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WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2019

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Since the ICSU era, establishment of data-oriented networks in developing areas is one of the efforts of the WDS. Along this line, the ‘ WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2017 ’ was held on 27–29 September 2017 in Kyoto, Japan, bringing together 107 data practitioners, data repository managers, and researchers from 17 countries, mainly in the Asia–Oceania region. During the Conference, it was ...

International Data Week 2018: The Digital Frontiers of Global Science

Gaborone, Botswana

Register at http://www.internationaldataweek.org/event-registration The second edition of International Data Week (IDW 2018) will be held on 5–8 November 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. Hosted by the Botswana Open Science and Open Data Forum, IDW 2018 will bring together data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from all parts of the globe. Co-organized by the World ...

Data Repositories Day 2018 (inc. WDS Members' Forum)

University of Botswana, Gaborone

'Data Repositories Day 2018' will be hosted by the World Data System on Friday, 09 November 2018 at the University of Botswana in Gaborone; following the close of International Data Week 2018 (05–08 November). This event is open to anyone with an interest, and those from outside of the WDS family will be very much welcomed. Since this meeting incorporates the biennial WDS business meeting (the ...

WDS Members' Events

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ICSTI 2019 Annual Conference and Workshops

Shanghai, China

ICSTI’s 2019 Annual Conference and Workshops will take place in China on 24–26 September. This year’s conference is titled  ‘Open Science and Open Innovation'  and we are very fortunate that the  Shanghai Library/Institute of Scientific & Technical Information of Shanghai   is hosting our event. The Conference will also include our now renowned ITOC and TACC workshop sessions that will ...

ICSTI Complementary Webinar: From Information to Knowledge with AI

The International Council for Science and Technical Information (ICSTI) is very pleased to invite you to participate in the first of its 2019 Webinar Series. The event is open to all on Thursday 14 February 2019 at 10:30 am EST (USA). http://www.icsti.org/spip.php?rubrique70 We are fortunate to have commitments from three top speakers from the TIB Leibnitz Information Centre for ...

Sea Level Futures

Liverpool, UK

A conference on regional and global sea-level change, the latest sea-level technology, and the future of sea-level research to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL). Hosted by PSMSL, the conference will take place at the National Oceanography Centre and Liverpool University, UK. For further information, including outline plan for sessions and ...

WDS-related Events

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3rd GEO Data Providers Workshop

New Dates: Register Now! Join us from 2–4 May 2018 at the European Space Agency in Frascati, Italy, as we bring together data providers and users to share knowledge and best practices in the management and use of Earth observation data, while working together to enhance the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS). The 3rd GEO Data Providers Workshop will feature 3 days of ...

RDA Eleventh Plenary Meeting

Berlin, Germany

The 11th RDA Plenary Meeting will take place from the 21st to the 23rd March 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Under the theme "From Data to Knowledge", the Plenary meeting welcomes the participation of all data scientists, experts and practitioners engaged in the advancement of data-driven science and economy. The Research Data Alliance and the 2.5-day Plenary meeting provide the ideal, neutral and ...

14th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2017)

Kyoto University, Japan

Kyoto University is delighted to announce that the 14th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2017) will take place from 25th (Mon.) to 29th (Fri.) September 2017 in Kyoto, Japan. The registration website is open, and an Early Bird discount is available until 12 August. [Note: a free   Japanese Tutorial Session will be held on Monday afternoon and  Tuesday morning.] ...

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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 ...