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ESIP Winter Meeting: January 9 - 11, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Winter Meeting for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)! The 2018 theme is Realizing the Socioeconomic Value of Data. The theme is based on one of the goals in the 2015 - 2020 ESIP Strategic Plan, which provides a framework for ESIP’s activities over the next three years. 

  • There will be lots going on in Slack during the meeting, find your invite HERE. #winter_mtg
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Thursday, January 11 • 9:00am - 10:30am
EarthCube CDF General Assembly Meeting

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The Council of Data Facilities (CDF) is committed to working with relevant agencies, professional associations, initiatives, and other complementary efforts to enable transformational science, innovative education, and informed public policy through increased coordination, collaboration, and innovation in the acquisition, curation, preservation, and dissemination of geoscience data, tools, models, and services. Existing and emerging geoscience data facilities – through the Council – are committed to serving as an effective foundation for EarthCube. The General Assembly meeting is open to the official representatives from all member data facilities, additional member organization personnel as desired by the members, as well as observers.


1.    Welcome,   Approve meeting minutes from the July 2017 CDF General assembly meeting

2.   9:15-10:00   Update on the EarthCube Registry sub-award project - Doug Fils (Consortium for Ocean Leadership) and Adam Shepherd (BCO-DMO)

3. 10:00-10:30     Update on the FAIR Data project - Shelley Stall (AGU)

Break 10:30-11:00

4.     11:00-11:30 Presentation on the World Data System (WDS) - Alex de Sherbinin (Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University)

5.      11:30-12:30 Panel discussion on metrics collection and reporting at the Data Facilities - Danie Kinkade (BCO-DMO), facilitator


·        Kerstin Lehnert (IEDA)

·        Rob Casey (IRIS)

·        Ethan Davis (Unidata)

·        Dave Vieglais (DataONE)


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Danie Kinkade

Director, Data Curator, BCO-DMO

Speakers + Moderators

Thursday January 11, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am PST
Forest Glen
  Forest Glen, Business Meeting