RDA is excited to announce several important pieces of information related to RDA Plenary 15: Data for Real-World Impact, which will be held from 18-20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, MCEC (https://mcec.com.au/). This event will be hosted by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) with the support of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).
The deadline to submit session proposals for Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia has been extended to 5 December 2019, 23:59 UTC.
Implementing good research data management practices and Open Science guidelines requires effort at grass-roots, engaging researchers and research performing organisations but also at national level, policy makers working with funders and key organisations informing these policies.
The deadline to submit your session proposal for Plenary 15 In Melbourne, Australia, taking place 18-20 March 2020, is this week - 28 November 2019 at midnight UTC.
Be sure to coordinate with your co-chairs to make sure your group's submission is received by this date/time. As a reminder, submissions for working/interest group sessions and joint meetings are accepted from group chairs only. For joint meetings, chairs from all participating groups must be notified prior to submission. Submissions for BoFs will be accepted from all members.
The next RDA Plenary Meeting will be held in Australia, in Melbourne, 18-20 March 2020. A webinar organised on 11 December 2019 will welcome anybody interested in learning more about why to attend the 15th Plenary meeting.
On the 22nd of October 2019, the University of Aalto, Helsinki, Finland hosted the first EOSC event of 2019: The International Research Data Community contributing to EOSC. The event was organised by EOSCSecretariat.eu, the H2020 project mandated to support the EOSC Governance, in collaboration with the EOSC Executive Board and the Research Data Alliance (RDA).
The Research Data Architectures for Research Institutions (RDARI) Interest Group of the Research Data Alliance is conducting a survey of the research data management services offered by universities and research institutions around the world. This will enable comparisons to be drawn between different institutions and help establish benchmarks for service provision.