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NASA Adv Council Task Force on Big Data, Mar 2017, DC

06-Mar-2017 through 07-Mar-2017

The Big Data Task Force of the Science Committee of the NASA Advisory Council will meet March 6-7, 2017 at NASA HQ in Washington, DC.  The meeting is 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET both days.

The meeting will be available by telephone and WebEx by following these instructions as published in the Federal Register:

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, to participate in this meeting by telephone for 
both days. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the meeting 
number is 997 477 523 and the password is BDTFmtg#4 (case sensitive) 
for both days.
More information is in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public 
Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Ad Hoc Big Data Task 
Force. 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: Monday, March 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, March 
7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Local Time.

ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room 5H41-A, 300 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20546.

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 up to 
the capacity of the room. The meeting will also be available 
telephonically and by 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-

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7237, passcode 3883300, to participate in this meeting by telephone for 
both days. The WebEx link is https://nasa.webex.com/; the meeting 
number is 997 477 523 and the password is BDTFmtg#4 (case sensitive) 
for both days. The agenda for the meeting includes the following 
topics:

--NASA Science Mission Data Repositories
--Current Big Data Efforts at NASA
--Federal Big Data Initiatives

    Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with 
NASA Headquarters security requirements, including the presentation of 
a valid picture ID to Security before access to NASA Headquarters. Due 
to the Real ID Act, any attendees with drivers licenses issued from 
non-compliant states must present a second form of ID. Non-compliant 
states are: Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, and Washington. 
Foreign nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide a 
copy of their passport and visa in addition to providing the following 
information no less than 10 days prior to the meeting: Full name; 
gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; passport information (number, 
country, telephone); visa information (number, type, expiration date); 
employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, 
country, telephone); title/position of attendee. To expedite 
admittance, attendees that are U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents 
(green card holders) are requested to provide full name and citizenship 
status 3 working days in advance. Information should be sent to Ms. 
KarShelia Henderson, via email at khenderson@nasa.gov or by fax at 
(202) 358-2779. It is imperative that the meeting be held on these 
dates to the scheduling priorities of the key participants.