Board Meeting 2009 Spring

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This will be the first official meeting of the Dryad Management Board. The current status and future plans of the repository will be discussed. Topics will include board governance, repository sustainability, the Joint Data Archiving Policy, intellectual property, repository policy, interactions with journals and other repositories, repository software development plans, and community engagement.

Dates: May 21-22nd

Location: NESCent, Durham NC


Thursday, May 21

  • 8:30 Session 1: Introductions and Management Board governance (K. Smith)
    • Participant introductions
    • Overview of Dryad, and goals for this meeting (T. Vision)
      • see handout: glossary
    • Management Board composition and governance
      • Documents to approve: Constitution
      • see handouts: Constitution, By-laws
  • 10:00 Break
  • 10:30 Session 2: Joint Data Archiving Policy (M. Whitlock)
    • Representatives report on current status of journals
    • Discussion of Joint Data Archiving Policy & its implementation
  • 1:30 Session 3: Intellectual property issues (T. Vision)
    • Guest: James Boyle (Professor of Law, Duke University)
    • Copyright, licenses, community norms
    • Implementing embargoes
    • Handling special cases
      • see handout: Creative Commons, Science Commons, and Open Data Commons
  • 3:00 Break
  • 3:30 Session 4: Sustainability planning (K. Smith)
    • Presentation by Lorraine Eakins, UNC-SILS, on repository sustainability
    • Process for determining costs and revenue streams
    • see handout: sustainability planning issues for journals
  • 5:00 Adjourn
  • 6:30 dinner, group reservations at Nana's

Friday, May 22

  • 8:30 Open session, review, new ideas from prior evening? (T. Vision)
  • 9:00 Session 1: Repository policies (moderator, R. Scherle)
    • Conventions for data citations
    • Policies for large data sets
    • Data submission and modification authority
      • see handout: data citation conventions
  • 10:00 Break
  • 10:30 Session 2: Interactions with journals and other repositories (T. Vision)
    • Interfacing with authors (at submission) and journals (at publication)
      • see handout: integration of data submission with publication
    • Priorities for handshaking with other repositories and standardizing data formats
  • 12:30 Seminar, Bill Michener "DataONE: A Virtual Data Center for Enabling Data-Intensive Biological and Environmental Research". Catered lunch provided for Management Board attendees.
  • 3:00 Break
  • 3:30 Session 4: Wrap-up (T. Vision, P. Schaeffer)
    • Community engagement, roll-out and publicity plans
      • see handout: draft announcement
    • Future meetings
      • Dates & locations for 2009-2010
      • Agenda items and invitees, including other journals
    • Nomination and election of board officers
    • Issues arising
  • 5:00 Adjourn
  • 6:30 Dinner, no group reservations