IDW 2016 - 11-17 September 2016, Denver, Colorado, USA

 The International Data Forum 2016 brought together over 800 international researchers, industrialists, policy makers and educators to discuss the major opportunities and challenges of the data revolution, from ‘Big Data’ to ‘Open Data.’  World-renown keynote speakers were in attendance and participants had a unique opportunity to collaborate with each other regarding the national and international dimensions of the data revolution, its implications for research and policy, and the linkages between research, industry and education that are required for the global community to fully exploit new opportunities. (LINK a IDW2016)




IDW 2018 - 5-8 November 2018 - GABORONE, BOTSWANA

International Data Week 2018 (IDW 2018) was held on 5-8 November 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. Hosted by the Botswana Open Science and Open Data Forum, IDW 2018 brought together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers and data stewards from all disciplines and geographies across the globe.
With the theme of ‘The Digital Frontiers of Global Science’, this landmark event featured world renowned keynote speakers, plenary panels and discussions, and the presentation of high quality research and practical working sessions for international collaborations.  



Perspectives from the IDW Organising Committee

Dr. Simon Hodson
Executive Director, CODATA

Professor Atlhopheng
Dean of Science, University of Botswana

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