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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 ...

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 ...