G7 Future of Seas and Oceans Initiative

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All-Atlantic 2021 Conference side event ‘Towards an All-Atlantic Data Space for the Ocean’

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Enhancing the use of standards, best practices, and partnerships for information and data sharing across the Atlantic

 

The EU Office of the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative will join the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (AANChOR), AtlantECO, iAtlantic and the thematic cloud Innovation Action of H2020 Blue Cloud to host a side-event, Towards an All-Atlantic Data Space for the Ocean, at the All-Atlantic Research and Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean Conference, a Ministerial high-level stakeholders conference to be held from 3-4 June.  The side event represents a first step in the scoping activity for G7 FSOI Action Area 3 to promote the improvement of global data sharing infrastructure to address the challenges of physical, chemical and biological data.

This side-event will provide information about European and international initiatives to harmonise and facilitate data sharing across the Atlantic Ocean, and provide demonstrations of available tools, training, and the latest open science ‘blue cloud’ technologies to make data findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable. The event will also engage Atlantic partners in a dialogue to identify the technical needs and challenges of data sharing across the Atlantic ‘pole to pole’, and work to establish the necessary collaborations between nations and organisations required to jointly address regional and global ocean issues in the coming decade.

This side-event will provide an opportunity to begin broad consultations with the ocean data community to further refine the G7 FSOI Action Area 3 activities.

For more information and to register, click here.

Venue

Online & Ponta Delgada, Portugal