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RCIIMS Workshop (Day 2)

July 22, 2020 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Requirements for and the Development of a Regional Coastal Integrated Information Management System (RCIIMS) Project
Two-part Virtual Workshop
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (Day 2)
This event runs from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. (Jamaica time) / 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Caribbean Time)

This is a two-part virtual workshop on the “Requirements for and the Development of a Regional Coastal Integrated Information Management System (RCIIMS)” project. Blue Earth Consultants, a Division of ERG (Blue Earth/ERG) is leading the work and developing/designing the RCIIMS that is to support on-going national and regional climate planning activities by serving as a portal for relevant coastal and marine metadata. Blue Earth/ERG is assisting the facilitation of the virtual workshop.

During the virtual workshop, findings regarding existing data and data needs to inform climate resilience planning, as well as key desired RCIIMS design features, functionality, and accessibility, will be reported, along with insights regarding challenges and lessons learned from current and previous information management systems efforts. The workshop will seek to facilitate discussions and feedback regarding the straw proposal for a RCIIMS, including the description of the RCIIMS portal, metadata to include, design and development approach, and long-term sustainability (management).

If you have any questions, please contact: Jennifer Lam at jennifer.lam@erg.com

Pre-Webinar Instructions and Preparations
To facilitate an open and welcoming environment for the virtual workshop, we request all participants prepare for an interactive activity during the webinar.
For the webinar, please be prepared to make a short introduction for yourself (e.g., name, role, and affiliation) and brief responses to the following two questions:
  • How would you or your organisation use the RCIIMS (a metadata platform) in your work?
  • What approaches or protocols do you (or your organisation) implement to share your data?
Please keep your introduction and responses under three minutes. Let us know if you have any questions.
Tips for the Webinar
Below, we compiled some tips that may reduce technical difficulties related to joining the webinar. If you experience any difficulties during the time of the webinar, please email Elizabeth Weathers (Elizabeth.Weathers@erg.com).  
  • Download the latest version of Zoom (Version 5.1.1; link to download).
  • Join the webinar 10 minutes before the start of meeting to test connection and audio setting.
  • Webcam is optional for the webinar; participants can turn off webcam to reduce any lag issues.
  • To reduce echo in the webinar, we recommend using a headset with a microphone.
  • Participants are automatically muted when entering the webinar. Participants can unmute to speak. To reduce any background noise, please mute your microphone after speaking.


July 22, 2020
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM


Blue Earth Consultants
Caribbean Regional PPCR


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