Biological Data Standards Cluster/BDS cluster agendas

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The ESIP Biological Data Standards Cluster Meeting Agendas

The ESIP Biological Data Standards (BDS) Cluster meets monthly. Agendas are published here in the week before the meeting.

Mar 7, 2024

  1. Breaking news! Kyla Richards new co-chair.
  2. Introductions for new people
  3. Updates from other clusters
  4. Primer Guidelines Aesthetic Review
    • intro special guest Sarah Gao, USGS Product Designer & Strategist
    • Brainstorm: Who are our three audiences?
    • Example aesthetics presented by Sarah Gao
    • Brainstorm: aesthetic wordcloud
    • If and create actions.

Feb 1, 2024

  1. Introductions for new people
  2. Updates from other clusters
  3. Review ESIP January meeting session for those who couldn’t attend
  4. Discuss feedback, especially big items:
    • adding introductions
    • inclusion of other standards
    • soliciting examples
    • describing the ‘who’
  5. Discuss plans and timeline leading up to ESIP July meeting.

ESIP January Meeting Working Session (Jan 25)

Working session on primer guidelines development. See:

December 6, 2023

  1. Introductions for new people
  2. Updates from other clusters
  3. January meeting (
    • Reminders about deadlines for registration, etc.
    • Any sessions/presentations we should be aware of?
    • Present outline and discuss (Steve)

November 2, 2023

  1. Introductions to re-orient the cluster to one another (5-10 min)
    1. What do people hope to get out of the cluster?
  2. Cluster Logistics (10 min)
    1. Reminder of open co-chair position
    2. Standing item of introductions for new people
    3. Add monthly summaries to Slack to describe what cluster is about
    4. Agenda for next few months
  3. Updates from other clusters (5-10 min)
  4. January Meeting Session ideas (15 min)
    1. Proposal due Nov 13
    2. Work session on Primer Guidelines
    3. Last year we got some input from people who don’t normally attend the cluster
  5. Updates from the TDWG / GEO BON eDNA connect meeting (15 min)