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The International Seabed Authority (ISA) will convene a 5-day workshop on the ISA DeepData database focusing on data management strategy from 21 to 25 September 2020, via an online platform. The workshop will be conducted in three parts:
Building on the experience gained from the development and initial implementation of DeepData and ISA data management strategy, the workshop aims to :
Closed meetings for LTC members and contractors (Part I and II)
Open meeting for the public (Part III)
It is expected that the workshop will contribute to:
A detailed agenda and other meeting documents will be available in due course, including an information note on the use of the online Webex platform.
The meetings for LTC members and contractors are closed. For the open meeting on 25 September, members of ISA, as well as observers, contractors, international and regional organizations, projects/programs and initiatives, and academic/scientific institutions with an interest in increasing their understanding of DeepData, are invited to register here as soon as possible, but no later than 14 August 2020.
A description of the workshop background, objectives and expected outcomes is outlined in the Terms of Reference .
The maximum number of participants for the open session will be limited to 80 to enable effective engagement and discussion. Participants will be selected based on their experience and work activities relevant to DeepData as well as potential for future collaboration. Geographic representation and gender balance will also be taken into consideration.
For enquiries, please contact: Sheldon Carter, Database Manager, Office of Environmental Management and Mineral Resources, International Seabed Authority: firstname.lastname@example.org
Action plan of the International Seabed Authority in support of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development [ ISBA/26/A/4 ]
Recommendations for the guidance of contractors on the content, format and structure of annual reports [ ISBA/21/LTC/15 ]