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Moving Forward with Data Conservation

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    Denise Hills

    00-10 min     Brief introduction of the history of IG, including a summary of P13 (10 min)
    10-25 min    Survey of room on priorities (15 min)
    25-50 min    Breakout groups on priorities (self-selected) (25 min)
    50-65 min    Report-out from groups (15 min)
    65-80 min    Discussion of next steps, including solicitation for chairs (15 min)
    80-90 min    Wrap up (10 min)

    Additional links to informative material
    Data Conservation IG: 
    P13 Data Rescue at the Crossroads BoF notes: 
    Draft case statement:  
    Historical Data Rescue IG: 

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    ESIP/RDA Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences IG

    Avoid conflict with the following group (3)
    Preservation Tools, Techniques, and Policies

    Meeting objectives

    Collaborative Notes Link:…

    The Data Conservation IG got its start at P13 as an evolution of the historical Data Rescue IG. The scope of Data Conservation is broad, including analog, digitized, and born-digital data and related information. The stakeholders involved range from data professionals and domain researchers to policymakers and concerned citizens. The participants at P13 agreed that developing an exemplar process for data conservation should be explored. Suggested elements to include in such a process were varied, such as assessment of data value, incorporation of community efforts, repository identification, technological challenges, amongst others.
    With such a wide-ranging scope of potential activities, the IG needs to prioritize its efforts and develop a workplan to effectively achieve the goal of improving data conservation efforts throughout the data life cycle. Thus, the primary purposes of this meeting will be to further refine the specific near term objectives of the IG, to determine if specific working groups should be established, and to identify future leadership.

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