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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 ...

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POSTPONED: ICSTI Annual Event 2020

Dublin, Ireland

ICSTI Annual Event 2020 has been POSTPONED until later in the year (perhaps October/November). IFLA WLIC 2020 has been CANCELLED. Please check the ICSTI website  for more information and updates.   The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI; WDS Associate Member) is pleased to confirm that its Annual Event 2020 is scheduled to be held on 21–22 August at the ...

RDA Virtual Plenary Meeting 15 (VP15)

With the recent cancellation of the  Research Data Alliance 's (RDA's; WDS Associate Member)  15th Plenary Meeting  (P15), the local organizing committee, RDA Technical Advisory Board, and RDA Secretariat  announce Virtual Plenary 15 (VP15) will take place on 18 March–10 April 2020. VP15 will offer remote access to many of the sessions that were planned for P15. The programme for VP15 is ...

SCOSTEP's 15th Solar–Terrestrial Physics Symposium

Alibag, India

The Scientific Committee on Solar–Terrestrial  (SCOSTEP; WDS Partner Member) will hold the SCOSTEP’s 15th Quadrennial Solar–Terrestrial Physics Symposium (STP-15) at Alibag, India on 21–25 February 2022. SCOSTEP organizes the Solar–Terrestrial Physics (STP) symposium once every four years. SCOSTEP is engaged in three major activities: long-term scientific programmes, capacity building, and ...

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JpGU–AGU Joint Meeting 2020


This event will be held online due to the Novel Coronavirus situation. More information about the event and means of participation will follow in due course at the  event website . The Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU) and American Geophysical Union (AGU) will host the JpGU–AGU Joint Meeting 2020 to highlight the 30th anniversary of JpGU and follow on from AGU's centennial celebration. The Joint ...

EGU General Assembly 2020: Sharing Geoscience Online


EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online brings part of the activities of the EGU General Assembly 2020 online. On 4–8 May 2020 (CEST), everyone can join online for favourite sessions. Sharing Geoscience Online does not require a separate registration or the payment of a registration fee. For uploads of presentation materials and commenting, authors and participants only need to have a ...

Certifying Trusted Repositories: Sharing with and Learning from RDA - Australia’s Approach to the Challenge

University of Melbourne - Jim Potter Room, in Old Physics Building

Concept Organised by ARDC, and the Australian Trusted Data Repository (TDR) Community, this event is a two hour event for the Australian Trusted Data Repository community to (1) meet in person, and (2) to exchange and learn from the international community, including CoreTrustSeal management, which arose from the Repository Audit and Certification DSA–WDS Partnership WG under the Research ...

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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 ...