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RDA WG / IG Collaboration meetings have been held since the first RDA Working Groups were formed, with the purpose of keeping track of what the individual groups were doing, and of looking for leverage and synergies across groups. These meetings were first held as video conference, but since early 2014, face-to-face meetings have been held about 3 months after each Plenary, the location alternating between Europe and the US at this point.
The free flow of data is key to unlocking the full potential of the data economy in Europe. This consultation workshop on the Free Flow of Data initiative will focus primarily on the issue of data localisation restrictions and legal barriers to the free flow of data. The initiative will also deal with other emerging issues such as data ownership and access to data, liability, interoperability, and re-use of data.
In this year conference, participants will have the opportunity to follow discussions and panels on policies and practices for developing and using data standards and learn from the experience coming from standardisation organisations, governments and European institutions.
Acceptance of the open science principle entails open access not only to research data but also to data services, tools, analyses, and methods that enable researchers to conduct efficiently and effectively their research activities.
The RDA Europe project has been holding an annual Science Workshop co-organised with a European research organisation since 2014. The third one was held in Paris, 19-20 April 2016, and co-organised with the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS.
Date: 6th April 2016
Location: Tinbergenzaal, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Kloveniersburgwal 29, Amsterdam – The Netherlands
“Open Science, Open Innovation, Open to the World.”
Commissioner Moedas' statement emphasizes the importance and potential of open of science for Europe and globally.
RDA members are invited to attend the National Data Service (NDS) Consortium meeting, to be held April 4-6, 2016 at RENCI in Chapel Hill, NC.This is the fifth in their series of workshops aimed at building a national infrastructure for sharing, publishing, and re-using data.
In 2017, ASLO will return to one of its most popular locations – Honolulu, Hawai′i. This is an important meeting to address water issues and promote scientific exchange across the freshwater to marine continuum. The meeting will also embrace the Hawaiian cultural perspective linking land, water, and peoples.