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A session to discuss data management strategy for Portugal and Spain

Discussing data management strategy for Portugal and Spain. This was the main goal of the initiative promoted under the 9th plenum of RDA – Research Data Alliance, in Barcelona, centred on the subject «Data Infrastructures for Open Science».

30th May 2017

The RDA-Iberia session, that happened last April 4, counted on organisation by Cristina Ribeiro, collaborator on the Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG) from INESC TEC, together with Eva Méndez, from the University of Carlos III in Madrid, and BSC-Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, and with the presence of Maria Fernanda Rollo, Secretary of State of Science, Technology and Higher Education, its Spanish colleague, Clara Eugenia García, and the responsible for the EU e-infrastructures unit, Augusto Burgueño. A group of selected researchers from Portugal and Spain presented data from each of their particular areas.

The RDA plenaries happen biannually, in different locations all over the world, and gather researchers, scientists, engineers, amongst other specialists, with the purpose of sharing the knowledge developed in dozens of work groups and interest groups and the results in between technologies, subjects and even countries.

RDA, created in 2013, is a community organisation that intends to make available a neutral space so that its members can debate common interests and works, in order to adopt infrastructures to promote data and research results sharing.

The researcher mentioned in this news piece is associated with UP-FEUP.

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