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Polar Data Forum V

Polar Data Forum V (PDF V) will be hosted by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) from October 30th through November 3rd, 2023 and will be held both at the Aurora Innovation Centre in Cambridge, UK and online. The Forum follows International Data Week (IDW) to be held in Salzburg Austria October 23-26, 2023.

The meeting is co-organized by various polar partners, including the Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management (SCADM), Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON), the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS), and the World Data System, among others.

The focus of PDF V will be on improving large-scale data exchange and interoperability – between organisations and at the international level.

PDF V will consist of a series of workshops and hackathons on October 30th, followed by a 3-day plenary conference to be held 31st October to 2nd November. On 3rd November there will be meetings of the Arctic Data Committee (ADC) and the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management (SCADM)

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