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  • Julie Allinson
  • Chris Awre
  • Robert Cartolano
  • Aaron Choate
  • Stefano Cossu
  • Dan Coughlin
  • Tom Cramer
  • Jon Dunn
  • Declan Fleming 
  • Sarah Fredline
  • Mike Giarlo
  • Wolfram Horstmann
  • Neil Jefferies
  • Debra Kurtz
  • Susan Lafferty
  • Mark Leggott
  • Jonathan Markow
  • Steve Marks
  • Tom Murphy
  • Sandy Payette
  • Matthias Razum
  • Glen Robson
  • A. Soroka (for Robin Lindley Ruggaber)
  • Dan Santamaria
  • Kelcy Shepherd
  • Thorny Staples
  • Jim Tuttle
  • Keith Webster
  • Evviva Weinraub
  • David Wilcox
  • Andrew Woods
  • Maurice York
  • Patrick Yott





 Growing DuraSpace/Fedora membership
  • Europe
  • Museums
  • Government

International SIG met (Susan convened)- Global Memberships

  • some sites interested as Fedora as a back end vs front end
  • 3 Webinars - then Duraspace membership - get buyin first
    • Emerging APIs
    • Hot topics
    • Use cases
      • US and other parts of the world
  • Often have to go to tender rather than just selecting OSS
    • Can we develop a tender response template?
    • Do we need vendor? Who would respond to a call for tender?
    • How can Fedora respond?
  • Investigate Duraspace as a sponsor for a showcase?
  • Developing regional promotional materials with local English usage
  • Susan Lafferty - please verify my notes above
  • Embrace other timezones


Telling DSpace Stories might be a pattern we could follow

David Wilcox and Stefano Cossu did a museums presentation


    • Any developments?
    • Neil - informal discussion
      • UK govt has preferred OSS policy
      • Cloud bias
        • Fedora in a box might be attractive to this

Non-Government agencies

  • UN
  • Non-Profits

David working with RDA

  • possible network for Fedora growth



2Funding developer contributionsPostponed until Andrew can participate
3Engaging with attendees at OR2016

Raise Fedora awareness

OR Sessions

  • Duraspace
  • 3 Fedora Interest Group meetings
    • 2 are concurrent

Sunday Leadership meeting

  • Agenda item ideas?

Wear tshirt (wink)


4Intent to merge with LYRASIS questions?

How to preserve the culture of Duraspace

  • Debra available for 1:1 convos anytime



Previous Actions

  • Lets pilot a Hackathon for Fedora Developers in late 2015 or early 2016

  • David Wilcox to begin capturing, curating content for an "ambassadors" list of F4 implementations. Start a list / table in Confluence with updated case studies
  • All: send any additional comments on website content in to Leaders or the Elite Subcommittee

  • Tom CramerKaren Estlund, Steve Marks, Maurice York to revise Draft Agenda for CNI Pre-Session, redistribute to Leaders
  • David Wilcox will send email to Fedora lists to find out who else will be at upcoming European events and may be able to help organize meetings