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NAC Big Data Task Force, June 2017, virtual

22-Jun-2017 through 23-Jun-2017

The NASA Advisory Council's Ad Hoc Task Force on Big Data will meet June 22-23, 2017.  The meeting both days is 11:00 am - 6:00 pm ET.   No location is specified for the meeting in the Federal Register notice, which typically means it is a virtual meeting only via telephone and WebEx, not in-person.

Anyone may listen to the meeting via WebEx and telecon following these instructions as published in the Federal Register:

You must use a touch tone phone to participate in this meeting. Any interested person may call the USA toll free
conference call number 1-888-324-9653 or toll number -312-470-7237, passcode 3883300 followed by the # sign,
to participate in this meeting by telephone on both days.
The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the meeting number is 991 071 373 and the password is BDTFmtg#5 (case sensitive).

More information is in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and
Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Big Data.
This task force reports to the NASA Advisory Council's Science Committee. The meeting will be held for the purpose
of soliciting and discussing, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information
relevant to big data.

DATES: Thursday, June 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., and Friday, June 23, 2017, 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. (EDT).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Karshelia Henderson, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters,
Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-2355, fax (202) 358-2779, or khenderson@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public telephonically and via WebEx.
You must use a touch tone phone to participate in this meeting. Any interested person may call the USA toll free
conference call number 1-888-324-9653 or toll number 1-312- 470-7237, passcode 3883300 followed by the # sign,
to participate in this meeting by telephone on both days. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/;
the meeting number is 991 071 373 and the password is BDTFmtg#5 (case sensitive).

The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics:
--NASA Data Science Program
--NASA Science Mission Directorate Data Archives Assessment
--NASA's Participation in Federal Big Data Initiatives

It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants.