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Second WDS Latin America and the Caribbean Scientific Data Management Workshop: Session 1

Second Latin America and Caribbean Scientific Data Management WorkshopThe Second Latin America and the Caribbean Scientific Data Management Workshop convened by the World Data System of the International Science Council (WDS), in collaboration with the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC), the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) was due to take place in April 2020 at FAPESP. COVID-19 forced the postponement of the Workshop, and with the situation not improved, the organizers have now decided to organize a virtual Workshop of pre-recorded presentations and two online panels.

This is the first of the two online sessions, presented in English. It takes place at 12:00–14:00 UTC on Wednesday, 10 February 2021 with the following preliminary programme:

12:00–12:10 UTC – Opening

Luiz Davidovich, President of the ABC
Hilary Hanahoe, Secretary General, RDA
Alex de Sherbinin, Chair of the WDS Scientific Committee
Luiz Eugenio Mello, Scientific Director, FAPESP
Marco Antonio Zago, President of FAPESP (TBC)

12:10–12:30 UTC – Research Data Management: Introducing RDA and WDS

Hilary Hanahoe (RDA) and Alex de Sherbinin (WDS) will introduce some of the global scientific data management initiatives conducted within RDA and WDS. Additional details will be exemplified throughout the workshop.

12:30–14:00 UTC – Panel Discussion: Scientific Data Management in Health and the Environment

Moderator: Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, Coordination FAPESP program in eScience and Data Science, WDS-SC, RDA and ABC member, and University of Campinas, Brazil
Ingrid Dillo, RDA Council, WDS-SC, and Data Archiving and Networked Services
Mauricio Lima Barreto, Federal University of Bahia, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, and ABC
Steve Tanner, National Snow and Ice Data Center, USA
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When 12:00 PM–02:00 PM, 10 Feb 2021
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