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1 CG Agenda Items FGDC Committee Meeting Summaries FGDC Business Update Ken Shaffer FGDC OS Deputy Executive Director November 13, 2012 Coordination Group Meeting v4

2 Background This presentation contains information that supplements a set of read-aheads on the topics covered in the CG meeting and will be used as a walk-though of all the topics at the CG meeting. Use this presentation before reviewing the read-aheads in order to gain context. Materials will not be presented in full at the meeting, it is the responsibility of the attendees to review the material prior to the meeting, as per CG standard operating procedures. CG Agenda Items - Items on the Coordination Group (CG) agenda with references to any read-aheads FGDC Committee Meeting Summaries FGDC Business Update - Current FGDC initiatives/activities 2

3 CG Agenda Items Geodetic Control Subcommittee Report Metadata Subcommittee Report FGDC Cooperative Agreement Program (CAP): Maine ROI Project Report - Federal Only Session - GAO Evaluation Update Geospatial Platform Data Sets / Data Themes 3

4 Geodetic Control Subcommittee Report Presentation Contact: Juliana Blackwell, NOAA, Read ahead: Geodetic Control Subcommittee Report – Juliana Blackwell.pptx 4

5 Metadata Subcommittee Report Presentation 5 Contact: Jennifer Carlino, FGDC OS, Read ahead: Metadata Work Group Report – Jen Carlino.pptx

6 FGDC CAP: Maine ROI Project Report Presentation 6 Contact: Rich Grady, Applied Geographics, Read ahead: Maine CAP ROI Presentation – Rich Grady.pptx

7 GAO Evaluation Update -Federal Only- Update on current activities Contact: Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC OS, Read aheads: none 7

8 Geospatial Platform -Federal Only- Update on current activities Contact: Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC OS, Read aheads: Geoplatform update FedOnly pptx 8

9 Data Sets / Data Themes -Federal Only- A-16 Planning Contact: Wendy Blake-Coleman, EPA, Read aheads: TBD 9

10 FGDC Committee Reports Committees’ Decisions Summary CG and SC Monthly Membership Changes Steering Committee Executive Committee National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) Next Coordination Group Meeting 10

11 Committees’ Decisions Summary Steering Committee – 9/20/12 The SC approved the Geospatial Platform multi-agency investment contributions through FY The SC also approved the Geospatial Platform governance structure, as laid out in the Business Plan. Coordination Group – 10/26/12 Vote Following the October 16 meeting, the CG voted electronically to endorse the changes to the Cultural Resources theme (see next slide). Executive Committee Meeting – 10/26/12 Meeting The ExCom recommends that the Steering Committee approve the proposed NGDA themes list, including the proposed change to Marine Utilities (utilities theme subject to future revision). The ExCom notionally supports the Symbology Store Initiative. Contact: Ken Shaffer, FGDC OS, Read ahead: none 11

12 CG Cultural Resources Vote The CG endorsed the following, in a vote closing on October 26 (20 affirmative votes, 13 non-responses, 0 negative votes): The dissolution of the Cultural and Demographic Statistics Subcommittee [note: this theme is being removed so the subcommittee is no longer needed]; A change to the Cultural Resources Working Group (which is currently under the Cultural and Demographic Statistics Subcommittee): the Working Group will become the "Cultural Resources Subcommittee" under the Cultural Resources Theme. 12 Contact: Arista Salimi Maher, FGDC OS, Read Aheads: none

13 CG and SC Monthly Membership Changes New CG Primary Member for DHS and CG Co- Chair (replacing Steve King, who has moved onto a new position at the National Defense University): Lew Summers, DHS Management Office. New SAOGI for HHS (replacing John Teeter, who retired): Keith Tucker, Information Management Director in the Office of Enterprise Architecture. 13 Contact: Arista Salimi Maher, FGDC OS, Read Aheads: none

14 New CG Co-Chair Thanks to Steve King, DHS, for volunteering. Following his volunteering for CG Co-Chair, Steve accepted a new position as Associate Professor and Department of Homeland Security Chair at the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, so regrets that he must step down as CG Co-Chair/DHS Primary member. DHS has appointed Lew Summers to serve as the CG Co- Chair and Primary CG member in Steve’s place. Welcome, Lew! Contact: Arista Maher, FGDC OS, Ken Shaffer, FGDC OS, Read ahead: none 14

15 Steering Committee Last meeting was on 9/20. Next meeting: TBD (Spring 2013). Public Session included the following topics: Geospatial Platform Geospatial Info Sharing at the Information Sharing Environment (ISE) office Report out on Sept NGAC Meeting Fed Only Session consisted of discussions on: Geospatial Platform Business Plan/Business Case & Next Steps A-16 Data Themes Contact: Arista Maher, FGDC OS, Read ahead: none 15

