status: Recognised & Endorsed

Chair (s): Dimitris Koureas, David Schade

Group Email: [group_email]

Secretariat Liaison: enquiries[at]rd-alliance.org


The group held a BoF session at Plenary 9, Barcelona, April 2017.

 

From the session description:

 

Over the couple of years we witnessed an increase in the number of Interest and Working Groups operating within RDA. The enlargement of the RDA ecosystem creates new opportunities for interaction between practitioners from across scientific and technological domains. Examples of this interplay were previously seen at RDA plenaries, through joint sessions between discipline-specific and technologically-oriented groups.

 

The primary foci of these interactions were (i) to investigate the applicability and identify routes to implementation of RDA outputs and (ii) to discuss disciplinary specificities and use them as use cases for development or refinement of RDA outputs.

 

Issues relating to accessibility of data, data annotation, collaboration or even publishing norms are often perceived in completely different ways within different disciplines. This has led to a challenging landscape, that lacks a consistent requirements framework that can drive development of technological solutions as well as their implementation. Although, respecting the disciplinary specificities and modi operandi is crucial, it is also important to identify and describe commonalities and address them in a consistent and robust manner.
We propose the formulation of an RDA Interest Group that will aim at bringing together representatives across disciplinary communities in an effort to better organise and drive the discussion for prioritising, harmonising and efficiently articulating communities’ needs. The group will gradually support the development of a common disciplinary interoperability framework. 

 

The high-level objectives of the group would be to:

  • Contribute to the development of information material for communities of practice;
  • Assess and prioritise disciplinary needs for research data curation and sharing; 
  • Introduce RDA technical outputs to discipline representatives and collate feedback;
  • Liaise between disciplinary groups, improving collaboration and experience exchange;
  • Perform a disciplinary RDA landscape and gap analyses;
  • Organise the collation of material and interact with RDA disciplinary ambassadors

Posts

09
December
2019

P15 Session Proposal Received

by Jamie Lupo-Petta

Dear RDA Chair, Thank you for your session proposal for Plenary 15 titled “RDA cross-disciplinary collaboration for addressing societal challenges”. 
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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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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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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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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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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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