DIRISA 2024 Annual National Research Data Workshop




 The 6th DIRISA Annual National Research Data Workshop

We are delighted to invite you to the 6th DIRISA Annual National Research Data Workshop, an esteemed gathering that convenes experts and enthusiasts from various domains pertinent to research data. The workshop aims to propel the progress of data-intensive research and foster an enhanced comprehension of research data management, with a keen focus on augmenting the quality of life in South Africa and the broader African context.

In an era characterized by digital ubiquity and interconnectivity, the significance of this workshop cannot be overstated. It serves as a cornerstone for nurturing a data-literate society, facilitating invaluable networking opportunities, and fostering collaborative connections among like-minded individuals. By fostering the exchange of innovative ideas and best practices, participants are empowered to extrapolate insights applicable across diverse domains.

Theme: "Research data repositories and services for the future"

Topics: Data Management
Big data and machine learning
             Open data and security

Event Details:

  • Venue: CSIR International Convention Centre
  • Format: In-person event with a structured program at the ICC


Call for Abstracts:

We invite submissions of abstracts for talks or posters. The deadline for abstract submissions is 23:59 on May 24, 2024.


Online registration will remain open until May 24, 2024. Subsequently, onsite registration will be available at the venue, subject to full fees.


  • Early Bird Registration: R200.00
  • Late Registration: R500.00

We eagerly anticipate your participation in this enriching event as we collectively strive towards harnessing the transformative potential of research data for the betterment of society. Should you have any inquiries or require further information, please do not hesitate to reach out.

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