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Denver, Colorado to Host International Data Week

On 11–17 September 2016, data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from across the globe will convene in Denver, Colorado for International Data Week (IDW). The theme of this landmark event is ‘From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution’. As such, International Data Week will bring together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policy ...

International Scientific Organizations Support Data Sharing for Sustainability

SciDataCon2014, the International Conference on Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability, took place on 2–5 November in New Delhi, India. The Conference was motivated by the conviction that the most significant research challenges—and in particular the pressing issues relating to global sustainability in the face of ongoing natural and human-induced changes to the planetary ...

DataCite and ICSU-WDS Announce Cooperation

DataCite and the ICSU World Data System (ICSU-WDS) announce an agreement to strengthen their collaboration and enhance the availability of high-quality scientific data to researchers worldwide. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the organizations clearly states their intention to coordinate efforts in areas of mutual interest, such as data publishing and improving ...

International Polar Data Forum Communiqué

Participants—data managers, scientists, and research coordinators—of the International Forum on 'Polar Data Activities in Global Data Systems' (15–16 October 2013; National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan) share their observations on the current state of polar data activities and their recommendations for enhancing and sustaining core data services into the future.