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


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


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


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 ...

Polar to Global Online and Data Sharing Workshop/Hackathon


Participation to this workshop is limited and registration is required using the form found here . Connection information will be provided to registered participants closer to the event time. During the Third Polar Data Forum (PDF III) held in Helsinki in November of 2019, members of the Polar Data Community gathered to share information and knowledge and to make practical progress ...

CANCELLED: 22nd Meeting of the WDS Scientific Committee

São Paulo, Brazil

With travel increasingly difficult and uncertain due to COVID-19, the WDS Scientific Committee  (WDS-SC) has taken the decision to CANCEL its first face-to-face meeting of 2020. It will instead hold several extended teleconferences to discuss the main priorities for the World Data System of the International Science Council over the next six months. The 22nd Meeting of the WDS-SC was to be ...

POSTPONED: Second WDS Latin America and the Caribbean Scientific Data Management Workshop

São Paulo, Brazil

This event has been POSTPONED. See statement here .   Workshop Scope We invite Managers, researchers, developers, and leaders of operational or planned research data repositories. Researchers and developers of scientific data management strategies and initiatives. Leaders and directors of funding and government agencies concerned with scientific data management and open ...