International Data Week 2018 (IDW) 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.
IDW comprises SciDataCon http://www.scidatacon.org/, a conference for research and practice papers addressing all aspects of data in research, and the 12th Plenary Meeting of the Research Data Alliance https://rd-alliance.org/plenaries/rda-twelfth-plenary-meeting-part-international-data-week-2018-gaborone-botswana.
The theme for IDW is "Digital Frontiers of Global Science"
IDW will take place from 5-8 November 2018 and will include a combination of plenary sessions, poster presentations, panel discussions, SciDataCon sessions and RDA breakout sessions.
The IDW website will provide the latest program information: http://www.internationaldataweek.org.