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Symposium on the Data Sharing Plans and on the
Scientific Benefits of Data Sharing in GEOSS*
 
Preliminary Agenda
Woodrow
Wilson International Center for Scholars,
6th Floor Auditorium
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC
 
Monday 16 November 2009
Symposium 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. and Reception 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

(The proceedings will be videotaped)

15:30
Introduction by the Symposium Chair
Roberta Balstad, Columbia University and US CODATA
 
15:35
Welcoming Remarks
Jose Achache, GEO (Invited)
 
 
Part One: Implementing the GEOSS Data Sharing Principles
 
15:45
Beth Greenaway, UK Environmental Observation Network
 
16:00
Robert Chen, CODATA and Columbia University
 
16:20
Panel Discussion with the Symposium Participants
 - Moderated by Roberta Balstad        
 
 
           
Part Two: The Scientific Benefits of Data Sharing
 
16:30
Christopher Tucker, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Board
 
16:50
Anthony Janetos, Director, Joint Global Change Research Inst., PNL/Univ. of MD
 
17:10
 
David Simpson, President, IRIS
17:30
Reception hosted by CODATA
 
 
18:30
End of Symposium
 
 
 
 

 
* The Symposium is organized by the U.S. National Committee for CODATA of the National Academy of Sciences’ Board on Research Data and Information, together with the National Committee for DIVERSITAS and the U.S. National Committee on Geodesy and Geophysics, and in collaboration with the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Secretariat, the GEO Data Sharing Task Force, and the Environmental Change and Security Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.