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RDA Virtual Plenary Session

RDA Virtual Plenary Session

Due to the cancellation of Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia, the local organising committee, RDA Technical Advisory Board and RDA Secretariat announced RDA Virtual Plenary 15 (VP 15), taking place 18 March – 10 April 2020. VP 15 will offer remote access to many of the sessions that were planned to take place in Melbourne.

Call for the provision of an expert to perform a study of EOSC Core Operational Costs

2nd Open Call was launched this week by the EOSC Sustainability Working Group, which is looking for an expert to perform a study of EOSC Core Operational Costs. The deadline to apply for this call is on the 5th of March, assignment of the successful candidate by 13th of March, with the first results expected by mid-April.

The Open Call has been published with all information pertaining to it and may be found at the following link:

RDA BG Node team meets the Bulgarian coordinators of CLARIN and DARIAH, Prof. Kiril Simov and Dr. Dimiter Iliev to discuss the expansion of the RDA network in BG

On 24 of February 2020, in the premises of the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, the RDA-BG Node team met with the Bulgarian coordinators of the E-Infrastructure for Bulgarian Language and Cultural Heritage - CLaDA-BG  https://clada-bg.eu/, representatives of the pan-European infrastructures for language resources and technologies - CLARIN (

RDA – Bulgaria Node Kick-off Meeting

On 13 February 2020 in Sofia University Conference Hall took place the Kick-off Meeting of the Research Data Alliance – Bulgaria Node under the coordination of the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI). It was attended by more than 30 representatives of the Bulgarian academic and research community among which were the Deputy Minister of Education and Science Mrs. Karina Angelieva and experts from the Ministry of Education and Science, as well as the Director of the National Centre for Information and Documentation (NCID) Mrs.