June 18, 2015 FGDC Standards WG meeting

When Jun 18, 2015
from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Department of Homeland Security, Room 5129 301 7th Street SW Washington DC
Contact Name
Contact Phone +1-703-648-4627
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Attendees need to have a federal ID card (PIV, CAC, etc) to enter. If you don't have an ID card, you need an escort to the room.  Provide your name and organization to security. Security may ask for additional information.

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Nearest Metro station: L'Enfant Plaza

If you take Metro to the L’Enfant Plaza stop (on all lines except Red), take the 9th and D Street Exit, L’Enfant Plaza Mall Concourse.


There is metered street parking around 7th and D and some parking garages on D street.

Call-in instructions

Conference Time 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM EDT*

There are 3 ways to dial into the GSTalk Audio Bridge:

  • Use x 4848 when dialing from the National Center in Reston.
  • Use 703-648-4848 when calling from other DOI locations.
  • Use 1-855-547-8255* when calling from non-DOI locations.

*The toll free number is provided as a courtesy for use by attendees who are working offsite. If you are unable to connect with the toll free number for any reason, please use 703-648-4848.

Conference Code # 84659809

After the voice prompt, please enter the Conference Security Code 84659809 followed by the # key. You will hear a tone confirming that you have successfully joined the conference call. If you weren't successful, you will hear another voice prompt with instructions. 

If you have any questions regarding the GSTalk Audio Bridge or if you experience any difficulties during your audio conference, please call the Service Desk at 703-648-7110 and choose option 1.

Web meeting instructions

Go to http://usgs.webex.com/usgs/j.php?MTID=mb48e930d2960905846ba493ac7e5bd72

Meeting password: (This meeting does not require a password.)

Host Key: 474641

(The above host key can be used by any meeting attendee to take the host role by choosing "Reclaim Host Role" from the Participant menu.)


All times Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4h)


09:30-10:00 AM

SWG business

Welcome and Introductions

Review of action items

Review and approval of June 18, 2015 meeting agenda

Approval of draft March 2, 2015 FGDC Standards WG meeting minutes

Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS

10:00-10:40 AM 2015 ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data - Presentation Qassim Abdullah, Woolpert

Dave Maune, Dewberry
10:40-11:00 AM Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE)


Michael Lutz, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
11:00-11:30 AM GEO Standards & Interoperability Forum Steve Browdy, OMS Tech, Inc.
11:30 AM-NOON Geoplatform.gov: a standards perspective John Davidson, U.S. Geological Survey and Geospatial Platform team
NOON-12:30 PM final draft Part 2, Digital orthoimagery (revised), of the Geographic Information Framework Data Standard - presentation

for recommendation for CG approval for FGDC endorsement
Kristina Yamamoto, USGS
12:30-1:00 PM


New action items

Schedule next SWG meeting