External Events

RDA plenary

Melbourne, 18 - 20 March 2020
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is delighted to announce that its 15th Plenary Meeting, with the theme "Data for Real-World Impact", will take place from 18 - 20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, MCEC (

RDA 13th Plenary

2 - 4 April 2019
"With Data Comes Responsibility"

Research Data Alliance 11th plenary

Berlin, 21 - 23 March 2018
The 11th RDA Plenary Meeting will take place from the 21st to the 23rd March 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

EUDAT data management summer school

3 - 7 July 2017
From 3-7 July 2017, EUDAT is organising a Summer School to introduce early-career researchers to the principles and tools needed for careers in data science and data management. The week-long training course will be set in the stunning landscapes of Heraklion, Crete, and kindly hosted by FORTH.

INSERM workshop – management & reuse of health data

15 - 17 May 2017
INSERM workshop 246 – Management and reuse of health data: methodological issues (Bordeaux, France, 15-17 Mai 2017)  

iPRES 2016: 13th International Conference on Digital Preservation

Bern, 3 - 6 October 2016
iPRES is back in Europe in 2016! The Swiss National Library is delighted to announce that the 13th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES) will take place in Bern from October 3–6, 2016.

Digital Infrastructures for Research 2016

Krakow, 28 - 30 September 2016
Europe's leading e-infrastructures, EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Europe, invite all researchers, developers and service providers for three days of brainstorming and discussions at the Digital Infrastructures for Research event.

International Data Week

Denver, 11 - 17 September 2016
The 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.

The CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science

Trieste, 1 - 12 August 2016
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, in collaboration with CODATA, RDA and TWAS, is organising a short course in the data science approaches and skills that are essential for 21st century research.

THOR Workshop: Identifiers – Infrastructure, Impact & Innovation

Amsterdam, 7 July 2016
Since its start in July 2015, Project THOR -Technical and Human infrastructure for Open Research - has been working towards seamless integration between articles, data, and researchers across the research lifecycle, and a lot has been accomplished. During this one-day workshop, the THOR team will demonstrate tangible outputs of the past year, how these achievements are benefiting the research community, and where they are going next.