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Upcoming session at International Data Week

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    Keith Russell

    Dear members of the FAIR Data Maturity Model Working Group,
    We will be running a Birds of a Feather session at the International Data
    Week/RDA Plenary. Our session will be on Tuesday 24 October 16:00-17:30
    local time (14:00 – 15:30 UTC).
    At the last plenary (P20) we organized an initial session (The Way to FAIR:
    from data collection to citation) bringing together speakers with expertise
    in instrument development and integration of metadata collection to
    instrumentation across a range of scientific disciplines. There was
    significant participation in the session indicating a strong interest in
    furthering this work.
    In this Birds of a Feather (BoF) session we build on the growing community
    focused on supporting the researcher with “making data FAIR” by expanding
    to include the role of instruments in this process. This BoF will discuss
    current work on the challenges and opportunities within the community of
    instrument manufacturing and the configuration of instruments and their
    networks, and how RDA can support this community, with the goal of
    incorporating FAIR principles into data collection at the earliest possible
    stage. This enables researchers to more easily compile accessible,
    meaningful metadata to accompany their datasets, making the data from a
    broad type of instruments more FAIR.
    You can find the agenda for the session here:
    Virtual attendance will also be possible for those that have signed up to
    attend the conference virtually.
    We will also be collecting mentions and adoptions of the FAIR Data Maturity
    Model. If you know of a mention, reference or adoption of the FDMM please
    share this with us at IDW or send us an email. We have been successful in
    getting RDA TIGER support for this endeavour and we will be collecting
    mentions and adoptions at the RDA TIGER booth at the conference, so please
    come by, say hi, we are looking forward to collecting your stories.
    We are looking forward to seeing you next week, either in-person or
    Kind regards,
    Shelley, Edit, Sarah, Keith
    Keith Russell
    Director Outreach
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