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International Data Week 2018: The Digital Frontiers of Global Science

Gaborone, Botswana

Register at http://www.internationaldataweek.org/event-registration The second edition of International Data Week (IDW 2018) will be held on 5–8 November 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. Hosted by the Botswana Open Science and Open Data Forum, IDW 2018 will bring together data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from all parts of the globe. Co-organized by the World ...

Data Repositories Day 2018 (inc. WDS Members' Forum)

University of Botswana, Gaborone

'Data Repositories Day 2018' will be hosted by the World Data System on Friday, 09 November 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana; following the close of International Data Week 2018 (05–08 November). This event is open to anyone with an interest, and those from outside of the WDS family will be very much welcomed. Since this meeting incorporates the biennial WDS business meeting (the Members' Forum), ...

WDS Latin America and the Caribbean Scientific Data Management Workshop

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This  workshop  convened by ICSU-WDS aims to discuss scientific data management best practices developed by research institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. It will map initiatives that are either underway or in the process of being developed, their strengths and limitations, and new opportunities for collaboration. In addition, future trends and perspectives for scientific data ...

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Sea Level Futures

Liverpool, UK

A conference on regional and global sea-level change, the latest sea-level technology, and the future of sea-level research to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL). Hosted by PSMSL, the conference will take place at the National Oceanography Centre and Liverpool University, UK. For further information, including outline plan for sessions and ...

ICSTI Webinar: Blockchain for Science

Webinar

First ICSTI Webinar for 2018 – Thursday 12 April 2018 We are fortunate to have commitments from three top speakers who will address the subject of Blockchain and the potential for change in the world of scholarly communication that may be stimulated by Blockchain. This topic is attracting much discussion and speculation among researchers, librarians and publishers and will be of immediate ...

ICSTI 2018 Conference

British Library

ICSTI’s 2018 Conference on 10–11 September at the British Library, London We are very pleased to confirm the above dates and venue for our 2018 conference. As a founding member of the WorldWideScience Alliance (WWSA), the British Library is generously offering meeting rooms for two days for both the ICSTI and WWSA annual meetings and for the WWSA 10th Anniversary event. The British Library is ...

WDS-related Events

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3rd GEO Data Providers Workshop

New Dates: Register Now! Join us from 2–4 May 2018 at the European Space Agency in Frascati, Italy, as we bring together data providers and users to share knowledge and best practices in the management and use of Earth observation data, while working together to enhance the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS). The 3rd GEO Data Providers Workshop will feature 3 days of ...

RDA Eleventh Plenary Meeting

Berlin, Germany

The 11th RDA Plenary Meeting will take place from the 21st to the 23rd March 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Under the theme "From Data to Knowledge", the Plenary meeting welcomes the participation of all data scientists, experts and practitioners engaged in the advancement of data-driven science and economy. The Research Data Alliance and the 2.5-day Plenary meeting provide the ideal, neutral and ...

14th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2017)

Kyoto University, Japan

Kyoto University is delighted to announce that the 14th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2017) will take place from 25th (Mon.) to 29th (Fri.) September 2017 in Kyoto, Japan. The registration website is open, and an Early Bird discount is available until 12 August. [Note: a free   Japanese Tutorial Session will be held on Monday afternoon and  Tuesday morning.] ...

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Job Opportunity: Executive Director WDS-IPO

Tokyo, Japan

Vacancy (Re-advertisement) Executive Director of the ICSU World Data System (WDS) The position of Executive Director of the  WDS International Programme Office  is open for applications until 29 July 2018. The Executive Director will lead the WDS-IPO hosted by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) in Tokyo, Japan with core funding provided by NICT. The ...

Job Opportunity: Associate Director WDS-ITO

Victoria, Canda

The position of Associate Director of the WDS International Technology Office (WDS-ITO) is open for applications until 13 May 2018. The position is for a 3-year term and based at  Ocean Network's Canada  (WDS Regular Member) hosted at the University of Victoria, Canada. Applications should be made on the HR Portal of the  University of Victoria   More information on the WDS-IPO can be ...