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FGDC Coordination Group Retreat January 19-20, 1999


Tuesday, January 19, 1999

0900  Welcome (John Moeller)

0901  Announcements (Kim Braidlow)
Introductions (Attendees)

0915  Overview of NSDI (John Moeller)

  • Vision of NSDI
  • Vision for Coordination Group
  • Questions-Answers

1015  Break

1030  Funding - FGDC Budget (John Moeller)

1100  Benefits of Participating in FGDC (Attendees)
  • What we gain by being a part of FGDC
  • What we can contribute to the FGDC

1200  Lunch

1300  Overview - Small Groups (CCI)
  • Topics
  • Group membership
  • Groundrules

1315  Small Group Discussions (CCI & Group Leaders)
  1. Coordination Group Functioning--3 groups to discuss:
    • Responsibilities and roles
    • Relationships with working groups& subcommittees
    • Ways to improve group effectiveness

  2. Subcommittees & Working Groups-3 groups to discuss:
    • Priorities for the committees/groups
    • Composition
    • Reporting requirements
    • Ways to improve effectiveness

1530  Report from Small Groups (Group Representative)
  • Summary of Discussions
  • Recommendations/Action Items
  • Discussion

1700  Demonstration on Framework Data Survey (Barbara Poore)

1730  Closure (John Moeller/CCI)

Wednesday, January 20, 1999

0800  Review/Preview (CCI)

0815  Background/History/"Stage Setting" (John Moeller)
  • Stakeholder relations and the NSDI
  • Nature of the partnerships

0830  Mark Schaefer

0900 Yellowstone Demonstration

0915  Case Studies - Integrating NSDI (TBA)

1000  Break

1015  Overview of Today's Small Groups (CCI)

1030  Small Group Discussions (CCI & Small Group Leaders)
  • Stakeholders' role in Subcommittees & Working Groups (1 group)
  • Improving FGDC's interface with external constituencies (2 groups)
  • Coordination of geo-spatial programs & information (1 group)
  • Influencing utilization of standards (1 group)
  • Marketing & public relations (1 group)

1230  Lunch

1330  Report from Small Groups (Small Group Representative)

  • Summary of Discussions
  • Recommendations/Action Items

1500  Break

1515  Action Items/Follow-up (CCI/John Moeller)

1600  Evaluation of Meeting (CCI)

1615  Closure (John Moeller)

1630  Tour of GIS lab (optional)

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