The RDA Council is the senior body of RDA responsible for the overall vision and direction of RDA. The Council formally endorses RDA Working and Interest Groups and their Recommendations in line with RDA Principles. Council is comprised of senior statespeople selected by a nominations committee and approved by the general membership.
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It is just about that time again. RDA’s 8th Plenary Meeting and International Data Week will be here before you know it, and the early bird deadline for registration of August 8 is almost here. If you haven't done so yet, register soon at www.internationaldataweek.org.
Helix Nebula - The Science Cloud (HNSciCloud) launched a €5.3 million tender for the establishment of a European hybrid cloud platform.
The International Data Week 2016, scheduled from 11–17 September 2016, in Denver, Colorado, is a landmark event bringing together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers and data stewards from disciplines across the globe to explore how best to exploit the data revolution to improve science and society through data-driven discovery and innovation.
Jenny Knighton and Imma Subirats elaborated overview on the three years of activity of the RDA Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD), publishing a guest post on F1000research blog, an open science publishing platform for scientists, with the title "Three years of IGAD: progression and evolution". Imma and Jenny both work for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Imma is also co-chair o
Invitation to Australian participants to apply for partial travel support from ANDS to attend Research Data Alliance Plenary 8
DataCite is supporting the webinar on the RDA Dynamic Data Citation Recommendations held by Dr. Andreas Rauber, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology and co-chair the RDA Data Citation WG. View all the details below and register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5640115694733629188
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM CEST
RDA WG / IG Collaboration meetings have been held since the first RDA Working Groups were formed, with the purpose of keeping track of what the individual groups were doing, and of looking for leverage and synergies across groups. These meetings were first held as video conference, but since early 2014, face-to-face meetings have been held about 3 months after each Plenary, the location alternating between Europe and the US at this point.
The European Commission adopted on 19 April 2016 the communication “European Cloud Initiative – Building a competitive data and knowledge economy in Europe” that sets out a strategy to strengthen Europe’s position in data-driven innovation, improve its cohesion and help create a Digital Single Market in Europe. This is a fundamental step towards the reinforcement of the EU’s competitiveness in digital technologies and in innovation.