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September 4 , 2013 National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting. Federal Geographic Data Committee Update. Ivan DeLoatch Executive Director, FGDC OS. Topics. GAO Response Actions Update A-16 Supplemental Guidance NGAC Nominations Update FGDC 2013 Annual Report

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Federal geographic data committee update

September 4, 2013

National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting

Federal Geographic Data Committee Update

Ivan DeLoatch

Executive Director, FGDC OS


Topics

Topics

GAO Response Actions Update

A-16 Supplemental Guidance

NGAC Nominations Update

FGDC 2013 Annual Report

FGDC Standards Activities

NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP)

Agenda for 9/12/2013 Steering Committee Meeting


Gao response actions update

GAO Response Actions Update

Contact: Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC OS, [email protected]

“OMB and Agencies Need to Make Coordination a Priority to Reduce Duplication”

GAO issued report GAO-13-94 Nov. 26, 2012

3 Recommendations for FGDC, directed to the Steering Committee

FGDC response was to commit to the execution of 3 actions

Memo from Anne Castle, FGDC Chair to Steering Committee members directed the FGDC’s focus on these 3 actions in 2013


Gao response actions update cont

GAO Response Actions Update (cont.)

Action 1)Steering Committee to: Develop a plan with timeframe to facilitate the implementation of OMB’s portfolio management guidance

  • Target Date: FY 2014, Q1

  • Responsible Officials: Adrian Gardner, NASA; Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC OS

    STATUS:

  • Memo to agencies sent through the President’s Management Council from Anne Castle, FGDC Chair, June 7, 2013

    • Identify agency Theme Leads/Co-Leads, Theme Executive Champions, and staff to participate in the development and review of the plan

  • Initial draft Implementation Plan outline has been developed

  • Agencies need to identify additional Theme representatives to complete the development of the initial plan

  • Next Theme Lead’s meeting to be scheduled soon to discuss draft plan


  • Gao response actions update cont1

    GAO Response Actions Update (cont.)

    Action 2)Steering Committee to: Develop and implement guidance and timeframe for identifying planned geospatial investments using the Geospatial Platform

    • Target Date: FY 2013, Q4

    • Responsible Officials: Jerry Johnston, DOI

      STATUS:

  • Development of the “Marketplace” community on the Geospatial Platform is progressing.

  • The shared Data.gov/Geospatial Platform metadata catalog now supports “planned” tagging for records

  • Capability to visualize geographic data collection areas in development


  • Gao response actions update cont2

    GAO Response Actions Update (cont.)

    Action 3)Steering Committee to: Create and update a strategic plan with timeframe and implement the plan within the established time frame

    • Target Date: FY 2014, Q1

    • Responsible Officials: Dan Cotter, DHS; Ivan DeLoatch FGDC OS

      STATUS:

  • Public comment period review of Version 2 closed.

  • Third “leaders forum” held 8/26/13 for input.

  • Primary discussion items at NGAC and Steering Committee meetings.

  • Comments will be addressed and the Final Review Draft (V3) developed in Sept-Oct.

    Further details provided later in today’s meeting.


  • A 16 portfolio management plan

    A-16 Portfolio Management Plan

    Laying the Groundwork

    Compared the theme datasets with Data.gov/Geospatial Platform records

    Developing a high level guidance and lessons learned for Theme leads

    Release of Theme Lead’s GeoPlatform community

    Develop data lifecycle maturity guidance

    Theme Leads/dataset managers validate dataset inventory

    Develop dashboard, tools, and theme communities on the Geospatial Platform

    Aligning the Portfolio Implementation Plan with the NSDI Strategic Plan


    Implementation plan schedule

    Implementation Plan Schedule

    *Plan implementation is supported by Geospatial Platform tools still to be developed. The working draft plan will be revised to align with actual implementation solutions as they are developed.


