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Research Data Alliance Member Statistics October 2015


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Monthly statistics of the RDA community - October 2015

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Research Data Alliance Member Statistics October 2015

  1. 1. Update on the Research Data Alliance October 2015 Updated: 2nd October 2015
  2. 2. 2  RDA community focuses on building social, organizational and technical infrastructure to  reduce barriers to data sharing and exchange  accelerate the development of coordinated global data infrastructure CREATE  ADOPT  USE RDA Working Group Infrastructure Deliverables are: Focused pieces of adopted code, policy, infrastructure, standards, or best practices that enable data to be shared and exchanged “Harvestable” efforts for which 12-18 months of work can eliminate a roadblock for a substantial community Efforts that have substantive applicability to “chunks” of the data community, but may not apply to everyone Efforts forwhich working scientists and researchers can start today while more long-term or far-reaching solutions are appropriately discussed in other venues Research Data Alliance created to Accelerate Development of Research Data Sharing Infrastructure Worldwide Plenary 2 Washington, DC
  3. 3. 3 Precipitous Growth RDA Launch /First Plenary March2013 RDA Second Plenary September2014 RDA Third Plenary March2014 RDA Fourth Plenary September2014 RDA Fifth Plenary March2015 Amsterdam, Netherlands Washington, DC, USA Dublin, Ireland Gothenburg, Sweden 240 participants First Working Groups and Interest Groups 380 participants from22 countries First “neutral space” community meeting (Data Citation Summit) First Organizational Partner Meet-up First BOFs 497 Participants from32 countries First Organizational Assembly 6 co-located events 14 BOF, 12 Working Groups, 22 Interest Groups San Diego, CA, USA 550 Participants from40 countries 1st RDA Deliverables presented Organizational Assembly and first OAB/Council meeting 10 co-located events 11 BOF, 14 Working Groups, 36 Interest Groups 383 Participants from30 countries 2nd RDA Deliverables presented Organizational Assembly / Council meetings 1st Adoption Day & Large scale data projects meeting 10 BOF, 10 Working Groups, 20 Interest Groups; 10 joint Sessions; 4 thematic Plenary Sessions
  4. 4. 4 The Research Data Alliance Community Today Total RDA Community Members: 3378 from 104 countries
  5. 5. 5 RDA Organizational Structure Complete RDA Funders Forum Stakeholder Group RDA Council Responsible for overarching mission, vision, impact of RDA Technical Advisory Board Responsible for Technical roadmap and interactions Secretary-General and Secretariat Responsible for administration and operations Organizational Advisory Board and Organizational Assembly Responsible for organizational adoption and strategic advice Working Groups 16 (June 2015) Self formed & responsible for impactful, outcome-oriented efforts Interest Groups 42 (June 2015) Self formed & responsible for defining and refining common issues RDAMembership
  6. 6. 6 RDA Interest (IG) and Working Groups (WG) by Focus 1
  7. 7. 7RDA Interest (IG) and Working Groups (WG) by Focus 2
  8. 8. 8  Data Foundation & Terminology: a model for data in the registered domain.  PID Information Types: a common protocol for providers and users of persistent ID services worldwide.  Data Type Registries: allowing humans and machines to act on unknown, but registered, data types.  Practical Policy: defining best practices of how to deal with data automatically and in a documented way with computer actionable policy. Outputs
  9. 9. 9  Metadata standards directory: Community curated standards catalogue for metadata interoperability  Data Citation: defining mechanisms to reliably cite dynamic data  Data Description Registry Interoperability solutions enabling cross platform discovery based on existing open protocols and standards  Wheat Data Interoperability impacting the discoverability, reusability and interoperability of wheat data by building a common framework for describing, representing linking and publishing wheat data Outputs
  10. 10. 10  Organisations & initiatives seen as pioneers in realizing full value from research data  exercise considerable influence in the development of standards for data exchange and will provide valuable insights to the entire range of RDA activity  regularly briefed on developments in data interoperability with equally regular opportunity to provide feedbackon activity and suggestions on next steps Organisation & Affiliate Members
  11. 11. 11 RDA Organisational Members
  12. 12. 12 Organisational Members Composition
  13. 13. 13 RDA Affiliate Members 45% 30% 20% 5% Academia/ Research SMEsOther Policy/ Funding Agency
  14. 14. 14 RDA Plenary 3 (Dublin)  March 26-28, 2014  Theme : “Playing YOUR part”  500 attendees from 35 countries  Hosted by Ireland and Australia  Co-located events:  EUDAT Training  MUMIA Meeting on Verifiable Results in Multi- lingual/Multi-faceted Search: Challenges in Sharing Data, Tools and Results Workshop  SIM4RDM: Building Collaborations to address research data management workshop  APARSEN-EUDAT-SCIDIP-ES Workshop on Data Preservation and Re-use  Focus on emerging professionals :  RDA/EU sponsored 22 European Early Career Researchers and Scientists  RDA/US sponsored 8 Student Interns
  15. 15. 15  September 22-24, 2014  Theme : “Reaping the Fruits”  550 attendees from 40+ countries  Co-hosted by Netherlands  Co-located conferences:  EUDAT Conference  Crowd Computing 2014  Data Seal of Approval Conference 2014, etc.  1st RDA deliverables presented:  Data Type Registries  PID Information Types  Practical Policy  Data Foundation and Terminology  Focus on emerging professionals :  RDA/EU sponsored 14 European Early Career Researchers and Scientists  RDA/US sponsored 8 Student Interns and 5 Early Career and Student Fellows RDA Plenary 4 (Amsterdam)
  16. 16. 16  March 8-11, 2015  Theme : “Adopt-a-Deliverable”  383 attendees from 30 countries  Supported by the San Diego Super Computing Center  1st Adoption Day & Large scale data projects meeting  2nd Set of RDA deliverables presented:  Data Citation: Making Data Citable  Data Description Registry Interoperability  Metadata Standards Directory  Wheat Data Interoperability  Focus on emerging professionals :  RDA/EU sponsored 5 European Early Career Researchers and Scientists  RDA/US sponsored 5 Fellowship winners RDA Plenary 5 (San Diego, CA)
  17. 17. 17 RDA Plenary 6 (Paris) When?  23-25 September 2015   Where?  CNAM, Paris, France   What?  Enterprise Engagement with a focus on Research Data for Climate Change
  18. 18. 18 Future Plenaries RDA Plenary 8 during International Data Week 2016   When? 11-16 Sept 2016 Where? East Coast, USA Co-located with? SciDataCon2016 RDA Plenary 8 during International Data Week 2016   When? 11-16 Sept 2016 Where? East Coast, USA Co-located with? SciDataCon2016 RDA Plenary 7  When? 1-3 March 2016 Where? Toyko, Japan RDA Plenary 7  When? 1-3 March 2016 Where? Toyko, Japan RDA Plenary 9  When? March 2017 Where? Barcelona, Spain RDA Plenary 9  When? March 2017 Where? Barcelona, Spain
  19. 19. 19 Next Steps forRDA Continuing pipeline of infrastructure deliverables adopted and used to accelerate data sharing Increasing coordination of infrastructure Increasing cross-boundary collaborations between domains, sectors, organizations International and regional programs focusing on workforce, outreach, expansion of infrastructure impact New partners in the Organizational Assembly Focused strategy to support development of industry infrastructure for data sharing More Infrastructure Partnership with Industry Synergistic Programs Effective Community
  20. 20. The Data Harvest, December 2014 © RDA Europe The Data Harvest Report How sharing research data can yield knowledge, jobs and grow A RDA Europe Report
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