RDA Finland Autumn 2017 Meeting
Date: 10.10.2017 9:00 - 10.10.2017 12:00
Location: HTC Keilaniemi, room A6+A7
Location details: The event takes place at HTC Keilaniemi premises, room A6+A7. Address: Keilaranta 13-19, Espoo.
Language: English
Lecturers: TBC
  • Free for Finnish universities, polytechnics and governmental research institutes.
  • Free for others.
The event is free of charge.
Registration is closed.
Additional information

You are warmly welcome to hear an update on RDA and its latest outputs after the 10th RDA Plenary in Montreal, and to discuss and share your thoughts about the future of RDA.

Please find the meeting minutes here (pdf).

Presentations from the event: please see the programme below to find the presentations in pdf format.

Video recording of the meeting here (opens in Adobe Connect).


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RDA Europe
RDA (Research Data Alliance) Europe is the European plug-in to the Research Data Alliance (RDA). The goal of RDA is to create a global infrastructure for data: to accelerate international data-driven innovation and discovery by facilitating research data sharing and exchange. This is achieved through the development, adoption, and deployment of infrastructure, policy, practice, standards, and other deliverables. RDA is currently funded by the European Commission, the U.S. Government (NSF & NIST) and the Australian Government. CSC – IT Center for Science Ltd. is an organization member of RDA.


9.00 – 9.10     Welcome (Leif Laaksonen, Director, CSC)
9.10 – 9.40      Greetings from Plenary 10 (pdf) (Irina Kupiainen, Development Manager, CSC)
9.40 – 10.00    Planning RDA EU4 (pdf) (Riina Salmivalli, Project Coordinator, CSC)
10.00 – 10.20  RDA working + interest group activities (pdf) (Ville Tenhunen, IT Project Manager, University of Helsinki)

Coffee and networking

10.40 – 11.00    National view on research infrastructure development work (pdf) (Sami Niinimäki, Senior Advisor,  MINEDU)
11.00 – 11.20    Reflections on national level implementation of RDA outputs and introduction to CODATA policy work (pdf) (Heidi Laine, Secretary of Finnish Committee for Research Data, University of Helsinki)
11.20 – 11.50    Discussion
11.50 – 12.00    Wrap-up