The following is the proposed timeline for the adoption of the Declaration:
International Funders Workshop: The Future of Research Software
November 2022 – March 2023
Drafting next version of declaration.
March 2023 – August 2023
Collecting & integrating feedback from potential signatories and other stakeholders.
Signature of final version of the declaration. This will be the initial signing event; organisations may sign at a later stage.
Late 2024 (TBC)
One year after signing, signatories share their initial steps in implementing the Declaration in their own organisation.
Sometime 2029 (TBC)
Signatories demonstrate progress on a regular basis, with a contact moment five years after signing.