The 2020 face-2-face meeting for developers and users of the ICAT metadata catalogue took place at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) on 10th and 11th March 2020. The latests developments around ICAT and ICAT+ from sites using ICAT were discussed at the meeting. Topics to be covered included:
- data portal(s) to replace topcat - the electronic logbook, - the OAI-PMH interface - elasticsearch for searching - the common API for PaNOSC and ExPaNDS
The timetable of the meeting is on the ESRF indico website.
Collaborative notes were taken using Google Docs at: http://bit.ly/icatf2f2020.
Stuart Pullinger wrote a news article about the F2F meeting highlighting the topics covered as well as how to collaborate across borders and minimising environmental impact.