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Please add additional agenda items or updates – we always welcome suggestions


  • Colorado –
    • Alex possibly to present a demonstration of the system that they are using to curate data from Faculty Profiling system prior to being implemented in the VIVO system
    • Speaking with Kristi Holmes about hosting an implementation festival in CU-Boulder - May 14-15-16 (dates not final yet)
    • Provost meeting with Pac-12 Provosts group - will invite some Pac-12 sites to the implementation festival
    • Received funding for full-time developer to add to the staff
  • Cornell – Congratulations on a 1.4.1 release; brief review of possible new features in 1.5, and request to start thinking about what features are most important
  • Florida –
    • People ingest / course ingest are working
    • The Booz-Allen-Hamilton or CTSA Connect grant started up on 2/1, with Melissa Haendel at Oregon Health & Science University the PI – also involves Harvard, Stony Brook, SUNY Buffalo, and Cornell (
    • Stephen gave a presentation at VIVO Community Day 2/6 in Melbourne, Australia
  • Indiana – David Cliff from Melbourne has been hired and is being added back to the project to assist; has questions about some of the mini-grants and tools available to integrate with VIVO:
  • North Texas –
    • Hooked up with Kristi Holmes outreach for iConference in Vancouver, Canada - iSchool movement (iConference) (Indiana, Syracuse, 30 total)
    • Commonality with Information Schools to create basic VIVO with Persons, Research Pubs, Grants, Organizations - using JDBC and promoting VIVO and Harvester
  • Weill Cornell – upgraded to 1.4 (one hour before 1.4.1 was released!) - noticed some odd display of numbers (vertical instead of horizontal) - other than that, the upgrade went well.

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