USER 2 USER NETWORK quot;Break-out" Sessions: Comments and Suggestions(3/29/01)

Municipal Group

Interests:

Data Sharing

Experience Sharing

Training

Data Standards and Metadata Issues

Demonstrations and Application Sharing

Internet Applications

(Uses, Resources, Information Availability)

Suggestions:

Listserv: Utilization to Address Above Interests

Expand Involvement/Membership of User to User Network

Utility Group

Interests:

“Call Before You Dig”

Data Sharing

Legal Issues Concerning Sharing and Use of Data

Suggestions:

Topical Break-outs Sessions

Get Meeting Agendas Out Early

Regional Organizations

Interests:

Data Standards

Data Distribution

Data Resources and Sharing

GIS Literacy Training: To Facilitate Communication w/non-GIS Folks

Suggestions:

Define Agenda Topics of Future Meetings: Expectations

Non-Profit Organizations

Interests:

Identify GIS Related Resources-Training/Data/Equipment (Cost Sensitive)

CT Base Map Resources

Rectify Existing Data w/ DEP's Anticipated New Mapping Resources

Suggestions:

Centralized Locations(s) for Data Resources

Listserv: Potential Utilization to Address Above Interests

State and Federal Group

Interests:

Listserv- Searchable; Non-Vendor Specific Topics

Data Availability- Need to Know What is Available to Share

Integration of Data Grids

Suggestions

Bi-Monthly Meetings

Supplement w/Monthly Topical Sessions as Desired

Education Group

Interests:

Data Sharing and Data Distribution

Data Standards and Metadata Issues

Data Archiving

Internet Map Serving

Open GIS

Raster/Vector Issues

Suggestions:

Provide Server Resources

Develop Listserv