From September 11-17, 2016, data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from across the globe will convene in Denver, Colorado for International Data Week (IDW). The theme of this landmark event is ‘From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution’.
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Hosted and co-organised by the Japan Science and Technology Agency under the theme“Making data sharing work in the era of Open Science” the 7th Research Data Alliance (RDA) Plenary meeting will be held in Tokyo, Japan from the 1st to the 3rd of March 2016.
The 6th RDA Plenary was hosted in the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (Cnam), Paris from 23-25 September 2015. The theme of the international gathering of industry and academic experts, pioneers and innovators involved in the data ecosystem was Enterprise Engagement with a focus on Research Data for Climate Change.
RDA's 5th Plenary Meeting was held in San Diego, California from March 8 -11, 2015, at the beautiful Paradise Point Hotel.For those unfamiliar with RDA, the Plenaries are multi-day meetings held twice a year in various locations worldwide to provide the RDA community an opportunity to network and collaborate with peers in various disciplines, and hear from industry experts and world leaders on topics related to research data sharing and exchange.
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) builds the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing of data to address cross-border & cross-disciplinary challenges. The Research Data Alliance Fourth Plenary Meeting in Amsterdam showcases the first concrete outputs from the RDA Working Groups.
Australia, in close partnership with Ireland, hosted the Third Plenary for the Research Data Alliance in Dublin, Ireland on March 26 to 28, 2014. The purpose of the Research Data Alliance is to accelerate international data-driven innovation and discovery by facilitating research data sharing and exchange, use and re-use, standards harmonization, and discoverability.
16-18 September 2013 - National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, US. Data sharing offers important benefits for scientific progress and advancement of knowledge. However, several limitations and barriers in the general adoption of data sharing are still in place. The meeting has provided existing and new and aspiring RDA community members with an opportunity to conduct business and make progress on their plans and deliverables.
As “big data” emerges as an international priority, the Research Data Alliance (RDA) is a newly formed organization whose goal is to accelerate data-driven innovation world-wide through research data sharing and exchange. At its first Plenary, the RDA was launched by sponsors from the European Commission, the U. S. Government and the Australian Government and leaders in the data community. The Plenary was a working meeting to accelerate discussion, Working and Interest Group interaction, and data community development.