RDA for the Sustainable Development Goals - RDA P16 session

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10 Nov 2020 UTC

RDA for the Sustainable Development Goals - RDA P16 session

10 Nov 2020

Greetings all,

The Co-chairs of the RDA for the Sustainable Development Goals IG would like to invite you to participate in our upcoming plenary session, Tuesday, November 10th from 5:00-6:30 PM UTC. The agenda for our session is below. We also encourage you to contribute to the Collaborative notes during the session, as well as review and share any materials within our group’s shared folder. We all greatly appreciate your engagement and look forward to collaborating in this important project.

Thank you,
Ingvill C. Mochmann, Lindsay Barbieri, Devika Madalli, Anthony Juehne
The Co-chairs of the RDA for the Sustainable Development Goals IG


Overview of the Value of RDA for the Sustainable Development Goals (30 minutes)

  • Welcome and thank you - Anthony Juehne

  • Edit Herczog - Introduction - the RDA Council Mission for the SDGs

  • Anthony Juehne - RDA for the SDGs: Recommendations and Solution Models for Coordinated International Research Data and Capacity

  • Ingvill C. Mochmann - RDA for the SDGs: Aligned RDA WGs and IGs to Achieve the SDGs

Organizational partnerships related to the SDGs and RDA: strategies for strengthening ties (30 minutes)

  • Delivering Bioinformatics and Genomic Medicine Training in Africa: Towards Unpacking Sustainable Development Goals of Good Health, Well-being and Quality Education
    Faisal Fadlelmola - Centre for Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, H3ABioNet University of Khartoum Node, Faculty of Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan

  • Early career researcher and SDG attainment: Case of the International Summer School in East Africa and Networks
    Norman Mukasa - International Summer School Uganda (ISSU) in cooperation with GESIS and Muteesa I Royal University

  • Challenges to meeting the SDGs in the environmental sciences: some ideas about how the RDA can help
    Alison Specht - School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network, The University of Queensland, Australia

  • Carbon Management, Food, Agriculture, Human well-being:  Using informatics to connect the climate action dots
    Brian Wee - Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Agriculture and Climate Cluster

Discussion, questions, and next steps (30 minutes)