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Join this networking and drinks session to meet the network of Research Data Alliance national nodes in Europe. Hear about their work supporting research data communities across Europe and learn how to engage with future activities.

We are excited to announce our keynote speakers for Plenary 15. Dr Cathy Foley, the Chief Scientist for CSIRO will present during the Opening Session.

The ORION MOOC for Open Science in the Life Sciences 2.0  is a live course for life sciences and biomedical researchers that will start on 10th February 2020 and running for 6 weeks.

Earlier this month, the RDA-US office received approval from the National Science Foundation for a grant submission titled “Research Data Alliance Ideate Incubator (RDA-I2): Conceptualizing an Interdisciplinary Research Framework for Strengthening Community Impact and Advancing an Innovation Platform.” The objectives of the proposal are to further the work of the US office by:

In the latest issues of the Harvard Data Science Review, Francine Berman is interviewed by Mercè Crosas, Harvard University’s Research Data Officer with the Chief Information Officer’s leadership team and leader of Dataverse. Berman, is a co-founder of RDA and founding chair of RDA/US. She is also spending this year at Harvard as a Katherine Hampson Bessell Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study.

The Plenary 15 programme covers 7 breakout sessions for a total of 66 meetings to be held from 18-20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. View the session descriptions for all of these meetings, as well as review the side meeting and plenary session schedule. More details related to co-located events, keynote speakers and remote access information will be added in the coming weeks.

The RDA Germany Conference 2020 is jointly organized by the RDA in Germany Nationa Node and the Helmholtz Association. It will take place from February 25 to 27, 2020 at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (GFZ, Telegrafenberg).

To support sustainable and effective research data stewardship in Canada, RDC is pleased to continue the discussion to build a National Data Services Framework (NDSF). The NDSF Summit is a forum where the Canadian research community can learn, collaborate, exchange ideas, and discuss common issues, with a goal of developing a shared understanding of the current data management landscape and recommendations for future initiatives.

The RDA Community  has expressed our solidarity and sadness for the terrible fires that our Australian colleagues are experiencing at the moment. Our wonderful local hosts of the 15th RDA Plenary meeting taking place in Melbourne in March wish to share this message with you all.

The report by FAIRsFAIR, RDA Europe, OpenAIRE, EOSC-hub, FREYA, is an output of three workshops designed to explore, discuss and formulate such recommendations and is aimed at stakeholders in the scholarly world and particularly the EOSC Governance.