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The latest news from the CS&S Event Fund. 

Mar 15, 2023

Behind the Scenes: What it takes to run ESMARConf

In this post, we learn about Event Fund grantee ESMARConf and how they have used automation to try to streamline a lot of the behind-the-scenes work.

Feb 16, 2023

Behind the Scenes: What it takes to run CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science

Event Fund seeks to bring attention to the often under-documented and invisibilized processes, technologies, people, and practices that undergird more inclusive and accessible data science event programming. In this post we learn about Event Fund grantee, CODATA-RDA Schools of Research Data Science, which was a ten-week-long virtual course, with the objective of teaching foundational skills in data science to Early Career Researchers (ECRs) in Low to Middle Income Countries (LMICs).

Jan 17, 2023

Developing Guidelines for Community Participation

As part of the Event Fund 2022 seminar series for grantees, CS&S convened an interactive workshop with Shannon Dosemagen on developing guidelines for community participation. Shannon led the group to reflect on and begin to articulate the values and practices they want to promote in their event (and what to do if those are breached).

Sep 22, 2022

Event Fund 2022 Impact Report Published

The newly published impact report from Event Fund details observed impacts of the Event Fund from the last two years including professional development of data science leaders, normalizing greater inclusivity for the benefit of the field, increased global perspectives in Open Data Science, and greater organizational capacity.

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