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21 Sep 2017

FW: [rda-wdinterop-wg][rda-rice-wg] TR: [rda-rice-wg] Online questionnaire of the Rice Data Interoperability Working Group

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19 Sep 2017

Survey on metrics and science indicators in the agricultural sciences

We invite people who are working with metrics or other science & technology indicators in
the agricultural sciences to participate in a small survey. It aims to get a better
understanding how these indicators are used in the agricultural sciences. The survey can
be found at
This survey is a next step in the work of a group of people from different institutions who

19 Sep 2017 - describing and linking standards, data repositories and data polices across domains and disciplines

Dear all,
it was a pleasure to meet many of you at the IGAD pre-meeting. In case
you'd like to know more about FAIRsharing*, and how we link standards,
databases and policies in agriculture and beyond, here is where we'll be
presenting FAIRsharing at the RDA:
*Tuesday 19th Sept:*
//- 11:30am-1pm Data Discovery Paradigms session
- 2pm-3:30pm Mapping the Landscape session
- 4pm-5:30pm BioSharing/ELIXIR session
*Wednesday 20th Sept:
//- 1:30pm-3pm - ActiveDMPs session

12 Sep 2017

FW: [rda-agrisemantics-wg] IGAD pre-meeting and RDA P10 in Montreal schedule

Dear all,
Thanks to the kind support of our colleagues at the WG AgriSemantics, we could change the date of the IGAD session during the RDA Plenary Meeting 10 from 20 to 19 September so all the IGAD co-chairs can attend the session. More information at
Imma Subirats
IGAD/RDA Co-chair

12 Sep 2017

IGAD/RDA Panel Session on Agricultural Data at CODATA 2017

Dear all,

I am glad to inform you that the proposal was submitted on time and approved. You can find more information about the panel session on "Coordination of Data Standards and Interoperability in Agricultural Research: Gaps, Overlaps, Challenges and Future Directions" submitted to CODATA International Conference Global Challenges and Data Driven Science organized by IGAD/RDA in collaboration with CODATA.

31 Aug 2017

RE: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig][vocabulary_services][rda-agrisemantics-wg] TR: Postdoc position on AgroPortal, GACS and ontology alignment in Montpellier, France

Dear collaborators,
We NEED you to help us found a candidate postdoc for this position. Recently the position has been extended to 18 months (rather than 12) but we need a candidate from outside France by beginning of November or the funding will be lost.
Please, transfer this email and send me recommendations. This is crucial for AgroPortal and shall be very good for GACS project.

30 Aug 2017

Draft agenda of the IGAD/RDA Pre-meeting is now available

Dear all,

I am glad to inform you that the draft fagenda of the IGAD/RDA Pre-meeting is now available at The meeting will take place the 17 and 18 September in Montreal, previous to the RDA P10. Details about the venue are in the document, but we will provide some more information in the next days.

27 Jul 2017

Re: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig][rda-wdinterop-wg][rda-agrisemantics-wg][rda-rice-wg][on-farm-data-sharing-wg][metrics-indicators-agriculture] Panel proposal for the International Conference, ‘Global Challenges and Data-Driven Research’

Dear Imma, all;
It is great to see this going forward. With Wenbo Chu’s assistance you might also contact the GEO GLAM initiative?
The deadline for submissions for the CODATA 2017 conference is tomorrow, but I will be happy silently to keep the submission mechanism open until midnight on 31 July if that helps.
We are pretty pleased with the keynotes that we have attracted: