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8th EMODnet Technical Working Group Meeting Autumn 2020 - Thursday 12 November 2020 (9:00-12:30) & 13 November 2020 (9:00-13:00)

Event date:
12/11/2020 - 10:00 to 13/11/2020 - 14:00
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    Dates: Thursday 12 November 2020 (9:00-12:30) & 13 November 2020 (9:00-13:00)

    Dates: Thursday 12 November 2020 (9:00-12:30) & 13 November 2020 (9:00-13:00)

    Meeting Chairs: Iain Shepherd (DGMARE) & Conor Delaney (EMODnet Secretariat)

    * Agenda items will be advanced offline as much as possible by circulating Meeting Documents and exchanging information in advance of the meeting.

    Meeting Agenda

    Thursday 12 November 2020

    MEETING STARTS AT 09:00

    1. Welcome & introduction (Iain Shepherd and Conor Delaney)
    • Welcome to participants & Tour de Table.
    • Practical arrangements – remote meeting.
    • Expected outcomes of this meeting.
    1. Recap DGMARE Vision Objectives for next phase of EMODnet (DGMARE) and implications (Iain Shepherd and Zoi Konstantinou).

    SHORT COMFORT BREAK - 15’

    1. Updates and progress since previous Technical Working Group Meeting (Tim Collart, Conor Delaney, Joana Beja)
    • Action List from previous TWG – Meeting Document 1
    • The new JIRA and Confluence Overview - Meeting Document 2
    • INSPIRE compliance and updates.
    • Repatriation, GDPR requirement from SC&DIGIT and the recent invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield.
    • Summary of implications for EMODnet.

    SHORT COMFORT BREAK - 15’

    1. EMODnet harmonisation, part 1
    • EMODnet Central Portal Updates.  
    • EMODnet Checkpoint websites migration to Central Portal - Meeting Document item 3.
    • EMODnet Github - a coordinated approach.
    • Feedback from Thematic Portals and open discussion (4 slides max) – Meeting Document 4.

    MEETING ENDS NO LATER THAN 12:30 (earlier if possible)

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    Friday 13 November 2020

    MEETING STARTS AT 09:00

    1. EMODnet harmonisation, part 2. Progress performance monitoring, reporting and harmonization (Secretariat, VLIZ & Trust IT & All)
    • Update on EMODnet progress indicators & streamlining of the reporting procedures.
    • Discussion of GeoData data metrics. Describing new metrics for spatial and temporal densities. – Meeting Document 5.
    • OGC service monitoring:
      • GeoHealth check implementation - monitor.emodnet.eu. Should we expand to include INSPIRE validation tool?
      • Webservice content monitoring tool(s).
      • Webservices traffic monitoring. 
      • Possibilities for tool development
    • Technical support, specific questions, technical issues & other updates.

    SHORT COMFORT BREAK - 15’

    1. Technical progress and implications from external developments (e.g. H2020 projects) and global collaborations;
    2. Next Technical Working Group Meeting: format, date and location (Secretariat & all).
    3. Wrap up, actions, next meeting*.

    *Consider planning a short half-day video-meeting early September to assess progress and prepare for the Open Conference and Jamboree

    ENDS NO LATER THAN 13:00 (earlier if possible)