2017 ISO Metadata Summit

When May 24, 2017
from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where USGS Headquarters, Reston, VA
Contact Name
Contact Phone 303.202.4260
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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)

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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 .