FAIRsharing at RDA22

The FAIRsharing Registry WG is represented across eight sessions during the fully-virtual 22nd RDA Plenary, which begins next week. You can find staff and Community Champions throughout the conference, and we hope to see you there Рplease feel free to get in touch with us either via email at or via the Whova conference platform.

  1. Wed 15th, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM UTC / Thu 16th, 10:30 PM – 11:59 PM UTC: RDA Ambassadors and Champions (session info), where Allyson is using the FAIRsharing Community Champion Programme as example of  on how to activate and credit individuals to contribute to an RDA-endorsed resource 
  2. Thu 23rd, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM UTC: Data Granularity Guidance (session info), where Allyson will be giving a lightning talk on the connections among the FAIRsharing WG, the Data Repository Attributes WG and the Data Granularity WG.
  3. Tue 14th, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM UTC / Wed 22nd, 10:30 PM – 11:59 PM UTC: Multi-Omics Data Standards Integration (session info), where Lindsey (FAIRsharing Community Champion for Omics) is a co-chair and developing Collections of Omics standards and databases in FAIRsharing to drive the activities.
  4. Thu 16th 0700 – 0830 UTC: Bridging the gaps between policy, coalface and data science in crisis situations. Francis is one of the chairs of a working group creating a UNESCO Toolkit on Data Policy in Times of Crisis, and Allyson is a representative of FAIRsharing within this group.
  5. Thu 16th 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM UTC: Revitalising Data Policy Impact and Alignment (session info), where Allyson will be presenting a co-creation activity with journal publisher of an Editorial Handbook for reproducibility and FAIRness, where FAIRsharing supports its actionability.
  6. Wed 15th, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM UTC / Wed 22nd, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM UTC: Criteria and Certification for Trustworthy Technical Repository Service Providers (session info), where Allyson has just joined as a co-chair to bring in this new group the curated descriptions of repositories in FAIRsharing.
  7. Tue 14th, 10:30 PM – 11:59 PM UTC / Thu 23rd, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM UTC: Policies in Research Organisations for Research Software Working Group (session info), where this WG and FAIRsharing have begun a collaboration around our policy metadata and actionability.
  8. Tue 21st 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM UTC / Wed May 22nd 10:30 PM – 11:59 PM UTC: Addressing agricultural data ethics, Agrisemantics and AI (session info), where Debora (FAIRsharing Community Champion for Ecology and Agriculture) will be speaking.

We hope to see you there!

On behalf of the WG Chairs (Susanna-Assunta Sansone, Peter McQuilton, Simon Hodson, Holly Murray, Graham Smith, Allyson Lister, Rebecca Taylor-Grant).