– Also Launches Equality and Diversity Programme for RDA Plenaries –
To help you plan your attendance for the 22nd Plenary meeting in May 2024, we invite you to view the programme overview. The overview includes a preview of the dates and times of the main plenary sessions, breakout session slots, and networking opportunities.
Full session descriptions, speakers are still in development and will be communicated in due course.
Following the call for nominations in December 2023 for three open RDA Council positions, the Council Nominations Committee reviewed the submissions received. Four nominees were deemed eligible to enter the 2024 Council elections to be voted on by the RDA community:
NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is pleased to announce the release of its Research Data Framework (RDaF) Version 2.0, both as a traditional publication and an interactive web application. The RDaF V2.0 is a unique, multifaceted, and customizable tool for the management of research data from an organization-wide to an individual researcher level. Developed with extensive stakeholder input, RDaF V2.0 has the following features and functionality:
RDA’s 22nd Plenary Meeting (VP22), themed ‘Local Action - Global Connection’, is scheduled to be a fully virtual community event between 14 - 23 May 2024. Organised by the RDA Secretariat, the plenary programme will cover multiple time zones to bring together our global community. The programme’s key components include:
Joint Meetings with multiple working and interest groups
RDA Europe is looking to hire four more members of staff to work on our project portfolio and support the growth of the organisation. We are seeking two communications professionals and two Research Data community experts to join us as soon as possible. The vacancies close at the end of January, so submit your application and come work for a growing international team supporting the Research Data Alliance community!
The following roles are currently open:
Following the call for nominations to join the RDA Technical Advisory Board, the RDA Secretariat received 10 nominations, all seconded by RDA community members. The elections were open to the RDA community from 21st November to 7th December 2023. After applying the balancing criteria, we can now, with great pleasure, announce that the new members of TAB, who will serve a 3-year term, are:
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This detailed analysis has been drafted by the RDA Secretariat to capture all the feedback on IDW 2023 and RDA P21 held as a hybrid event on 23–26 October 2023 in Salzburg, Austria.