International Data Week 2018

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Website: International Data Week 2018
When: November 5-8 2018
Where: Gaborone, Botswana
Description:

International Data Week 2018 (IDW 2018) was hosted by the Botswana Open Science and Open Data Forum. It brought together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers and data stewards from all disciplines and geographies across the globe.

Co-organized by the ISC World Data System (WDS), the ISC Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), the Research Data Alliance (RDA), University of Botswana (UoB) and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), IDW 2018 combined the 12th RDA Plenary Meeting, the bi-annual meeting of the research data community, and SciDataCon 2018, the scientific conference addressing the frontiers of data in research.

In a hyper-connected world where the Internet is pervasive and web technologies are driving major changes in our lives, research has become more than ever before digital and international. With the theme of ‘The Digital Frontiers of Global Science’, the event was a rich week of science and data, featuring renowned keynote speakers, plenary panels and discussions, and the presentation of high quality research and practical working sessions for international collaborations. Focus topics included:

  • Research issues in a global and digital age
  • Applications, progress and challenges of data intensive research
  • Data infrastructure and enabling practices for international and collaborative research

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