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ISO Geospatial Metadata Implementation Forum

The Federal Geographic Data Committee will host a monthly webinar information series for the presentation and discussion of ISO implementation shared experiences, strategies, topics, and resources. NSDI Stakeholders from all sectors will lead a one hour presentation followed by a 30 minute guided discussion. The schedule and topics are listed below and the presentation slides and related resources will be added to the website following each presentation. If you are interested in presenting, please contact Jennifer Carlino, Acting FGDC Metadata Coordinator at


The second Wednesday of each month in 2014, 3:00-4:30 PM (E)

Alternating with the Metadata Working Group Quarterly Meetings held at 3 PM (E) on the second Wednesday of March, June, September and December

  • Phone: 703.648.4848 / Toll Free: 855.547.8255; Code: 26246184#
  • Webex:; Select "(50) FGDC ISO Implementation Forum/Metadata Working Group"

  Presentation Topics

January 8, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

February 12, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

March 12, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

April 9, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

May 14, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

June 11, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

July 9, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

  • ISO Metadata Implementation Model Workflow
    Overview of the Model Workflow and its application to data management organizations
  • Webinar Materials:

August 13, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

  • ISO Metadata Implementation Model Workflow Experience
    Implementers discuss their implementation experience, the workflow components that were most significant and resources they developed to support implementation
  • Webinar Materials:

September 10, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

October 8, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

  • Developing Metadata Profiles
    Implementers discuss their experience in developing metadata profiles
  • Webinar Materials:
    • Agenda (PDF) 
    • North Carolina State and Local Government Metadata Profile (ISO & CSDGM) (PDF) 
      Steve Averett, GISP, City of Greensboro and Sarah Wray, GISP, NC Department of Transportation
    • Defense Installation Spatial Data Infrastructure (DISDI) Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment Metadata (SDSFIE-M) (PDF) 
      Kurt Buehler, Image Matters LLC
    • Recording MP4 Format (30MB)

November 12, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

  • Transforming Your CSDGM Metadata to ISO
    Learn how to transform your CSDGM metadata to ISO format using resources developed and distributed by the NOAA Coastal Data Development Center.
  • Webinar Materials:
    • Agenda (PDF) 
    • Presentation (PDF) - Kathy Martinolich and Jaqueline Mize 
      Radiance Technologies/NOAA Coastal Data Development Center
    • Recording MP4 Format (14MB)

December 10, 2014 - 3:00 PM (E)

Additional Potential Topics

  • Development of a Community Profile of ISO Metadata
  • Transforming CSDGM Records to ISO
  • Strategies for Converting Your CSDGM Metadata Collection to ISO

If interested in suggesting a topic, presenting during the forum, or more information, contact: Jennifer Carlino, Acting FGDC Metadata Coordinator, or send an email to


Last Updated: Dec 08, 2014 12:36 PM
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