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EGU Town Hall: Trust is capital in research data repositories

Austria Center Vienna (ACV), Room 0.96, Vienna, Austria

We encourage EGU participants, researchers interested in data stewardship, data practitioners, and representatives of data repositories, to join us for this  EGU 2017 town hall meeting  (25 April 2017 19:00–20:00 room 0.96) and learn more about the benefits of certification of data repositories against the Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements and discuss ways to improve the ...

Data Initiatives in Africa – Opportunities and Challenges for Research and Sustainable Development

Grenoble, France

The World Data System (WDS) in collaboration with the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD: www.ird.fr ), the Observatoire des Sciences de l’Univers de Grenoble (OSUG : www.osug.fr ) and with support from the Group on Earth Observations (GEO: www.earthobservations.org ) hosted a 2-day exploratory meeting on 12–13 April 2017 hosted at the OSUG in Grenoble.   The goals of this ...

World Data System (WDS) Asia – Oceania Conference, 2017

Kyoto University, Japan

The WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2017 aim is to reinforce the data stewardship community in this region and help establish a collaborative system for access to and dissemination of research data. The conference will bring together data practitioners, data repositories managers and researchers, and in particular those supporting current international research priorities such as the ICSU sponsored ...

WDS Members' Events

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EUDAT & Research Data Management Summer School

Heraklion, Crete

On 3–7 July 2017, EUDAT is organizing a Summer School, set in the stunning landscapes of Heraklion, Crete, and kindly hosted by FORTH , to introduce early-career researchers to the principles and tools needed for careers in data intensive science and data management. The course is applicable to those working with big data, as well as researchers from less data-intensive communities. In ...

International CODATA 2017 Conference 'Global Challenges and Data-driven Science'

Saint Petersburg, Russia

The International CODATA 2017 Conference, 'Global Challenges and Data-driven Science' will explore the fundamental issues relating to the availability, (re-)use and scientific analysis of data that relate to the most significant contemporary global challenges. Global science is increasingly data-driven. Major international scientific programmes contribute to a collective endeavour to ...

ICSTI’s ITOC & TACC Workshops in Barcelona, Spain

Barcelo Sants Hotel, Barcelona, Spain

Target Audience : The ITOC and TACC workshops presented by ICSTI will be of relevance to Researchers, Librarians, Data Scientists, Data Librarians/Curators, Information Scientists, and Heads of Research Institution Infrastructures. In the framework of its 2017 Annual Members' Meeting held as an Associated Event with the Research Data Alliance 9th Plenary conference, ICSTI (the International ...

WDS-related Events

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GEO Data Providers Workshop

Florence, Italy

Data providers/Members of ICSU-WDS interested in contributing to the Group on Earth Observations' GEOSS are invited to attend the 2nd GEO workshop, whether your data are already brokered by GEOSS or if your data could be integrated as a new resource. The  First GEO Data Providers workshop  was held as a side event during the GEO-XIII Plenary in St. Petersburg, to strengthen the dialogue ...

RDA 7th Plenary and Side Events

Hitotsubashi Hall, Tokyo, Japan

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) will hold its next  Plenary Meeting  for the first time in Asia! The 7th edition will take place 1–3 March 2016 in Tokyo, Japan, where the ICSU World Data System International Programme Office is hosted by the Japanese National Institute of Information and Communications Technology. Beyond this geographical proximity, WDS is strongly involved in RDA ...

AGU Fall Session – PP53B-2352: Normalizing paleoclimate variables in support of data-intensive science

Moscone Center (South - Poster Hall), San Francisco

Session: Decoding Paleoenvironmental Proxies: Developments, Challenges, Refinements, and Mechanisms III Posters Abstract: Paleoclimate data are extremely heterogeneous – hundreds of different types of measurements and reconstructions are routinely made by scientists on an even larger number of kinds of physical samples. This heterogeneity is one of the biggest barriers to the development of ...

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Submission Deadline: EUDAT & Research Data Management Summer School

Heraklion, Crete

On 3–7 July 2017, EUDAT is organizing a Summer School, set in the stunning landscapes of Heraklion, Crete, and kindly hosted by FORTH , to introduce early-career researchers to the principles and tools needed for careers in data intensive science and data management. The course is applicable to those working with big data, as well as researchers from less data-intensive communities. In ...

Call for Papers Closes for WDS-convened Session at AGU 2016

Paper contributions are invited for the session  Publishing and Managing Data: The case for Trustworthy Digital Repositories  accepted in the Earth and Space Science Informatics focus group at the  AGU 2016 Fall Meeting . This session is expected to highlight the important role played by the WDS community in seizing the opportunities and addressing the challenges outlined in the below ...

Room Block Expires for IDW 2016

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Rooms have been blocked at the Sheraton Downtown Hotel at a discounted rate of 199 USD/night (+ 29.35 USD/night tax) until 26 August. Availability is limited and rooms are being booked out fast. To avoid disappointment, r eserve your room now !