16 Executive Committee Last meeting: October 26 ExCom members discussed the A-16 Data Themes, including the Utilities Theme. ExCom recommended Steering Committee approval of the current NGDA Themes list, including the proposed change to Marine Utilities. (The Utilities Theme will be subject to future revision). ExCom was updated on the GAO evaluation, the recent activities of NGAC, and the recent activities on the Geospatial Platform. The Symbology Storefront proposal was discussed, and ExCom members notionally supported its integration into the Geospatial Platform, with the caveat that they may reevaluate support given new information about scope, schedule, transition plan, and costs of the initiative. Next meeting: TBD Contact: Arista Maher, FGDC OS, Read ahead: none 16

17 NGAC Update December 3, 2012 NGAC Web Meeting Leadership Dialogue Geospatial Strategy Paper National Address Database Paper FGDC Update NGAC Subcommittee Activities Public Comment Discussion – Key Issues Facing the Geospatial Community Note: Attendees must register for the meeting by November 28. Webinar instructions will be sent to registrants prior to the meeting. Meeting information at Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, Read ahead: none

18 NGAC 2012 Appointments Status: Approx. 10 of the current 28 NGAC appointments will expire in December 2012 Interagency Review Panel has developed recommendations for appointments Recommendations under Department of the Interior review Timeline: August/Sept: Review Panel – evaluation of nominees & development of recommendations to DOI Office of the Secretary October: Recommendations submitted to Office of Secretary Sept-Dec: Appointments reviewed/approved/signed Dec 31, 2012: New appointments take effect Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, Read ahead: none

19 Next Coordination Group Meeting Tuesday, December 11- 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET Meeting will be held at NCPC (and via webinar/telecon). Geologic Subcommittee Report Standards Working Group Report Wetlands Subcommittee Report Metadata Working Group Charter Discussion FGDC CAP Return on Investment Report – Iowa -Federal Only- Update on GAO Evaluation A-16 Data Sets/Themes Geospatial Platform First meeting of 2013: January 8 Contact: Arista Salimi Maher, FGDC OS, Read ahead: none 19

20 FGDC Business Update Geospatial Line of Business and Geospatial Platform Update (by task and subtask) Geospatial Platform Catalog NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP) FGDC Standards Update 20

21 Geospatial Line of Business/Platform Managing Partner Activities: Monitored and coordinated the completion of the 2012 Interagency Agreements. (There are still 6 outstanding agreements. Please work with your team to get them completed.) Completed the Benefits Report submission  Drafted text  Partner review and edits  Final draft posted to MAX portal Completed the E-Gov Act Report 21 Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, Read ahead: None

22 Interagency Document Status (Current as of 11/9/12). Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, Read ahead: None 22 AgencySenior Agency OfficialCIO Point of ContactCG Representative Date Agreement Signed AgricultureStephen Lowe John M. Bebris & Barbara Lawton Steve Lowe CommerceJoseph F. KlimaviczDan Rooney & Tim TrainorTony Lavoi NOAA 7/12/2012 Census 7/18/2012 DoD - NGAMichelle MotskoDale B. NorthJames Bjostad 5/29/2012 EducationJack BuckleyChanel HicksTai Phan 4/18/2012 EnergyTeddy DyerMichelle MilesDavid Morehouse6/28/2012 EPAHarvey SimonBrenda GibsonWendy Blake-Coleman7/12/2012 GSAAngela SmithAutumn WallinJohn Sullivan 3/21/2012 HHSKeith TuckerCarl KincadeStephanie Foster DHSDan CotterRichard Spires & George BegayLew Summers10/4/2012 HUDJoyce LittleAngela MorseJon Sperling7/26/2012 JusticeNick LoulouCarla Aikens 4/23/2012 Labor NARAMichael KurtzJohn McIverBrett Abrams 3/26/2012 NASAAdrian GardnerGerald Smith 3/30/2012 NSFAnn E. SmithEdith TruvilionClifford Jacobs SBADeborah AndersonMarlon Sellow 6/4/2012 SSALew SandfordMike HigginsDavid Timmons5/14/2012 StateCecelia HendersonCarolyn JohnsonCecelia Henderson5/29/2012 TransportationPatricia HuTracey LancasterMark Bradford7/30/2012 TreasuryJimmy Amoaka-AttaElaine BostonJimmy Amoaka-Atta5/21/2012 USACENancy BlylerJean Gilleo USAIDCarrie StokesKen Kertula VADat P. Tran Pheakdey Lim6/21/2012

