RDA is a community-powered organization, the breakout sessions play a key role in the success of our plenaries. RDA 7th Plenary Call for Session proposals is now open and collects requests for WG and IG sessions; BoF sessions and Joint sessions of existing WGs and IGs.
The Data Science Journal is a peer-reviewed, open access, electronic journal dedicated to the advancement of data science and its application in policies, practices and management of Open Data.We are currently soliciting submissions for papers on a wide range of data science topics, across the whole range of computational, natural and social science, and the humanities.
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is one of the newest Participating Organizations in the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), creating an important partnership between the Earth observations and the RDA communities. GEO approved RDA’s application at its plenary meeting in Mexico City last week.
To become a participating organization within GEO, one must have a mandate in Earth observation or related activities and be essential to GEO’s success. Currently, there are 92 Participating Organizations in GEO.
The meeting entitled "Open innovation, open scholarship and open infrastructures – insights to the European Digital Single Market " will be held on Tuesday, 10 November 2015 at 12:00 to 13:30 at the European Parliament and will be hosted by Henna Virkkunen, Member of European Parliamen and Catherine Stihler, Member of European Parliament.
WDS warmly invites the RDA community to attend the upcoming and free WDS Webinar#7 entitled 'Historical Seismograms: Preserving an Endangered Species'
Speaker: Professor Emile Okal (Department of Geological Sciences at Northwestern University, USA)
Date: 5 November 2015
Time: 22:00 UTC (check your local time)
The Governance Documents of RDA and the RDA Foundation indicate that Council members are to serve three-year (renewable) terms, with three members selected each year. Members of RDA are encouraged to submit names for the three open Council positions no later than 31 December 2015.
From 23 to 25 September, around 700 people — including IT specialists, researchers, educators, data practitioners, librarians, policy makers, and more — gathered in Paris, France, for the RDA Sixth Plenary Meeting. The organization itself has now grown to include over 3,300 members since its launch in 2013.
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is working on building the social and technical bridges to facilitate data sharing and re-use. Given that data and scientific collaboration are global, it is only natural that this activity must be executed within a global framework.
Registration is now open for “The Future of the Commons: Data, Software and Beyond.” To be held Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the National Academies of Science in Washington DC, this one-day workshop for data professionals is centers on the evolving concept of the “commons” and the various challenges associated with its development. Attendees will engage with their peers and industry experts on topics including privacy, security, and the unique and shifting needs of various research communities.
The aim of the report, prepaired by the Open Science Platform team, is to present a comprehensive overview of the current state of openness in Polish science. It covers the institutional context of Open Science in Poland and analyze its selected legal aspects, as well as describe the current e-infrastructure of Open Access.