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WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2019

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Since the ICSU era, establishment of data-oriented networks in developing areas is one of the efforts of the WDS. Along this line, the ‘ WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2017 ’ was held on 27–29 September 2017 in Kyoto, Japan, bringing together 107 data practitioners, data repository managers, and researchers from 17 countries, mainly in the Asia–Oceania region. During the Conference, it was ...

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 at the University of Botswana in Gaborone; 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 ...

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International Cooperation in Earth and Space Sciences: Celebrating 100th Anniversary of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

Paris, France

The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG; WDS Partner Member) was established on 28 July 1919 in Brussels, Belgium at the Inaugural General Assembly of the International Research Council (now the International Science Council) to promote activities of already-existing international scientific societies dealing with geodesy, terrestrial magnetism and electricity, meteorology, ...

Earth Science Information Partners Summer Meeting 2019

Tacoma, WA, USA

For 20 years, meetings of the  Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP; WDS Partner Member)  have brought together the most innovative thinkers and leaders around Earth observation data, thus forming a community dedicated to making Earth observations more discoverable, accessible and useful to researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and the public. This year's ESIP Summer Meeting will ...

27th IUGG General Assembly

Montreal, Canada

Beyond 100: The next century in Earth and Space Science The 27th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG; WDS Partner Member) will be held 8–18 July 2019 at the Palais des Congrès in Montréal, Québec, Canada. This is a special opportunity for participants from Canada and from around the world to come together and share their science and culture. 2019 ...

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33rd General Assembly of the International Union Of Biological Sciences

Oslo, Norway

The year 2019 marks the centenary of International Union Of Biological Sciences (IUBS). IUBS has had glorious 100 years: full of landmark contributions to research in biology at large and its application of science of biology for agriculture, medicine, conservation of biodiversity and for sustainable development. On this special occasion, we will have a full afternoon of plenary sessions under ...

RDA Ireland Meet The Expert: Dr Ingrid Dillo – FAIR Data in the Social Sciences and Humanities: From FAIRytale to FAIR Enough

Dublin, Ireland

Over the last decade making data available for broader re-use by other researchers and disciplines is becoming the norm. Researchers around the globe are confronted with growing research data management requirements imposed by funders and publishers. The majority of these researchers recognize the benefits of good research data management. But there are still issues to be tackled. The sharing ...

Digital Humanities – The perspective of Africa

Leiden, Netherlands

Digital Humanities – The perspective of Africa is a satellite workshop of  DH2019 , the international Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations conference for the Digital Humanities in Utrecht (9–12 July 2019). From 1–5 July 2019, in the week before DH2019, the Lorentz Center in Leiden will host a workshop aimed at the articulation of the specific developments in the field of digital ...

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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 ...