The Canadian National Data Services Framework Summit took place on September 22, 2017, at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montreal Canada

The Canadian National Data Services Framework Summit gathered a broad stakeholder community to discuss the opportunities and challenges of building National Data Services in support of research data stewardship in Canada. Scheduled for the day after the Research Data Alliance (RDA) 10th Plenary in Montreal, the Summit provided an overview of approaches in other countries, an update on what is happening in Canada, and ample time for discussion on how to advance current efforts. Goals
for the Summit included: a high-level articulation of requirements for national data services; intersections with the Tri-Agencies’ draft Data Policy and implications for institutional support; a 12-month work plan for RDC’s National Data Services Framework Working Group, including an articulation of intersections between Canadian and international outputs. [more]

– Research Data Canada (RDC)