Program Committee

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

Executive Committee of the ESIP Federation[edit | edit source]

Members[edit | edit source]

  • Peter Fox, President
  • Emily Law, Vice President
  • Bill Teng, Chair, Ficom
  • Tyler Stevens, Chair, Partnership
  • Ken Keiser, Chair, C&B
  • Danie Kinkade, Type I Rep
  • Steve Richard, Type II Rep
  • Ted Habermann, Type III Rep
  • Justin Goldstein, Chair, Data Stewardship
  • LuAnn Dahlman, Chair, Education
  • Ethan Davis, Chair, IT & I
  • Denise Hills, Nomination
  • Christine White, Chair, Products and Services

Activities[edit | edit source]

Telecons[edit | edit source]

2nd Tuesday of the month at 3 pm Eastern

Next Telecon, August 11, 2015, 3 pm EDT
Webex Information[edit | edit source]

To join the Excom meeting via Webex:

Go to
Click on the Meeting Center Tab
Find the Executive Committee meeting and Click Join
Enter your name, email and meeting code (23138379)

You will be prompted for audio either through your computer (follow prompts on screen) or by call in by phone (instructions below).

For phone:

Dial: 877-668-4493
Meeting Code: 23138379#
Agenda[edit | edit source]
  1. Special Invited Presentation from Semantic Web
  2. Vote on:
    • Approval of August Minutes
    • Strategic Plan Executive Summary
    • (tentative) Semantic Technology Committee
  3. President's Report
  4. FES Staff Report
  5. Committee Reports
  6. Type Rep Reports
  7. Other Business
    • Winter Meeting Theme
    • Future Summer Meeting Locations
    • TOP Guidelines

2015 Other Topics[edit | edit source]

    • Changes in group memberships after Winter meetings are out of sync with FY. This specifically affects Ficom but could be a general issue as well.
    • Need/desirability for ESIP solicitations for specific work to be done (perhaps derived from Strategic Plan)?

2015 Work Plan[edit | edit source]

  1. Strategic Plan ( Emily lead, with Erin and Type Reps.)
    • Finalize Collaboration Area and Type Rep 2015 plans (Erin/Collab leads, Type Reps)
  2. Fed/Foundation Agreement (Peter ESIP lead, Karl Benedict FES Board Chair, FES Lead. Erin support)
  3. Federation Budget (Peter lead, with Erin, and then FiCom. (and idea of Gift funding))
  4. NASA ESIP Proposal renewal (Erin will lead)
  5. Earth System Science Decadal Survey Does ESIP want to recommend reps? (ExCom)
  6. Summer 2015 ESIP Meeting (Excom, Visioneers)
  7. Partnership outreach following C&B update (Tyler/Erin)
  8. Partnerships, GEO, CENDI, Council for Data Facilities, etc.
  9. Process for handling endorsements (Coalition for Data Publication/...) - Excom
  10. Ideas from ExCom?
Supporting Documents[edit | edit source]

Draft State of the Art Template


Future Agenda Topics[edit | edit source]

  • Commons Governance
  • Summer 2015 Planning

Minutes from recent telecons[edit | edit source]

Draft Excom Minutes
Approved Excom Minutes

Working Groups and Clusters[edit | edit source]

To view historic workgroups see: Inactive ExCom workgroups

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]