Steering Group minutes 2021/12/14

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

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Welcome Ariel Rokem!

Farewell to Kirstie!

  • New maintainer: Eric Earl

Last meeting of the year

  • Starting back up on January 6 at 6am PT / 3pm CET

BEP31: Microscopy update

  • community review completed

  • Final reviews

  • Wrapping up validator and examples

  • Estimated completion and incorporation: early next year

Map bep number to name

(continued) Consider modularizing the specification

  • Components: Raw, derivatives, modeling, and metadata

  • Each have their own common principles to help establish foundation to build upon

  • Ease incorporation process

Let’s sort the BEPs here, both upcoming and old:

Clarification of the relationship between BIDS and BIDS-Apps

  • Description/perspective from Steering Group?

> To be addressed in website improvements.

(continued) Writing up BIDS usage survey into blog post

(continued) BEP guidelines - recommend against student leading BEP if it is a requirement for graduation

-> should maybe be added to governance?

-> BEP Lead Guidelines

- RO: This should become part of website.

-> +1 preparing a BEP is okay, requiring acceptance is not

MG: As modalities get more complicated - converters should be built to ease the forking and enhancing process

> RO: Examples generated from multiple labs with ad hoc or common converters.

> RP: Letters of support? Statement of relation to existing standards?

  • Focus on sharing in Starter Kit

Franco Pestilli’s BIDS-connectivity grant

  • MG: I’d be especially interested to hear if we are straining maintainers too much by trying to get 7 BEPs merged within two years

Starter kit update

  • Remi and Abrren (new contributor) transferred wiki into repository

  • Pushing into jupyterbook

––> Try to meet with Remi etc to converge with the website

Moving meeting timeslot?

  • Perhaps moving from 6am to 8am?

  • Preserve the triweekly schedule

Proposed joint Steering Group - Maintainers Group meeting

  • March 10?

Performing biannual BEP updates in January 2022

  • Provide insights into the status and progress of our BEPs

Guest scheduling:

  • January 27 - Franco Pestilli joining to discuss scope of BIDS-connectivity grant

  • February 17 - BEP34 (computational models) joining to discuss their BEP

Maintainers Group guests:

  • January 18 - BEP029: Virtual and physical motion BEP leads joining

  • TBD - BEP020: Eye-tracking

BEP34 (comp models):

BEP029 (motion):

BEP020 (eye-tracking):