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22nd Meeting of the WDS Scientific Committee

São Paulo, Brazil

Co-located with the Second WDS Latin America and the Caribbean Scientific Data Management Workshop , the WDS Scientific Committee will convene in São Paulo for the first of its biannual meetings of 2020.

Second WDS Latin America and the Caribbean Scientific Data Management Workshop

São Paulo, Brazil

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 data. Members of ISC and other scientific ...

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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International FAIR Convergence Symposium & CODATA General Assembly

Paris, France

Save the Date! Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA; WDS Associate Member) and GO FAIR  will convene the International FAIR Convergence Symposium on 22–23 October 2020 in Paris, France, followed by the CODATA General Assembly on 24 October 2020.  The International FAIR Convergence Symposium will provide a forum for advancing international and cross-domain convergence ...

ICSTI Annual Event 2020

Dublin, Ireland

Save the Date! 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 Clayton Hotel Burlington Road in Dublin, Ireland. This event is a djacent to  IFLA WLIC 2020 . ICSTI Annual Event 2020 This ICSTI Annual Event will include two ...

RDA 15th Plenary Meeting – Data for Real-World Impact

Melbourne, Australia

The  Research Data Alliance  (RDA; WDS Associate Member) 15th Plenary Meeting, with the theme Data for Real-World Impact, will be held on 18–20 March 2020 at the  Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre   in Melbourne, Australia. The Meeting will be hosted by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation with the support of the Australian Research Data Commons . It is ...

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Enabling FAIR Data/CDF Repository Webinar - Part 2

The Council of Data Facilities  (CDF) is hosting a set of webinars to review and discuss several repository specific concerns.  Topics and Presenters The  Enabling FAIR Data tenets for repositories  (Presenter: Shelley Stall, AGU Senior Director for Data Leadership) The criteria used by Springer Nature to be included in their  recommended repository list . Nature, Scientific Data, ...

Enabling FAIR Data/CDF Repository Webinar - Part 1

The Council of Data Facilities  (CDF) is hosting a set of webinars to review and discuss several repository specific concerns.  Topics and Presenters The  Enabling FAIR Data tenets for repositories  (Presenter: Shelley Stall, AGU Senior Director for Data Leadership) The criteria used by Springer Nature to be included in their  recommended repository list . Nature, Scientific Data, ...

ACS Spring 2020 National Meeting

Philadelphia, USA

American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meetings are where chemistry professionals meet to share ideas and advance scientific and technical knowledge. By attracting thousands of chemical professionals, the meeting provides excellent opportunities for sharing your passion for chemistry, connecting with the world’s largest scientific society, and advancing your career in this ever-changing global ...

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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 ...