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  1. May 14, 2013 Coordination Group Meeting CG Agenda ItemsFGDC Committee Meeting SummariesFGDC Business Update Ken Shaffer FGDC OS Deputy Executive Director 703-648-5740 kmshaffer@usgs.gov 5-13-13 v3

  2. Background This presentation contains information that supplements a set of read-aheads on the topics covered in the CG meeting and will be used as a walk-though of all the topics at the CG meeting. Use this presentation before reviewing the read-aheads in order to gain context. Materials will not be presented in full at the meeting, it is the responsibility of the attendees to review the material prior to the meeting, as per CG standard operating procedures. • CG Agenda Items - Items on the Coordination Group (CG) agenda with references to any read-ahead materials • FGDC Committee Meeting Summaries • FGDC Business Update - Current FGDC initiatives/activities

  3. CG Agenda Items • Geodetic Control Subcommittee Report • Standards Work Group Report • Role of The National Map in Geospatial Platform and A-16 Supplemental Guidance Dataset Activities • NSDI Strategic Plan • - Federal Only Session – • Geospatial Platform Demo • Data Sets / Data Themes • GAO Report Response Update

  4. Geodetic Control Subcommittee Report • Presentation Contact: Juliana Blackwell, NOAA/NGS, Juliana.Blackwell@noaa.gov Read ahead: Geodetic Control Subcommittee Report – Juliana Blackwell.ppt

  5. Standards Work Group Report • Presentation Contact: Julie Maitra, FGDC OS, jmaitra@fgdc.gov Read ahead: Standards Work Group Report – Julie Maitra.ppt

  6. The National Map • Presentation on the role of The National Map in Geospatial Platform and A-16 Supplemental Guidance Dataset Activities. • Based on an action item from a prior CG meeting. Contact: Dick Vraga, USGS, rsvraga@usgs.gov Read ahead: The National Map - Dick Vraga.pptx

  7. NSDI Strategic Plan • Update on development of NSDI Strategic Plan Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, jmahoney@fgdc.gov Read ahead: NSDI Strategic Plan Update - John Mahoney.pptx

  8. Geospatial Platform Prototype Demo -Federal Only- • Demonstration of GeoPlatform capabilities • Update on current activities Contact: Doug Nebert, FGDC OS, ddnebert@fgdc.gov Read aheads: Live demo, Geospatial Platform Demo - Jerry Johnston and Doug Nebert.pptx

  9. Data Sets / Data Themes -Federal Only- • A-16 Planning Contact: Wendy Blake-Coleman, EPA, blake-coleman.wendy@epamail.epa.gov Read aheads: Data Sets and Data Themes - Wendy Blake-Coleman.pptx

  10. GAO Evaluation Response Update -Federal Only- • Update on response to report Contact: Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC OS, ideloatch@fgdc.gov Read aheads: None

  11. FGDC Committee Reports • Committees’ Decisions Summary • CG and SC Monthly Membership Changes • Steering Committee • Executive Committee • National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) • Next Coordination Group Meeting

  12. Committees’ Decisions Summary • Steering Committee – 3/19/13 Meeting • A small work group of Steering Committee members was formed to coordinate with OMB RMOs on budget coordination regarding geospatial data. • Executive Committee Meeting – 2/14/13 Meeting • Continue to move forward with the NSDI Strategic Plan workplan. • Continue to develop the portfolio management implementation strategy approach. Contact: Arista Maher, FGDC OS, amaher@fgdc.gov Read ahead: none

  13. CG and SC Monthly Membership Changes • New SC Vice Chair and ExCom Member: • Mr. Scott Bernard, Chief Architect, Office of E-Budget and Information Technology, Office of Management and Budget’ • Replaces Ms. Lisa Schlosser as Vice Chair and ExCom representative from OMB. • New CG Primary Member: • Dr. Asghar Noor, Chief Architect, Small Business Administration • Replaces Mr. Marlon Sellow as CG Primary representative from SBA. Contact: Arista Salimi Maher, FGDC OS, amaher@fgdc.gov Read Aheads: none

