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Schedule for the 2003 Fall meeting of the CGMA Advisory Board

October 10-12, 2003, at DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

Friday, 10 October

  • 6:00pm-10:00pm: Welcome Dinner and Social, Schindler-Foss Residence

Saturday, 11 October

  • 9:00am-9:45am: Breakfast, Memorial Student Union Building 'Ivy Room'
  • 9:15am-09:45am (during breakfast): Overall Progress Report (Rebecca Schindler and Pedar Foss)
  • 9:45am-10:15am: Campus/Facilities Tour
  • 10:30am-12:00pm: Morning Session, Julian 109
    1. Progress report and demo of prototype web-site and metadatabase (Beth Wilkerson)
    2. Discussion: outstanding issues with the project and the metadatabase, especially in the following categories:
      • chronology (add intervals or periods greater than calendar years...?)
      • map qualities (lat./long.; datum? projection?)
      • geographical extent of area of interest (extend slightly eastward of the Persian Gulf?)
      • methodology (Alcock vs. Wandsnider vs. other...)
      • topography (what basis for categorization?)
      • geology (what basis for categorization?)
      • other fields that we should add to the metadatabase
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch, Julian 300
  • 1:00pm-2:45pm: Afternoon Session Ia, Julian 109 (Tim Cope)
    • CGMA students get an introduction to the basics of ArcView GIS (functions, commands, project building, examples, etc.).
  • 1:00pm-2:45pm: Afternoon Session Ib, Julian 104
    • CGMA board members have a business meeting in the CGMA lab. Items on the agenda include:
      • Campus location for the Fall 2004 undergraduate seminar
      • Fall meetings...rotate campuses or always hold at DePauw?
      • Board review of the CGMA project, due to the Mellon Foundation in April 2004
      • Financial Report
      • Methods for publicizing CGMA when the system is ready to go public
      • Possible cooperation with the NCDDC (part of NOAA)
      • Options for continuation of the grant/project
      • Other business?
  • 2:45pm-3:15pm: Break
  • 3:15pm-5:00pm: Afternoon Session II, Julian 109
    • Continue discussions on metadata, project mission and progress.
  • 5:00pm-6:00pm: Break
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm: Dinner and Bowling, Varsity Lanes, Greencastle

Sunday, 12 October

  • 7:00am-9:30am: Breakfast, Jackson's Double Decker, Greencastle
  • 9:30am-11:00am: Loose End Wrap-up (if necessary), Julian 109

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