Metadata and Semantics Workshop, Indianapolis IN https://rd-alliance.org/rda-metadata-semantics-workshop-indianapolis-usa-feb-23-25-2015.html
Contributed to Future Directions initiative, an RDA member survey to analyze strategic priorities https://rd-alliance.org/rda-future-directions-document-rda-communications-engagement-and-coordination.html
Participated in Plenary 5 Organizing Committee
Collaboration with an early career fellow to examine the barriers and solutions to data sharing (poster, presentation at Plenary 4 breakout session)
2013 - 2015
Plale serves as RDA Technical Advisory Board (TAB) member
Launched a pilot program to support the engagement of students and early career professionals in RDA (see first cohort of 2014 summer interns and their projects.
Established RDA Engagement Interest Group. The group spearheaded the early effort within RDA to increase awareness and adoption of data sharing practices among the various scientific communities.