International Data Week 2018 Timelines

SciDataCon 2018

- Call for Sessions Open: 15 November 2017
- Call for Sessions Close: 19 February 2018
- Call for Abstracts Open: 8 March 2018
- Call for Abstracts Close: 31 May 2018

RDA’s 12th Plenary

- Call for Sessions Open: 14 May 2018
- Call for Sessions Close: 29 June 2018
- Notification of Session Acceptance: 7 August 2018
- Final RDA Breakout Session Program Published:  9 August 2018



IDW18: Sessions Announced

IDW 2018 combines the 12th RDA Plenary Meeting , the biannual meeting of this international member organisation working to develop and support global infrastructure facilitating data sharing and re-use, and SciDataCon 2018 , the scientific conference addressing the frontiers of data in research.

EXTENSION: SciDataCon 2018 Call for Session Proposals new deadline 19 February.

Deadline for proposals is extended to midnight UTC on 19 February 2018: Proposals are invited for sessions at SciDataCon 2018: The Digital Frontiers of Global Science.

Change of Dates: International Data Week 2018

International Data Week 2018, coming for the first time to Africa, will take place on 5-8 November, in Gaborone, Botswana.  This decision has been taken in order to avoid clashes with the UN World Data Forum (22-24 October