[CODATA-international] Fwd: February 2019 Edition | Climate Impacts top WEF's 2019 list of risks | Introducing Contracts for Data Collaboration | Turning FAIR into a Reality

Simon Hodson, ED CODATA simon at codata.org
Sun Feb 3 12:24:25 EST 2019

Please see the Disaster Risk Reduction and Open Data Newsletter below, which may be of interest.


Drexel-CODATA FAIR-RRDM Workshop 2019 <http://www.codata.org/events/conferences/drexel-metadata-research-centre-and-codata-workshop>, 31 March-1 April 2019: Call for Papers, Deadline 18 February <https://conference.codata.org/Drexel_CODATA_2019/> - Registration <http://bit.ly/Drexel-CODATA-Workshop-Register>

Call for Sessions, CODATA 2019 Conference 'Towards next-generation data-driven science: policies, practices and platforms' <https://conference.codata.org/CODATA_2019/>, Beijing, China, 18-19 September: deadline 15 April <https://conference.codata.org/CODATA_2019/submit/>

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