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Project Title: Best Practices for a Future Open Code Policy for NASA Space Science

PIN: DEPS-SSB-17-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Space Studies Board DEPS

RSO:
Sheffer, Abigail

Subject/Focus Area:
Computers and Information Technology; Earth Sciences; Space and Aeronautics


Best Practices for a Future Open Code Policy for NASA Space Science
November 14, 2017 - November 16, 2017
Avenue Suites
2500 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20037
202-333-8060


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Abigail Sheffer
Email: asheffer@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-3863
Fax:


Agenda:

Agenda updated 11-09-2017. Open and closed sessions are subject to change.


November 14, 2017 - Avenue Room

   CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Committee Only

   OPEN SESSION

      Remote Access
      WebEx: https://nationalacademies.webex.com/nationalacademies/j.php?MTID=mcc56fe0d3b26b7e43c5e5b322a19f9ca
      Meeting Password: opencodepolicy
      Dial In: 1-866-668-0721
      Telecon Conference Code: 410 356 8429

      Speaker Schedule
      10:30 AM: Current Policies and Study Expectations  -  Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA SMD Associate Administrator and Michael New, NASA SMD Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Research
      1:00 PM: Panel Discussion with SMD Divisions  -  Martin Still, NASA Astrophysics; Kevin Murphy, NASA Earth Science; Gordon Johnston, NASA Planetary Science
      2:30 PM: Open Data for Science  -  Gale Allen, NASA Chief Scientist (acting)
      3:30 PM: General Discussion of Software Data Policy

   CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM   Committee Only


November 15, 2017 - Avenue Room

   OPEN SESSION

      Remote Access
      WebEx: https://nationalacademies.webex.com/nationalacademies/j.php?MTID=mc9174cbf1dd2bfdbd228646ee9161620
      Meeting Password: opencodepolicy
      Dial In: 1-866-668-0721
      Telecon Conference Code: 410 356 8429

      Speaker Schedule
      9:15 AM: Open Code Overview  -  Arfon Smith, Space Telescope Science Institute
      10:00 AM: Opportunities and Challenges for Open Code  -  Lea Shanley, Renaissance Computing Institute
      11:00 AM: Free (Libre) Software Perspective  -  Richard Stallman (via telecon), Free Software Foundation
      11:30 AM: Open Discussion Period
      1:00 PM: Open Science Perspective  -  Courtney Soderberg, Center for Open Science
      1:30 PM: Implications of Open vs Closed Software for Heliophysics Modeling  -  Spiro Antiochos, NASA Goddard
      2:00 PM: Caltech/IPAC Perspective  -  David Imel, IPAC Manager
      2:30 PM: Open Discussion Period

   CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   Committee Only


November 16, 2017 - Avenue Room

   OPEN SESSION

      Remote Access
      WebEx: https://nationalacademies.webex.com/nationalacademies/j.php?MTID=mf69cf3c823ec0ca02346f9895635d215
      Meeting Password: opencodepolicy
      Dial In: 1-866-668-0721
      Telecon Conference Code: 410 356 8429

      Speaker Schedule
      9:15 AM: Thoughts on Open Code – An Academic Perspective  -  Otis Brown (via WebEx), NCSU/ORIED
      9:45 AM: NOAA's Challenges and Opportunities with Open Code  -  Ed Kearns, NOAA

   CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
   10:45 AM - 3:00 PM   Committee Only


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Chelle L. Gentemann - (Co-Chair)
Mark A. Parsons - (Co-Chair)
Kelle Cruz
Brenda J. Dietrich
Christopher L. Fryer
Joe Giacalone
Sara J. Graves
Joseph Harrington
Elva J. Jones
Maria M. Kuznetsova
Clifford A. Lynch
Melissa A. McGrath
Aaron Ridley

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Toward an Open Science Enterprise Committee;
Bias and Conflict;
Balance and Composition;
Future Meeting Planning


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
N/A

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 1, 2017