Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service (DRR) team attended
the International Data Week 2018 (IDW 2018) during 5–8th November
2018 in Gaborone, Botswana.
Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service (DRR) team attended the
International Data Week 2018 (IDW 2018) during 5–8th November 2018
in Gaborone, Botswana. IDW 2018 was hosted by the Botswana Open
Science and Open Data Forum and co-organized by the World Data System
(WDS), the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) and
the Research Data Alliance (RDA). This landmark event addressed the
theme of ‘The Digital Frontiers of Global Science’, encompassing the
following themes: frontier issues for research in a global and digital
age; applications, progress and challenges of data intensive research;
data infrastructure and enabling practices for international and
Yuelei Yuan, as a member of the DRR team, on behalf of Prof. Juanle Wang,
the executive director of DRR, joined in the discussion focusing on the
session Scientific Data Challenges for Sustainable Development, and showed
the presentation of Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service on Sustainable
Development, which was composed of the background and mission of DRR,
Methodology of DRR Knowledge Services, DRR Knowledge service applications
online, Work plan in the near future.
The conference, with the large scale, rich academic reports and profound
content, attracted data scientists, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policy
makers and researchers from 66 countries around the world.
On this conference, DRR team publicized the Disaster Risk Reduction knowledge
Service System, which further enhanced IKCEST's international influence.
Fig 1: Group photo of DRR team
Provided by the IKCEST Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service System