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Eighth Meeting of the Board on Research Data and Information
National Academy of Sciences Main Building, Room NAS 125
2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC
 
MEMBERS AGENDA
 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 
 
Closed Session
 
08:00         Continental breakfast in meeting room   
 
08:45         A.  Welcoming remarks by Board Co-chairs
                      - Fran Berman, RPI, and Clifford Lynch, CNI
 
09:00         B.  Board Sponsors’ Roundtable
                   Session Chair: Fran Berman
            ,            - NSF, NIST, DOE, NIH, IMLS, LC, NOAA, USGS              
                    
10:10         Break
 
10:30         Board Sponsors’ Roundtable (continued)
                   Session Chair: Fran Berman
                   1. Discussion of planned Board activities and key interests of sponsors
                
11:40         2. General discussion
 
                  End of Closed Session
 
12:10         Lunch (in meeting room)
 
Open Session
 
                   Afternoon Session
                   Session Chair: Clifford Lynch, CNI
 
12:30        C. Showcase of a BRDI member’s work – Alexa McCray, Harvard Medical School:
 
13:00         D. Board Director’s Report
                   - Paul Uhlir
                  1. Overview of recently completed and ongoing projects
                  2. Action items from last meeting
                      - General discussion
 
13:20         E.  Discussion with Publishers’ Representatives
                        - Discussion
                   2. Stewart Wills, Science
                        - Discussion
                   3. Anita deWaard, Elsevier Research Data Collaborations
                        - Discussion
 
14:40         Break
 
                    (in the NAS Auditorium)
                   Session Chairs: Clifford Lynch, CNI, and Fran Berman, RPI
                   [separate meeting description and agenda]
                    
17:30         Adjourn and reception in Lecture Room alcove
 
 
Closed Session
 
18:45         G.  Working Dinner—Primi Piatti Restaurant, 2013 I (eye) Street NW
                      - Discussion of results of the first day and preparation for the second day            
 
 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 

 
Closed Session 
 
8:00     Continental breakfast in meeting room 
 
8:45      H.  Introductory Comments by Board Chairs
               -     Fran Berman and Clifford Lynch
 
9:00      I.  Planning of Board Activities
                   Session Chair:  Fran Berman, RPI
                
                 National Projects
 
                 1 - Public Access to Federally-Funded R&D Data and Publications, Paul Uhlir
                 2 - Building a Biomedical Knowledge Network, Stephen Friend
                 3 - Future Career Opportunities and Educational Requirements for Digital Curation, Margaret Hedstrom
                 4 - BRDI Competition and Prize, Phil Bourne
                 5 - Sustainability Strategies for Publicly Funded Research Data, Fran Berman
                 6 - Research Knowledge Management for the Progress of Science, Ann Wolpert
                 7 - Sharing Data with Privacy Restrictions, Clifford Lynch
             8 - Accessing Proprietary Data for the National Interest, Alan Title
                              - General discussion of proposals
 
10:45    Break
 
11:00     I.  Planning of Board Activities (continued)
               Session chair: Clifford Lynch, CNI
 
                 International Projects
 
                 9 - Data Citation Standards and Practices, Bonnie Carroll
               10 - Legal Interoperability of Research Data, Michael Carroll
               11 - Strategies for Sharing Earth Observations Data in China, Paul Uhlir
                        - General discussion of proposals
 
11:45    J. U.S. National Committee for CODATA relationship to BRDI
               1 - Laura Bartolo, U.S. National Delegate to CODATA
               2-  Kathie Bailey-Mathae, Director, NRC Board on International Scientific Organizations
 
12:30    Lunch in meeting room
              End of Closed Session
 
Open Session
 
13:15         K. Review of international CODATA activities and plans
                   Session Chair: Laura Bartolo, U.S. National Delegate to CODATA
                   1. Report on CODATA activities and plans
                   - Sara Graves, CODATA Secretary General, and Bonnie Carroll, CODATA EC Member
                          Report from 2012 General Assembly
                          Considerations for the U.S. and discussion
                
                 - Report from closed morning session and discussion led by Laura Bartolo
                  
14:30       M. The Role of Stakeholder Communities in International Research Data Organizations
                 Chair: Clifford Lynch, CNI
                 1. The ICSU World Data System 
                       - Francoise Genova, WDS Science Committee
                 2. Research Data Alliance
                     - Fran Berman, Council Member
                 3. CODATA Activities and Plans
                     - Sara Graves, CODATA Secretary General
                            - General Discussion
 
15:30         N.  Wrap-up by Board Co-Chairs
                    1.  Action items, schedule, and assignments
                    2.  Co-chairs’ closing remarks
 
15:45         End of meeting