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Kickoff of Harmonised terminologies and schemas for FAIR data in materials science and related domains Working Group

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    Zachary Trautt

    [5 min] Present overview of WG: objectives, planned outcomes, working streams 
    [5 min] Present review of related activities, groups, initiatives (across RDA and beyond) 
    [5 min] Collect points from attendees regarding related activities, groups, initiatives (across RDA and beyond), any missing ones etc, for discussion in the facilitated working session (Point 6 on agenda).
    [10 min] Present review of initial preparatory work (existing resources, best practices)
    [10 min] Present key definitions/clarifications (e.g., difference between FAIR maturity indicators for semantic assets vs. datasets)
    [55 min] Facilitated working session with active attendee participation to further goals of WG. In particular: discuss items from Point 3 above, working stream detailed activities and identify who will actively contribute to which of the streams.

    Applicable Pathways
    Semantics, Ontology, Standardisation, Discipline Focused Data Issues

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    RDA/CODATA Materials Data, Infrastructure & Interoperability IG

    Brief introduction describing the activities and scope of the group
    The focus of the WG is on increasing uptake of the FAIR Principles in materials research (in particular in connection with Interoperability and Reusability), supported by improved resources, in particular widely-agreed and FAIR terminologies, metadata and ontologies. While the main focus of the WG is in the material sciences, close interactions with cognate domains, in particular chemistry, are crucial in order to avoid conflicting approaches and also to utilise and integrate with already existing semantic artefacts and resources in these fields.
    The group brings together activities and initiatives related to FAIR data in materials domains from many European countries, EU project, and initiatives in the US, Korea and Japan. There are currently 34 members registered via the RDA site.

    Group chair serving as contact person
    Zachary Trautt

    I Understand a Chair Must be Present at the Event to Hold the Breakout Session

    Meeting objectives

    Spread awareness about the group and the broader landscape of materials data
    Share their knowledge/awareness of existing resources (including semantic artefacts, services and best practices) – Stream A objective 
    Discuss consensus classifications and FAIR maturity indicators – Stream A & B objectives  

    Please indicate at least (3) three breakout slots that would suit your meeting.
    Breakout 1, Breakout 4, Breakout 7

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