DiSSCo Rising - the Digital Transformation of Natural Science Collections - is a three-day event with DiSSCo-linked events in Helsinki, Finland 26-28 February 2020. Including the kick-off meeting for DiSSCo Prepare and the final conference for ICEDIG.
February 26th – ICEDIG FInal Conference (open to the public)
February 27th – DiSSCo Prepare Kick-off meeting (DiSSCo Prepare Consortium members and invited guests only)
February 28th – DiSSCo General Assembly (representatives of the DiSSCo consortium only – By invitation only).
The ICEDIG Final Conference will open DiSSCo RIsing and will bring together a number of high-level keynote speakers, as to embed this successful research project within the broader landscape and to lay out the path going forward. The conference is open to the public and will additionally be streamed live, for all those interested that will be unable to make it to Helsinki.
At the DiSSCo Prepare Kick-off meeting, the community will take the results from the ICEDIG project, and hand them over to the follow-up project DiSSCo Prepare. Within the following years, DiSSCo prepare partners will work to raise the readiness level of DiSSCo towards actually constructing the research infrastructure and ensuring it becomes fully operational in the near future.
At the DiSSCo inaugural General Assembly, the entire DiSSCo community will come together. Members, associate members and observers of the DiSSCo Research Infrastructure will take a big step forward, effectively creating a transparent and democratic governance structure.
Read more at the conference home page.