7th Plenary Call for Session Proposals

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18 November 2015 5261 reads


The RDA Plenaries are working meetings that bring together a unique community of data scientists, librarians, computer and domain scientists, policy makers and strategists and are an excellent opportunity to meet and discuss concrete actions and plans.
If you are looking for feedback or support for an initiative you have and would like to build a group around it, don't hesitate to submit an application for a Birds-Of-a-Feather meeting. It will help you identify an audience, build support and start the work on your Case statement or Charter for an RDA Working or Interest group. 
RDA is a community-powered organization, the breakout sessions play a key role in the success of our plenaries. RDA Working & Interest groups are free to choose the format and content of their sessions while we strongly encourage the organisation of working meetings. Groups are also invited to submit joint meeting applications to explore potential synergies with other groups.
For the session descriptions we provide a template including examples and ask the session proposers to describe their sessions accordingly.
Please use the indicated forms to submit your applications.  
The call for session proposals collects requests for:
Requests will be built into the program for the Plenary 7 in Tokyo, Japan, March 1-3, 2016.
Important dates:
November 18, 2015:  Publish Call for P7 Sessions
December 18, 2015 (17:00 CET):  Extended to December 23, 2015 midnight CET: Call for P7 sessions closes
January 22, 2016:  Notification of acceptance
February 1, 2016:  Final program published
March 1-3, 2016:  P7 in Tokyo
Please note that we may not be able to accept all submissions.
For additional assistance or information, feel free to contact the session coordinators:
Rainer Stotzka, rainer.stotzka [at] kit.edu, phone +49 721 608 2 4738
Timea Biro, t.biro [at] trust-itservices.com, phone: +39 050 28359