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Timeline

2017-05-19

WDS issues call to host the ITO

2018-03 28 & 29

WDS-ITO Inaugural Workshop

World Data System International Technology Office Inaugural Workshop at Ocean Networks Canada, funding provided by the University of Victoria.

2018-04-01

First Hosting Agreement

First Non-binding agreement between the University of Victoria, Ocean Networks Canada and the International Science Council to host the ISC-WDS International Technology Office from April first 2018 to March 31st 2021.

2018-11-01

First ITO Director hired

2019-09-01

First Co-op student hired

2020-04-01

First Two Full Time Staff Hired

First two full time staff hired, funding provided by Canada's New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (now the Digital Research Alliance of Canada).

2021-04-01

Second Hosting Agreement

Second Non-binding agreement between the University of Victoria, Ocean Networks Canada and the International Science Council to host the ISC-WDS–International Technology Office from April first 2021 to March 31st 2023. Funding provided by Canada's New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (now the Digital Research Alliance of Canada).

2022-03-03

ITO Website Goes Live

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2022-03-31

Pilot Polar Federated Search Goes Live