The Cancer Research Data Commons 2024 Fall Symposium: Ten Years of Empowering Cancer Researchers

October 16, 2024 - October 17, 2024
In-person and virtual attendance options are available

The Cancer Research Data Commons (CRDC) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! This one-and-a-half-day event, open to the public and offering options for in-person and online participation, will be held on October 16 and 17.

The Symposium will highlight the accomplishments of the past 10 years and explore future advancements through a series of informative sessions, including the following:

  • Interoperability Advances and Data Governance Improvements: Learn about the latest efforts to enhance data management and sharing within the cancer research community.
  • Aggregated Data Search and Discovery Updates: Discover new streamlined processes for data submission and search capabilities.
  • Success Stories: Hear how our data and resources have contributed to bench, clinical, and translational studies.
  • Initiative and Agency Partnerships Reports: Get updates from the CRDC AI Readiness Initiative and the CRDC collaboration with the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health to develop a Biomedical Data Fabric Toolbox, among others.

The CRDC Fall Symposium will begin with an afternoon collaboration session with the NCI Office of Data Sharing* (ODS), followed by a full day of CRDC-focused sessions.

*Visit our event page if you’d like to learn more about and/or register for the October 15-16 NCI ODS Annual Data Sharing Symposium.

Day One (October 16)

CRDC/ODS Collaboration Session
1:00–5:00 p.m. ET

This shared session will focus on how CRDC’s data science infrastructure fits in the ODS data sharing lifecycle to support cancer research.

Day Two (October 17)

CRDC Session
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. ET

This session agenda includes:

  • CRDC History, Current State, and Lessons Learned
  • CRDC Success Stories
  • NCI Programs Leveraging the CRDC
  • CRDC Data Submission, Discovery, and Interoperability
  • Future Spotlight
  • CRDC Stakeholder Fireside Chat

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