The aim of the Joint Conference on Data Science 2018 (JCDS18) is to bring together academics, policy-makers, and business people passionate about the emergent field of data science as a force for strategic transformation in an academic and professional context. See you in Edinburgh, 22-23 May 2018.
Data Infrastructure Competences and Skills Framework: a European and Global Challenge
This by invitation workshop is being organized by the EDISON initiative.
Location: European Commission building, Avenue de Beaulieu 33, 1160 Brussels, room BU33 0/54, Brussels (note that attendees will have to have supplied security information in advance of the meeting.)
Attendees: 40 (maximum)
Date: 9th February, 2016
The workshop will allow EDISON to take stock of the main initiatives and projects in the digital infrastructure ecosystem and map their contributions to the definition of an ambitious European framework for developing skills and competences.
More concretely the workshop will:
Raise awareness of the importance and value of the Data Scientist profession especially in the context of European research data infrastructure
Involve multiple stakeholders (including projects) in discussions about the competences and skills required for Data Infrastructures taking the proposed EDISON Data Science Competence Framework as a starting point.
Establish a coordination framework between data infrastructures and related projects, as well as key industry partners with respect to the Data Scientist profession.