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In Rememberance: Peter Fox, 1959–2021

In Rememberance: Peter Fox, 1959–2021

The Scientific Committee, and the International Programme and Technology Offices, of the World Data System express their great sadness at learning of the news that Dr Peter Fox unexpectedly passed away at the age of 61 on Saturday, 27 March 2021. Peter was highly instrumental in recommending the transition to the new World Data System from the former systems under ISC (then ICSU), the World Data ...

Data Together: Fostering Cooperation Among Open Science Platforms

Data Together: Fostering Cooperation Among Open Science Platforms

Collectively referred to as Data Together, the World Data System of the International Science Council (ISC) together with ISC's  Committee on Data  (CODATA),  GO FAIR , and the  Research Data Alliance  (RDA)—the four major international data organizations—have a  joint commitment  (published in March 2020) to work together to optimize the global research data ecosystem and to identify ...

Deadline Extended: Call for Sessions – SciDataCon 2021 (Part of IDW 2021)

In response to requests, the deadline for submission of session proposals for SciDataCon 2021 has been extended to 23:59 UTC on Friday, 30 April 2021. SciDataCon 2021 is an integral part of International Data Week (IDW) 2021 . IDW 2021 is a hybrid event, held both virtually and onsite in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on 8–11 November 2021. Session proposals should be submitted through the ...

WDS-ITO is Seeking a Data Integration Specialist (1-year Term)

WDS-ITO is Seeking a Data Integration Specialist (1-year Term)

The  WDS International Technical Office (WDS-ITO) at  Ocean Networks Canada  (ONC; WDS Regular Member) is seeking a one-year term of a Data Integration Specialist that will engage with WDS Members and other partners as the data management community works to make high-quality data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR). This position will be responsible for a research and ...

2nd NASA-Eddy Cross Disciplinary Symposium – Data Science, Earth and Space Sciences

The  International Science Council  invites the WDS Community to join the 2nd Eddy Cross Disciplinary Symposium – Data Science, Earth and Space Sciences , which will be held virtually from 7–10 June 2021. Register by 26 March 2021 In coordination with the NASA 'Living With a Star' Program, the 2nd Eddy Cross Disciplinary Symposium will bring together diverse groups from the Data ...

2021 PARIS21 Annual Meetings – Data as a Public Good: Building Resilience for a Post-pandemic World

The  International Science Council  invites the WDS Community to join the  2021 PARIS21 Annual Meetings – Data as a Public Good: Building Resilience for a Post-pandemic World  on 29 March–1 April. Register here   Data-driven decision-making and digital governance have taken on renewed importance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, yet many countries struggle to fill data gaps. ...