General outline / summary of many points and suggestions raised during discussions in the morning and following the break-out sessions.

3/29/01 Network Meeting

Topics/Future Meetings

Data distribution

Policies

Fees

How to distribute easily/methods

Legal issues re: sharing/FOI

Cross-platform issues

Search Mechanisms

Collect and create a data inventory

Archiving

Data Standardization

Existing data/retroactive issues

Improve ease of Sharing

Grid systems currently in use

Tutorial on using data sites

Call Before You Dig

Metadata

Guide development

Inventory Issues

NSDI

Data Sources

Census data

GIS resources

Partnering/Expertise Exchange

Applications

Airphotos

CAD/GIS GPS

Specific demonstrations

Training/Outreach

Intergraph/DOT districts

Demonstrations: Specifics on how things are done:

ex: the Network online questionnaire into database

Internet map serving

VB

Image analysis

Open standards

Raster data

Discounts

Step by Step project training

Product Specific sub groups

Geomedia

Parcel Maps

Open Space

Funding issues

Grants clearing house set-up

Staffing

Budgets

Use of interns

Hardware/software issues

Tips on Coordinating with an IS staff

NETWORK SUCCESS

CTGIS-L: apply filtering and sorting capabilities

Bimonthly meetings

Focus on special training; CT issues

Off months:Focus on State/Federal “show and tell”

Can have separate schedules

Use electronic infrastructure as much as possible

Recruitment-get the word out

ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES

Concrete goals for data success?

Social?

Formalize

Use of state data

Create central depository

Metadata issues

Specific agenda

Multi-tier approach