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U.S. Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON)
All-Hands Meeting

May 26, 2017, Holiday Inn Washington - Capitol

Agenda | Participants | Minutes

Friday, May 26
8:30AM Welcome, introductions and marching orders (Gabrielle, Jim, Woody)
9:00AM MBON Status (PIs)
Please allow 20 min. speaking/10 min. discussion. Please address how you are:
  • Working collaboratively across MBON and TMON,
  • Progressing on shared priorities such as data management and accessibility, eDNA, and seascapes,
  • Addressing the question of MBON sustainability (including identifying new users and partners), and 
  • Facing challenges and embracing successes (and tell us something about those!).
  9:00-9:30 Arctic MBON (Lee Cooper, Jackie Grebmeier) (PDF)
  9:30-10:00 Santa Barbara Channel MBON (Bob Miller) (PDF)
  10:00-10:30 Sanctuaries MBON (Frank Muller-Karger, Francisco Chavez) (PDF)
  10:30-11:00 Tennenbaum Marine Observatories Network, TMON (Maria Murray) (PDF)
11:00AM Animal Telemetry Network – ATN (Bill Woodward) (PDF)
  • Background, status, and interest in partnership
12:00PM NOPP Excellence in Partnering Award Ceremony (led by Reginald Beach) (PDF)
12:45PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30PM Data Management Progress and Solutions (Jennifer Bosch, Abby Benson, PIs and Team Members) (PDF)
  • PIs will present approaches/progress towards meeting the high-level data management goals shared on April 24
2:30PM Global MBON and SDG 14 Product Development (Frank Muller-Karger) (PDF)
3:00PM Future of MBON
  • Emerging partnerships and new ideas
  • IOOC "Life in the Sea" Task Team
  • Other items
4:00PM Final thoughts (group)