Building the 10th RDA Plenary programme – Submit your applications for breakout sessions and co-located events!

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12 Jun 2017

Building the 10th RDA Plenary programme – Submit your applications for breakout sessions and co-located events!

12 June 2017

RDA plenaries gather top-class scientists, researchers, practitioners and policy makers all contributing to the vision of a future where research data is openly shared and facilitates progress by enabling better, faster and cross-domain research.

Taking place 19-21 September 2017 in Montrèal, Canada under the theme “Better Data, Better Decisions”, the 10th RDA Plenary welcomes both applications for RDA group breakout sessions as well as co-located events.

Take advantage of the many opportunities to organize an RDA group breakout session. Submit your application here:

Breakout sessions are the backbone of RDA Plenary meetings. They provide a forum for concrete discussions around the data-challenges you are facing for your research. You may wish to organize a working meeting to share your data experiences and best practices to identify concrete actionable solutions. Or you may wish to organize a joint meeting involving different Working or Interest groups addressing data issues from different perspectives to envisage cross-discipline innovative solutions.

If you are bringing a new topic to RDA’s attention, then you need to submit a Birds of a Feather application, for brainstorming, and ultimately set up a dedicated Working or Interest group for future collaboration.

Call for sessions Deadline: June 23, 2017 (17:00 UTC)

Would you like to organize your specific event in conjunction with the 10th RDA Plenary? Submit your application now:

Whether your event aims to showcase your data related results, or seeks partners for future cooperation and synergies, the 10th RDA Plenary in Montrèal is the must-attend event with a highly motivated audience and fellow researchers all in one place. Co-locating your meeting with the 10th RDA Plenary at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montrèal is the perfect opportunity not just for increased visibility but also a chance to engage with data experts worldwide in a vibrant atmosphere of collaboration.

Deadline for submission: 20th June 2017 (17:00 UTC) Please note that a limited number of meeting rooms are available.

For more information on the 10th RDA Plenary Open calls,  please visit