    A 16 supplemental guidance

    A-16 Supplemental Guidance

    Implementation Plan Outline

    • Executive Summary

    • What is a Portfolio

    • Scope of A-16 Portfolio

    • Portfolio Management Approach and Timelines

    • Implementation Processes, Actions, and Products

      • Executive Management of the Portfolio

      • Data Theme Management

      • Data Set Management

    • Metrics

    • Expected Outcomes

    • Tying to National Priorities and Initiatives


    Ngac nominations update

    NGAC Nominations Update

    Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, [email protected]

    Read ahead: None

    Status:

    • 16 of the current 29 NGAC appointments will expire in December 2013

    • 39 nominations received – another strong set of candidates

      Review Panel:

    • Interagency review panel evaluating nominations and developing recommendations to DOI Office of the Secretary

      Timeline:

    • August: Nominations period close August 12

    • September: Review panel will meet to evaluate nominations and develop recommendations

    • Sept-Dec: Appointments reviewed/approved/signed

    • December: Announcement of new appointments expected


    2013 fgdc annual report

    2013 FGDC Annual Report

    Contact: Gita Urban-Mathieux, FGDC, [email protected],

    703-648-5175

    Featured Topic: Geospatial Platform 2.0

    Includes: highlights, success stories, next year’s goals, challenges, overviews of: leadership, structure, National Geospatial Data Assets

    Contributions from across the Federal agencies

    Initial draft is complete, currently in editing and layout

    FGDC Coordination Group will review in October

    Projected completion: mid-December

    Last year’s report available at http://www.fgdc.gov/library/whitepapers-reports/annual%20reports/2012


    Fgdc standards activities

    FGDC Standards Activities

    FGDC Endorsed Standards in 2013

    Geopolitical Entities, Names, and Codes (GENC) version 1, with concurrent withdrawal of ISO 3166-1:2006 on country codes

    OGC® WaterML 2.0: Part 1- Time series

    ISO 19156:2011, Geographic information - Observations and measurements

    Time-Space-Position Information (TSPI) standard version 2.0

    Wetlands Classification Standard revision


    Fgdc standards activities cont

    FGDC Standards Activities (cont.)

    Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, [email protected],

    (703) 648-4627. www.fgdc.gov/standards

    • 2012-09-24 Next FGDC Standards Working Group meeting.

    • Topics:

      • For recommendation for FGDC endorsement

        • Web Feature Services (WFS) 2.0

        • ISO 639, Codes for the representation of names of languages

        • ISO 80000, Quantities and units

        • Aeronautical Information Exchange Model (AIXM) 5.1

        • U.S. Government Real Property Asset Data Standard

      • For recommendation for withdrawal: Spatial Data Transfer Standard, all parts


    Nsdi cooperative agreements program cap

    NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP)

    • FGDC OS will not be soliciting projects for FY2013 or FY2014.

    • A result of budget reductions and sequestration, the Federal funding portion of this cost-share program is no longer available.

    • Active projects will continue to be supported through their scheduled completions.

    • 2014 would have marked the 20th anniversary of this long-standing collaborative cost-share program between Federal and non-federal partners to advance the nation’s spatial data infrastructure.

    • FGDC OS official announcement is on the FGDC website http://www.fgdc.gov/grants

    Contact: Gita Urban-Mathieux, FGDC, [email protected],

    703-648-5175


    Nsdi cooperative agreements program cap1

    NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP)

    • Since 1994, 707 awards representing over $22 million in Federal funding.

    • Matched by over $14 million in funding from State, county, local, and tribal government academia, professional consortiums, non-profit, and private sector organizations.

    • Many repeat awardees represent active NSDI partners.

    • CAP has helped lay the foundation and provide the guidance for advancing the NSDI.

    • Truly national in scope, cooperative agreements were executed by all 50 States, 2 territories, the District of Columbia, 8 tribal governments, and universities in 38 States.

    • Categories adapted regularly to align with priorities and current initiatives – 45 categories to date.

    • Foundational categories were consistently available: standards development, implementation, education, and outreach; metadata, data clearinghouses; and data services.

    • In only the past seven years, over 2,600 persons have been trained in metadata alone; all CAP developed training materials are available online, to all.


    Overview of 9 12 steering committee meeting

    Overview of 9/12 Steering Committee Meeting


    Questions

    QUESTIONS?

    www.fgdc.gov


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