status: Recognised & Endorsed

Chair (s): Gary Berg-Cross, Raphael Ritz

Group Email: [group_email]

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Agreed upon terminology, the meaning of terms used in discussion, is an important aspect of all group work. The DFT IG task is to continue the discussion evoked by the RDA DFT WG to support continuing RDA efforts regarding basic data concepts & framework models along with their vocabularies. A key aspect of the work is to support broader model and vocabulary agreements for and across these RDA WGs and IGs along with their representative communities and stakeholders. This will help continue the synchronization of RDA conceptualization and enable better understanding within and between RDA groups

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06
December
2019

RDA Plenary 15 Announcements - Registration and Calls for Co-located Events and Posters Now Open

by Alexandra Delipalta

  RDA is excited to announce several important pieces of information related to RDA Plenary 15: Data for Real-World Impact, which will be held from 18-20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, MCEC (https://mcec.com.au/).   This event will be hosted by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) with the support of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).
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28
November
2019

Deadline For P15 Group Session Submissions Extended To 5 December 2019

by Alexandra Delipalta

Dear RDA members,    RDA's 15th Plenary meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 18-20 March 2020    The deadline to submit session proposals for Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia has been extended to 5 December 2019, midnight UTC. Group session application form Joint meeting application form
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12
November
2019

Deadline for P15 Group Session Submission Fast Approaching

by Jamie Lupo-Petta

Dear Group Members,   The deadline for group session submissions for Plenary 15 is 28 November 2019, midnight UTC – just two weeks away.  
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04
September
2019

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

by Sara Pittonet Gaiarin

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
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05
August
2019

Moving TeD-T

by Thomas Zastrow

Dear all, Soon, we will move the TeD-T platform to a new (cloud based) platform here at MPCDF. Transition should be smooth and we expect no downtime, but just to make sure that we are not forgetting anything, please let me know if you are planing changes in the next days. Once the platform is moved, it can be used as usual. Best regards, Tom -- Dr. Thomas Zastrow Max Planck Computing and Data Facility (MPCDF) Gießenbachstr. 2, D-85748 Garching bei München, Germany Tel +49-89-3299-1457
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24
June
2019

Plenary 14 Session Submission Deadline Is Thursday!

by Yolanda Meleco

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.
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17
May
2019

Open position: Computational Scientist (m/f/d) - Monheim (Germany)

by Erick Antezana

(apologies for cross-posting) Dear colleague, We are looking for a 'computational scientist' with the following profile: * Scientific master degree in bioinformatics or similar * Experience in building and maintaining (bio-)ontologies as well as in automatizing ontology maintenance tasks (e.g. using scripts) * Experience/exposure with master data management (data stewardship and governance) and with biological data integration as well as algorithms design and implementation
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16
May
2019

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

by Jamie Lupo-Petta

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.  
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08
April
2019

Draft notes from DFT meeting at P13

by Gary Berg-Cross

Some draft notes have been added to the google doc used at the Plenary. See https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Xec9qa7WY6p73Hs3bN8wfGFnOq6Zt4342Vw3ArHZjzE/edit# People who attended should fill in the sheet and add their notes as requested at the meeting. There were a few action items on adding terms and explaining the intent of the term tool. We expect to act on these in the next few weeks,
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