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* Sheraton - http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=759  
* Sheraton - http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=759  
* Best Western Inntowner - http://www.inntowner.com/ (requires federal ID for the ESIP rate)
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Revision as of 10:36, April 16, 2012

Meeting Venue

The Summer 2012 ESIP Federation meeting will be held July 17-20, 2012, on the campus of the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Most meeting activities will be held in the Pyle Center on campus. Hotel details will follow.


Following hotels (Federal rate, which is currently $88/night for single or $108 for double; however, this may change). All of these hotels provide a free shuttle for the hotel and campus. Room reservation cut-off is June 15. Ask for the ESIP rate, some hotels will require gov't ID to get the rate. Call to make your room reservation.

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--> To view live Google Map of hotels: http://g.co/maps/bbnsw


Registration for the 2012 Summer ESIP Federation Meeting will be available on March 15. Early registration (through May 31, 2012) is $395/members and $495/non-members. After June 15, the registration fee rises to $495 (members) and $595 (non-members). A student registration is available for $150. A special one-day attendance is available for $200. Registration for the meeting begins http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1078265

A full refund will be given until May 31. After May 31, no refunds will be issued for cancelled registration.

Virtual Participation

This meeting is the first meeting we will be offering extensive virtual participation for viewers and presenters. Registration is $50/members and $80/non-members. Registration begins March 15: http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1078265


The Agenda for the Summer ESIP Federation meeting (July 17-20, 2012) is under development. Final scheduling of sessions into slots will be done approximately 1 month before the meeting begins. If you have a Technical Workshop to propose or a Breakout Session topic to propose, submit your session below. The theme of the meeting will be: ESIP Community Leadership: Innovating Throughout the Data Life Cycle

Potential Plenary Speakers

  • Joi Ito
  • John Maeda (President of Rhode Island School of Design) bruce c
  • Robert Gallucci (President of the Charles D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation) bruce c
  • Steve Daniels - Research Engineer, Social Computing Group

Submit a Session

To create a session for the summer meeting,

  1. login to the wiki
  2. enter the session title as the page name below; if a page with that name already exists, you will be sent to a form to edit that page.
  3. Create session will bring up a form on the wiki for you to fill out about your session. Click save.
  4. Your session will then automatically be added to the list on the Summer 2012 page.
  5. All sessions are wiki pages, so they can be edited


Identified Sessions

A formal call for sessions will be launched in February 2012. Inquiries have been made about holding sessions on the following:

  • DataONE User Working Group (July 15-16)
  • US GIN Workshop (expected)
  • Evaluation Workshop (expected)
  • Communication Workshop (possible)
  • Global Change Information System (possible)
  • E-Science Drupal Lab (July 16 [afternoon]-17 [morning])

Local Things to Do

  • A cruise on one of the lakes - private charter or reserved seats on a public cruise
  • Madison Mallards Game (home games on the 13th, 14th, 16th, 17th, 19th):
  • Tours of the Capital

Weekend Activities

  • Frank Lloyed Wright Taliesin Estate
  • Madison Farmers Market on Saturday mornings: