Notes on APARSEN Mega Meeting Thursday 11 August 2011


  • David Giaretta
  • Simon Lambert
  • Stephen Strodl
  • Krystina Giaretta
  • Giannis Tsakonas
  • Hans Ulrich
  • Barbara Sierman
  • Hervé L'Hours
  • John Lindstrom
  • Panos Georgiou
  • Sabine Schrimpf
  • Holger Brocks
  • Maaike Rietrae
  • Sharon McMeekin
  • Rudolf Mayer
  • Gerald Jaeschke
  • Angela Fogarolli
  • Heikki Helin
  • Rene van Horik
  • Silvio Salza

Review of Notes from previous meeting

Notes from the previous meeting were agreed as an accurate record.

Review of Actions

DG has put in deadlines for each of the specific actions. Please ensure you complete your actions by the dates specified. ACTION: ALL - Everyone to complete their outstanding actions by the specified dates. DG will put a link to the 'Actions Page' on the management web site on the Twiki with instructions on how to add any new actions.

Administrative Matters

  • Contracts: No changes to report
  • Consortium Agreement: The current version of the CA was circulated to everyone for review and a copy placed on the Wiki. SL has put a specific page on the on the Wiki on which all partners should place their comments by the deadline advised in the e-mail SL sent - early/mid September latest.
ACTION: ALL partners should examine the CA and make any comment on the specified Wiki page. SL to put a link to the 'comments page' for the CA.
  • Effort Reporting: Please continue to fill in your effort reports on the management web site.
  • Distribution of Funds: No change
  • External Advisory Committee - No changes to report

Upcoming Deliverables

ID3601 - Internal Deliverable is due in month 8. Giannis Tsakonas asked for clarification on whether this internal deliverable should be focussed on the economic aspects or preparedness of countries for digital preservation. DG confirmed that this internal WP should look at the state of preparedness and, as an internal deliverable, was to inform the project members only and capture information about some of the issues.

Work Packages

WP11 - Common vision

WP13 – Coordination of common standards

WP14 - Common testing environments

WP15 - Internal workshops, symposia and events

WP16 - Common tools, software repository and marketplace

Outstanding action for DG to contact Bram from the Open Planets Foundation.

WP22 - Identifiers and citability

Angela Fogarolli sent the results of the survey with a document outlining their initial work plan for comment by the partners but has not heard back from anyone and will report more fully at the beginning of September. DG suggested that AF should place an action on the Actions Page of the Wiki to ensure partners respond. The home page of the Wiki gives details of how to add action and DG will send out details to the whole group on how to do this. ACTION: DG will place an action on the Actions Page for all partners to respond to the WP22 document circulated by AF via e-mail and will send out instructions to all the partners on how to add actions.

WP24 - Authenticity and Provenance

Silvio has posed new material about the outline of the deliverable and asked the partners for comments and contributions. ACTION: ALL - add comments and contributions to the WP24 ouline on the Wiki. SL/DG to talk to the STFC repositories.

WP26 – Annotation, reputation and data quality

There is an action on everybody to complete the survey.

WP33 - Peer review and 3rd party certification of repositories

There is an action on everybody to review the WP33 report on the Wiki with a deadline of 25 August.

WP41 - External workshops symposia and events and WP45 – Liaison with other stakeholders

John Lindstrom has been trying to get in touch with Airbus but they appear to be on vacation and the next meeting planned with Airbus is on the 22 September.

WP45 - Liaison with other stakeholders

On-going action for ES and DG.

WP43 - Training courses

Sharon McMeekin has sent out a doodle poll to the partners to arrange a date for the kick-off meeting for this WP.

WP44 - External communications and awareness raising

Started in month 8.

WP46 - International liaison

Any other topics

-- KrystinaGiaretta - 2011-08-11

Topic revision: r1 - 2011-08-11 - KrystinaGiaretta
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