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Invitation: The first plenary of the Research Data Alliance in March 2013

The launch of the first Plenary of the Research Data Alliance will take place March 18-20, 2013 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is being formed as a global community-driven organization to accelerate data-related innovation through research data sharing and exchange. Broad community engagement and targeted efforts are critical to the RDA's success and we invite you to participate actively in the RDA.

Please join us for three days of outstanding speakers, working sessions, active contributions, and community discussion at the RDA's launch and first Plenary. An invitation can be found on the website at, and the link to registration is at