Summer 2011 Meeting

From Federation of Earth Science Information Partners

Santa Fe, NM - July 12-15, 2011


The Meeting will utilize the following adjacent hotels in the heart of Santa Fe:

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at these hotels at the rate of $100/night.


Two airports serve the Santa Fe vicinity:

  • The Albuquerque airport (ABQ) is 65 miles from Santa Fe and is served by most major airlines. Shuttle service from ABQ to the Meeting hotels is available via Sandia Shuttle.
  • The Santa Fe airport (SAF) is served by American Eagle airlines with a limited number of daily flights (from Dallas and LA). Taxi service is available from SAF to the hotels.


Data and Information Quality

Agenda by Day

Breakout sessions

6 contracted breakout rooms are available, plus other, less formal, areas for discussion.

  • IQ cluster (terminology, standardization, IQ framework, IQ4EO white paper preparation)
  • Semantic web cluster (to discuss data quality ontology)
  • Air quality cluster
  • Proposed updates to the Federation Bylaws
  • Preservation and Stewardship Cluster
  • Visualization Working Group
  • Teacher Workshop
  • Climate Education Working Group (discuss priorities and direction)
  • Climate Education Working Group (Ongoing session - to review CLEAN educational resources)

NOTE: Best practices for Technical Workshops are here:

Meeting Documents

Off-Site Activities

Possible field trip to Valles Caldera National Preserve