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International Data Week 2025, Brisbane, Australia

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International Data Week 2025, Brisbane, Australia

13-16 October 2025


October 13, 2025
October 17, 2025
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International Data Week 2025: Trusted Research Data Driving Innovation and a Better World. 

The International Science Council’s Committee on Data (CODATA) and World Data System (WDS), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) are delighted to announce the International Data Week 2025: Trusted Research Data Driving Innovation and a Better World taking place on 13–16 October 2025, in Brisbane, Australia.

IDW 2025 will be hosted by the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) with assistance from the Australian Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).

Don't miss on the IDW 2025 updates

IDW 2025 will combine the RDA Plenary Meeting, the biannual meeting of this international member organization working to develop and support global infrastructure facilitating data sharing and reuse, and SciDataCon, the scientific conference addressing the frontiers of data in research organized by CODATA and WDS.

Who Should Attend

  • Data scientists
  • Data professionals
  • Researchers
  • Industry leaders
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Policy makers
  • Data stewards

The event is for Australian, Asia Pacific and all international participants.

Four editions of IDW have taken place to date:

1. IDW 2016, 11–17 September 2016, Denver, Colorado, USA; attended by 840 data professionals and researchers from all disciplines across the globe.

2. IDW 2018, 5–8 November 2018, Gaborone, Botswana; attended by more than 850 international data professionals and researchers.

3. IDW 2022, 20-23 June 2022, Seoul, South Korea; the first hybrid conference attended by 827 international data professionals onsite and virtually.

4. IDW 2023, 23-26 October 2023, Salzburg, Austria; second hybrid conference attended by 834 global participants.

Simon Hodson, CODATA Executive Director,

Hilary Hanahoe, RDA Secretary General,  

Meredith Goins, WDS Executive Director,