OFCM

Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology

 

2010 Space Weather Enterprise Forum
June 8, 2010

Location: National Press Club, Washington, DC

Theme: Building an Informed and Resilient Society – the Decade Ahead

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SWEF Program Booklet

2010 Space Weather Enterprise Forum Executive Summary Report

Session 1: Welcome and Opening Addresses

Forum Opening and Introduction: Mr. Samuel P. Williamson, Federal Coordinator for Meteorology

Keynote Address: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards (D-MD), Member, House Committee on Science and Technology and Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics

Invited Speaker: Mr. Christopher J. Scolese, Associate Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Session 2: A Year Moving Forward – The National Space Weather Program

Moderator: Dr. Richard Behnke, Head, Geospace Section, National Science Foundation

Panelists

Session 3: The Future of Space Weather Science and Research Transition to Operations

Moderator: Dr. Louis Lanzerotti, Distinguished Research Professor of Physics, Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Panelists

Luncheon Guest Speaker

Mr. Jay Reich, Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce

Session 4: International Activities and Cooperation

Moderator: Dr. Joseph Davila, Senior Scientist for Solar Physics, Heliophysics Science Division - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Panelists

  • Dr. Hans Haubold, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
  • Mr. Juha-Pekka Luntama, Space Situational Awareness Programme, Space Weather Manager, European Space Agency, European Space Astronomy Centre, Madrid, Spain
  • Dr. David Kendall, Director General for Science and Technology, Canadian Space Agency
  • Mr. Richard H. Buenneke, Deputy Director, Space Policy, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, U.S. Department of State

Featured Speaker

Mr. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Session 5: Critical Infrastructure Support

Moderator: Dr. Daniel Baker, Director, Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado-Boulder

Panelists

  • Rear Admiral Diane Webber, Director, Command Control Systems, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command
  • Dr. Chris Beck, Congressional Staff Member, House Committee on Homeland Security
  • Dr. Denise Stephenson Hawk, Consultant and Former Director, Societal-Environmental Research and Education Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Session 6: Summary and Wrap-Up

Forum Wrap-up/Take Away: Dr. Louis Lanzerotti, Distinguished Research Professor of Physics, Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Closing Remarks: Mr. Samuel P. Williamson, Federal Coordinator for Meteorology