At the closing ceremony of International Data Week 2023 on 26 October, the ARDC officially invited the international community to join us in Brisbane, Australia for International Data Week 2025 (IDW 2025).
International Data Week is a global event bringing together researchers, data professionals, policy makers and more to celebrate and advance the role of data in science and society.
IDW 2025, to be held on 13 to 16 October 2025, will combine the biennial Plenary Meeting of the Research Data Alliance (RDA), an international organisation working to develop and support global infrastructure facilitating data sharing and reuse, and SciDataCon 2025, the scientific conference addressing the frontiers of data in research organised by the International Science Council’s Committee on Data (CODATA) and World Data System (WDS).
The event will showcase how data can be used to address global challenges, foster collaboration and inclusion, and improve research quality and impact.
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Watch the video to see what you can expect on your visit to Brisbane/Meanjin, Australia in October 2025.
Meanjin is the Traditional Place name for Brisbane, which is located on Yuggera and Turrbal Country. It is a sacred location that has served as a focal point for trade and cultural exchange for tens of thousands of years.
Delegates attending in-person can experience site visits to local research facilities, warm hospitality at the many social events around Brisbane.
Brisbane, the host city, has a successful track record for hosting high-impact conventions. The city’s subtropical climate, combined with proximity to famous rainforest and wildlife tours, makes it a perfect location for IDW delegates to start their quintessential Australian experience.
Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre (BCEC) provides national and international delegates with world-class convention infrastructure nestled in the city’s most renowned cultural precinct enabling IDW delegates to unwind, recharge, and network.
International Data Week 2025 is presented by the ARDC on behalf of organisers RDA, CODATA and WDS.
Our partners are the Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane Economic Development Agency and our State Host Destination Partner is Tourism and Events Queensland.
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