SyA meeting 2017-02-28

Synchronisation Assembly meeting on Tuesday 28 February 2017

Time: 09:00 - 16:00 CET
Location: Meeting Room Strasbourg, Science14, Rue de la Science, 14b - Brussels (
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  • Ways RDA / RDA Europe can contribute to the EOSCpilot governance and ecosystem (i.e. interaction mechanisms)
  • Definition of standards to be used by EOSC services (c.f. the "rules of engagement")
  • Provision of education and training on services (c.f. the shortage of 500K data scientists)
  • Provision of social bridges related to the above (ie at RDA plenaries and other meetings)
  • Ensuring EOSC fits with global initiatives (c.f.  "open to the world")
  • EOSCpilot web site ( with some information

Agenda (still expecting some input)

09:00              Review of agenda and the goals of the meeting

09:05              Introduction

  • Tour de table: introductions and expectations for the meeting

Presentations on current state and activities in RDA Global

09:15              The future and challenges for RDA Global Mark Parsons, RDA Secretary General

09:35              The RDA Council Doris Wedlich, KIT & RDA Council

09:45              The RDA TAB Françoise Genova, CNRS & RDA TAB

09:55 - 10:30 Discussion

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break and networking

11:00 - 12:30 Discussion of how RDA can contribute with input for the EOSCpilot

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and networking

13:30 - 15:30

15:30            Sum-up and planning actions (Juan/Leif)

16:00 Close