RDA's 17th Plenary was first conceived in 2018 as a physical event, scheduled to take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Three years later and after extensive planning, first for a hybrid event and later for a virtual get-together of the RDA community, RDA Virtual Plenary 17 took place on 20-23 April 2021 on JUNO Live.
The School runs from 3 May to 9 July 2021 online, and is delivered by members of the CODATA-RDA Schools of Research Data Science team working closely with a team of local organisers in South Africa.
10 June 2021 - 11:00 UTC / 12:00 BST / 13:00 CEST
Part of the RDA4EOSC activities supporting organisational engagement with EOSC and similar initiatives, this webinar focused on addressing issues of organisational interoperability as a means to support internal and external coordination and collaboration, increase efficiency, alignment and engagement with the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).
In November 2020, the RDA Council established a short term Financial Sustainability Task Force (FSTF) focusing on the identification of appropriate and achievable revenue models for RDA, aligning financial plans with the strategic focus for 2021-2023 and engaging with regional offices and regional representatives to align revenue and busine
Following and building on the discussions and outcomes of the RDA Virtual Plenary 17 (19-23 April 2021), RDA and the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) will run a series of free virtual sessions at times suitable to Oceania and large parts of Asia in mid-May 2021.
25th May 2021 - 12:00 CEST / 10:00 UTC
Part of the RDA4EOSC activities aimed at supporting organisational engagement with EOSC, this webinar focused on organisational approaches to enhancing skills and improving training related to research data management and Open Science. The aim was to highlight how alignment in terms of skills and training policies and practices enables improved organisational engagement with EOSC and other research commons in the longer term.
Applications are now being accepted to host International Data Week 2025. IDW is a global and inclusive event organised by the Committee on Data (CODATA) and the World Data System (WDS) of the International Science Council (ISC), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA).
Part of the RDA4EOSC activities aimed at supporting organisational engagement with EOSC, this webinar focused on discussing issues related to the alignment of organisational research data management policies both internally and externally.
The RDA has grown significantly since its inception in 2013, and must now develop a new financial sustainability model, as original sources of seed funding are no longer available or sufficient to keep running the organisation. In December 2020, the RDA Council set up a Financial Sustainability Task Force to openly investigate a series of different financial and business models.