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Third International Polar Data Forum

Helsinki, Finland

The WDS co-convened Third International Polar Data Forum will be held on 18 – 22 November 2019, hosted by the  Finnish Meteorological Institute  at their Dynamicum campus in Helsinki, Finland. The Forum will be a two-day conference style meeting in support of information exchange, with the remainder of the week using a 'hackathon' approach that will build on the development work from other ...

EGU–WDS Research Data Management Training Workshop 2019

Paris, France

With thanks to the generous sponsorship of the  European Geosciences Union  (EGU), t he World Data System of the International Science Council (WDS) will hold a  Research Data Management (RDM) Training Workshop  aimed at early career researchers and scientists (ECRs) on 6–8 November 2019 in Paris, France. The purpose of the Workshop is to gain practical skills in data curation and ...

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SCOSTEP's 15th Solar–Terrestrial Physics Symposium

Alibag, India

The Scientific Committee on Solar–Terrestrial  (SCOSTEP; WDS Partner Member) will hold the SCOSTEP’s 15th Quadrennial Solar–Terrestrial Physics Symposium (STP-15) at Alibag, India on 21–25 February 2022. SCOSTEP organizes the Solar–Terrestrial Physics (STP) symposium once every four years. SCOSTEP is engaged in three major activities: long-term scientific programmes, capacity building, and ...

ICSTI 2019 Annual Conference and Workshops

Shanghai, China

ICSTI’s 2019 Annual Conference and Workshops will take place in China on 24–26 September. This year’s conference is titled  ‘Open Science and Open Innovation'  and we are very fortunate that the  Shanghai Library/Institute of Scientific & Technical Information of Shanghai   is hosting our event. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  Please register as soon as possible. Admission to the event is free ...

RDA's 14th Plenary Meeting – Data Makes the Difference

Helsinki, Finland

The  Research Data Alliance 's (RDA; WDS Associate Member) 14th Plenary Meeting will be held from 23 October to 25 October 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. The Plenary will bring together data experts in research, industry, and policy-making worldwide and from all disciplines under the theme Data Makes the Difference and will address the extensive potential of research data in Improving decision ...

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AGU 2019 Fall Meeting

San Francisco, CA, USA

The 2019 Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union  (AGU) will be held on 9–13 December 2019 in San Francisco, California. Join the largest international Earth and Space Science meeting in the world as AGU marks its Centennial in 2019 by returning to San Francisco, the home of Fall Meeting for more than 40 years. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in Centennial ...

Colloque Science Ouverte au Sud (Open Science in the South countries: Challenges and Prospects for a New Dynamic)

Dakar, Senegal

Alex de Sherbinin (Vice-chair of the WDS Scientific Committee) is representing the World Data System at this conference and is a member of its Scientific Organizing Committee. The conference is being jointly organized by Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD) and Cheikh Anta Diop University ...

CLAIB 2019 – VIII Latin American Conference on Biomedical Engineering

Cancún, Mexico

The VIII Congreso Latinoamericano de Ingeniería Biomédica (CLAIB) and the XLII Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Biomédica (CNIB) will be held on 2–5 October in Cancún, Mexico, hosted by the Sociedad Mexicana de Ingeniería Biomédica and the Consejo Regional de Ingeniería Biomédica para América Latina. CLAIB–CNIB19 will promote the interaction and exchange of ideas, knowledge, experiences, and ...

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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 ...