24 May 2022 to 25 May 2022

South African Webinar & Virtual Workshop

WEBINAR: 24 May 2022 | 14:00 – 16:30 (South African Summer Time)

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: 25 May 2022 | 14:00 – 16:00 (South African Summer Time)

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Under the umbrella of the All-Atlantic Cooperation for Ocean Research and Innovation (AANChOR‑CSA) Project, the Data Infrastructures and Stakeholder’s Forum forms part of the implementation of the Joint Pilot Action for AANChOR’s Work Package 5 (Common Standards for Data and Information Sharing). AA-Data2030 stands for All-Atlantic Ocean Data Enterprise 2030.

This is a side-event of the The All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance 2022 Forum, co-hosted by the United States and Brazil, in collaboration with the European Commission, over two events between May and July 2022. More:

Blue-Cloud partner VLIZ is taking part in this highly anticipated discussion.


  1. To showcase marine data infrastructures and operators in Africa to ensure their participation and inclusion in the All‑Atlantic Ocean Data Space (AAODS).
  2. To support the development of a natural-, social- scientific and humanistic transatlantic ocean data space with historical, current and future ocean data.
  3. To define a minimum set of ocean metadata standards and formats to be used by local, regional and national initiatives in the Atlantic basin.


  • DAY 1: WEBINAR "Showcasing Data Infrastructures and Operators in Africa"
  • DAY 2: WORKSHOP "Producing a Draft Zero version of the Roadmap for the Implementation of the All-Atlantic Ocean Data Space"

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