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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 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 ...

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ICSTI Webinar: Research Data Management and Workflows in Universities – Transforming Data to Knowledge

ICSTI organizes its second webinar of 2019 themed ’Research Data Management and Workflows in Universities – Transforming Data to Knowledge’. All over the world universities and libraries have started the task of developing research data services. Ideally such initiatives aim to result in a complete service portfolio covering the entire research lifecycle: support in writing proposals and data ...

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). We are fortunate to have commitments from three top speakers from the TIB Leibnitz Information Centre for ...

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IASSIST Conference 2019

Sydney, Australia

The annual conference of the  International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology  will be held on 27–31 May 2019 in Sydney, Australia, at the  University of New South Wales . This conference is hosted by the  Australian Data Archive  (part of the  ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods  at the Australian National University), the  University of New South Wales ...

3rd World Intelligence Congress

Tianjin, China

The 3rd World Intelligence Congress (WIC2019) will be held at the Meijiang Convention and Exhibition Center in Tianjin, China. The conference theme is Intelligence New Era: Evolution, Strategy and Opportunity. Rorie Edmunds will represent WDS at WIC2019.

ICBHI 2019


The 3 rd  International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (ICBHI 2019) will be held in Taipei on 17–20 April 2019. It is expected that ICBHI 2019 will catalyze the personal health systems development methodology, and thus achieve convergence and integration mechanisms of the main scientific areas for the enabling of precision medicine. There is a high demand for managing new ...

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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 ...