RDA October Newsletter - RDA TAB elected members, RDA Plenary 10 Recordings, photo gallery and much more

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10 Oct 2017

RDA October Newsletter - RDA TAB elected members, RDA Plenary 10 Recordings, photo gallery and much more

Wecoming RDA TAB newly elected members

This September 2017, RDA held its annual TAB elections. After RDA’s 10th Plenary in Montreal, 5 members were appointed to RDA’s Technical Advisory Board (TAB). We thank all the 9 candidates taking part in the election and we welcome the 5 RDA newly elected or confirmed TAB members: 


Dr Francoise Genova

Centre de Donnees astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS)  |  Researcher  |  France

Dr Rainer Stotzka 

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology  |  Researcher  |  Germany 

Dr Sarah Ramdeen 

UNC at Chapel Hill SILS  |  Student  |  United States

Dr Jane Wyngaard

Centre for Research Computing, University of Notre Dame  |  Data Science Technologist  |  United States 

Dr Andrew Treloar

Australian National Data Service  |  CTO/IT Director  |  Australia 


Many thanks to all who voted. This is an important way that you, as an RDA member, have a say in the technical direction of RDA - by choosing the candidates you believe are best qualified to make important contributions.

Find out more about TAB 


RDA 10th Plenary Meeting - Recordings, Presentations & Photo gallery

Could not make it to our Plenary 10 in Montreal?

Session recordings, presentations and the conference photo gallery are now available online:


      Full programme 


      Photo Gallery


Want to find out more? Please join our webinar : What happened at the Plenary in Montreal?  - 25 October 2017, 12:00 UTC. Register here


Were you present? You are still in time to fill in our Evaluation form. Thank you 


Request for Comments

 Physical Samples and Collections in the Research Data Ecosystem IG Charter (by 21 October)


Supporting Output  


 Recommendations for Implementing a Virtual Layer for Management of the Complete Life Cycle of Scientific Data  - Data Fabric IG 


Upcoming Events

24 October 2017, Zagreb, Croatia

27 October 2017, Prague, Czech Republic

8 November 2017, Tartu, Estonia

15 November 2017, Bethesda, MD, USA

Digital Infrastructure for Research DI4R2017
November 30 - December 1, 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Don't miss the call for abstracts! Deadline 13th October!