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23 Jun 2017

New European Commission High Level Expert Group European Open Science Cloud 2017-18

On 21 June 2017, the European Commission set-up the new High Level Expert Group European Open Science Cloud. Its mission is to advise the Commission on the measures needed to implement the European Open Science Cloud.

The new group, chaired by Silvana Muscella (Trust-IT Services), is composed of ten high-level experts from different European countries and two third-countries (Australia and US). Together, they have a complementary set of expertise related to various key aspects of the set-up of scientific data clouds, including standardisation, certification, procurement, delivery of federated services, business models, management, governance and funding of national and European research data infrastructures and e-Infrastructures.

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12 Jun 2017

Building the 10th RDA Plenary programme – Submit your applications for breakout sessions and co-located events!

RDA plenaries gather top-class scientists, researchers, practitioners and policy makers all contributing to the vision of a future where research data is openly shared and facilitates progress by enabling better, faster and cross-domain research.

Taking place 19-21 September 2017 in Montrèal, Canada under the theme “Better Data, Better Decisions”, the 10th RDA Plenary welcomes both applications for RDA group breakout sessions as well as co-located events.

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31 May 2017

RDA's active data management and e-IRG's high level infrastructure policy might yield promising collaboration - Primeur Magazine interview with Mark Parsons, RDA Secretary General

During the e-IRG Workshop November 2016 in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, Primeur Magazine talked Mark Parsons, RDA Secretary General. 

As an invited guest to the e-IRG Workshop Mark has taken on the role of establishing connections between e-IRG and RDA but also the research infrastructures as well. He sees data as a boundary object and area, and not as a barrier but as an interface for people to collaborate. Researchers are often working around shared data. This is a common interest across the ESFRI projects, e-IRG and RDA. 

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Join the RDA Europe / BlueBRIDGE Datathon On Fisheries And Aquaculture, 15-16 June 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
26 May 2017

Join the RDA Europe / BlueBRIDGE Datathon On Fisheries And Aquaculture, 15-16 June 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

All data enthusiasts: data scientists and practitioners, students, researchers, representatives from both private and public sector, that work to improve the aquaculture, fisheries, marine and environmental management, or develop ICT solutions for environmental and socio economics are invited to join the datathon co-organised by the RDA-Europe and BlueBRIDGE from June 15 to 16, 2017, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

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