ESRI User Conference Session - Dialogue with the Federal Community on the Implementation of the A-16 Supplemental Guidance

When Jul 24, 2012
from 08:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Where San Diego Omni Hotel Gallery A
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Agency representatives of the Federal Geographic Data Committee, FGDC Secretariat, and the DOI GIO will provide a status on the implementation of the government-wide geospatial portfolio management called for in the Supplemental Guidance to OMB Circular A-16. There will be a description of near term objectives, activities underway, and next steps for managers of geospatial data designated as a “National Geospatial Data Asset” and A-16 theme leads. Session leaders will solicit feedback from participants on the approach underway, answer questions about dataset management roles and responsibilities, and convene a discussion on issues faced by data set mangers and theme leads, implementation suggestions, management support needed by A-16 theme and dataset managers.

· Introduction: FGDC Secretariat/Ivan Deloatch
· A GIO’s Perspective: DOI OCIO/Jerry Johnston
· Overview of current status: EPA/FGDC CG/Wendy Blake-Coleman
· Discussion of Draft Themes & Datasets: EPA/FGDC CG/Wendy Blake-Coleman and Selected A-16 Dataset and Theme Mangers
· Q&A and Input from Attendees on Activities and/or Responsibilities Related to Theme and Dataset Management: Group
· Open Discussion and Next Steps: Group


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