Among the many activities through which CODATA pursues its strategic mission, organising and collaborating international workshops holds an important place.
CODATA, its Task Groups, Working Group and National Members organise a number of international training workshops every year.
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International Training Workshops 2016
The first full introductory or Vanilla course was taken place from 1-12 August 2016 at the Abdus
Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy.
We are grateful for the support of the co-convenors, CODATA, RDA and ICTP, as well as sponsorshop from The World Academy of Sciences, RDA Europe, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and GEO, the Group on Earth Observations. Thanks to this support 20 tutors and helpers and 60-70 students participated.
The CODATA International Training Workshop in Big Data for Science was held in Beijing,
4-17 July 2016. Workshop participants included early career researchers as well as research leaders and managers of research institutes from countries with developing or emerging economies. Successful applicants were financially supported thanks to a grant from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
International Training Workshops 2015
From 2 to 4th September in Jakarta, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI, PDII Department), CODATA member in Indonesia, organised Pelatithan - Analisis Big Data, "Tools Big Data Management": a conference on big data issues and then directed training workshops. Participating in these events, Simon Hodson, Executive Director of CODATA, gave a keynote about our organisation and the data revolution.
In Bangalore, India, on 9-20 March 2015, CODATA and the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)- along with other partners - convened
an International Training Workshop on Big Data at the Indian Statistical Institute. This continued the emerging series of International Training Workshops which CODATA is seeking to establish with a variety of partners.
International Training Workshops 2014
The International Training Workshop for Developing Countries on Big Data for Science was held at Computer Network Information Center (CNIC), in Beijing, China, from 4-20 June, 2014. There were 21 researchers, data managers, and data scientists from 10 developing countries including Vietnam, India, Mongolia, Indonesia, South Africa, Kenyan, Tanzania, Columbia, Brazil and Uganda attended this training workshop.
On Monday 4 August 2014 and Tuesday 5 August, CODATA, through its Task Group on Preservation and Access to Data in/for/with Developing Countries, delivered a Training Workshop on Open Data at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, near Nairobi.