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CODATA Virtual General Assembly


The ISC Committee on Data  (CODATA; WDS Associate Member) will convene a Virtual General Assembly on 25 June 2020 at 11:00–13:00 UTC. Rorie Edmunds (Acting Executive Director) will represent the World Data System at the Virtual General Assembly.

Webinar: Data Description with the DDI - Cross Domain Integration


This Webinar will be held on  12 August at 14:00 UTC. It will focus on data description with the Data Documentation Initiative - Cross Domain Integration (DDI-CDI). A  follow-up Workshop will be held with more detailed discussion on 19 August at 14:00 UTC.  See more details here .

International FAIR Convergence Symposium


Change of Format and Dates! The International FAIR Convergence Symposium will now take place as a fully virtual event from 30 November to 4 December. Please save the dates! To facilitate the new approach, and in response to a number of enquiries, the deadline has been extended for submissions of session proposals to 30 September and of posters and lightning talks to 31 October.   ...

RDA Global Adoption Week


The Adoption Session, originally planned for the  Research Data Alliance 's (RDA's; WDS Associate Member) 15th Plenary Meeting, is now turning into a Global Adoption Week scheduled on 15–19 June 2020. The aim remains to demonstrate the wide variety of adoptable and adopted solutions to data sharing challenges that people in the field encounter in their daily jobs. The Global Adoption Week ...

Introducing DDI-CDI (Cross Domain Integration) to the Global Data Community


This is the second of two webinars held by the ISC  Committee on Data for Science and Technology  (CODATA; WDS Associate Member) on  Introducing DDI-CDI (Cross Domain Integration) to the Global Data Community .  On Thursday, 18 June 2020 at 07:00 UTC, the specification will be introduced, followed by a discussion period. The webinar will last for an hour. See more details here .