Research Data Alliance 2nd Plenary Mtg, Washington DC Sept 16-18

For those following the work of the Research Data Alliance, the second plenary meeting will be held in Washington DC September 16-18, 2013. I’ve reproduced the announcement below. There is more detail (including logistical information) on the RDA web site, .

Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI

Open Research Data … building global partnerships
RDA Second Plenary Meeting
16-18 September 2013
National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, US
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Building Global Partnerships is the theme of RDA’s second plenary meeting taking place in Washington DC (US) from 16-18 September 2013.

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A conservative fee of US$100 is requested from all as a contribution towards the costs.

Please note that the breakout sessions will take place at the Washington Marriott Hotel and a rooms have been blocked for all participants there.

Please check out the logistics information at the bottom of this message for all details.

We look forward to seeing you in Washington.

Kind regards
on behalf of the RDA Secretariat

Open Research Data … building global partnerships
RDA Second Plenary Meeting
16-18 September 2013
Monday, 16 September 2013 – 8:00am – 5:00pm – Plenary at the National Academies of Science (NAS)
Monday, 16 September 2013 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm – Reception (location TBA)
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 – 8:00am – 5:00pm – Breakout sessions at the Washington Marriott
Tuesday, 17 September 2013 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm – Group dinner (location TBA)
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 – 8:00am – 12:00pm – Half-day plenary at the NAS


National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20418
Meeting Room: Auditorium (1st floor)
Metro Station: Foggy Bottom (Blue Line) – approximately 5 blocks

Note: You will be required to present a government-issued PHOTO ID (or passport) to security. Please use the Constitution Avenue entrance which is at 2101 Constitution Avenue.

Washington Marriott
1221 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202-872-1500
Metro Stations: Dupont Circle (Red Line) – 0.3 Miles, Foggy Bottom (Blue Line) – 0.4 Miles

Last updated:  Monday, July 15th, 2013