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Second Meeting of the
Board on Research Data and Information
 
National Academy of Sciences
2100 C Street NW
Washington, DC
 
Draft Agenda
 

 
 
                         Thursday, September 24, 2009
 
 
 
 
 
                         Board Room
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                       Open Session
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09:00
 
A. Opening Remarks
1.  Welcome and introductions
 
2. Review of Board and U.S. National Committee for CODATA action items and activities since January 2009 meeting

 
3. Goals and agenda review of second meeting
 
 
Michael Lesk and
Roberta Balstad
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9:30
 
B. 2009 Projects:
1. International Symposium on Designing Microbial Research Commons
FOR INFORMATION
 
2. GEOSS Symposium
ACTION: Review plans and suggest possible speakers
 
3. Symposium on Scientific Data for Evidence Based Policy and Decision Making
FOR INFORMATION
 
4. Managing the Exaflood – AAAS 2010 Symposium
FOR INFORMATION
 
-- Short briefings by the Chairs and the leads
-- General discussion
 
 
 
Cathy Wu
 
 
 
Roberta Balstad
 
 
Michael Lesk
 
 
 
Bonnie Carroll
 
 
 
 
 
 
10:15
 
 
C. Recommendations of the COSEPUP Data Integrity Study
- General discussion with the Board
 
 
 
Daniel Kleppner, MIT
Tom Arrison, NRC
 
 
 
 
 
10:45
 
Coffee Break
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11:00
 
D. BRDI Draft Strategic Plan
- General discussion
 
 
 
Michael Lesk
Roberta Balstad
 
11:55
 
LUNCH
 
 
 
 
    
 
 
12:30
 
E. Briefings from Federal Interagency Data and Information Groups
1. Interagency Working Group on Digital Data
 
 
2.CENDI Group
 
3. U.S. Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
 
 
 
Chris Greer, NITRD,
Chuck Romine, NIST
 
Elliot Siegel, NIH
 
Martha Maiden, NASA
 
 
 
 
 
13:30
 
F. Discussion with Sponsors
1. National Science Foundation
 
2. National Institutes of Health
 
3. Defense Technical Information Center
 
4. National Institute for Standards and Technology
 
5. Institute for Museum and Library Services
 
6. Library of Congress
 
 
 
Sylvia Spengler, NSF
 
[TBD]
 
Gopi Nair, DTIC
 
Cita Furlani, NIST and
Paul Zielinski, NIST
Joyce Ray, IMLS
 
Peter Young, LoC
 
 
 
 
 
 
15:10
 
Break
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15:30
 
G. Public Symposium
on
“Scientific Data for Evidence Based Policy and Decision Making”
 
Chair: Michael Lesk, Rutgers University
 
[The symposium will be audiocast]
 
NAS Auditorium
 
Speakers:
John Holdren, Director, OSTP (invited)
Vivek Kundra, Chief Information Officer, OMB
Peter Preuss, Environmental Protection Agency
Janet Woodcock, Director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration
 
Panel Discussion of Invited Speakers and Board Members
Bonnie Carroll, Information International Associates
Michael Nelson, Georgetown University
Donald Steinwachs, Johns Hopkins University
General discussion with the audience
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18:00
 
Reception in the Great Hall
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Closed Session
 
 
 
19:15
 
 
Board Member Working Dinner [location TBD]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friday,  September 25, 2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Board Room
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Open Session
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8:45
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
H. Review of BRDI and US CODATA Projects for 2010
1. Overview of projects
 
2. Symposium and Workshop on the Future of Scientific Knowledge Discovery in Open Networked Environments
ACTION: Review plans and suggest possible speakers
 
3. Fourth US – China Roundtable Meeting
ACTION: Review activity and suggest issues/participants
 
4. U.S. - China Joint Study on Improving Scientific Data Sharing
   -- 2010 and 2011
ACTION: Review study prospectus and suggest participants
 
5. US – India Roundtable on Scientific Data and Information Cooperation
   -- Planning meeting in March 2010
   -- First Roundtable meeting
ACTION: Review plans for activity and suggest issues and participants
 
6. Benefits of Open Access to Publicly Funded Scientific Data and Information to the US Economy and Society
ACTION: Discuss scope and structure of the project and form steering committee
 
7. Managing Partially Restricted Databases
ACTION: Discuss scope and structure of the project and form steering committee
 
8. Young Scientists activities by BRDI
ACTION: Review plan and agree on implementation
 
 
Michael Lesk
 
John King (by phone)
 
 
 
James Luo, NIH/NIBIB, Roberta Balstad
 
Roberta Balstad,
Paul Uhlir
 
 
Michael Lesk, Subhash Kuvelker
 
 
 
 
Roberta Balstad
 
 
 
 
Michael Lesk
 
 
 
Paul Uhlir
 
 
 
 
 
10:45
 
Break
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11:00
 
I. Review of International CODATA Activities
1. Implementation Guidelines and Action Plan for the GEOSS Data Sharing Principles
- Status and plans
ACTION: Provide comments of both documents after the meeting
 
2. Plans for 2010 CODATA Conference in Cape Town
ACTION: Discuss possible US participation/activities
 
3. Task Group proposals
ACTION: Discuss any new Task Group proposals
 
4. SCCID issues
FOR INFORMATION
 
5. Action items for the 2010 CODATA Executive Committee meeting
ACTION: Advise on any policy issues
 
6. Other US CODATA issues for international CODATA
- General discussion
 
 
 
Bob Chen, Paul Uhlir
 
 
 
 
 
Bob Chen
 
 
Bonnie Carroll
 
 
Bob Chen
 
 
Sara Graves
 
 
 
Roberta Balstad
 
 
 
 
 
12:30
 
Lunch (in meeting room)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13:30
 
J. Communication and Outreach
1. Overview of existing and planned activities
ACTION: Review plans and recommend contacts
 
2. Discussion with ex officios and with representatives of external groups
 
 
Paul Uhlir
 
 
Michael Lesk
 
 
 
 
 
 
14:30
 
K. BRDI Strategic Plan
- Concluding discussion of Strategic Plan based on inputs received during the meeting
ACTION: Review plans and agree on objectives
 
- Other issues, items raised by the committee, and general discussion
 
 
Michael Lesk
 
 
 
 
 
16:00
 
L. Closing Session
1. Action items, schedule, and assignments
 
2. Chair’s closing remarks
 
 
Michael Lesk
 
 
 
 
 
 
16:15
 
ADJOURN