Big Data from Space 2017 – open for abstracts

The 2017 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS'17) will be organized in Toulouse, 28-30 November 2017, at CNES premises. The call for abstracts is open until 31 July for a number of topics within Big Data, among others data lifecycle, infrastructures, tools and services. Read more at

EO Open Science conference, 25–28 September 2017

ESA will host the third EO Open Science conference at ESRIN, Frascati, 25-28 September 2017. The conference will bring together scientists, students, established and start-up service developers working within the field of Earth Observation, to showcase results and discuss opportunities for further exploitation of the rich data available from Copernicus Sentinel as well as other satellite programmes.  Read more at

RDA meets Nordic researchers, 14 June 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) organizes a meeting in Gothenburg 14 June 2017, to inform Nordic researchers, decision-makers and other interested in open data about the activities of RDA. Read more and register at

CODATA 2017 Conference – Now open for submissions!

The CODATA 2017 Conference 'Global Challenges and Data Drive Science’ will be held in Saint-Petersburg, 8-12 October 2017. The conference will address a number of topics related to data management, availability and analysis for environmental sciences and applications. Submission of session proposals and abstracts are now open at See Conference site for venue and other practical information.

LEARN project releases a Free Research Data Management Toolkit

The “LEaders Activating Research Networks” (LEARN) project has released a Research Data Management (RDM) Toolkit, comprised of, among others, 23 Best-Practice Case Studies on RDM, a model RDM policy and executive briefings in 6 languages for senior management. Read more and download toolkit at