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P7 Joint Session Certification and Practical Policies

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    Rainer Stotzka

    Biodiversity data repositories: Certification and practical policies
    The Biodiversity Data Integration, Practical Policies and Certification RGA Groups are co-organising a joint session at the next RDA P7 in Tokyo.
    The overarching goal of this joint session is to discuss and plan ahead on top of the outputs of the two technical groups (PP and Certification) and in relation to the needs of institutional and domain repositories for biodiversity data.
    1. Assess the potential value and implementation requirements of certification and practical policies RDA outputs for Biodiversity data repositories;
    2. Establish a communication channel between the respective technical groups and domain stakeholders;
    3. Identify adopters and plan pilot implementations.
    1. Intro [rationale and goals of session] (5 min)
    2. Practical Policies WG outputs (10 min)
    3. Certification IG/WG outputs (10 min)
    4. Biodiversity data repositories landscape (10 min)
    5. Structured discussion [list of questions relating to outputs] (45 min)
    6. Conclusions and action items (10 min)
    Kind regards,

    Dr Dimitrios Koureas, FLS
    Lead, Reseach Data & Partnerships
    Dept Life Sciences | Div Diversity and Informatics
    Natural History Museum London | SW7 5BD London, UK
    General Secretary, Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)
    co-Chair, Research Data Alliance – Biodiversity Data Integration IG
    ORCID: 0000-0002-4842-6487 | Linkedin:
    E-mail: ***@***.*** | Twitter: @DimitrisKoureas | Tel: +44 (0) 207 942 5244
    Meeting availability and requests:
    KIT >>>>>> Dr. Rainer Stotzka

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