The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is presenting a webinar on "Data-sharing in Epidemiology: COVID-19 Research and Beyond" on Thursday, 29 October, 2020 at 21:00 UTC. The webinar will focus on the RDA COVID-19 recommendations & guidelines for epidemiological research, and future directions to be explored in the new RDA group, "Epidemiology common standard for surveillance data reporting WG." The new WG aims to have global participation from an interdisciplinary group of experts to address a common data challenge across the public health domain.
This webinar is presented by the newly forming RDA-Region of the Americas, and will include a brief overview of the RDA, their regional initiative, and the upcoming virtual Plenary 16 in Costa Rica. Presenters include Mark Leggott of Research Data Canada, Gabriela Pino and panel moderator Juan Romero Zúñiga of Costa Rica Universidad Nacional, Priyanka Pillai of the University of Melbourne, Claire Austin of Environment and Climate Change Canada, and Ragini Nagrani of the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology.