FGDC hosting free 2017 ISO Metadata Summit 24 May

FGDC hosting free 2017 ISO Metadata Summit to improve geospatial data & services discovery. The FGDC is hosting a 2017 International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Metadata Summit May 24, 2017, from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM at USGS Headquarters in Reston, VA, to improve geospatial data and services discovery and use for federal and non-federal National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) stakeholders and users.

Attendees will participate in presentation and breakout sessions to share best practices and develop recommendations for the implementation of the ISO geospatial metadata content standard. The Summit will build upon the previous FGDC sponsored Metadata Workshops and focus on:

- Identifying and addressing ISO metadata implementation issues
- Developing ISO metadata implementation plans
- Leveraging the Geospatial Platform to implement the standard and access services
- Engaging participation in ISO metadata policies, tools, and, outreach
- Sustaining implementation efforts

Participation is limited to 75 onsite attendees and pre-registration is required. Remote access will be available for presentations.

For more information, see 2017 ISO Metadata Summit web page: https://www.fgdc.gov/metadata/events/iso-metadata-summit-2017 

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fgdc-iso-metadata-summit-tickets-32054223044