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RDA P12 Application

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    Ville Tenhunen

    DRAFT texts, Not final application.

    Draft of the 12th Plenary Group Session Application

    1. Group name: Research Data Architectures in Research Institutions IG

    2. Meeting title: Research Data Architectures in Research Institutions

    3. Please give a short introduction describing the activities and the scope of the group:

    Research data are managed in variety of ICT systems or services and with variety of different technology or system architectures and these architectures have to be interoperable with each other. Within research data community, there is number of different projects for research data infrastructures. With these architectures and projects research.

    Main themes of this new group are:
    – tools like systems, technologies and architectures used as a part of the services and solutions in research institutions
    – interoperability between institutional research data infrastructures and international or discipline based infrastructures
    – different institutional approaches to governance structures and business processes to respond to ICT demands for research (e.g. capacity planning/forecasting for storage)
    – case studies of solutions in the research data infrastructure projects in research institutions like universities
    – presentations of technical innovations and ideas in the area of research data infrastructures
    – best practises of the research data architectures in research institutions

    This group is also for discussion about nuts and bolts of the research data infrastructures used in the local research infrastructures.

    4. Please provide additional links to informative material related to your group i.e. group page, Case statement, working documents etc.:

    Current version of the IG Charter:

    5. Please list the meeting objectives:

    – Discussion of the idea and main themes of the group
    – Sharing best practises of architectures in the research data infrastructures via case studies of some projects
    – IG activities; Situation of the IG charter, joint activities woth other RDA groups
    – Identification of additional partners

    6. Meeting agenda:

    i Brief introduction to the group
    ii Case statements of projects, architectures or infrastructures
    iii. Discussion about current technology trends and future directions
    iv Governance survey
    v IG activities; situation with the IG charter

    7. Audience: Please specify who is your target audience and how they should prepare for the meeting:

    The target audience of this meeting may include all those people who are involved research data infrastructure projects or services as well as users who are interested in the topic of systems, technologies and data flows as a part of the research data infrastructures. For example research data infrastructure project owners or product owners, project managers, IT architects, data engineers, data managers, data scientists, developers and service users who are interested in technology issues are typical target audience of this meeting.

    8. Avoid conflict with the following group (1) DFIG
    9. Avoid conflict with the following group (2) ?
    10. Avoid conflict with the following group (3) ?
    11. Estimate of the required room capacity: 40
    12. Type of meeting: Working meeting
    13. Group maturity: 0-6 months
    14. If available, would your group be interested in being assigned an early career / student to support meeting note taking?


    15. Would you like to request support for remote participation in your group meeting?


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