Draft Agenda

   Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018   
    Morning - Free time in Boulder, some participants arriving    
         
  Time  Topic/Item  Lead, Participants  
  13:00   Arrival, Refreshments    
  13:30 Welcome, logistics Peter Pulsifer, Colleen Strawhacker, Maribeth Murray  
  13:45 Introductions All participants  
  14:00 Review of Polar Data Community Activities and Outcomes Peter Pulsifer, Colleen Strawhacker, Maribeth Murray, Anton Van de Putte (tent), Pip Bricher  
  14:30 Examples of Operational, Interoperable, Polar Cyberinfrastructures    
    Global Cryosphere Watch Øystein Godøy  
    Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Cameron Wilson  
    GEO/GEOSS Portal Yubao Qiu  
    Polar Thematic Explortation Platform David Arthurs  
  15:30 Break All  
  15:45 Setting the Context and Introduction to Use Cases    
    Connecting data to Society, Science, Decision Making and Policy; Use of Scenario Planning Sandy Starkweather  
    Discovering and linking data to support our understanding of cryospheric extreme events in the past, present and future. Øystein Godøy  
    Sharing Biological and Oceanographic Data in Support of Marine Science and Resource Management Pip Bricher, Serge Scory, Taco DeBruin  
    Mobilizing Data and Information to Support Vibrant and Resilient Arctic Communities Colleen Strawhacker  
  16:45 Lightning talks - connecting participant cyberinfrastructures to Use Cases Open to all participants including virtual participants (3 minutes or less; can reference poster)  
  17:30  Adjourn    
  Evening Dinner on your own - recommendations will be provided and coordination of group dining facilitated    
   Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018   
  08:00 Arrival, Refreshments    
  08:30 Review of Day 1 and Overview of Working Sessions    
  09:00 Interoperable Data Discovery    
    Working Session Working Session  
    Technical Track Context and Scenarios Track Faciliator
    Metadata standards, specficiations, protocols, services, federated search (facilitated by representative of Polar Federated Search Working Group) Identification of Actors (use cases will guide discussions) Mark Parsons
    Semantic Aspects of Data Discovery (facilitated by Ruth Duerr, Polar Semantics and Vocabularies Working Group) Drivers for data discovery  
    Focus on identifying and documenting key problems and solutions related to data discovery guided by Use Cases Known data infrastructures   
  10:30 Break Break  
  10:50 Working Session Working Session  
    Architecture Design:  develop a discovery architecture diagram and related narrative that describes a system that could support one or more use cases. Wherever possible, this architecture will address challenges identified and utilize solution identified in the previous session. Concept mapping - establish model of actors and infrastructures connected by drivers and other relationships.  
  12:30 Lunch (provided)  Lunch (provided)  
  13:30 Technical Track Context and Scenarios Track  
    Data standards, specficiations, protocols, services (facilitated by participants including GCW, ASDI and others Looking to the future: building on the morning session, what actors, drivers, cyberinfrasturctures etc. might we expect in the near, medium and long-term? Identify different scenarios that we may need to plan for?  Link to different societal and environmental scenarios.  
    Semantic Aspects of Data Sharing (facilitated by Ruth Duerr, Polar Semantics and Vocabularies Working Group)  
    Focus on identifying and documenting key problems and solutions related to data sharing guided by Use Cases  
  15:30  Break Break  
    Architecture Design:  develop a data sharing architecture diagram and related narrative that describes a system that could serve one or more use cases. Wherever possible, this architecture will address challenges identified and utilize solution identified in the previous session. Synthesis.  Written document summarizing discussion in Context and Scenarios Track.  Target towards presentation at Arctic Observing Summit, Arctic Science Summit Week etc.  
  17:30 Adjourn    
  19:00 Group dinner    
   Thursday, May 24th, 2018   
  08:00  Arrival, Refreshments    
  08:30 Review of Day 1 and Overview of Working Sessions    
  09:00 Working Session (Single Track)    
    Data processing, assimilation, synthesis etc.    
    Introductory talk Representative from Axiom Data Science/Alaska Ocean Observing System  
    The Concept of Synthesis Christopher Jones, NSF Arctic Data Center  
  9:30 Working session - linking outcomes of Technical and Context/Scenarios track. How can "Architectures" serve the Actors, Drivers and Scenarios identified All  
  10:30 Break    
  10:50 Working session continued    
  12:30 Lunch (provided)    
  13:30 Synthesis and the Future Peter Pulsifer & other faciliators  
    How do we actualize globally connected polar cyberinfrastructures?  How do we continue to coordinate efforts across the increasing number of polar data initiatives?  Discussion by all  
  14:30 Drafting statements and meeting outcomes for Arctic Science Summit Week, Arctic Observing Summit, Arctic Science Ministerial, GEO Plenary and other events. Conbributions by All  
  15:30 Adjourn    

 

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