With over 330 people attending Plenary 5 in San Diego, more than 220 of them will attend the Adoption Day activities at San Diego Supercomputing Center (SDSC) on Sunday 8th March. The Research Data Alliance rises to many of today's data challenges providing concrete solutions to overcome some of the many barriers to data sharing and re-use. In less than 2 years since its launch RDA has already published first tangible outputs all aiming to increase inter-operability, reproducibility, trust and ultimately to provide growth & employment opportunities by making data re-use less expensive.
One year ago, Augusto Burgueño Arjona was appointed Head of Unit eInfrastructures, DG CONNECT at the European Commission. This unit is responsible for funding ICT-based infrastructures and services that cut across a broad range of user disciplines, including the Research Data Alliance (RDA).
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) invites applications for its newly redesigned fellowship program. The program’s goal is to engage early career researchers in the US in Research Data Alliance (RDA), a dynamic and young global organization that seeks to eliminate the technical and social barriers to research data sharing.
A call for abstracts is open until the 18 February 2015 for the Impacts of Big Data Technology to Earth Science Data Analysis Session at AOGS 12th Annual Meeting to be held 2-7 August 2015 in Singapore.
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In a talk with Research Europe, the RDA Secretary General, Mark Parsons speaks about the progress of RDA giving examples of what the first outputs are pushing forward. Addresses the issue of the private sector involvement in RDA, its organisational membership, the importance of social norms for data sharing and the RDA future plans.
A Call for presentations is open until February 8 for the Large Scale Data Projects meet RDA - Plenary session scheduled to take place on March 8, in the afternoon of the 5th Plenary Adoption Day hosted by the San Diego Supercomputing Center.
Washington DC – Last week in Washington DC, the Research Data Alliance/United States (RDA/US) and CENDI Federal Information Managers Group announced an agreement to jointly sponsor events related to the advancement of data management innovation.
RDA/US and CENDI will also share information about ongoing and planned activities at each organization. With a shared interest in effective data infrastructure, this alliance will particularly benefit CENDI membership and US members of RDA, as well as the entire international data sharing community.
The 10th International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2015) will be held on June 8-11, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The conference is being jointly hosted by Indiana University Bloomington Libraries, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, and Virginia Tech University Libraries.
In collaboration with PLOS and DataONE, the California Digital Library is conducting a survey to investigate metrics for datasets. The aim is to learn what metrics of use and impact would be useful to reasearchers and repositories. The responses will directly be fed into a broader project to design and develop metrics that track and measure data use, i.e. “data-level metrics” (DLM).