23 Geospatial LoB/Platform Update GeoPlatform 2.0 Conducted a white boarding session Developed a work plan for GeoPlatform Validated timeline for milestones and deliverables 23 Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, Read ahead: None

24 Geospatial LoB/Platform Update A-16 Supplemental Guidance Conducted a white boarding session Identified next steps Established timeline for Phase I implementation 24 Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, Read ahead: None

25 NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program Tentative 2013 Category descriptions posted at: ons ons Total of 20 possible awards in 8 categories. Announcement is getting USGS approvals and will be posted on Grants.gov. Contact: Gita Urban-Mathieux, FGDC, Read ahead: none

26 2012 FGDC Annual Report Thank you to everyone who provided input! Draft report on myUSGS site. Comment/edits due to Gita by November 14. Report will be available in January Print and online Contact: Gita Urban-Mathieux, FGDC, Read ahead: none

27 FGDC Standards Update – November 2012 FGDC Standards Activities 2012 CAP Standards Projects INCITS L1/U.S. TAG Standards Activities OGC Standards Activities GWG Standards Activities Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, (703) Read ahead: none

28 FGDC Standards Activities Chapter 10, Standards Suites for Spatial Data Infrastructure, was published online: Supports Geospatial Platform Answers questions:  What standards make up the SDI standards baseline?  Which versions of core standards should be cited in the SDI standards baseline?  What tests shall be performed to make sure that software standards are compliant with standards? SDI standards baseline is summarized in Table 2 Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, (703) Read ahead: none

29 FGDC Standards Activities The FGDC OS continues to follow up with CG members about agency participation in standards activities The next SWG meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Agenda items suggested by SWG members:  2011 CAP Addressing demo: Spatial Focus, Inc.  Secure deployment of web services: Jennifer Harne, Lead, OWS-9 Security and Services Interoperability (SSI) thread  WaterML: Nate Booth, Center for Integrated Data Analytics (CIDA), U.S. Geological Survey  Data cataloguing: TBD  Mobile applications: USACE??  Geocoding: TBD  Sensor Web Enablement (SWE): TBD  Any FGDC draft standards for SWG review and recommendation? Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, (703) Read ahead: none

30 2012 CAP Standards Projects Project progress calls since October 16 CG meeting “Implementation Model Development for FGDC-Standard Cadastral Data - Enabling Seamless Parcel Data Exchange” – Carbon Project Upcoming “Transitioning to the FGDC Draft Geologic Map Database Standard: A Washington State Geologic Survey Pilot Project”  Interim report due  CAP project progress call “Building Capacity for Implementation of Distributed Online Metadata Catalogs in the Oregon Coastal and Marine Data Network”  CAP project progress call Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, (703) Read ahead: none

31 2012 CAP Standards Projects, continued Upcoming “Integrating the FGDC National Vegetation Classification (NVC) Standard with the CNPS/CDFG Manual of California Vegetation, second edition”  CAP project progress call “Enhancing Wetland Classification for the FGDC Wetland Mapping Standard in Montana”  Interim report due  CAP project progress call Carbon Project  Interim report due  Comments due on draft GMLsf schema: Carbon Project  CAP project progress call Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, (703) Read ahead: none

32 INCITS L1/U.S. TAG Standards Activities Upcoming meetings INCITS L1/US TAG at TASC, Chantilly, VA /12 ISO/TC th Plenary and meeting at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Meixia Deng of GMU has been nominated as INCITS L1/U.S. TAG International Representative Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, (703) Read ahead: none

33 OGC Standards Activities Comments due on candidate standards: "NIL Extension" to Geography Markup Language (GML), GML Coverages GeoTIFF extension and WCS 2.0 GeoTIFF extension standard, Augmented Reality Markup Language (ARML 2.0) standard, SensorML 2.0, Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, (703) Read ahead: none

34 GWG Standards Activities GWG Geospatial Web Services Focus Group meeting at TASC. Topics included: Sensor Web Enablement Overview Mandating Web Feature Service Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, (703) Read ahead: none

35 SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday CAP project progress call – Carbon Project CAP interim report due - WA CG meeting CAP project progress call – OR CAP project progress call - WA CAP project progress call – CA Comments due: “NIL Extension to GML” L1/U.S. TAG - TASC 2829 Comments due: GML Coverages GeoTIFF extension, WCS 2.0 GeoTIFF extension 30 November 2012

36 SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday 1 Interim reports due: MT, Carbon Project 2 Comments due: ARML Comments due: Carbon Project 45 Comments due: SensorML CAP project progress call - MT 78 ISO/TC 211 – thru 12/ CG meeting 12 CAP project progress call: Carbon Project December 2012

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