2021| Aug 18 - Workstream specific
Workstream specific meeting for the data harmonization and digital infrastructure streams

Meeting time: August 18 at 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 4pm BST

This meeting is specific to the Data Harmonization and Digital Infrastructure workstreams, which spin-off from the general meetings occurring on the first Wednesday of each month. The Working Group aims to bring together experts on climate datasets to develop new digital data harmonization frameworks and architectures.
These workstream meetings allow for a deeper dive into key dialogue with the political, data science, and communication strategy communities. The agenda for the upcoming meeting is as follows:
Visual meeting agenda

Welcome, Introductions, and Updates

  • Recap from the last session - Angel Hsu
  • Wiki Review - Martin Wainstein

Recap of Workstream topics from the last session and general expected outputs from the Working Groups - Marco Schletz

  • Identify priorities and continue workstream exercise
  • Identify next steps and action items for each group

Breakout rooms - 2 Workstreams

(self-selected breakout groups)
  • Data Harmonization
  • Digital Infrastructure

Sharing back from Breakout rooms and discussion:

  • Plenary report back from the representatives of each working group
  • Identify threads between workstreams and goals

Next steps

  • Define priorities and Goals for the Future Visioning exercise
  • NY Climate Week
  • COP26

Closing remarks

Notes from the Meeting

Welcome, Introductions, and Updates
  • Recap from the last session - Marco
  • Wiki Review - Martin Wainstein
Recap of Workstream topics from the last session and general expected outputs from the Working Groups - Marco Schletz
  • Recap
    • What do we mean by data harmonization?
      • comparability, standardization, machine, readable & automation, processing
    • What do we mean by digital infrastructure?
      • Open standards and protocol, interoperability, interconnections, open-source, scale, transparency, trust
    • How can we use digital data (use cases)?
      • Support, integration, transparency
    • See miro board
  • Identify priorities and continue workstream exercise
    • To continue working on digital infrastructure and digital harmonization to understand and better define use cases
  • Identify next steps and action items for each group
Wiki Review- Martin Wainstein
  • How to add yourself to a workstream
  • How to add resources
  • How to access meetings notes and information
Breakout rooms - 2 Workstreams (self-selected breakout groups)
  • Data Harmonization
  • Digital Infrastructure
Sharing back from Breakout rooms and discussion:
  • Plenary report back from the representatives of each working group
    • Data harmonization:
      • Call for action, a summary of current issues and exciting resources, potential paths forward, adaptation, elements of equity, enable climate justice
Exercise from Miro for the Data Harmonization group (August 18)
  • Digital infrastructure:
    • Categorize key audiences, interconnecting the sticky notes to develop groups, prioritize opportunity gaps, mapping ongoing initiative for the UN, roles of existing infrastructure, limitations of infrastructure that is not updateable
    • Red are new stickies building on previous workstreams
Exercise from Miro for the Digital Infrastructure group (August 18)
Summary of key outcomes for the Digital Infrastructure group (August 18)
Next steps
  • Define priorities and Goals for Future Visioning exercise
  • NY Climate Week
  • COP26
Closing remarks
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Meeting time: August 18 at 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 4pm BST
Welcome, Introductions, and Updates
Recap of Workstream topics from the last session and general expected outputs from the Working Groups - Marco Schletz
Breakout rooms - 2 Workstreams
Sharing back from Breakout rooms and discussion:
Next steps
Closing remarks
Notes from the Meeting