WG Provenance Patterns - RDA 10th Plenary meeting

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Meeting title:

First formal meeting

A short introduction describing the activities and the scope of the group:

The long-running Provenance IG has worked towards establishing a Provenance Patterns WG to address a particular set of challenges outlined in the WG's case statement. 

The PP WG hasn't been given clear approval from TAB at the time of this session's proposal but such approval is expected as IG members move to address remaining TAB points in June and July.

This meeting is to be the first meeting of the PP WG in which we will conduct the first assessment of the WG's progress to date. This meeting is likely to fall within the first few months of the WG's life which is a good time to review the group's setup in order to make any adjustments for the remaining majority of the group's life.

Additional links to informative material related to the group i.e. group page, Case statement, working documents etc:

Prov IG page: https://www.rd-alliance.org/groups/research-data-provenance.html
Prov WG page: https://www.rd-alliance.org/groups/provenance-patterns-wg
WG Case Statement: https://www.rd-alliance.org/group/provenance-patterns-wg/case-statement/working-group-provenance-patterns-case-statement

Meeting objectives:

1. to meet for the first time. Some WG members haven't met at all
2. to receive feedback from other RDA Groups regarding this WG's agenda
3. to review WG progress to date
* the group will have existed in a formal sense for several months at this point
4. agree on a workplan for soliciting provenance Use Cases and returning Patterns to other RDA Groups
5. confirm or change WG structure
* based on other groups wishes and the review of progress

Meeting agenda

1. Group Introduction
* history of the IG
* history of the WG bid
* status of WG
* introduction of WG position holders
2. Survey of attendees
* introduction of participants
* noting of other RDA Group joint members or attendees
* requests of notes on other groups' related work from attendees
3. Review of WG work to date
* review the established Provenance Use Case and Patterns capture tool
* review the Sharing Provenance testbed
* debate the manner in which Use Cases can be related to Patterns for final WG presentation to the RDA community
4. Discussion session: Generating targeted requests to other RDA groups for elicitation of provenance Use Cases
5. Discussion session: Generating methods for returning Patterns to other RDA groups
6. Review WG structure 
* call for confirmation or change of position holders
* call for nominations for other RDA Group liaison members

Target audience:

* Prov WG members
* members of other RDA Groups aware of the PP WG proposal and interested in collaboration on provenances
* a TAB member in order to review progress
Prov WG members shall prepare by progressing work items within the Activity areas of the Case Statement, particularly items 1 & 2 (Use Cases and Patterns).
Prov WG position holders shall prepare by contacting other RDA groups to hustle for attendance.
Members of other groups could prepare by reading the Case Statement

Group chair serving as contact person: Nicholas Car

Type of meeting: Working meeting

Session Room: Mansfield 8

Session Time:  Tuesday 19 September, Breakout 3, 16:00 - 17:30


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