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#*# Good to formalize role for ESIP in GEO and US GEO at a fine scale, wherever we can "ESIP will do .... " He thought plenary and breakout sessions were good, but relied on the right people to be in the room.  
 
#*# Good to formalize role for ESIP in GEO and US GEO at a fine scale, wherever we can "ESIP will do .... " He thought plenary and breakout sessions were good, but relied on the right people to be in the room.  
 
#*# GEO is fairly high level to ESIP. ESIP is cutting edge technology/real data users and GEO has to worry about being accessible to developing countries and not asking them to do something too complicated - poses a challenge
 
#*# GEO is fairly high level to ESIP. ESIP is cutting edge technology/real data users and GEO has to worry about being accessible to developing countries and not asking them to do something too complicated - poses a challenge
#*# He likes the idea of ESIP as a user community on top of stuff that GEO/GEOSS does. He wondered how we'd entice our community since many aren't going to go through the Discovery/Access Broker (DAB).  
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#*# He likes the idea of ESIP as a user community on top of stuff that GEO/GEOSS does. He wondered how we'd entice our community since many aren't going to go through the Discovery/Access Broker (DAB). Evolution of functionality available in DAB - not sure if this is open source or proprietary. Run other instances of the DAB and turn toward community development
Evolution of functionality available in DAB - not sure if this is open source or proprietary. Run other instances of the DAB and turn toward community development
 
 
#*# US GEO side easier for Jeff to see connections. Make sure that stuff goes from US to GEO and ESIP people could help do this 'the right way', eliminating manual registration.
 
#*# US GEO side easier for Jeff to see connections. Make sure that stuff goes from US to GEO and ESIP people could help do this 'the right way', eliminating manual registration.
 
#*# US GEO chartered to coordinate BEDI. Starting to talk about what to do with BEDI money - abstract more discoverable, accessible useable with metadata and data formats. In practice what does that mean? ESIP providing guidance on right choices, using/testing implementations that feds set up.
 
#*# US GEO chartered to coordinate BEDI. Starting to talk about what to do with BEDI money - abstract more discoverable, accessible useable with metadata and data formats. In practice what does that mean? ESIP providing guidance on right choices, using/testing implementations that feds set up.

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October Excom Call - 2014-10-14, 3 ET

Participants

Bruce Caron, Ruth Duerr, Peter Fox, Sara Graves, Roberta Johnson, Tyler Stevens, Bill Teng, Christine White, Chuck Hutchinson, Erin Robinson

Minutes

  1. Approval of September MInutes
    Christine White motioned to accept the minutes as presented and Ruth Duerr seconded the motion. The minutes for August were approved by acclamation.
  2. President's Report
    • World Data System Update - Peter reported that ESIP is officially an associate member of WDS. Anne Wilson will be representing ESIP at the WDS/CODATA meeting, SciDataCon in November.
    • GEO Update - ESIP leadership & FES staff had a call with Jeff DLB and Yana Gevorgyan to discuss deepening the relationship between ESIP and GEO, US GEO and NOAA. Jeff had seven concrete suggestions. GEO will also have a presence at the Winter and future ESIP Meetings.
      1. Good to formalize role for ESIP in GEO and US GEO at a fine scale, wherever we can "ESIP will do .... " He thought plenary and breakout sessions were good, but relied on the right people to be in the room.
      2. GEO is fairly high level to ESIP. ESIP is cutting edge technology/real data users and GEO has to worry about being accessible to developing countries and not asking them to do something too complicated - poses a challenge
      3. He likes the idea of ESIP as a user community on top of stuff that GEO/GEOSS does. He wondered how we'd entice our community since many aren't going to go through the Discovery/Access Broker (DAB). Evolution of functionality available in DAB - not sure if this is open source or proprietary. Run other instances of the DAB and turn toward community development
      4. US GEO side easier for Jeff to see connections. Make sure that stuff goes from US to GEO and ESIP people could help do this 'the right way', eliminating manual registration.
      5. US GEO chartered to coordinate BEDI. Starting to talk about what to do with BEDI money - abstract more discoverable, accessible useable with metadata and data formats. In practice what does that mean? ESIP providing guidance on right choices, using/testing implementations that feds set up.
      6. NOAA Big Data RFI - ESIP could add value by working on apps, analysis, customer specific things in the cloud environment *As part of the Industry Day announcement, NOAA did release a Statement of Objectives (attached) as second RFI.
    • Update on Foundation Executive Director Search - A lot of progress has been made. A subset of the search committee conducted interviews over the last week. The FES board will meet Oct 15 to discuss next steps.
  3. Staff Report - Erin Robinson
  4. Committee Reports
    • Strategic Plan
    • C&B
    • Data Stewardship
    • Education
    • Finance
    • Partnership
      • 8 new members
    • Products and Services
      • Testbed Call For Proposals
    • IT & I
    • Type Rep Reports
  5. Other Business
    • Nomination Committee

The meeting adjourned at 3:54 ET.