  14. Steering Committee • To meet on June 13, 2013, DOI • Current Agenda items: • Leadership Update/Response to GAO Report • NSDI Strategic Plan • A-16 Implementation Plan • Elevation Theme Report (USGS and NOAA) • Geospatial Platform • NGAC Summary • Scheduled Steering Committee Meeting: • September 12, 2013 – TBD, D.C., 1-3 pm ET Contact: Arista Maher, FGDC OS, amaher@fgdc.gov Read ahead: none

  15. Executive Committee • Next meeting: June 6, 2013 at Main Interior • Response to GAO report • NSDI Strategic Plan • A-16 Implementation Plan • Geospatial Platform • April NGAC Webinar & June Meeting • June Steering Committee Meeting Contact: Arista Maher, FGDC OS, amaher@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  16. NGAC Update Recent Activities • April 3 Webinar Meeting: • Leadership Dialogue • Overview of FGDC Guidance to NGAC • NSDI Strategic Plan • Geospatial Platform/Data Sharing Models • A-16/Portfolio Management • Landsat • Organizing to Address Guidance • NGAC Subcommittee Activities • Key focus – NSDI Strategic Plan Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, jmahoney@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  17. June 11-12 NGAC Meeting South Interior Auditorium (planned) • Agenda Topics • NSDI Strategic Plan – review of subcommittee inputs • Geospatial Platform – demonstration • A-16/Portfolio Management • Landsat Advisory Group • Planning for future topics • Attendance is by registration only • Register with Arista (amaher@fgdc.gov) Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, jmahoney@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  18. NGAC – Upcoming Activities 2013 Meeting Schedule • June 11-12 NGAC Meeting – Washington, DC • June 13 FGDC SC Meeting – Washington, DC • September 10-11 NGAC Meeting – Washington, DC • September 12 FGDC SC Meeting – Washington, DC Next Round of NGAC Appointments • 16 current appointments will expire 12/31/13 • Call for Nominations – Spring 2013 Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, jmahoney@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  19. National Geospatial Advisory Committee Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, jmahoney@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  20. Next Coordination Group Meeting • Tuesday, June 18, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET • Please note the date change • Meeting will be held at NCPC. (Webinar/Telecon options will be available also). • Wetlands Subcommittee Report • Marine and Coastal Spatial Data Subcommittee Report • Geologic Subcommittee Report • Metadata Work Group Charter Update • NSDI Strategic Plan Update -Federal Only- • Update on Response to GAO Report • A-16 Data Sets/Themes • Geospatial Platform Next CG Meetings in 2013: 7/16, 8/13, 9/10 (to be rescheduled), 10/8, 11/19, 12/10 Contact: Arista Salimi Maher, FGDC OS, amaher@fgdc.gov Read ahead: none

  21. FGDC Business Update • GAO Actions Update • Release of Executive Order/Policy – Open Data Policy • Geospatial Line of Business and Geospatial Platform Update (by task and subtask) • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Coordination • GeoCloud III Update • Federal Metadata Coordinators ISO Implementation Workshop • NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP) • FGDC Standards Update

  22. GAO Actions Update - Background • “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 • Memos from Anne Castle, FGDC Chair to Steering Committee members directed the FGDC’s focus on these 3 actions this year Contact: Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC OS, ideloatch@fgdc.gov Read aheads: none

  23. GAO Actions Update • Steering Committee to: Develop a plan with timeframe to facilitate the implementation of OMB’s portfolio management guidance (goals, performance measures, annual reporting to OMB) - Target Date: FY 2014, Q1 • Responsible Officials: Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC OS; and Adrian Gardner, NASA • STATUS: Implementation plan to be developed, will be topic at upcoming ExCom, NGAC and SteerCom meetings • Direction memo to agencies in final draft, planned to go to the President’s Management Council, outlines roles/responsibilities for theme lead and other agencies, • SAOGI to coordinate within your agency to execute the following: • Affirm agency’s appointed Executive Champion(s) and Theme Lead(s) by May 30, 2013. • Identify representative to participate in the development of the Implementation Plan, by May 30, 2013. • Each agency is requested to ensure that the designated individuals have sufficient resources to carry out their responsibilities. • Agencies will also be asked to develop plans for the management of assigned Theme(s) and report to the FGDC Steering Committee – initial report topics included as attachment. • 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: Technical capability in development with policy to follow. “Marketplace” community development can begin after the May scheduled release of new prototype Platform 2.0 functionality.

