2023 World Data System Members Forum

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The World Data System is excited to invite you to the Members Forum 2023, a special event exclusively for our members dedicated to data stewardship and collaboration. As a global platform for data sharing, the World Data System brings together experts, organizations, and researchers to advance the field of data science. Join us at the Members Forum 2023 to learn about the latest advancements, share your experiences, and contribute to shaping the future of data sharing.

Event Details:

Date: 22 October 2023
Location: Salzburg Congress, Austria and Online
Event Type: Members’ Exclusive Event

What to Expect:

At the World Data System Members Forum 2023, you will have the opportunity to connect with other members WDS’s community of excellence, including the International Program and Technology Offices, as well as the Scientific Committee. This exclusive event provides a platform to discuss the progress made towards WDS’s Action Plan and contribute to paving a path forward in data stewardship.


As per our bylaws, WDS Regular and Network members are required to share their experiences through brief presentations, however, We highly encourage all members to actively participate in this opportunity. Whether you are attending the event onsite or online, you can contribute by submitting a slideshow or a recording. Your presentation should encompass an introduction of your organization/repository, key milestones achieved in the past year, plans for the near term, and the significant challenges you have encountered. These presentations will be incorporated into a video presentation during the Members Forum and will be made available on the World Data System Vimeo Channel for wider dissemination.


Registration for the Members Forum 2023 is free but limited. To reserve your seat, please use the registration box provided on the Members Forum 2023 Registration page. We recommend registering soon to secure your spot at this highly anticipated event.