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The next RDA Plenary Meeting will be held from 23-25 September 2015 in Paris – France. The Plenary will feature a special focus on research data for climate change while continuing to drive the adoption of the RDA group outputs that tangibly accelerate progress for global data sharing and increase data-driven innovation. There are a number of opportunities and activities taking place, a few highlights here:

E-Infrastructures & RDA for Data Intensive Science - pre-RDA plenary workshops, 22nd Sept 2015 focusing on 5 different streams:

  1. Data and computing infrastructures to explore the Human Brain,
  2. Data and computing infrastructures for open scholarship,
  3. Service orientation to data and high-performance computing infrastructures
  4. Research Data infrastructures for Environmental related Societal Challenges
  5. Data & Computing infrastructures for Global Linguistic Resources

More information available soon at https://rd-alliance.org/plenary-meetings/sixth-plenary/programme.html

Early Career European Researchers & Scientists working with Data Travel Bursaries: RDA Europe is offering travel and subsistence support to Early Career European Researchers & Scientists working with Data to attend the Plenary meeting. The aim of this programme is to introduce European Early Career researchers & scientists to RDA, highlight what data scientists / practitioners are doing, leverage on Early Career Researchers & Scientists knowledge to support Plenary 6 activities and support the Working Group and Interest Group activities. (Deadline for Submission: 11th July)

RDA Plenary 6 Climate Change Data Challenge: Enterprises and not only are invited to use open datasets to address real and developing problems emerging from rapid climate change. More details at https://rd-alliance.org/plenary-6-climate-change-data-challenge.html (Final solution submission: 31st August 2015)

RDA Plenary 6 Experimentation Day is dedicated to startups, SMEs, enterprise  that wish to  showcase their solutions, products or services based on data to an audience of over 500 global data practitioners https://rd-alliance.org/plenary-meetings/sixth-plenary/6th-plenary-experimentation-day.html (Deadline for Submission: 15th July)

We extend the invitation to your community, should they be interested in taking part in them and join the plenary meeting in Paris in September.