(8 July 2016) Research Data Alliance Plenary 8 will take place in Denver, Colorado, USA, from 15-17 September 2016, as part of International Data Week (IDW, 11-17 September 2016). The theme of IDW is ‘From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution’. Organized by the Research Data Alliance, (RDA), CODATA, the Committee on Data of the International Council of Science (ICSU) and the ICSU World Data System, IDW comprises three complementary events: SciDataCon 2016-Advancing the Frontiers of Data in Research, an International Data Forum, and the 8th RDA Plenary Meeting.
To increase Australian engagement with the Research Data Alliance, the Australian National Data Service (ANDS) would like to offer a contribution of AU$2,000 towards the travel costs for people in Australia who are currently involved in RDA and plan to make an active contribution at Plenary 8.
The full announcement including how to apply is here.