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Wednesday, February 1, 2012 

Meeting of the Board on Research Data and Information
Keck Center, Room 100, National Academy of Sciences
500 Fifth Street NW, Washington DC

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Thank you. 
Open Session 
BRDI Forum on CODATA – WDS Cooperation
8:00     Continental breakfast in meeting room 
8:40      L. Introductory Comments
                   -     Bob Chen, CODATA General Secretary
                   -     Bernard Minster, Chair, World Data System Science Committee
                   -     Bonnie Carroll, U.S. CODATA
9:20      M. Identification of Issues of Interest and Potential Areas for Cooperation in the U.S.
              Session Chair: Bonnie Carroll, U.S. CODATA
                  - General discussion
               ACTION: Agree on specific objectives, people, deliverable(s), people, timeline
10:40    Break
11:00    N. International CODATA and WDS Issues and Plans for CODATA Conference in October 2012
              Session Chair: Bernard Minster, WDS
                   - General discussion
              ACTION: Agree on topics for side meetings and sessions, and who will lead them
11:45    O.  Concluding Observations
               Bonnie Carroll
                     1.   Review of action items from meeting
                     2.   Closing remarks
12:00    Lunch in meeting room
12:30    P. Lunchtime presentation--The Scientific Agenda of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)
               Thomas Lovejoy, Chair, and Thomas Hammond, Director, GEF Scientific Committee
                    - General discussion
13:00    Q. Discussion of Board Sponsor interests
               Overview of issues raised at November 29 Sponsor Forum                
                    - Session Chair: Fran Berman
            Sponsor Roundtable discussion by Board Sponsors of issues for Board consideration and follow-up:
             (participating agencies: National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Standards and Technology,
              Institute for Museum and Library Services, Library of Congress, U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
              and Department of Energy)
14:30         Break
            Closed Session
             - Session Chair: Clifford Lynch
14:50         R. Review of Issues Raised in PGA Review of the Board
15:20         S. Discussion of Sponsor interests and existing/new initiatives discussed in the meeting
16:20        T. Wrap-up
                       1.  Action items, schedule, and assignments
                       2.  Co-chairs’ closing remarks
16:30         End of meeting