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Polar Data Forum V in Cambridge UK (Oct 30 - Nov 3, 2023)

  • Date: 2023-10-30 09:30 - 2023-11-3 17:30
  • Location Aurora Innovation Centre in Cambridge, UK and online (Map)


The Polar Data Forum (PDF) is a place where polar data holders get together and make more use of data. The Forum has two main components: the Conference, where the border between funding, policy and data is explored through presentations and posters; and Workshop Sessions & Hackathons, where the Polar Data Community opens the dialogue to make progress on their shared objectives.

Polar Data Forum VPolar Data Forum V (PDF V) will be hosted by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) from October 30th through November 3rd, 2023 and will be held both at the Aurora Innovation Centre in Cambridge, UK and online. 

The Forum follows International Data Week (IDW) to be held in Salzburg Austria October 23-26, 2023.The meeting is co-organized by various polar partners, including the Standing Committee on Antarctic Data Management (SCADM), Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON), the Southern Ocean Observing System (SOOS), and the World Data System, among others

The focus of PDF V will be on improving large-scale data exchange and interoperability – between organisations and at the international level.PDF V will consist of a series of workshops and hackathons from October 30th and 31st, followed by a 2-day plenary conference to be held November 1st and 2nd to support information exchange.

Abstract Submission can be found here: