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CZCP Work Plan Meeting, August 27-28, 2013:

Steering Committee 3rd Workshop, Puerto Rico Telcon

Telecon
Friday, February 4, 2011
18:00 - 19:30 UTC

Minutes (Version 0.1 of 2011- 2- 9 10:33)

Participants:


Hans-Peter Plag, NBMG, UNR (Co-Chair)
Paul DiGiacomo, NOAA (Co-Chair)
Michael Bruno, Stevens (Workshop Series Chair)
Doug Wilson, NOAA (Correspondent)
Jorge Corredor, UPR (Member)
Roy A. Watlington, CaRA/CARICOOS
Annie Hillary, NOAA NOS International affairs

Agenda:

1 Agenda and Action Items of the last telecon
A list of Action Items is available here .

2 Updates on allocation of funding and pre-paid rooms to participants

3 Status of Local Organization.

4 Workshop Program and Session Chairs
A draft workshop program is available at http://www.czcp.org/workshops/Puerto_Rico and there the link 'Draft Program.'

5 Any Other Business

6 Date and time for PR-14

7 Summary of Action Items

Notes:

1 Agenda and Action Items of the last telecon

A list of Action Items was made available here .

Concerning

Action Item CZCP-PR-12-1: Doug Wilson will sent the list of six participants to be funded by the GEO Secretariat to Douglas Cripe. Responsible: Doug Wilson, Deadline: 2011-01-28,

Doug Wilson reported that the names were sent, but not all necessary contact details available yet. He had sent requests to the six persons.

Hans-Peter Plag had sent the master file to Doug Wilson closing

Action Item CZCP-PR-12-2: Hans-Peter Plag will send his version of the master file to Doug Wilson for cross check. Responsible: Hans-Peter Plag, Deadline: 2011-01-28.

Doug Wilson stated that he would distribute the updated master file after the telecon, thus closing

Action Item CZCP-PR-12-3: Doug Wilson will distribute the complete master file to the core group. Responsible: Doug Wilson, Deadline: 2011-01-31.

Hans-Peter Plag had sent a mail to Vanessa Gutierrez following up

Action Item CZCP-PR-12-4: Hans-Peter Plag will ask Vanessa Gutierrez to prepare the following items for the workshop:

  • a list of participants including their affiliation and contact details;
  • badges for all participants with name, organization, and country;
  • a folder to hand out with material about GEO, GEOSS, pre-studies, tourist organizations, cruise liners, and local material;
He also will ask Douglas Cripe to provide promotional GEO and GEOSS material to Vanessa Gutierrez. Responsible: Hans-Peter Plag, Deadline: 2011-01-28.

He would further follow up the issues addressed in the mail and AI. He also mentioned that he had not yet folloowed up

Action Item CZCP-PR-12-5: Hans-Peter Plag will contact Gail Henry and investigate whether he was planning to attend the workshop. Responsible: Hans-Peter Plag, Deadline: 2011-01-31.

2 Updates on allocation of funding and pre-paid rooms to participants

Roy A. Watlington reported that Jeremy Collymore would be able to come if funded. There was agreement that he should be funded. should come if funded. Doug Wilson asked to forward the mail to GOOS in order to get the funding for Jeremy Collymore started.

Hans-Peter Plag asked whether there are other persons who need funding. Roy A. Watlington mentioned two persons: LaVerne E. Ragster, who is a Professor and former President at University of the Virgin Islands, see web info ; and Simon B. Jones-Hendrickson, who is a Former Ambassador from St Kitts to CARICOM and a Professor of Economics at the University of the Virgin Islands. LaVerne Ragster is a biology. He also mentioned that she has U.S. Citizenship, which might compromise the use of GOOS funding for her.

There was considerable discussion about the gap in biology and related disciplines. This resulted into:

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-1: Hans-Peter Plag will ask Acolla Lewis-Cameron for some advice concerning experts in biology. Responsible: Hans-Peter Plag, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-2: Doug Wilson will ask Yrene Astor for for some advice concerning experts in biology. Responsible: Doug Wilson, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Doug Wilson also mentioned that Guillermo Garcia Montero recommended several participants from Cuba, and he would follow this up.

3 Status of Local Organization.

There were no new issues concerning the local organization.

4 Workshop Program and Session Chairs

A draft workshop program is available at http://www.czcp.org/workshops/Puerto_Rico and there the link 'Draft Program.'

Roy A. Watlington proposed Simon B. Jones-Hendrickson to speak at the opening. He also suggested that she could replace Paolo Nunes.

