OOIFB Action Items – 2019

Action: OOIFB-2019-1 (Complete) – Review and provide input to the 2019 OOI Annual Work Plan (AWP) – NSF provided the draft AWP to OOIFB in April 2019.  NSF requests OOIFB’s feedback by May 31, 2019.  The final AWP is due in August.

Action Taken:

  • AWP with cost figures redacted provided to OOIFB for review on April 30, 2019.
  • OOIFB questions regarding the AWP were sent to NSF requesting additional information and clarifications on May 14, 2019.
  • OOI PMO provided responses to the questions at the OOIFB May 2019 meeting.  OOIFB discussed their AWP response.
  • OOIFB provided their feedback to the 2019 AWP for Program Year 2 to NSF on May 31, 2019.

Action OOIFB-2019-2: Future Annual Work Plan Feedback – OOIFB should provide feedback to NSF on useful format/content suggestions regarding the AWP for Program Year 3.  Feedback should be submitted to NSF by December 31, 2019.

Action Taken:

  • Initial comments have been compiled and reviewed during July OOIFB Web Conference.  This will be on the November OOIFB agenda.

Action OOIFB-2019-3:  Plan Town Hall session for 2019 Fall AGU Meeting (in progress) – An organizing team is needed.  Suggested themes include:

  • OOIFB and DDCI updates
  • OOI Program Update
  • Lightning talks

Action Taken:

    • Larry Atkinson submitted the abstract.
    • AGU accepted the Town Hall – Scheduled on Dec 9th at 6:15 pm
    • Announcement and call for Lightning Talks sent to the community and posted on Oct 16th.

Action OOIFB-2019-4:  2020 Ocean Sciences OOIFB Town Hall– OOIFB should submit an abstract request for a Town Hall at the 2020 Ocean Sciences.   Requests for Town Hall sessions must be submitted by September 18, 2019.

Action Taken:

    • Annette submitted the abstract.
    • OSM accepted the Town Hall – Scheduled on Thursday, Feb 20, 2020 at 12:45 – 1:45 pm

Action OOIFB-2019-5: Provide recommendations regarding OOI community engagement needs.

  • Note -the original action item was to form an OOIFB task force on science outreach/ engagement
  • The Action Item was revised.  The action is now to recommendations for OOI Community Engagement Needs.

Action Taken:

    • Sarah Gille, Jim McDonnell, and Deb Kelley volunteered to draft at task statement for the working group.  They held a web conference on August 14th to discuss the task statement.
    • August 16 – questions and addition information request sent to NSF.
    • Oct 2nd – The group along with NSF held a web conference and it was decided to revise the task statement.  They will now provide recommendations regarding OOI community engagement needs

Action OOIFB-2019-6: Con Ops Feedback – OOIFB is invited to provide feedback to NSF on the OOI Concept of Operations document.  Feedback should be submitted to NSF by December 31, 2019.

Action Taken:

  • This will be on the November OOIFB agenda.