The Research Data Alliance (RDA) 14th Plenary brings together data experts in research, industry and policy-making from around the world and all disciplines to discuss the theme 'Data Makes the Difference'.
The event, held in Helsinki, Finland from 23 to 25 October 2015, will address in particular the extensive potential of research data in:
- Improving decision making
- Tackling grand societal challenges
- Engaging citizens in the creation of knowledge and betterment of society.
Data has enormous and diverse potential to change how we work, make decisions and empower citizens. The 14th RDA plenary will explore the extensive ways data can make the difference by bringing together diverse group of experts from all around the globe. During the plenary we will share and learn together and advance our abilities to use data in making a positive impact in the world to tackle its complex challenges.
The Plenary is co-hosted by Research Data Alliance Finland, CSC - IT Centre for Science, Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, and Finnish Meteorological Institute.
ECRIN will be attending the event.