Based on suggestions from the RDA Community Coordination activity at Plenary 9, the RDA Secretariat would like to collect examples of tools and activities that you have seen work well in Plenary breakout sessions, either at Plenary 9, or in earlier Plenaries. We are interested in hearing about things such as:
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RDA/US Data Share, an early career engagement program for the Research Data Alliance/US is pleased to announce its selection of the 2017 cohort of Fellows. The Data Share program, formed in 2015 through grant funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, selects Fellows to engage with, study and contribute to the RDA. The program aims at strengthening fellows’ careers and their institutions in data science and data sharing through engagement with the large, international community of RDA.
At Plenary 9, the sUAS data IG had it’s official kick off meeting!
The Brokering Framework Working Group held its inaugural meeting at the 9th Plenary in Barcelona (5-7 April), after having been endorsed by RDA.
The RDA Metadata Standards Catalog and the standard canonical set of metadata elements - take-aways from the RDA 9th Plenary Joint meeting of the WG Metadata Standards Catalog, IG Metadata and IG Data in Context
The joint meeting of the Metadata Groups focused on two main areas: the Metadata Standards Catalog and the activity to develop a standard canonical set of metadata elements.
As we are in an age of “data deluge”, private and public institutions and research communities need to tackle the high demand of data-intensive science. The potential of sharing data is incredibly high and indeed can completely revolutionise the way researchers work.
The e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) has produced a new document titled "Evaluation of e-Infrastructures and the development of related Key Performance Indicators". The objective of this e-IRG document is to provide an initial framework for evaluation and assessment of regional, national and European e-Infrastructures and to develop a categorisation of KPIs for key areas/components and other cost-related information, basically for the funder and policy level.
The U.S. region of RDA is ready to go from “start up” to sustainable, and is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who can take RDA/US from its current successful state to the next generation of the organization -- “RDA/US 2.0”. The RDA/US ED will work with the RDA/US Chair and professional team, RDA/US community, and larger RDA membership and stakeholders to help lead this transformation. The ideal candidate will have experience with collaboration and partnership within the academic, public, non-profit private, and for-profit private sectors.
RDA EU - ENVRI Summer School on Data Management and Data Science - 12-16 June 2017 Helsinki/Espoo, Finland
Learn how to do FAIR compliant professional Data Management.
Experience and practice with the latest software to manage and analyse data.
On the 3 April 2017 14:30 CEST, the awards ceremony for the successful contractors moving to the Prototype Phase of the Helix Nebula Science Cloud Pre-Commercial Procurement is taking place at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland.