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International Symposium: Global Collaboration on Data Beyond Disciplines (+ WDS-IPO 10th Anniversary)

Online

This online symposium  will commemorate ten years of the World Data System – International Programme Office (WDS-IPO) by the Japanese National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT). A short event to mark the WDS-IPO's 10th Anniversary will take place at the start of the symposium on 23 September 2020. The symposium is organized by the Joint Support-Center ...

WDS Members' Forum 2020

Online

An interim, online version of the biennial WDS Members’ Forum (also known as ‘Data Repositories Day’) will be held during the ' Global Collaboration on Data Beyond Disciplines ' international symposium. The face-to-face meeting has been postponed until 2021 such that it aligns with International Data Week . The session will be split into two parts: A Scientific Session consisting of ...

TRUST Principles Mini Symposium

Online

Research Data Canada (RDC), the Research Data Alliance (RDA; WDS Associate Member), the World Data System of the International Science Council, and the TRUST Principles authors are pleased to present a virtual Mini Symposium that will provide an introduction to the Principles for a global audience, along with an overview of key concepts and implementations from a variety of stakeholder ...

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RDA Global Adoption Week

Online

The Adoption Session, originally planned for the  Research Data Alliance 's (RDA's; WDS Associate Member) 15th Plenary Meeting, is now turning into a Global Adoption Week scheduled on 15–19 June 2020. The aim remains to demonstrate the wide variety of adoptable and adopted solutions to data sharing challenges that people in the field encounter in their daily jobs. The Global Adoption Week ...

Introducing DDI-CDI (Cross Domain Integration) to the Global Data Community

Online

This is the second of two webinars held by the ISC  Committee on Data for Science and Technology  (CODATA; WDS Associate Member) on  Introducing DDI-CDI (Cross Domain Integration) to the Global Data Community .  On Thursday, 18 June 2020 at 07:00 UTC, the specification will be introduced, followed by a discussion period. The webinar will last for an hour. See more details here .

Introducing DDI-CDI (Cross Domain Integration) to the Global Data Community

Online

This is the first of two webinars held by the ISC  Committee on Data for Science and Technology  (CODATA; WDS Associate Member) on  Introducing DDI-CDI (Cross Domain Integration) to the Global Data Community .  On Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at 14:00 UTC, the specification will be introduced, followed by a discussion period. The webinar will last for an hour. See more details here .

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International Symposium on Grids & Clouds 2020 (Co-located Workshop: Research Data Management Training Workshop)

Taipei, Taiwan

The International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2020 will be held at Academia Sinica in Taipei on 23–28 August 2020. The main theme of ISGC 2020 is 'Challenges in High Performance Data Analytics: Combining Approaches in HPC, HTC, Big Data and AI'. WDS will organize the co-located workshop ' Research Data Management Training Workshop ' jointly with the ISC Committee on Data for ...

GEO Virtual Symposium 2020

Online

The Group on Earth Observation (GEO) will hold interactive webinars and virtual discussions in the  GEO Virtual Symposium 2020 . In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, GEO has announced an event to be held remotely on 15–19 June 2020. The global GEO community will benefit from a series of interactive webinars over the course of one week that will provide in-depth discussions from experts on a ...

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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 ...