Summer 2012 Meeting

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Most sessions will be held at the UW Pyle Center. Lodging will be offered at a variety of hotels near campus.


July 17-20, 2012

Theme Ideas

  • ESIP and Innovation
  • Earth Science Collaboratory
  • Innovation Through Collaboration
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Innovation Through Collaboration: Leveraging ...
  • Innovation and Networking
  • Associating, experimenting, collaboration, observing, inspiring
  • ESIP Federation: Knowledge Fusion for Innovation
  • Exposing Innovation for Individual and Community Benefit
  • History and Aspirations in Earth Science Innovation

Potential Plenary Speakers

  • Joi Ito
  • David Bollier (the commons as a source of innovation) bruce c

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)
  • NASA Standards Process WG (expected)
  • US GIN Workshop (expected)
  • Evaluation Workshop (expected)
  • Communication Workshop (possible)
  • Global Change Information System (possible)

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 12th, 13th & 14th):
  • Tours of the Capital

Weekend Activities

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