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Join WDS in Gaborone for 'Data Repositories Day'

Draft agenda now available! On Friday, 9 November, the World Data System will organize its first international Data Repositories Day  at the University of Botswana, after the close of  IDW 2018 . This event is free and is open to everyone with an interest; however spaces are now extremely limited so please  pre-register now  to reserve your space! During the day you will hear what WDS ...

(Draft) Programme for SciDataCon 2018 Published

The SciDataCon Organizers and the IDW Programme Committee are delighted to announce that the draft programme for SciDataCon 2018 has been published: https://www.scidatacon.org/IDW2018/programme/ International Data Week (IDW) 2018 combines SciDataCon, the international conference for scrutiny and discussion of the frontier issues of data in research, and the 12th Plenary Meeting of ...

Botswana President to Formally Open IDW 2018!

The Programme Committee of International Data Week 2018 (IDW 2018) is pleased and honoured to announce that the Botswana President—His Excellency Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi—will formally open IDW 2018 and will deliver the opening keynote address for the week-long conference beginning on 5 November 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Research Science and Technology will ...

IDW 2018: Call for Exhibitors

IDW 2018: Call for Exhibitors

International Data Week 2018 (IDW 2018), to be held on  5–8 November 2018  in Gaborone, Botswana, is pleased to announce a Call for Exhibitors  ( PDF Version ). Organizations worldwide are invited to participate in this exciting event and embrace the opportunity to promote their data products, services, and innovations to the data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and across ...

IDW 2018: Online Registration Open Until 4 November

  Register at http://www.internationaldataweek.org/event-registration Registration is officially open for International Data Week 2018 (IDW 2018), which will take place  5–8 November 2018  in Gaborone, Botswana. The Early Bird pricing is now closed, but you can still  register online  until  4 November 2018, and reduced pricing is available for students and attendees based in ...

Keynotes Announced for IDW 2018 (Updated 14/08/2018)

We are delighted to announce that currently the follow keynote speakers are confirmed for International Data Week 2018 (5–8 November 2018; Gaborone, Botswana).  Rob Adam South African Radio Astronomy Observatory and Square Kilometre Array Rob Adam was appointed Director of the South African Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope project in January 2016. Until recently Rob held the ...