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Call for Abstracts: WMO Data Conference 'Earth System Data Exchange in the 21st Century'

Call for Abstracts: WMO Data Conference 'Earth System Data Exchange in the 21st Century'

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) will hold the above Data Conference on 16–18 November 2020 at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Representatives from WMO Members, space agencies, the private sector, global data users, academia, development partner organizations, and other United Nations agencies and international organizations are invited to submit abstracts and to attend. ...

PLOS Survey of Funders’ and Institutions’ Open Research Priorities

PLOS Survey of Funders’ and Institutions’ Open Research Priorities

PLOS , a nonprofit Open Access publisher empowering researchers to transform science, is investigating how well funders' and institutions’ needs are met for evaluating how researchers are sharing research data and code. PLOS is asking for the data community to complete a survey to assist in the activity. This survey is open to respondents globally, and should be shared widely. About the ...

Webinar & Workshop: Data Description with DDI - Cross Domain Integration

Webinar & Workshop: Data Description with DDI - Cross Domain Integration

The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) Alliance has recently announced the public review of its new specification, DDI - Cross Domain Integration (DDI-CDI). A series of general introductory webinars have been held to introduce potential reviewers to the specification ( slides and recordings here ). T o follow up on this, a  second series of virtual events  has been launched: 1) for specific ...

Register on the African Scientists Directory

The  Department of Science and Innovation  of South Africa, the Academy of Science of South Africa , the International Science Council Regional Office for Africa , and other partners  would like to invite all African Scientists with Doctoral degrees (and Master’s degrees in engineering/health science) to include their professional details on the African Scientists Directory . This can be ...

Change of Format and Dates: International FAIR Convergence Symposium

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.   International FAIR ...

Deadline Extended to 31 July 2020 – Essay Competition: Open Data Challenges to Address Global and Societal Issues

Deadline Extended to 31 July 2020 – Essay Competition: Open Data Challenges to Address Global and Societal Issues

An invitation to take part in the CODATA connect – Data Science Journal Early Career Essay Competition  The first of its kind, the  Committee on Data for Science and Technology  (CODATA; WDS Associate Member)  Connect Early Career and Alumni Network in collaboration with the CODATA Data Science Journal (DSJ) is organizing an Essay Competition for Early Career Researchers (ECR), defined as ...