2016 IMC Agenda

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Time subject Location/Person
Monday August 15
6:00 pm - Opening session with catered dinner 5525 Tellina Way, Santa Barbara
Tuesday August 16
7:00 am Breakfast De La Guerra dining commons (map)
8:00 am - 8:30 am Introductions and Welcome MSI Auditorium (1st floor)
Coffee & Tea in foyer
8:30 am - 9:00 am Overview of EDI (Gries/Servilla) MSI Auditorium
9:00 am - 10:30 am Small Group Discussion (all breakout groups discuss the same subjects):
  • The LTER IMC identity and LTER IMC mission
  • The changing roles and responsibilities of LTER IMC
  • How does the LTER IMC differ from a professional EIM organization that is larger than LTER
MSI Auditorium, 2nd and 3rd floor Conference Rooms
10:30 am - 10:45 am break MSI Auditorium foyer
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Plenary Discussion:
  • Report back from breakout groups
  • Summarize implications for IMC organization
  • Prepare for conversation with NSF program officers
MSI Auditorium
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm lunch De La Guerra dining commons (map)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Conversation with NSF program officers MSI Auditorium
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Plenary Discussion:
  • Implications of changing NSF requirements and recommendations for LTER IM
  • Changes to the LTER IM review criteria
MSI Auditorium
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm 6 Lightning Talks: AND, ARC, BES, BNZ, CCE, CDR MSI Auditorium
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm break MSI Auditorium foyer
3:45 pm - 5:30 pm Plenary Questions, Answers, Discussion:
  • LTER IMC and EDI
  • Any remaining issues before decisions can be made during business meeting on Thursday
MSI Auditorium
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm dinner catered, MSI Balcony 2nd floor
Wednesday August 17
7:00 am Breakfast De la Guerra dining commons
8:00 am - 9:30 am Working groups
  • DEIMS - San Gil
  • Thematic Standardization A - O'Brien
MSI
3rd floor DEIMS
2nd floor Them. Std.
9:30 am - 9:45 am break MSI Auditorium foyer
9:45 am - 10:15 am 6 lightning talks: CAP, CWT, FCE, GCE, HFR, HBR MSI Auditorium
10:15 am - 12:00 pm Working groups
  • Thematic Standardization B - O'Brien
  • Transitional Periods of LTER sites - Herndon
MSI
2nd floor Them. Std.
3rd floor Trans.Per. Sites
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm lunch De La Guerra dining commons
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm 6 lightning talks: JRN, KBS, KNZ, LUQ, MCM, MCR MSI Auditorium
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Travel to NCEAS meet at vans (MSI parking lot)
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm Discuss interactions and collaborations between NCO and LTER IMC
  • Site websites vs. central LTER website
  • What should be considered 'data' and what 'communication'?
NCEAS
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm break NCEAS
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Intro to Metadig, EML and dataone R packages NCEAS
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Happy hour and Continue discussion with NCO Brathaus near NCEAS - no host bar; downtown Santa Barbara
6:00 pm - dinner downtown Santa Barbara
Thursday August 18
7:00 am Breakfast De La Guerra dining commons (map link below)
8:00 am - 9:30 am Working groups
  • Exploring ORCID - Downs, Jones
  • Understanding PASTA Webservice API - Servilla, Costa
MSI
2nd floor ORCID
3rd floor PASTA

9:30 am - 9:45am break 2nd floor balcony
9:45 am - 11:30 am Working groups
  • Skill exchange groundwork - Vanderbilt
  • Using PASTA Webservice API - Servilla, Costa
  • LTER IMC website
MSI
2nd floor Skill.Ex.
3rd floor PASTA

11:30 am - 12:00 pm 5 lightning talks: NWT, NTL, PIE, SBC, VCR MSI Auditorium
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm lunch De La Guerra dining commons
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Report back from working groups and discussion MSI Auditorium
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Wrap up and next steps MSI Auditorium
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm break MSI Auditorium foyer
3:45 pm - 5:30 pm LTER IMC business meeting:
  • Do we want to reorganize the LTER IMC (IMexec, EB rep, NCO rep, EDI rep, etc.)
  • Do we want to seek funding for separate annual meeting or become more involved with e.g. ESIP
  • Elections: EB rep, 2 IMC exec chairs, 1 IMexec member, NCO rep?
MSI Auditorium
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm dinner Carrillo dining commons (at Manzanita Village, map link below)

Location links:
Manzanita Village, lodgning is in Zaca and Camuesa, facing the lagoon to the east - PDF map of Manzanita Village

De la Guerra Dining Commons (breakfasts and lunches) - we are in Area "Channel Islands 5": https://goo.gl/maps/bzmVJCYebdv
Marine Science Institute (meeting): https://goo.gl/maps/xYu6L19NGEv
Carrillo Dining Commons (Dinner Thursday) - We are in Area "Farside": https://goo.gl/maps/3WftzANU68w