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Inaugural WDS-ITO Data Prize

Inaugural WDS-ITO Data Prize

How do you facilitate the movement of data between repositories and analytics engines? If you’re a researcher, student, developer, data manager, or just enthusiastic about data science, we want to hear from you! The World Data System is offering 2 cash prizes of CAD$1,000 to individuals or teams that document the innovative use, analysis, or visualization of WDS member data in a Virtual ...

International Data Week 2021 will be postponed to 20-23 June 2022

International Data Week 2021 will be postponed to 20-23 June 2022

The founding organisations and the local hosts announce that International Data Week 2021 will be postponed to 20-23 June 2022 for the main conference.  Associated events will take place in the period 18-26 June 2022.  The conference will be a hybrid format with in-person as well as virtual participation.  This decision was made in response to the continuing global COVID-19 crisis and its ...

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 ...