The ICSU World Data System, ICSU Committee on Data for Science and
Technology (CODATA), and Research Data Alliance (RDA) are delighted
to announce that the joint International Data Week 2016 (IDW 2016)
will be held from 11–17 September 2016 at the Sheraton Downtown
Hotel in Denver, Colorado.
Under the theme From Big Data to Open Data – Mobilizing the Data
Revolution, IDW will bring together data scientists, researchers,
industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and data stewards
through three complementary events:
SciDataCon 2016 – Advancing the Frontiers of Data Science and Data
Stewardship The first Call for Sessions for SciDataCon 2016 is now
open (deadline: midnight UTC, 14 February 2016). This scientific
research conference convened by CODATA and WDS will advance the
frontiers of data in research and will feature scientific papers from
a wide range of perspectives. The scope is explicitly broad and
inclusive, addressing all aspects of the role of data in research.
Note: The Conference will be preceded by a one-day WDS Members' Forum
on 11 September 2016, to which WDS Member Representatives are expected
International Data Forum This event will be the centrepiece of IDW
2016, bringing together international researchers, industrialists,
policy makers, and educators to discuss the major opportunities and
challenges of the Data Revolution, from Big Data to Open Data.
8th RDA Plenary Meeting The 8th RDA Plenary Meeting offers attendees
a unique opportunity to network and collaborate with colleagues in
various disciplines, and make concrete progress in technical and
social areas on topics related to research data sharing and exchange.