  24. GAO Actions Update • Steering Committee to: Create and update a strategic plan with timeframe and implement the plan within the established time frame • A vision statement for the NSDI • Outcome-oriented goals and objectives addressing all aspects of the NSDI • A description of how the goals and objectives are to be achieved, a description of the resources needed to achieve the goals and objectives and how the FGDC will work with other agencies to achieve them • Performance measures for achieving the stated goals • External factors that could affect the achievement of the goals and objectives. • Target Date: FY 2014, Q1 • Responsible Officials: Ivan DeLoatch, FGDC OS; and Daniel Cotter, DHS Status: • Initial workplan developed with initial plan draft in April/May timeframe and input from the NGAC – on-going • Status/input to be discussed at upcoming ExCom, NGAC and SteerCom meetings • Further details later in today’s agenda.

  25. Open Data Policy – Released 5/9/13 • Executive Order – Making Open and Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information • Open Data Policy – Managing Information as an Asset – from EOP/OMB • http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/05/09/executive-order-making-open-and-machine-readable-new-default-government- • …”establishes a framework to help institutionalize the principles of effective information management at each state of the information’s lifecycle to promote interoperability and openness”. • …”requires agencies to collect or create information in a way that supports downstream information processing and dissemination activities”.

  26. Open Data Policy – Released 5/9/13 • Open data – publically available data structured in a way that enables the data to be fully discoverable and usable to end users. • Project Open Data – OMB/OSTP resource of tools, best practices, and schema • Data management and availability • System interoperability (new, updating) • Data management, inventory, and release • Ensuring privacy and confidentiality • Implementation – roles and responsibilities

  27. Geospatial Line of Business/Platform • Managing Partner Activities: • Responded to Partners related to questions about the FY13 collection cycle which support the FY14 activities • NOTE: There are still 5 outstanding FY12 agreements - USDA, Labor, NSF, USACE, and USAID • Completed Monthly EVM reports including reports supporting any variances or budget documentations • Completed DOI E-Gov Investment Tracking report • Provided access to the Geospatial LoB SharePoint site Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, rhlamb@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  28. FY13 Interagency Document Status current as of 5/6/13 Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, rhlamb@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  29. Geospatial LoB/Platform Update • Advancing the A-16 Efforts • Developed Initial Concept for A-16 Theme Lead Collaboration Community • Distributed NGDA Crosswalk Results/Action Items and draft metadata practices developed by Doug Nebert to support to Theme Leads  in preparation of upcoming NGDA metadata harvesting for new Data.gov • Provided Access to Geospatial LOB SharePoint site to Theme Leads • Developed Draft A-16 Implementation Executive Memorandum • Begun the development of NGDA Lifecycle Maturity Metrics and Maturity Survey Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, rhlamb@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  30. Geospatial LoB/Platform Update • Geospatial.gov Platform v2.0 • Hired new Drupal developer  • Implemented standardized requirements management and configuration management processes (SEP) • Met with Google to discuss technology approach and integration • Received approval of the integration concept for single sign on between AGOL, CKAN, and GeoPlatform.gov  • Updated SOP security documents are being completed Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, rhlamb@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  31. Geospatial LoB/Platform Update • Pending Upcoming Events • Esri IUC – July 8-12, 2013 (San Diego, CA) Contact: Roxanne Lamb, FGDC OS, rhlamb@fgdc.gov Read ahead: None

  32. CFPB Coordination • FGDC staff met with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau staff – December 2012 • CFPB has requested FGDC assistance to evaluate considerations for development of a parcel ID database • February 12, 2013 meeting with CFPB staff and FGDC subject matter experts (DOI, HUD, Census) • Next meeting TBD Contact: John Mahoney, FGDC OS, jmahoney@fgdc.gov Read ahead: none

