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9th Meeting of the Board on Research Data and Information
National Academy of Sciences Main Building, Room NAS 125
2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC
Monday, September 23, 2013 
Open Session
08:00         Continental breakfast in meeting room
08:45         A.  Welcoming remarks by Board Co-chairs
                      - Fran Berman, RPI, and Clifford Lynch, CNI
                 Morning Session Chair: Fran Berman
09:00         B. Board Director’s Report
                      - Paul Uhlir
                      1. Overview of recently completed and ongoing projects
                      2. Action items from last meeting
                      - Peter Colohan and Tim Stryker, OSTP
                        - Discussion
                      - Fran Berman
                        (Berman/Cerf article "Who Will Pay for Public Access to Research Data?")
                         - Discussion
10:00         E. BRDI Data and Information Challenge
                       - Phil Bourne, UCSD
10:10         F. Improving Access to Federally Funded Research Data and Information
                       - Michael Stebbins, OSTP
                        - Discussion
10:30         Break
10:50         G. Strategy for Research Priorities in Data-Intensive Science – Discussion with ESIP
                      Moderator: Keith Clarke, UC, Santa Barbara
                        - Carol Meyers, Earth Science Information Partnership (ESIP) Federation, and Anne Wilson, U. CO
                        - Discussion
                      - Micah Altman, MIT
                      - Discussion
                      Out of Cite Report Release Announcement
                     - Bonnie Carroll, IIa
12:00         Lunch (in meeting room)
                 Afternoon Session
                 Session Chair: Clifford Lynch, CNI
12:45         J.  Federal Interagency CENDI Group Briefing
                     - Jerry Sheehan, Co-chair, CENDI
13:00         K. Federal Government Sponsor Roundtable
                      - Discussion with Board sponsor representatives from NSF, NIST, DOE, NIH, USGS, IMLS, LC        
                            Laura Biven, DOE
                            John Henry Scott, NIST
                            Jerry Sheehan, NLM/NIH
14:35         Break
15:00         L.  Symposium on Privacy in a Big Data World (in the NAS Lecture Room)
                 Session Chairs: Clifford Lynch, CNI, and Henry Brady, UC Berkeley
                 [separate meeting description and agenda]
17:30         Adjourn and reception in Lecture Room alcove
Closed Session
18:50         Working Dinner—Restaurant Ris, 2275 L Street NW, Washington, DC
                     - Discussion of results of the first day and preparation for the second day        
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 
Closed Session 
8:00     Continental breakfast in meeting room 
8:45      M. Planning of Board Activities
 - Introductory Comments by Board Chairs
9:00      Status Reports and Discussion of Ongoing and Planned Projects
                  - Session chair: Fran Berman, RPI
10:40    Break
11:00    N.  Other Related Developments 
      - Session chair: Clifford Lynch, CNI
      - Discussion
11:30    O. Fund Raising Strategies in the Private Sector 
                  - Discussion
11:50     P. Board Composition and Balance
                  - Discussion
12:10     Lunch in meeting room
             End of Closed Session
Open Session
                   Q. Highlight of a Board Member’s Work: 
13:15         R. Discussion with New CODATA Executive Director of International CODATA Activities and Plans
                         Session Chair: Laura Bartolo, U.S. National Delegate to CODATA
                            - Simon Hodson, CODATA Executive Director
13:45        S. Possible CODATA Actions for BRDI
                       - Sara Graves, CODATA Secretary General, and Bonnie Carroll, CODATA EC Member
                         - Discussion
14:20         T. Report on Results of Second RDA Plenary Meeting
                        Session Chair: Clifford Lynch, CNI
                          Fran Berman, Council Member
                           - Discussion
14:40         U. Discussion with Director of the NRC Board on Life Sciences
                         - Fran Sharples, BLS Director
15:00         V. Wrap-up by Board Co-Chairs
                         1.  Action items, schedule, and assignments
                         2.  Co-chairs’ closing remarks
15:15         End of meeting