Several AstroMat team members will travel to the University of Arizona in Tucson next week to present at the Astromaterials Data Management in the Era of Sample-Return Missions Community Workshop. On Monday, Nov. 8th, AstroMat PI, Dr. Kerstin Lehnert, will give the invited keynote presentation in the Vision and Concepts for Astromaterials Data Archiving session. Later in that session, Sarah Ramdeen will present on FAIR Samples for Open Astromaterials Science. In the Current Archive/Repositories session, Lucy Profeta will speak about The Astromaterials Data System: Advancing Access and Preservation of Past, Present, and Future Lab Analytical Data of NASA’S Astromaterials Collections. Monday afternoon, Alexandra Ostroverkhova will give the talk Astromaterial Databases from Two Perspectives: User and Curator | Lessons Learned from the Current State of Meteorite Data Reporting and Database Curation in the Lessons Learned from Decades of Sample Analysis session.

The complete workshop program including abstracts can be found here.