sciences, sponsored by the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education (MES), the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI), the Alpha Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS, Greece) and the International Network for the Avaibility of Sientific Publications (INASP).

The main objective of the workshop will be the presentation of national and international experiences in the use and validation of scientometric indicators and techniques of bibliometric mapping for the analysis of biomedical domains.

Papers must be proposed as oral presentations or posters. Authors are invited to send the organizing committee, in Word or rtf format, the following information:

.    title of the paper
.    name and institutional affiliation of the author(s)
.    a structured abstract (no more than 500 words)
.    from three to five keywords
.    postal address and e-mail of the first author

Abstracts, as well as any information requests or questions related to the Workshop and the Congress, must be sent to the following e-mail addresses:

xvc at  
ricardo.arencibia at 

Happy new year and friendly greetings,

Ricardo Arencibia-Jorge, Coordinator of the Workshop.

(PS: See the preliminary program)

Workshop Program


Tuesday, June 29, 2010

9:00 - 9:10

Opening Words

9:10 - 9:15

Introduction to the Workshop Program

9:15 - 10:00

Opening Lecture

Comparison of Research Productivity of World Areas in Various Biomedical Fields

Matthew E. Falagas, MD, MSc, DSc

Director, Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences (AIBS), Athens, Greece. 

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. 

Director, Infectious Diseases Clinic, "Henry Dunant" Hospital, Athens, Greece.


10:15 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 13:30

Session I: Bibliometric Research and Health Sciences: Realities and Perspectives.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

9:00 - 11:00

Session II: Bibliometric Mapping of Biomedical Domains.


11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break


11:30 - 14:00

Session III: Bibliometric Indicators and Research Evaluation: experiences in the Health Sector.


Thursday, July 1, 2010

9:00 - 10:00

Poster session


10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break


10:30 - 12:00

Closing Session

We invite you to participate in the XV International Scientific Congress
Organized by the National Center for Scientific Research.
 >From June 28th to July 1st, 2010 in Havana, Cuba.
Le invitamos a participar en el XV Congreso Científico Internacional
Organizado por el Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas.
Del 28 de junio al 1ro de julio, en Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba.
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