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15 Sep 2016

TAB 2016 Election Now Open!

Vote Now!


The election for new TAB members is now open.  Go here to view the ballot, along with additional information on the election process and candidate backgrounds.


This is an important way that you, as an RDA member, can have a say in the technical direction of RDA - by choosing the candidates you believe are best qualified to make important contributions.


The election closes on September 29, so cast your vote today!

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24 Aug 2016

TAB Candidates 2016

Announcing the 2016 Candidates for TAB!



And now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for – the Candidates!!!


We have an amazing slate this year, and it would be nice if we could just find space for everyone, but, alas, Regional Balance criteria come into play.  Given the current TAB membership, a maximum of 2 candidates from the Europe and Africa region, 2 candidates from the Americas, and 3 from the Asia and Oceania can be elected this time.


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09 Aug 2016

Deadline for TAB Nominations August 15, 2016!

Reminder to all interested RDA Members - The deadline for applying to be a member of the Technical Advisory Board (TAB) is fast approaching!  


How to Apply:


Any current RDA member may apply.  Not sure if you are an RDA member?  Do you have an account on our website (rd-alliance.org)?  Yes? Then you’re a member!  No?  Sign up now!!!


Know someone who would be perfect for the job?  Encourage them to apply!


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05 Aug 2016

Last Reminder: IDW Early Bird Registration Deadline

Hi all.  Prior to the close of this week, we wanted to provide you with one last reminder that this coming Monday is the last day for International Data Week’s early bird registration.   

If you haven’t already done so, we recommend you register by Monday to receive the discounted rate. 

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01 Aug 2016

RDA's August Newsletter - Special IDW Issue

Early Bird Deadline for International Data Week is August 8!

It’s hard to believe, but RDA’s 8th Plenary Meeting and International Data Week (IDW) are only one month away.  Furthermore, the early bird deadline for registration for the week’s activities is August 8, so if you haven’t done so already, register this week at www.internationaldataweek.org.

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27 Jul 2016

Early Bird Registration Deadline for IDW is August 8

Hello RDA Members.  It is just about that time again.  RDA’s 8th Plenary Meeting and International Data Week (IDW) will be here before you know it, and the early bird deadline for registration is right around the cornerJoin colleagues from around the world for this meeting as well as the International Data Forum and SciDataCon, and sign up soon!

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19 Jul 2016

Groups in Community Review Need YOUR Input!

Just a reminder - we have three groups in Community Review that would all benefit from YOUR input.  Go to the RDA Home Page, and cast your eye over the 'Request for Comment' box.  You'll see links to the Rice Data Interoperabiliy Working Group; the Weather, Climate, and Air Quality Interest Group; and the Repository Core Description Working Group.  All three of these groups hope to be underway by our September meeting, so this is the ideal time to help shape their initial work.

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01 Jul 2016

RDA July 2016 Newsletter

View all the latest updates from the Research Data Alliance on Recommendations and Outputs, the TAB Call for Nominations, RDA for disciplines focus on agriculture, Member spotlight and much more in the July edition of our Newsletter. 

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