Past Events

13 Dec 2016

6th RDA WG/IG Collaboration Meeting, 12-13 December 2016, Gaithersburg, Maryland, US

 

As mentioned at the Denver Plenary and at the Nottingham Chairs' meeting, the next (6th) WG/IG Collaboration Meeting will be held on Dec 12-13 at NIST in Gaithersburg, Maryland, which was the site of the 2nd and 4th meetings.

The suggested theme of this meeting is 'Assembling the Pieces: Connecting Outputs with Each Other and with Domain Adoption', although as usual the agenda will be flexible and will depend to a degree on the attendees.

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8th Annual European DDI User Conference EDDI16,  6-7 December 2016 in Cologne, Germany
06 Dec 2016

8th Annual European DDI User Conference EDDI16, 6-7 December 2016 in Cologne, Germany

 

EDDI16, the 8th Annual European DDI User Conference will take place on December 6-7, 2016 in Cologne, Germany. The conference will open on Tuesday, Dec 6th at 9:00 and close on Wednesday, Dec 7th at 16:30.

The conference is hosted by hosted by GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and will bring together DDI users and professionals from all over Europe and the world.

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RDA and the Nordics – viewpoints on open science. 21 November 2016, Helsinki,Finland
21 Nov 2016

RDA and the Nordics – viewpoints on open science. 21 November 2016, Helsinki,Finland

 

CSC - IT Center for Science in Finland and RDA Organizational member is organising a discussion event on Research Data Alliance on 21 November in Helsinki (Bulevardi 31), Finland. You are warmly welcome to hear an update on RDA and its latest outputs after the 8th RDA Plenary in Denver. You can also discuss and share your thoughts on how Finnish and Nordic research communities could benefit from the RDA. In addition, we will focus on the overall status of open science in the Nordics.

 

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PIDapalooza, 9 - 10 November 2016, Reykjavik, Iceland
09 Nov 2016

PIDapalooza, 9 - 10 November 2016, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

PIDapalooza is a two-day festival for scholarly research persistent identifiers (PIDs) organized by California Digital Library, Crossref, DataCite, and ORCiD. 

This community gathering for everyone who’s working with PIDs, including digital tech experts, publishers, researchers, tool builders, research organizations, and scholarly infrastructure providers. 

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05 Nov 2016

Ronin Institute Unconference: The Future of Careers in Scholarship

 

The landscape of academic careers is changing rapidly, and the traditional academic job market is more competitive than ever before. The production of PhDs far exceeds the number of available permanent positions. Even those limited positions are under attack, as universities rely more and more on adjunct faculty, and at many universities, the protections of tenure are being rolled back. A shift towards running universities “like a business” means increasing pressure to bring in outside funding and a reduced commitment to fields where funding is less abundant.

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