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The digital change and the huge increase of volume and complexity of data will revolutionize science and industry. 

To make sense of this evolving and complex landscape, and to make sure the work done has a high impact, RDA will continue to provide training opportunities.

RDA offers a series of training webinars, face-to-face workshops, hackathons/datathons partly organized as “summer schools” and special meetings on request. The topics will be primarily related with RDA recommendations and outputs, but it will also address general topics facilitating data sharing and re-use, interviews with notable people and information sessions such as reports from RDA plenaries. 

In case that you are unable to attend a webinar: All webinars will be recorded, and the videos will be published shortly after the event. They are available in the Past Webinars section of this website.


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29 May 2019

Trustworthy data repositories in the Life Sciences: The role of CoreTrustSeal Certification

29 May 2019 - 11:00

This webinar will provide an introduction to the importance and benefits of repository certification in the context of highlighting the prominent roles of data repositories in enabling data FAIR. Participants will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the CoreTrustSeal certification requirements and procedures, gaining a better understanding of the necessary steps for certification, and how compliance with documented criteria may be met. CoreTrustSeal experts with a background in the Life Sciences will report on their experiences with CoreTrustSeal certification of a few certified biomedical data repositories and answer certification-related questions.

More information can be found here: https://elixir-europe.org/events/webinar-coretrustseal

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22 May 2019

RDA GEDE Webworkshop on Adaptation of Repositories to the Digital Object Interface Protocol

22 May 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

The use of FAIR Digital Objects to implement the FAIR principles and to make data practices more efficient is now widely accepted. It is also widely agreed that repositories are the care takers of FAIR Digital Objects, i.e., they need to store, manage and curate DO's bit sequences, maintain globally resolvable PIDs for the DOs and manage metadata of different kinds describing the DO’s bit sequence. The DO Interface Protocol is the unified protocol that allows to create and access FAIR DOs independent of how a repository is organising and modelling its data. Thus, repositories should talk DOIP, but the reality is different. The detailed discussion about the adaptation of these examples will help to estimate the efforts and costs for related other cases. At the RDA plenary in Helsinki we intend to discuss other cases in detail.

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