WG RDA/CODATA Summer Schools in Data Science and Cloud Computing in the Developing World RDA 8th Plenary meeting

Meeting title: Beyond first steps – building on the success of the WG and school.

Please give a short introduction describing the activities and the scope of the group

The WG was set up to run Summer Schools in Research Data Science. At the end of the WG the first school will have run and more in place for the future. This meeting will consider how the work of the schools can be further progressed. 

Please provide additional links to informative material related to your group i.e. group page, Case statement, working documents etc
See preparatory documentation below.

Please list the meeting objectives

Key questions to be addressed are
• How can future schools be improved upon?
• How can we build upon the success of the first school?
• What is the appropriate structure within the RDA to liaise with the schools?

Meeting agenda

• Review of first school (Hugh Shanahan) 20 minutes
• Future introductory and advanced schools (Andrew Harrison) 20 minutes
• Review of WG (Hugh Shanahan) 10 minutes
• Discussion of future beyond present WG (open) 30 minutes
• Review of agreed actions (open) 10 minutes

Audience: Please specify who is your target audience and how they should prepare for the meeting

We invite all members of the RDA to attend, in particular those interested in the Education and Training aspects of Data Science. For preparatory reading, an outline of the introductory curriculum can be found at 
a broader outline of the vision behind the school can be found at 

Group chair serving as contact person: Hugh Shanahan