International Data Week 2021

08.11 - 11.11.2021  
Seoul, South Korea
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International Data Week (IDW) 2021 runs from 8-11 November 2021 in Seoul, South Korea.

The conference title is "Data to Improve our World: The Role of Data to Address Global Challenges".


IDW is a landmark event is organized by the Committee on Data (CODATA) and the World Data System (WDS) of the International Science Council (ISC), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA).

It brings together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers and data stewards from disciplines across the globe to explore how best to exploit the data revolution to improve science and society through data-driven discovery and innovation.

IDW combines the RDA Plenary Meeting, the biannual meeting of this international member organisation working to develop and support global infrastructure facilitating data sharing and reuse, and SciDataCon, the scientific conference addressing the frontiers of data in research organised by CODATA and WDS.


The four days will cover the following sub-themes:

- The State of Open Science / Research Globally;
- Research Transparency, Accountability and Reproducibility;
- Data, Research and Industry: The Interface between Data-intensive Research and Innovation;
- Citizen Science;
- Empowering and Enabling Society: Data Science and Stewardship Education and Data Literacy.


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