EUDAT News bullettin – October 2014

Share

eudat-news-october2014

Anyone can sync and exchange research data with EUDAT’s latest service

B2DROP is a secure and trusted data-exchange service to keep your research data synchronized and up to date and to exchange with colleagues.

B2DROP offers you a simple and easy-to-use solution to store and exchange data with colleagues and team members, to synchronize multiple versions of data and to ensure automatic desktop synchronization of large files. Find out more and give B2DROP a go on the EUDAT website.

Sustainability – a word on everyone’s lips

Sustainability – having the resources and the policy framework to deliver services and support users into the future – is at the heart of EUDAT’s mission.

A plenary session on sustainability at EUDAT’s Third Conference, held in Amsterdam on 24 and 25 September 2014, brought together experts from across Europe to debate what sustainability should encompass and how it can be achieved. Read the full report on the EUDAT website.

Data access and reuse: all you need to know

Research data policy: are we winning? To help find answers, EUDAT is holding a workshop with its data access and reuse policy working group in Rome on 11 and 12 November 2014. This workshop will inform a report which will incorporate results from EUDAT’s survey on open data and contain insights into the path towards a common policy framework. Get a sneak preview of key topics on the EUDAT website.

Providing IT solutions to the solid Earth sciences community

EPOS and EUDAT join forces to provide researchers with basic e-science services.

This month, EUDAT speaks to Massimo Cocco, Director of Research at the Italian National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. Massimo is coordinating the preparatory phase of a European project named European Plate Observing System (EPOS). In this interview, Massimo tells us about EPOS and explains why its adoption of EUDAT’s solutions is important. You can read the full interview on the EUDAT website.

An action-packed autumn for EUDAT

EUDAT will be at key events in the areas of data infrastructure and supercomputing over the next few months. First, we’ll be speaking at the e-IRG Workshop in Rome on 10 and 11 November. Next, we’ll be at SC14 in New Orleans from 16-21 November – pop by the PRACE booth (no. 2215) and BSC booth (no. 3427) for EUDAT information and goodies. Finally, in December we’ll be taking part in the Research Data Alliance Global Data and Computing e-Infrastructure Challenges event, also in Rome.

 

Visit the eudat Showcase

Leave a Reply


Related Articles

DI4R 2016 is the first cross e-infrastructure event organized jointly by EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE...
The DI4R 2016 will be held in Kraków on 28-30 September 2016. The conference will be hosted by ACC Cyfronet AGH and will be the first user forum jointly organised by Europe's leading e-infrastructures and projects: EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and RDA Europe. David Foster, Chair of the Programme Committee, explains his vision for the conference: "As PC chair I would like to see user communities really staring to view this as an opportunity to voice their needs and problems and be ab...
Preparation for the first cross e-infrastructure event DI4R 2016
The deadline for abstract submission to the Digital Infrastructures for Research 2016 event was on 3 June. The DI4R 2016 will be held in Kraków on 28-30 September 2016. The conference will be hosted by ACC Cyfronet AGH and organised jointly by EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and RDA Europe. The Call for Abstracts is now closed and the Programme Committee welcomed abstracts for presentations, workshops and training sessions submitted until the 3rd of June. (More details and instru...
Summer School 2016 in Italy - ICT for Sustainable Tourism at Cultural and Religious Heritage Sites
UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable in World Heritage Sites with collaboration International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT) invites you to take part in Summer School 2016 devoted to Information and Communication Technologies for Promotion and Development of Sustainable Tourism at Cultural and Religious Heritage Sites, the case of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  The Summer School program will includes lectures by leading international scholars, ...
Thinking ahead sustainability - FLAGSHIP Final Conference
The FLAGSHIP final public conference will be held on December 16, 2015, at CEPS premises (Centre for European Policy Studies), Congresplaats 1, 1000 Brussels, Belgium, with the title of “Thinking ahead sustainably: Policies, Scenarios and Models to address Grand Societal Challenges”. FLAGSHIP is an FP7 project, funded by the European Commission (DG RESEARCH) under the “Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities” theme, with the aim of developing a “Forward Looking Analysis of Grand Societal C...