In session P1, Jeremy Collymore needs to be replaced since he is only available from day 2. It was suggested to ask Joyceln Lance or his colleague Nicole Alleyne. Jeremy Collymore should then be included in program of the last day.

Michael Bruno reported that so far, CAST and CTO did not respond. Michael Bruno will continue to follow this up. Hans-Peter Plag pointed out that is would not make too much sense to further wait for a response from CAST and rather find somebody else to give the opening talk in Session P1. Doug Wilson suggested that Deirdre Shurland could give this talk from a user perspective.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-3: Doug Wilson will contact Deirdre Shurland and ask her to give the first presentation in Session P1. Responsible: Doug Wilson, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

It was also suggested to contact again Hugh Riley.

For the opening, it was suggested to ask Ernesto Dias.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-4: Jorge Corredor will invite Ernesto Diaz to speak during the opening session and welcome the participants on behalf of UPR. Responsible: Jorge Corredor, Deadline: 2011-02-07.

Also, Jose Achache should welcome the participants on behalf of GEO and Hans-Peter Plag suggested Paul DiGiacomo to welcome the participants on behalf of the CZCP.

Paul DiGiacomo requested that a biology talk would be inserted after the talk by Doug Wilson and before the one by George Maul. Furthermore, Deirdre Shurland was proposed as convener of Session P1. Ceasar Toro was confirmed. Roy A. Watlington proposed LaVerne E. Ragster as convener of Breakout session B2. He also would contact another person. Sophia Rolle was also suggested as a potential convener.

For B3, Hans-Peter Plag mentioned that he could help if no other regional person would be found.

For B5, it was clarified that Lenard Nurse was not able to come. Paul DiGiacomo volunteered to identify some corral reef persons. The following action items resulted:

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-5: Hans-Peter Plag will update the workshop program according to the changes agreed upon during PR-13. Responsible: Hans-Peter Plag, Deadline: 2011-02-05.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-6: If Deirdre Shurland cannot give the presentation in P1, Doug Wilson will ask her to be a convenere of Session P1. Responsible: Doug Wilson, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-7: Paul DiGiacomo will contact colleagues to identify a coral reef expert to be invited. Responsible: Paul DiGiacomo, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

5 Any Other Business

There was no other business.

6 Date and time for PR-14

It was agreed to hold the next telecon on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at 20:00 UTC.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-8: Hans-Peter Plag will ask Douglas Cripe to set up the PR-14 and distribute the call-in information to all participants. Responsible: Paul DiGiacomo, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

7 Summary of Action Items

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-1: Hans-Peter Plag will ask Acolla Lewis-Cameron for some advice concerning experts in biology. Responsible: Hans-Peter Plag, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-2: Doug Wilson will ask Yrene Astor for for some advice concerning experts in biology. Responsible: Doug Wilson, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-3: Doug Wilson will contact Deirdre Shurland and ask her to give the first presentation in Session P1. Responsible: Doug Wilson, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-4: Jorge Corredor will invite Ernesto Diaz to speak during the opening session and welcome the participants on behalf of UPR. Responsible: Jorge Corredor, Deadline: 2011-02-07.

Status of Action Item CZCP-PR-13-4: Done.
Report: Jorge Corredor discussed the opening with Ernesto Diaz, who suggested to invite Jose Juan Terrasa-Soler, Puerto Rico Tourism Company as representative of the local government. Reported on 2011-02-09 by Hans-Peter Plag.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-5: Hans-Peter Plag will update the workshop program according to the changes agreed upon during PR-13. Responsible: Hans-Peter Plag, Deadline: 2011-02-05.

Status of Action Item CZCP-PR-13-5: Done.
Report: Hans-Peter Plag updated the program according to the discussions. Reported on 2011-02-09 by Hans-Peter Plag.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-6: If Deirdre Shurland cannot give the presentation in P1, Doug Wilson will ask her to be a convenere of Session P1. Responsible: Doug Wilson, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-7: Paul DiGiacomo will contact colleagues to identify a coral reef expert to be invited. Responsible: Paul DiGiacomo, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Action Item CZCP-PR-13-8: Hans-Peter Plag will ask Douglas Cripe to set up the PR-14 and distribute the call-in information to all participants. Responsible: Paul DiGiacomo, Deadline: 2011-02-09.

Status of Action Item CZCP-PR-13-8: Done.
Report: Hans-Peter Plag distributed the call-in information. Reported on 2011-02-09 by Hans-Peter Plag.


Minutes prepared by Hans-Peter Plag


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