On Tuesday, 27th September 2016 EU-PolarNet will host a major Townhall Event in Brussels. The event¹s topic is: Towards the 1.5°C climate goal ­ Contributions of Polar Research. Read more about the event and the preparations.<http://www.eu-polarnet.eu/news-and-events/newsletter/newsletter-022016.html#c829>

From September 11-17, 2016, data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from across the globe will convene in Denver, Colorado for International Data Week (IDW). The theme of this landmark event is ‘From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution’.  As such, International Data Week will bring together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policy makers and data stewards to explore how best to exploit the data revolution to improve our knowledge and benefit society through data-driven research and innovation: http://www.internationaldataweek.org.

The 14th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium 12-16 September 2016 Homer, Alaska, USA at the Alaska Islands and Oceans Center

Please visit the 14th ICRSS webpage for information regarding venue location, registration, abstract submissions, important dates, transportation and lodging options, and sponsorship opportunities: http://alaska.usgs.gov/science/geography/CRSS2016/index.php

Thursday, February 18th at 13:00 the Arctic Data Coordination Team of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee will host a webinar where Carolina Behe of the Inuit Circumpolar Council will present on Alaskan Inuit Food Security: implications and recommendations for data and information collection and curation.

Based on a recently published report, this promises to be a very informative talk that will provide the data management community with a better sense of the data and information needs of Inuit.  Connection information 

February 18th, 2016 

1:00-2:30 EST 

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