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Date and Time

Thursday, November 9 10:30 AM - Friday, November 10 2:00 PM


Ver Steeg Lounge
University (Main) Library
Northwestern University
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208

Walking map from Hilton Orrington to University Library

A group will be walking over from the Hilton Orrington to the library immediately following Thursday morning's 9 - 9:50am Governance Community Discussion in Grand Parlour - B. 

Agenda Topics 

Facilitated by Jon Dunn

  • The 2017 Samvera Annual Report – what things should be in it and who should write them? - Karen Estlund
  • Recapping the Hyrax 2.x-3.x roadmap (if useful) - Michael J. Giarlo
  • Communicating Samvera to the wider community - Christopher Awre and Jon Dunn
  • Governance models - Evviva Weinraub and Karen Estlund
  • How to incorporate one-time and recurring accessibility testing in the community, esp. with regards to Hyrax - Karen EstlundMark Bussey 
  • Resourcing ongoing documentation in 2018 - Bess Sadler
  • Spending plans – spending was put on hold during rebranding – so what would partners prioritize for Samvera and how do we ensure it happens? - Tom Cramer


  1. Evviva Weinraub, Northwestern University
  2. Linda Newman, University of Cincinnati
  3. Mike Giarlo, Stanford University
  4. Jeremy Friesen, Notre Dame
  5. Nabeela Jaffer, University of Michigan
  6. Richard Green, Hull
  7. Benjamin Armintor, Columbia University
  8. Karen Cariani, WGBH
  9. Jon Dunn, Indiana University
  10. Alicia Morris, Tufts University
  11. Jon Stroop, Princeton University Library
  12. Simeon Warner, Cornell University
  13. Tom Cramer, Stanford
  14. Carolyn Caizzi, Northwestern (have to cut out for a meeting from 11-12 on Thursday)
  15. Karen Estlund, Penn State
  16. steve van tuyl, oregon state university
  17. Rick Johnson, University of Notre Dame
  18. Noah Botimer, University of Michigan
  19. Margaret Mellinger, Oregon State University 
  20. John Weise, University of Michigan
  21. Rosalyn Metz, Emory University
  22. Andrew Woods, DuraSpace (Thurs only)
  23. Chris Awre, University of Hull
  24. Mark Bussey, Data Curation Experts
  25. Bess Sadler, Data Curation Experts
  26. Tom Johnson, Data Curation Experts
  27. Andrew Rouner, Washington University in St. Louis 
  28. David Wilcox, DuraSpace (Thurs only)
  29. Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace
  30. Ryan Steans, Avalon
  31. John Ajao, University of California Santa Barbara
  32. Declan Fleming, UCSD
  33. Robin Lindley Ruggaber, UVA
  34. Jonathan Petters, Virginia Tech
  35. Brian Hole, Ubiquity Press
  36. Add your name here!

Meeting Notes: