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Register Now: TRUST Principles Mini Symposium

Date: Tuesday, 7 July 2020. Time: 10:00 am–1:00 pm ET. Presenters:  Ingrid Dillo (WDS-SC) and Karen Payne (WDS-ITO Associate Director). Registration Link . 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 ...

SAVE THE DATE! International Data Week 2023: A Festival of Data (23–26 October 2023; Salzburg, Austria)

SAVE THE DATE! International Data Week 2023: A Festival of Data (23–26 October 2023; Salzburg, Austria)

The International Science Council’s Committee on Data (CODATA) and World Data System (WDS), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) are delighted to announce International Data Week 2023: A Festival of Data, taking place on 23–26 October 2023, in Salzburg, Austria. IDW 2023 will be hosted by the University of Salzburg through its interdisciplinary Data Science group and the Geoinformatics ...

Call for Abstracts: WDS Co-convened Session at AGU 2020

Call for Abstracts: WDS Co-convened Session at AGU 2020

The 2020 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union will be held on 7–11 December 2020 in San Francisco, CA. It will likely be mostly virtual, but will remain the global convened meeting of the Earth and Space Sciences community. The World Data System of the International Science Council is co-convening the following two sessions, and we would like to encourage your abstract submission ...

NDRIO Provides Funding to WDS-ITO

NDRIO Provides Funding to WDS-ITO

The New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NDRIO) in Canada has announced the signing of a Memoradum of Understanding (MoU) with  Ocean Networks Canada  (ONC; WDS Regular Member)—the host of the WDS International Technology Office (WDS-ITO) at the University of Victoria. The MoU will enhance the promotion of science for the public good, providing valuable open-source, ...

ISC Statement on Combating Systemic Racism and Other Forms of Discrimination in Science

ISC Statement on Combating Systemic Racism and Other Forms of Discrimination in Science

In the wake of the death of George Floyd and the global response it has ignited, the  International Science Council  (ISC) recognizes the need for critical reflection and concerted, impactful action to eradicate racism and other forms of injustice in our own scientific communities and the systems that support them. ISC has published a statement on combating systemic racism and other forms ...

Webinar – Accounting for Everyone: Using Gridded Population Data For Sustainable Development

Webinar – Accounting for Everyone: Using Gridded Population Data For Sustainable Development

Join ISC, SDSN TReNDS, and a panel of experts for a technical discussion on the use of gridded population data in a variety of applications! The International Science Council  (ISC) invites the WDS Community to join a webinar  Accounting for Everyone: Using Gridded Population Data For Sustainable Development , which will take place on 24 June 2020 at 09:30 EDT/15:30 CET/19:00 IST. This ...