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27 Nov 2018

RDA Regional Engagement Webinars - 5 December 2018

During the 12th Plenary meeting, RDA presented its regional engagement strategy to the community and interested parties. On Wednesday 5 December 2018, members of the RDA Regional Engagement Task Force, will hold two webinars to outline the RDA regional engagement framework and allow interested parties an opportunity to learn more, interact with the presenters and ask questions on the regional strategy recently presented by RDA.

 

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14 Nov 2018

RDA TAB Voting Open until 18 November 2018 - VOTE NOW

Dear RDA Community Members,

The heart of the Research Data Alliance is YOU - the community - and the work and activities that you as community members perform. The RDA Technical Advisory Board (TAB) is a hardworking, passionate, volunteer group of experts who support many aspects of RDA and the community.

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12 Nov 2018

RDA Regional Engagement - Important Update

Dear RDA Community Members,

Since its inception in 2013, the RDA has grown rapidly. As of November 2018, it now has nearly 7500 individual members based in over 137 countries. In light of this growth, the RDA Council concluded in 2017 that the overall strategy needed to be revisited to create a resilient organisation able to deliver on its commitments and satisfy the community and stakeholders. In November 2017, four sub-committees were created, one of which focused on regional engagement.

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06 Nov 2018

2018 RDA TAB Election: voting is open!

RDA is pleased to announce the opening of the annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) elections. 5 new members will be elected to RDA’s TAB in this cycle. Online voting was officially opened yesterday during the RDA P12/International Data Week and will remain open for two weeks until 18 November 2018.  The newly elected TAB members will be announced shortly after.

 

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11 Oct 2018

New Request for Comments from FAIRsharing Working Group

Dear RDA Community Members,

On 8 October 2018, the RDA BioSharing Registry: connecting data policies, standards & databases in life sciences Working Group was renamed to the FAIRSharing Registry: connecting data policies, standards & databases RDA Working Group. This change was approved by RDA Council following interaction with RDA Technical Advisory Board and the Working Group Co-chairs.

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04 Oct 2018

2018 RDA TAB Election - Candidate Announcement

RDA is pleased to announce the candidates nominated for the 2018 Technical Advisory Board election.  Five members will be added to TAB in this cycle.  Online voting will open at RDA P12/International Data Week (5 Nov 2018) and will remain open for two weeks through 18 Nov 2018.  All RDA members are encouraged to review the posted candidate statements and information prior: https://rd-alliance.org/tab-elections-2018-candidate-details.

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27 Sep 2018

International Data Week – Deadlines are Fast Approaching!

It’s hard to believe, but International Data Week (IDW) 2018 is only five weeks away!  Hopefully, you will be joining us in beautiful Botswana for a data-filled week of great conversation, networking and collaboration. If you aren’t sure yet, don’t be deterred, there is still time to book your travel and register for the event.  

Here are a few reminders about deadlines and other important information:

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23 Sep 2018

International Data Week: Call for Exhibitors

International Data Week 2018, which combines RDA's 12th Plenary Meeting and SciDataCon 2018, to be held in Gaborone, Botswana from 5-8 November 2018, is pleased to announce a Call for Exhibitors

With the theme, "The Digital Frontiers of Global Science," data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and across the globe will be in attendance, and together, explore how best to use the data revolution to improve knowledge and benefit the society through data driven innovations.

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