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Denver, Colorado to Host International Data Week

On 11–17 September 2016, data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from across the globe will convene in Denver, Colorado for International Data Week (IDW). The theme of this landmark event is ‘From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution’. As such, International Data Week will bring together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and data stewards to explore how best to exploit the Data Revolution to improve our knowledge and benefit society through data-driven research and innovation.

Organized by the World Data System (WDS) of the International Council of Science (ICSU), CODATA—the Committee on Data of ICSUand the Research Data Alliance (RDA), IDW will take place at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel and comprises three complementary events:

  • SciDataCon 2016 – Advancing the Frontiers of Data in Research
  • International Data Forum
  • The 8th Research Data Alliance Plenary Meeting