P&S Telecon - September 10, 2012

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

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Info and Notes for: ESIP Products & Services Telecon - Monday, September 10 @ 1pm CT / 2pm ET

Call-in details:

Attendee Access code: 23140358#

WebEx online access: https://esipfed.webex.com/mw0306ld/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=esipfed

Note: the access code above (with no spaces or dashes) is the password for the online access

Participants: Jing, Erin, Ken, Christine, John S., Phil, Chen, Yuechen

Agenda & Notes:

  • GMU demonstration of Testbed Portal on ESIP domain
    • http://testbed.esipfed.org/
    • updated to version 7 of drupal - waiting to get domain config correct
      • Erin is working the issue with Bluehost
      • Chen and Jing have bluehost login information
    • going ahead with demo on GMU site
      • How to login as ESIP members? Is single sign-on with ESIP?
      • Set up user accounts for all project developers when on esipfed.org
  • Discussion of committee budget
    • continue to consider ad hoc testbed proposals?
    • need to request an upper limit of funding that can be used
      • Action: work with Carol and Erin on the wording of a funding proposal for ad hoc activities - in an limited account that can be used throughout the year.
  • Yuechen Chi presentation of new Expert Skills database and functionality - possible service for ESIP environment
    • currently at http://www.expert-skill-system.com
    • How to add new technologies/skills?
    • How do questions get sent to experts?
    • Action: send out request for testing on Yuechen’s current web location
    • Action: discuss direction for this functionality and submit to Testbed Config Board
  • mention two pending proposals (Eric Rozell/Tom Narock and Line Pouchard)
  • Using GeoPortal for providing a generic metadata editing capability for ESIP - interest?
    • (John) good feature for new and existing members
    • (Erin) example with AQ that would be useful
    • Action: Suggestions about talking with Stewardship and Documentation about the metadata editing capability and possibly moving that forward
    • Action: Also need to discuss longer-term plans for the Discovery Geoportal in terms of moving to a more production environment within ESIP - if that group sees the need.
  • Day/Time for this meeting - new conflicts?
    • Data Stewardship Committee apparently is meeting at the same time.
      • Nancy and Hook probably have conflicts
    • Oct 8 is the next telecon date
    • Asked everyone to send conflicts/issues with current 2nd Monday at 2pm day/time for this telecon.