Dates: 16 to 18  September 2017

Time: 09:00 - 18:00

Venue: Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Canada

The Fourth Meeting of the Arctic Data Committee took place from 16 - 18 September, 2017 in Montreal, Canada.  The report of the meeting is currently being drafted and will be posted here soon.  Highlights of the meeting include the expansion of the ADC Metadata Elements project, to a joint effort between ADC, the Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management and the Southern Ocean Observing System.  The group will focus on enabling federated search across polar data repositories and catalogues.  The ADC-IARPC Vocabularies and Semantics Working Group was formally launched and held its first meetng on 17 October 2017.

Saturday 16 September and Sunday 17 September were separate meetings of SCADM and ADC. Monday 18 September was a joint meeting of SCADM and ADC. 

Background Information 

For information about travel, accommodation and visa information please have a look at (when you need an invitation letter and you are joining only the SCADM and/or ADC meetings please contact Marten Tacoma)

For attending the RDA Plenary you have to register trough the RDA website at (early bird registration is available until 14 August 2017 midnight EDT). The RDA Plenary will close 21 September early in the afternoon.

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