Programme Overview

Below are the key events for IDW 2018, including several open and closed meetings that will run parallel to IDW activities, and subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates.

Click here for the RDA12 programme, part of IDW2018. 

Friday-Saturday, 1-2 November

Time TBC ICICIS Conference (Open Meeting)

Saturday, 2 November

Time TBC IDW Pre-Conference Workshop: Library Consortium (Open Meeting)

Saturday, 3 November

Time TBC

Sunday, 4 November

Times TBC
  • - AOSP TAB Meeting (Closed Meeting)
  • -CODATA International Data Policy Committee Working Meeting (Closed Meeting)
  • -RDA for Newcomers
  • -RDA Funders Forum (Closed Meeting)
  • -RDA TAB and Working/Interest Group Chair Meeting (Closed Meeting)

Monday, 5 November

08:30 - 09:30 Registration Open
09:30 - 11:00 Official Opening Plenary Session
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Ministrial Strategy Meeting
11:30 - 13:00 SciDataCon and RDA Breakout Sessions
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 -15:30 RDA Breakout Sessions
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Plenary/Panel Sessions
Time TBC
(May be morning or evening event)
Women in RDA Networking Event (Open Meeting)
17:30 - 19:00 Welcome Reception and Poster Session

Tuesday, 6 November

08:30 - 9:30 Plenary Session
09:30 - 11:00 RDA Breakout Sessions
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 RDA Breakout Sessions
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 SciDataCon Breakout Sessions
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 SciDataCon Breakout Sessions
17:30 - 19:00 RDA Organisational Plenary Sessions

Wednesday, 7 November

08:30 - 09:30 Plenary/Panel Sessions
09:30 - 11:00 SciDataCon Breakout Sessions
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 SciDataCon Breakout Sessions
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 SciDataCon and RDA Breakout Sessions
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 RDA Breakout Sessions
17:30 - 19:00 RDA Organisational Plenary Sessions (Closed Meetings)
All Day RDA Council Meeting (Closed Meeting)

Thursday, 8 November

08:30 - 09:30 Plenary/Panel Sessions
09:30 - 11:00 RDA Breakout Sessions
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 SciDataCon Breakout Sessions
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 SciDataCon Breakout Sessions
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Plenary/Panel Sessions
17:30 - 18:00 Closing Session

Friday, 9 November

Times TBC  
  • -RDA Organisational Assembly and Organisational Assembly Board Meeting (Closed Meeting)
  • -RDA TAB Debrief (Closed Meeting)
  • -RDA Secretariat Meeting (Closed Meeting)
  • -Regional Data Infrastuctures Workshop (Closed Meeting)
  • -WDS 'Data Repositories Day' (Open Meeting)
  • -CODATA General Assembly (Closed Meeting)
  • -Wellcome African and Asia Pogramme IT and Data Managers Network (Closed Meeting)

Saturday, 10 November

Times TBC  
  • -CODATA General Assembly (Closed Meeting)
  • -Wellcome African and Asia Pogramme IT and Data Managers Network (Closed Meeting)