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International Data Week

Date: 11th September 2016

Location: Denver, CO, USA

From September 11-17, 2016, data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from across the globe will convene in Denver, Colorado for International Data Week (IDW). The theme of this landmark event is ‘From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution.’ As such, 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.

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 will take place at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.

IDW comprises three complementary events:

  1. SciDataCon 2016-Advancing the Frontiers of Data in Research
  2. An International Data Forum
  3. The 8th RDA Plenary Meeting

Look for more details in the upcoming weeks regarding registration, hotel accommodations, speaker line-up, sponsorship opportunities and calls for papers and posters at

Event host: Research Data Alliance, CODATA, Committee on Data of the International Council of Science, ICSU World Data System


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