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Identifying physical samples and linking them to the global research data ecosystem

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  • #134254

    Jens Klump

    0-10 minutes (10 minutes): Introduction and tour de table, including a survey of which sample types and communities are present in the audience.
    10-20 minutes (10 minutes): Status update from Helsinki 
    20-30 minutes (10 minutes): Report on the Beijing Declaration on Research Data
    30-75 minutes (45 minutes): Cross-disciplinary discussion on physical samples in the global research data ecosystem with panel members (TBA) from archaeology, agriculture, biology and biodiversity, geology, material science 
    75-90 minutes (15 minutes): Discussion of future activities of the Interest Group and links to other RDA WGs/IGs

    Additional links to informative material
    Group Page:
    Case Statement:
    IGSN 2040 announcement:
    Papers from the Linking Environmental Data and Samples Symposium, Canberra, May 2017 

    Beijing Declaration on Research Data:

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    ESIP/RDA Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences IG

    Avoid conflict with the following group (3)
    PID IG

    Meeting objectives

    Collaborative Notes Link:
    Remote access registration:

    If you are a member of RDA, you can join the Physical Samples and Collections in the Research Data Ecosystem IG by going to the group page and clicking “Join Group” on the right hand side. If you are not an RDA member, you can join RDA here: (it’s free!) 

    The proposed session has the following objectives:

    To introduce the Interest Group to new audiences 
    To discuss the multidisciplinary aspect of physical samples and how persistent and globally unique identification of samples enables linkage to the global research data ecosystem.
    To discuss challenges, pros, and cons of different identifier systems for the various use cases  
    To seek input and feedback from participants and other RDA WGs/IGs for future activities

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