International Love Data Week

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Love Data Week 2024

Love Data Week 2024

February 12-16, 2024


Save the Date

Love Data Week 2024 save the date

The 2024 theme is "My Kind of Data." Data is personal. Join International Love Data Week February 12-16, 2024, to learn about data equity and inclusion, disciplinary communities, and creating a kinder world through data.

Share with your community!

We've created a ready-to-use social media post. Simply download (or right-click) the square image and use it along with the text below to share this year's event with your community on any social media platform.

Save the date! Love Data Week is February 12-16, 2024. Sign up for email updates at #LoveData24 

Events and activities

View all Love Data Week events and activities happening locally and virtually around the world.

Looking for a listing of ICPSR-specific Love Data Week events or the popular "Adopt-a-Dataset" activity? Visit the Love Data Week with ICPSR page.

Submit an event listing

Are you hosting an event or activity for Love Data Week 2024? Submit your information to be included in the official Love Data Week events and activities list. Questions? Contact

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Sign Up for Love Data Week Updates

Do you love data as much as we do? You can stay up-to-date easily. Sign up for Love Data Week updates via email using the button below: 

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Follow Love Data Week on Twitter and Instagram all year long! Tag us in your posts (@LoveDataWeek) and continue the #LoveData24 conversation anytime.



Our shareable toolkit offers activity ideas, ready-to-use templates, copy-and-paste text, and more. Download social media images, Zoom backgrounds, activity ideas, and more to promote your Love Data Week events and activities. All resources are free and can be used in newsletters, virtual meetings, printed flyers, and any Love Data Week-related initiatives. 

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Open Program Brainstorming Sessions

Do you want to be a part of brainstorming for this year's happenings or the debrief afterward? All of our open meeting dates and times are listed below. Register now for one or all of the sessions.


History of Love Data Week

Love Data Week was established in 2016 as Love Your Data week. Originally created in the USA and coordinated by Heather Coates, it quickly grew to an international event in which a wide range of institutions, organizations, scholars, students, and other data lovers could celebrate their data. Read more ...



Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Love Data Week? Love Data Week is an international celebration of data, taking place every year during the week of Valentine's day. Universities, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, corporations and individuals are encouraged to host and participate in data-related events and activities. 
  • Who can participate in Love Data Week? Love Data Week is an international, public activity. Each year individual organizations host their own events and activities. The Love Data Week committee maintains a list of all events and activities. 
  • Is Love Data Week a conference? Love Data Week is not a conference. It is a variety of events and activities hosted online, or in person locally around the world. Participants are encouraged to explore the variety of offerings found in the full listing of events and activities and to register for each individually.
  • How can I get involved? Submit your events and activities through the form found on this page. At the end of Love Data Week, a call for new committee members is sent via email. Please sign up for Love Data Week updates via email


2023 Key details

Love Data Week takes place February 13 - 17, 2023. The hastag is #LoveData23 (across all platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Mastadon, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn etc).


The theme this year is Data: Agent of Change. Love Data Week is about inspiring your community to use data to bring about changes that matter. Policy change, environmental change, social change... we can move mountains with the right data guiding our decisions. This year, we are focused on helping new and seasoned data users find data training and other resources that can help move the needle on the issues they care about.

Events and Activities

Find events and activities happening locally and virtually around the world:  Love Data Week 2023 events and activities

Love Data Week 2023 Events

Submit an event or activity

Are you hosting an event or activity for Love Data Week 2023? Submit your information to be included in the official Love Data Week events and activities list (coming soon).

Submit an Event


Spread the word

Add this image and text to your social media, events calendars, newsletters and more!

Happy Love Data Week! Find events and activities, sign up for email announcements and more: #LoveData23


Love Data Week 2023 social media image


Additional shareable resources, such as Zoom backgrounds and print-your-own stickers, are available in the Love Data Week 2023 Toolkit

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Are you a Love Data Week organizer?

If you're organizing Love Data Week events and activities at your home institution, please make sure to sign up for the Love Data Week email list to be notified of important dates for 2023.

Are you organizing events and activities? Join us for an Open Debrief Session:



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International Committee Members

Kelsey Badger, Ohio State University
Patti Condon, University of New Hampshire
Nicole Daly, Villanova University 
Jacquelyn Deppe, Seton Hall
César García, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Lynette Hoelter, ICPSR
Jane Lee, IPUMS Center for Data Integration, University of Minnesota
Katie Pierce-Farrier, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Nathaniel Porter, Virginia Tech
Mary Rausch, West Texas A&M University
Ashley Rockwell, Georgia State University 
Annalee Shelton, ICPSR
Jenna Tyson, ICPSR