SXgood Track

11/03/2016 – 15/03/2016, Austin, Texas

As part of South by South West (SXSW), SXgood is a Convergence Track featuring purpose-driven content. It allows Music, Film, and Interactive registrants to discover people, artists, and brands working to build a better world through innovative projects and collaborations. SXgood features panel sessions at the JW Marriott, as well as a host of evening events and networking opportunities across conferences…more

47th Session of the UN Statistical Commission

08/03/2016 – 11/03/2016, New York, USA

From 8 to 11 March 2016, the United Nations Statistical Commission will host the 47th Session of the UN Statistical Commission. Established in 1947,the UN Statistical Commission is the highest body of the global statistical system. It brings together the Chief Statisticians from member states from around the world. It is the highest decision making body for international statistical activities especially the setting of statistical standards, the development of concepts and methods and their implementation at the national and international level…more

Moving From Data Revolution to Data Solutions

05/03/16, New York, USA

In the margins of the 2016 UN Statistical Commission, PARIS21, Data2X and Open Data Watch will host an event to share latest advancements and stimulate discussions on some of the emerging data solutions. The event will be comprised of three interrelated panels, to showcase what is new on tracking data innovations in countries, how partnerships are helping with closing gender data gaps, and where we stand on open data for NSOs…more

International Open Data Day

05/03/2016, Global

International Open Data Hackathon’s Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments…more

7th RDA Plenary Meeting – Making Data Sharing Work in the era of Open Science

29/02/2016 – 03/03/2016, Tokyo, Japan

Research Data Alliance Plenaries are held every six months in different places around the world. They are exciting and productive events that bring together a unique community of data scientists, librarians, computer scientists, and domain scientists. Plenary meetings are special working events that really help move the community forward in creating tangible deliverables that improve data sharing across disciplines, technologies, and countries…more

The PARIS 2015 WBCSD Council Meeting

10/12/15, Paris, France

2015 is a critical year for the future of your business as the agendas of climate change, sustainable development and energy unite on a global scale. It’s the time for action, and you should take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity. Hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the WBCSD Council Member meeting in Paris will put you at the heart of the key global processes and position your company as a central solution provider for a sustainable world...more

Open Data Roundtable on Climate Change

07/12/15, Paris, France

The Government of Mexico, the Government of France (Etalab), and the Center for Open Data Enterprise will hold a workshop to develop a global approach to using open data to address climate change. The results will feed into the elaboration of a Climate Package, following the model of the recently launched Anticorruption Package, attached to the International Open Data Charter that France has adopted in October…more

Climate Services as a Global Public Good: International Collaboration, Science, and Data Innovation

07/12/15, Paris, France

On 7 December 2015, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) will host Climate Services as a Global Public Good: International Collaboration, Science, and Data Innovation, in Paris, France. This event will explain what climate services are, explore the critical role of science, data innovation, and international collaboration in the provision of these services. It will also highlight the value of climate services as a global public good. Examples will be provided on how the U.S. is collaborating with international partners to build regional and national resilience through climate services…more