Aristotle Metadata announces outcomes of December 2023 IRAP assessment

Calling all data professionals to provide feedback on Metadata Micro-certification via half-day workshop

Aristotle Metadata is calling on industry experts, data professionals and data users to take part in a global test run of the MAST Certification process. Scheduled across varying dates in Canberra, Australia; Wellington, New Zealand; Nova Scotia, Canada; and Sydney, Australia, participants will receive an exclusive ‘first look’ at the MAST Certification course, along with being able to provide feedback and insights into the course structure and future directions of the MAST Methodology, assisting Aristotle Metadata in its endeavours to seek new ways to close the cultural and framework gap for metadata management and data governance.

MAST provides a shared belief of why data governance is important and the skills, culture and actions required for organisations to achieve good metadata governance. By certifying this process and creating a unified standard, Aristotle Metadata is able to ensure greater data governance and accuracy across organisations, regardless of how the metadata is managed.

Expressions of interest for participation are now open. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to have your experience recognised and contribute to industry advancement.

What to Expect:

  • Opportunity to shape industry standards and become MAST Methodology certified.
  • Be part of a global test run, providing valuable feedback for final refinement.
  • Make your mark on metadata and data governance practices.
  • Engage with global perspectives with a community of metadata experts from around the world.

Who is this for:

  • Data industry professionals of all levels.
  • Data and metadata analysts.
  • Users of metadata and data registries, from data stewards to academics.
  • Business owners looking to improve their data safety and processes.

These initial workshops are only available to a limited number of participants. After completing your expression of interest, our team will review your application and reach out to advice you of your acceptance in the micro-certification program.

The upcoming dates for this certification program are:

  • Canberra - Friday 3 May, 2024
  • New Zealand - Thursday 9 May, 2024 (Must be a registered attendee of NZ Data Summit -
  • Nova Scotia, Canada - Tuesday 28 May, 2024 (Must be a registered attendee of IASSIST)
  • Sydney - Friday 12 July, 2024
  • Canberra - Friday 19 July, 2024

To register for the Expression of Interest, click here and if you’d like to learn more about the MAST/IDEAL Methodology, see the video below or visit

If you have any questions or would like any additional information, please contact us at