Many professional groups and govenment organizations hold conferences and workshops and produce useful reports following their completion. Reports of interest and relevance to the SPNHC community are posted here.
The White Paper on Strategic Planning produced by the SPNHC Long Range Planning Committee in May 2012 and circulated to members for comment in the fall of that year.
A White Paper on the prospects for a Scientific Software Innovation Institute (S2I2) in collections digitization, based on the outputs of two workshop meetings held in Chicago and Oklahoma during March 2011.
"As you will read in the report, accepting the notion of democratic access, placing a major emphasis on public value and impact, and embracing lifelong learning were “imperatives for the future” that emerged from the deliberations (please see page 30 of the report for a list of key messages from the seminar). Additional session resources can also be found at: www.salzburgglobal.org/go/482wrapup." extract from IMLSNEWS@IMLS.GOV post of 6/1/2012