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OKMDS: Organizing Committee Conference Call - Thursday 25-Oct-2007     (1)

  • This is the 4th conference call of the organizing committee for the joint NASA-Ontolog "Ontology in Knowledge Management and Decision Support" initiative. The session is expected to be a half-hour conference call a little before Jeanne's Second Life tutorial session     (1A)

Attendees     (1C)

Agenda Ideas     (1D)

  • Tie down details of the 08-Nov-2007 OKMDS Launch Event     (1D1)
  • suggest program content for the next 2~3 months or even the entire 6 months of the mini-series     (1D2)
  • identify "discussion moderators" to champion/focus on particular questions we want to investigate/explore     (1D3)
    • also, the logistics and mechanics of cross-posting to [KMgov] and [okmds-convene]     (1D3A)
  • define (ultimate) deliverables of this entire mini-series     (1D4)
... (please post your agenda ideas here; identify yourself for follow-up purposes)     (1D6)

Agenda & Proceedings     (1F)

1. Meeting called to order:     (1F1)

2. Roll Call:     (1F4)

3. Issues to be covered today:     (1F6)

  • is everything ready for today's (2007.10.25) session?     (1F7)
    • Thank you, Jeanne, for putting this together.     (1F7A)
    • Sharing Knowledge in SL has been posted by Jeanne     (1F7B)
      • Jeanne added the SLURL (SL URL) and sent to OKMDS Organizing Committe     (1F7B1)
      • CSI show last night had interplay with SL which created quite a stir - 2K people in SL at 2AM     (1F7B2)

4. Status of developing issues:     (1F8)

  • Discussions:     (1F11)
    • Agreed that the 08-Nov-2007 OKMDS Launch Event would consist of three parts     (1F11A)
      • 1. Initiative Overview     (1F11A1)
      • 2. First presentation of the series by Andrew and Jeanne     (1F11A2)
      • 3. Review of organizing process and communication options to ensure full participation by interested individuals - how to join discussion forum, list-serv cross-posting?, RSS feeds, podcasts of sessions     (1F11A3)
    • Agreed that focus area champions would be conducive to fruitful discussions within and across the many pathways of exploration anticipated; the questions will also help frame the discussions     (1F11B)
    • Need to determine our deliverables and the form(s) of the anticipated outcome of this mini-seminar series ... candidates include:     (1F11C)
      • A Communique similar to what was developed by UpperOntologySummit (2006) or Ontology Summit 2007     (1F11C1)
      • Scaffold for anticipated emergence of a Community of Practice     (1F11C2)
      • [3 additional ideas added by Susan Turnbull when completing session notes]     (1F11C3)
      • Partial answers to initial questions with associated community "confidence/ consensus / validation" ratings associated with each question -> precipitating a more refined set of questions to launch a future mini-seminar series     (1F11C4)
      • Initial "start-up" scenario sketches valued by cross-boundary organizations seeking to lightly organize around shared purpose and uncertain how to proceed - Best Gleanings from the Series as a Primer     (1F11C5)
        • from J. Seely Brown - Beginnings and Endings are always the most difficult.     (1F11C5A)
      • example from Judith Olson's decade long research summarized as Collaboration Wizard     (1F11C6)
    • Prepare additional 2-3 sessions (dates, presenters, topics) to announce on Nov. 8     (1F11D)

5. New Issues:     (1F12)

  • suggest program content for the next 2~3 months or even the entire 6 months of the mini-series     (1F13)
    • speaker sessions - candidate speaker, topic, date (for each)     (1F13A)
    • panel discussions - topic, chair/moderator, candidate panelists (for each)     (1F13B)
  • identify "discussion moderators" to champion/focus on particular questions we want to investigate/explore     (1F14)
    • online discourse - topic, moderator, candidate (invited) experts to help lead & contribute to the discussion     (1F14A)
  • Online discourse - need to clarify on the logistics and mechanics of cross-posting to [KMgov] and [okmds-convene]     (1F15)

6. Any Other Business:     (1F17)

7. Action items:     (1F18)

  • All - ideas for 2-3 sessions to discuss at next meeting     (1F19)

8. Schedule Next Meeting & Adjourn:     (1F20)

notes taken by: Susan Turnbull / 2007.10.25-10:28 PDT     (1F24)

All participants, please review and edit to enhance accuracy and granularity of the documented proceedings.     (1F25)


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