Materials Data Interest Group Meeting

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22 Jan 2021
Meeting objectives: 

* Provide brief updates on news in Materials Data IG and the International Materials Resource Registries Working Group

* Present preliminary findings of the MaRDA Infrastructure Providers survey

* Hold discussions on startup infrastructure & software efforts

Meeting agenda: 
  1. IG & WG news update (10 min  :00-:10)
  2. MaRDA infrastructure providers survey results; discussion led by Jim Warren, NIST & David Elbert, John Hopkins University (10 min presentation + 10 min discussion; 20 min  :10-:30) 
  3.  Discussion about modularity & sustainability for startup infrastructure & software efforts led by Alysia Garmulewicz, Universidad de Santiago de Chile & Matthew Evans, Université catholique de Louvain (15 min presentation + 15 min discussion; 30 min  :30-:60)
  4. How can these efforts be connected? Jim Warren, NIST lead discussion (15 min discussion   :60-:75)
  5. Plans for follow up IG teleconference calls & discussion about ideas for P18 in Seoul, South Korea led by Laura Bartolo, Northwestern University (15 minutes  :75-:90)                                                                                                                                                                 
Target Audience: 

Researchers in Materials Science, cognate domains, Data Science 

Group chair serving as contact person: 
Brief introduction describing the activities and scope of the group: 

The Materials Data, Infrastructure, & Interoperability (MDII) was founded in 2013 and aims to foster exchange of computational & experimental materials data through shared online repositories, standardized formats/terminologies & open programming interfaces.  

Type of Meeting: 
Working meeting
Avoid conflict with the following group (1): 
Avoid conflict with the following group (2): 
Are you willing to hold your session at multiple times to accommodate various time zones?: 
Please indicate the breakout slot (s) that would suit your meeting: 
Breakout 2
Breakout 4
Breakout 8
Meeting presenters: 
David Elbert, Johns Hopkins University; Ray Plante, James Warren, NIST; Alysia Garmulewicz, Universidad de Santiago de Chile; Matthew Evans, Université catholique de Louvain, Laura Bartolo, Northwestern University
How do you prefer to hold the virtual component of your session: 
Do any of the session speakers plan to present from the venue?: 
Remote presentations only
Contact for group (email):