Recent Activity: ELIXIR Bridging Force IG

09 Oct 2019

P14 Session Chair Update

In preparation for Plenary 14 in Helsinki, please refer to the information presented below pertaining to your breakout sessions.

 

Remote Participation

  • Remote participation will be available in each meeting room through GoToMeeting, which will be running from the laptop provided by the University. By just opening your presentation on this laptop, remote attendees will be able to view your slides and hear you speak.

04 Sep 2019

RDA website unavailable due to maintenance on 4 and 5 September 2019

Dear RDA members,

 

The following message is to inform you that RDA website is scheduled for a technical maintenance from today 4 September at 10:00 UTC until tomorrow 5 September at 10:00 UTC.

Messages sent to RDA Group mailing lists may not be delivered during the maintenance period.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

RDA Team

24 Jun 2019

Plenary 14 Session Submission Deadline Is Thursday!

With Plenary 14 (P14) scheduled to occur from October 23-25, the deadline for session submission is this Thursday, 27 June at 16:00 UTC.

Submissions for meeting sessions are open to working groups, interest groups, joint groups and birds of feather (BoF) meetings.

Please note, however, submissions are accepted from group chairs only. If you submit a session request for a group, please notify the other chairs of that group.

16 May 2019

Plenary 14: Call for Sessions, Collocated Events, Posters and Registration Now Open!

Taking place from 23-25 October 2019, the 14th RDA Plenary will take place in Dipoli, the nature-immersed building of Aalto University, Helsinki, in Finland, “one of the happiest countries in the world”, states Per Öster, CSC-IT Center For Science Director and Co-Chair of the P14 Programme Committee.

03 Apr 2019

RDA FAIRsharing WG output and adoption: FAIRer Resources for FAIRer Data

Dear RDA colleagues,
Today, in an open access /Nature Biotechnology/ article, *69 authors*
have come together as a community, representing the core *adopters*,
*advisory board members*, and/or key *collaborators* of FAIRsharing
(https://fairsharing.org), a resource launched in 2011 and matured under
the guidance of the *joint Force11 and RDA WG* and it international
userbase community.
The article presents the mission and work of FAIRsharing, and shows the

19 Jun 2017

Potential joint session for P10

Dear Chairs of the ELIXIR Bridging Force IG,
Following up on the Call for Sessions for the upcoming RDA P10
(https://www.rd-alliance.org/rda-10th-plenary-call-sessions), I would like
to initiate a discussion regarding a potential Joint Session between the
BioSharing WG and the Data Discovery Paradigms IG (DDPIG -
https://www.rd-alliance.org/groups/data-discovery-paradigms-ig).

04 Nov 2016

Interoperability standards - review for the Wellcome Trust

/(apologies for cross-posting)/
Dear ELIXIR IG members,
given the relevance of the topic, I would like to flag a review we have
done for the Wellcome Trust
*"Interoperability Standards - Digital Objects in Their Own
Right"***https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4055496.v1
part of a set of reports just released on related topics:
https://wellcome.ac.uk/what-we-do/our-work/open-research#what-we’re-doing

06 Sep 2016

Demo you Software at RDA: Better Description/ Retrieval of Online Scientific Data

Dear Colleagues,
there is an *opportunity to showcase your software* (prototype or
mature) to:
- enhance the authoring of comprehensive metadata using
community-endorsed standards
- to ensure the annotation of data with terms from standard ontologies
and terminologies, and
- to aid the identification and retrieval of relevant datasets for
exploration and re-analysis.
*BOF: Software for Better Description and Retrieval of Online
Scientific Data*

11 Jun 2015

Last chance to get a P6 breakout

Dear Bengt, Carole & Rob,
The deadline for RDA Plenary 6 breakout session (23-25 Sept 2015)
application is fast approaching. You have until 20th June 2015 to submit
your request for a meeting space in Paris -
https://www.rd-alliance.org/plenary-meetings/sixth-plenary/call-session-...
Working & Interest groups as well as representatives from BoFs will be
invited to share their group updates and interact with RDA members on 23

28 Apr 2015

Fwd: [rda-biosharing-wg] Standards Information Resource (life sciences) - Invitation to contribute

To the ELIXIR IG members, kindly see below; feel free to distribute it
further.
-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: [rda-biosharing-wg] Standards Information Resource (life
sciences) - Invitation to contribute
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:44:33 +0100
From: SAS <***@***.***>
To: The BioSharing Registry: connecting data policies, standards &
databases in life sciences <***@***.***-groups.org>
Dear WG members,
our proposed activity is still under review, but meanwhile the work has

19 Jan 2015

First Environment-related joint session for W&I Groups at the forthcoming P5

Dear chairs and members of the ELIXIR Bridging Force IG,

During the previous RDA plenaries it gradually became obvious that the environment-related Interest and Working Groups share concerns and face similar challenges regarding the lifecycle of Life data.