1 Sep 2015 Paris - The "e-Infrastructures & RDA for Data intensive science" - pre RDA Plenary workshops organised on the 22nd of September 2015 at the CNAM in Paris are structured around the common understanding on best practices for data management across the globe as an essential step along the path of open sharing of data. The objective of this event is to gather global experts and representatives of initiatives working towards the common goal of enhancing collaboration on a global level in support of research data sharing. The event embodies 5 independently organised workshop streams with common networking and presentation opportunities. Each stream will tackle a specific area while the expected outcome of the 5 individual streams is a concrete contribution to these discussions in the form of future actions and strategic directions from each thematic grouping. The stream focused on "Service orientation to data and high-performance computing infrastructures" is coordinated by EUDAT through its Project Director, Damien Lecarpentier.