  33. GeoCloud III • GeoCloud-II projects transitioned to own accounting, reimbursable hosting, or termination. • Selected four new projects that will be deploying either ArcGIS Server or OpenGeo Suite using secure Amazon Web Services in partnership with HHS and eGlobalTech. • Focus is on deployment of National Geospatial Data Assets (NGDA) using common software ‘platforms’ for shared security certification and Web Services for geospatial data, registered with the Geospatial Platform catalog. Contact: Doug Nebert, FGDC OS, ddnebert@fgdc.gov Read ahead: none

  34. GeoCloud Projects, 2013 New Projects: • HSIP Freedom Data (NGA) • National Hydrography Dataset, NHD Plus (EPA) • BLM Cadastral Data, CadNSDI (BLM) • Homeland Security SymbolStore (DHS) Reimbursable Hosting: • Wetlands Mapper (FWS) • Inland Electronic Navigation Chart (IENC) data set (USACE) • Civil Applications Center Global Fiducials (USGS) Transitional Hosting: • Arctic SDI (USGS) • Disaster Assessment Toolkit, DAT (NOAA-NWS) Contact: Doug Nebert, FGDC OS, ddnebert@fgdc.gov Read ahead: none

  35. GeoCloud III Milestones • Deploy new projects in production to monitor costs and performance. • Establish service agreements to host ‘graduated’ projects on a reimbursable basis. • Leverage FedRAMP agency ATO at HHS for AWS Infrastructure. • Approve platform ‘system’ C&A for ArcGIS Server and OpenGeo PaaS images. • Migrate to DOI Cloud acquisition vehicle for continued services and IaaS certification. Contact: Doug Nebert, FGDC OS, ddnebert@fgdc.gov Read ahead: none

  36. Federal Metadata Coordinators ISO Implementation Workshop Purpose Help Federal agency metadata coordinators become current on ISO geo metadata standards and provide practical guidance for implementing ISO metadata in their agencies Planning Team • Jennifer Carlino, USGS/FGDC Metadata Coordinator (acting) • Gita Urban-Mathieux, FGDC OS • VaishalSheth, FGDC OS • Lynda Wayne, GeoMaxim/FGDC Contract Support • Lynda Liptrap, Census Bureau • Fred Malkus, Census Bureau • David Parrish, EPA • Vivian Hutchison, USGS • Jaci Mize, NOAA/Radiance Technologies • Kathy Martinolich, NOAA/Radiance Technologies Contact: Jennifer Carlino, FGDC OS, jcarlino@usgs.gov Read ahead: none

  37. Federal Metadata Coordinators ISO Implementation Workshop Federal Metadata Coordinators ISO Implementation Workshop Participation 46 participants from 14 Federal agencies BLM FAA USACE BOEM GSA USDA FS Census Bureau Library of Congress USDA NRCS DHS NOAA USGS EPA NPS Contact: Jennifer Carlino, FGDC OS, jcarlino@usgs.gov Read ahead: none

  38. Federal Metadata Coordinators ISO Implementation Workshop Two Half Day Webinars Day 1: April 16, 2013– ISO Metadata Standards • What’s New with ISO Metadata • ISO Suite of Standards and How They Relate • The Standards Publication • Metadata Hierarchy and Review • Detailed Review of ISO 19115 • ISO Metadata Tools and Resources Contact: Jennifer Carlino, FGDC OS, jcarlino@usgs.gov Read ahead: none

  39. Federal Metadata Coordinators ISO Implementation Workshop Day 2: April 17, 2013 – ISO Metadata Implementation • Geospatial Platform / Data.gov ISO metadata Implementation and Best Practices • ISO Metadata Implementation Workflow Model • Agency Use Cases and Lessons Learned • USGS • EPA • NOAA • Census Bureau • Creating Interagency Cooperation and ISO Metadata Implementation Community Contact: Jennifer Carlino, FGDC OS, jcarlino@usgs.gov Read ahead: none

