Events

FGDC Coordination Group Meeting, April 2017 - Cancelled

The April meeting of the FGDC Coordination Group has been cancelled.

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ISO Geospatial Metadata Forum - April 2017

The ISO Metadata Implementation Forum series is intended for the community to share experiences, strategies, topics, and resources related to ISO metadata implementation. The general format will be a webinar that includes a 60 minute presentation by various members of the community, followed by a 30 minute facilitated discussion.

The forums are held once a month except for March, June, September, and December when the Metadata Working Group Quarterly meeting is being held to discuss ongoing working group activities.

Phone: 703.648.4848 / Toll Free: 855.547.8255; Code: 26246184#

Webex:
 http://usgs.webex.com; Select "(50) FGDC ISO Implementation Forum/Metadata Working Group"

Topic: Harmonizing Geospatial Metadata Standards  

Presenter: Ryan Bowe, Woolpert Inc.

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FGDC Coordination Group Meeting, May 2017

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2017 ISO Metadata Summit

iso metadata summit 2017The FGDC is hosting a 2017 International Organization for Standardization
(ISO) Metadata Summit on May 24, 2017 at USGS Headquarters in Reston Virginia. The purpose of the Summit is to improve geospatial data and services discovery and use for federal and non-federal National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) stakeholders and users. Attendees will participate in presentation and breakout sessions to share best practices and develop recommendations for the implementation of the ISO geospatial metadata content standard. The Summit will build upon the previous FGDC sponsored Metadata Workshops and focus on:

  • Identifying and addressing ISO metadata implementation issues
  • Developing ISO metadata implementation plans
  • Leveraging the Geospatial Platform to implement the standard and access services
  • Engaging participation in ISO metadata policies, tools, and, outreach
  • Sustaining implementation efforts

The Summit is open to all, but numbers will be limited. Attendees will be expected to participate in breakout sessions and actively engage in post-workshop implementation efforts. Remote access will be available for the presentations.

Preliminary Agenda (pdf)

Register for the ISO Metadata Summit

ISO Tools Session: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An optional ISO Metadata Tools Session will be held one day prior to the Summit on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the USGS Headquarters Building in Reston, Virginia. The session will provide an overview and hands on demonstration of tools including the Geospatial Platform application and others such as the EPA ISO Metadata Editor. Attendance to the ISO Tools Session is limited to 30 participants and pre-registration is required. Remote access will be available.

Register for the ISO Tools Session

For more information about either event, contact Jennifer Carlino,  FGDC,   or .

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FGDC Coordination Group Meeting, June 2017

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Metadata Working Group Meeting - June 2017

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted here as they become available.

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FGDC Steering Committee Meeting, June 15, 2017

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted here when available.

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FGDC Coordination Group Meeting, July 2017

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FGDC Coordination Group Meeting, August 2017

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Metadata Working Group Meeting - September 2017

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted here as they become available.

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FGDC Coordination Group Meeting, October 2017

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FGDC Coordination Group Meeting, November 2017

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FGDC Coordination Group Meeting, December 2017

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Metadata Working Group Meeting - December 2017

Meeting agenda and materials will be posted here as they become available.

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