BlueBRIDGE would like to invite you to the workshop: "FAIR friendly research data catalogues: How far are we?" on 3 April 2017, from 2 to 6 pm CEST, in Barcelona

Why attend?
The workshop brings together representatives of ICOS (the Integrated Carbon Observation System), EPOS (the European Plate Observing System), ELIXIR (the distributed infrastructure for life-science information), GEOSS (the Global Earth Observation System of Systems) and EUDAT (the European Data Infrastructure). Discussions will focus on how these initiatives are currently dealing with research data catalogues, how they are approaching the FAIR principles and how they can move forward.

Worshop Agenda

13:30 - 14:00 Welcome Coffee

14:00 – 14:05 

Welcome & Overview of the workshop objectivesDonatella Castelli, ISTI-CNR & BlueBRIDGE Coordinator

14:05 - 14:25

A research data catalogue supporting Blue Growth: the BlueBRIDGE case, 
Massimiliano Assante, ISTI-CNRPresentation

14:25 - 15:05

How existing Research Infrastructures are dealing with data catalogues: the ICOS & EPOS

15:05 - 15:30  Interactive Discussion
15:30 - 16:00  Coffee break 
16:00 - 16:40

Research data catalogues supporting life & earth sciences: the approaches adopted by ELIXIR & Copernicus

16:40 - 17:00

EUDAT-B2FIND: A FAIR-friendly and interdisciplinary data catalogue, Heinrich Widmann, German
Climate Computing Center (DKRZ)

17:00 - 17:20 An ecosystem to support FAIR DataLuiz Olavo Bonino, Dutch Techcentre & Vrije University AmsterdamPresentation
17:20 - 18:00  Interactive Discussion 
18:00 - 18:45 Networking Cocktail



The workshop takes place at the BARCELÓ SANTS HOTEL, Plaça dels Països Catalans, s/n | 08014 Barcelona (the same venue of the 9th RDA Plenary Meeting).  The workshop starts at 14:00 pm CEST. A welcome coffee will be served from 13:30 pm. There is no registration fee for this event.






BlueBRIDGE Workshop - FAIR friendly research data catalogues: How far are we?
 3 April 2017, Barcelona

  In 2014, a diverse set of stakeholders — representing academia, industry, funding agencies, and scholarly publishers — have come together to design and jointly endorse a concise and measureable  set of principles known as FAIR Data Principles, i.e. principles aiming at facilitating humans and / or machines in the “(re-)use” of data by...