  40. Federal Metadata Coordinators ISO Implementation Workshop ISO Metadata Implementation Model Workflow

  41. Federal Metadata Coordinators ISO Implementation Workshop Presentations and Materials http://www.fgdc.gov/metadata/events/ISO_Implementation_Webinar Next Steps • Review materials, notes and participant evaluations and update materials as needed • Incorporate key content into FGDC Metadata website redesign • Plan follow-up webinar or webinar series for the Metadata Working Group (MWG) • Establish a Federal agency ISO implementation community via MWG subcommittee, wikispace or other forum • Update and promote the ‘Preparing for International Metadata’ guidance document Contact: Jennifer Carlino, FGDC OS, jcarlino@usgs.gov Read ahead: none

  42. NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program • Tentative 2013 Category descriptions posted at: http://www.fgdc.gov/grants/2013CAP/2013CAPDescriptions • Total of 20 possible awards in 8 categories. • Still waiting for approval to post announcement on Grants.gov. Contact: Gita Urban-Mathieux, FGDC, burbanma@fgdc.gov Read ahead: none

  43. FGDC Standards Update – May 2013 • FGDC Standards Activities • CAP Standards Projects • INCITS L1/U.S. TAG Standards Activities • OGC Standards Activities • GWG Standards Activities Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, jmaitra@fgdc.gov, Read Ahead: none

  44. FGDC Standards Activities • Defer to FGDC Standards WG presentation later this morning. Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, jmaitra@fgdc.gov, Read Ahead: none

  45. CAP Standards Projects • Progress since April 9 CG meeting • Project progress calls • 2013-04-10 2012 CAP project “Integrating the FGDC National Vegetation classification (NVC) Standard with the CNPS/CDFG Manual of California Vegetation, second edition” – California Native Plant Society Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, jmaitra@fgdc.gov, Read Ahead: none

  46. CAP Standards Projects, continued • Upcoming • Project progress calls • 2012-05-20 “Enhancing Wetland Classification for the FGDC Wetland Mapping Standard in Montana” – Montana Natural Heritage program • 2012-05-20 “Transitioning to the FGDC Draft Geologic Map Database Standard: A Washington State Geologic Survey Pilot Project” – Washington State DNR • 2013-09-18 “Integrating the FGDC National Vegetation classification (NVC) Standard with the CNPS/CDFG Manual of California Vegetation, second edition” – California Native Plant Society Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, jmaitra@fgdc.gov, Read Ahead: none

  47. INCITS L1/U.S. TAG Standards Activities • Meetings • 2013-05-17 L1/U.S. TAG meeting – in preparation for ISO/TC 211 plenary and meetings – Esri • Votes • For adoption as American National Standard: ISO 19145:2013, Geographic information -- Registry of representations of geographic point location • For concurrence/non-concurrence on advancing to Draft International Standard (DIS) - ISO/CD 19109: Geographic information - Rules for application schema • 2013-05-27/31 ISO/TC 211 plenary and meetings – Korea Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, jmaitra@fgdc.gov, Read Ahead: none

  48. OGC Standards Activities • 2013-05-27 Virtual OGC Technical Committee Meeting Plenary will be held virtually over a three week span from May 27th through June 17th. • 2013-06-02 Comments due on Open Modeling Interface (OpenMI) standard, http://www.opengeospatial.org/pressroom/pressreleases/1822 - defines a means by which independently developed computer models of environmental processes can exchange data. Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, jmaitra@fgdc.gov, Read Ahead: none

  49. GWG Standards Activities • 2012-05-21 13-2 GWG voting session • Standards for possible FGDC endorsement • TIFF Revision 6.0 • WFS 2.0 • ISO 639, Codes for the representation of names of languages • ISO 80000, Quantities and units • 2012-06-04 GWG Geospatial Web Services (GWS) Focus Group meeting. • Topics • WFS 2.0 Profile Review • WMTS 1.0 Interoperability Standard Overview • WCS 2.0 Interoperability Standard Overview • Mandating WMS 1.3 Interoperability Standard Contact: Julie Binder Maitra, FGDC OS, jmaitra@fgdc.gov, Read Ahead: none

  50. CG INCITS L1/U.S. TAG 2012 CAP project progress calls – MT, WA 13-2 GWG Voting Session ISO/TC 211 meetings OGC TC virtual meetings begin ISO/TC 211 meetings ISO/TC 211 meetings ISO/TC 211 plenary ISO/TC 211 plenary