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Conrad PDES Fall 2006


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Electronic Records Archives Progress Report to Long-Term Data Retention Team at PDES, Inc Fall 2006 Meeting

Electronic Records Archives Progress Report to Long-Term Data Retention Team at PDES, Inc Fall 2006 Meeting

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    • 1. Program and Research Updates Fall 2006 PDES, Inc. Offsite Mark Conrad Archives Specialist ERA Research Division
    • 2.
      • Bob’s Not Here! (He Wishes that He Was!)
        • NARA’s Representative to PDES
        • Bob will be replacing Ren Cahoon on PDES Board
        • 1+2 year Commitment to PDES
        • Specific Questions – [email_address]
      • Who am I?
        • Archivist on Bob’s Staff
        • Continuing Contributor to PDES
        • Newly-minted NARA Member of the TAC
      Caveat Emptor!
    • 3. The ERA Program: Timeline
      • 12/ 03 Release of the RFP
      • 8/3/04 Awarded Two Design Contracts
      • 9/8/05 NARA Selects a Single Developer 2005 - 2011 Multiple Increments (Inc) w/ Multiple Releases:
      • FY07 Initial Operating Capability
      • 2011 Full Operating Capability
      Initial Operating Capability FY 2007 12/03 Release of the Request For Proposal (RFP) Contract Awarded NARA Selected Lockheed Martin Corporation Full Operating Capability 2011 Inc 1 8/3/04 Sep 2005 Inc 2 Inc 3 Inc 4 Inc 5 2 years 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
    • 4. NARA’s Research Partners National Center for Supercomputing Applications NIST … and many other Federal Agencies and their Records Officers National Science Foundation San Diego Supercomputer Center Global Grid Forum Army Research Laboratory
    • 5. National Coordination Office for Networking Information Technology Research and Development (NCO/NITRD)
    • 6. FY 2007 NITRD Supplement to the President's Budget See
    • 7. FY 2007 NITRD Supplement to the President's Budget: Some Highlights
      • Human-Computer Interaction and Information Management Needs Include:
        • Next-generation methods, tools, and technologies to make it possible to access, integrate, analyze, and efficiently manage massive stores of widely distributed, heterogeneous information (e.g., science and engineering research data, Federal records )
    • 8. FY 2007 NITRD Supplement to the President's Budget Some Highlights
      • Human-Computer Interaction and Information Management Needs Include:
        • Federal information management architecture testbeds:
          • To evaluate issues in petascale collections of information governed by differing requirements (e.g., national security, personal privacy)
        • Long-term preservation:
          • Maintenance of and access to long-lived science and engineering data collections and Federal records
    • 9. FY 2007 NITRD Supplement to the President's Budget Implications for PDES
      • Explicit Priority for R&D Funding
      • Monitor RFPs, RFIs, etc
      • ERA Research Will Post to the List any Opportunities We are Made Aware of
    • 10. ERA Research Collaboration Updates
      • STEP-based Ship-wide Unclassified Model
        • 5 year Research Initiative
        • NAVSEA is Executive Agency
        • NAVAIR and DLA also Participating
        • Will Include Use of Supercomputing
        • Covers all Major Systems
    • 11. ERA Research Collaboration Updates
      • West Virginia University
        • Professor George Trapp
        • Expertise with STEP
    • 12. ERA Research Collaboration Updates
      • The HDF Group
        • Mike Folk
        • Use of HDF5 with STEP
        • Part of our Collaboration with NCSA and NSF
    • 13. ERA Research Collaboration Updates
      • NNSA
        • Continued Research Colaboration
        • Collaboration on First Rollout of Operational ERA
    • 14. ERA Research Collaboration Updates
      • Three New MOUs
        • Naval Sea Systems Command –September
        • SDSC and NSF OCI – June
        • Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command - May
    • 15. ERA Research Collaboration Updates
      • A Sample of Continuing Collaborations
        • ARL – High Confidence Computing
        • Support for OMG
        • NSF – Cyberinfrastructure
        • UMIACS – Data Packaging and Ingestion
    • 16. ERA Research Collaboration Updates
      • TPAP Wins Engineering Award
        • Collaboration with SDSC, UMIACS, NSF OCI
        • Internet2 Driving Exemplary Applications (IDEA) Award
    • 17. Your Contacts in the ERA Program Management Office Bob Chadduck [email_address] Mark Conrad [email_address] ERA Communications (301) 837-0740 [email_address] The ERA Website is