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01 Aug 2016

Council Update

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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Receive recognition from the international data community: become an organisational sponsor of International Data Week 2016!
18 Jul 2016

Receive recognition from the international data community: become an organisational sponsor of International Data Week 2016!

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.

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RDA Dynamic Data Citation Recommendations - a DataCite Webinar,  July 12, 2016 04:30 PM CEST
07 Jul 2016

RDA Dynamic Data Citation Recommendations - a DataCite Webinar, July 12, 2016 04:30 PM CEST

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

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5th RDA WG/IG Collaboration Meeting, 8-9 June 2016, Nottingham, UK
30 Jun 2016

5th RDA WG/IG Collaboration Meeting, 8-9 June 2016, Nottingham, UK

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.

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​​​​​​​E-Infrastructures: Making Europe the best place for research and Innovation - Booklet published
28 Jun 2016

​​​​​​​E-Infrastructures: Making Europe the best place for research and Innovation - Booklet published

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.

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