OFCM

Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology

 

2015 Space Weather Enterprise Forum
October 20-21, 2015

October 20, 2015 - Hart Senate Office Building, SH-902

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SWEF Booklet

Session 1: Welcome and Opening Addresses

Forum Opening and Introduction: Dr. William Leith, Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards, U.S. Geological Survey

Congressional Perspective: The Honorable Gary Peters, United States Senator

Session 2: National Space Weather Strategy

Moderator: Mr. William Murtagh, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

Panelists

  • Dr. Tamara Dickinson, Principal Assistant Director for Environment and Energy, Environment and Energy Division, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President
  • Dr. Louis Uccellini, NOAA Assistant Administrator for Weather Services and Director, National Weather Service
  • Dr. Seth Jonas, Researcher, STPI
  • Mr. Andrew T. Sabata, FEMA
  • Dr. Thomas Berger, Director, Space Weather Prediction Center

Session 3: Future Directions of Industry and their Space Weather Needs and Contributions

Moderator: Dr. Devrie Intriligator, Director, Space Plasma Lab at Carmel Research Center, and Executive Committee, American Commercial Space Weather Association (ACSWA)

Panelists

  • Dr. Stephen Volz, Assistant Administrator for Satellite & Information Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Dr. Thomas Berger, Director, Space Weather Prediction Center
  • Mr. Scott Rayder, Senior Advisor for Development and Partnerships, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

October 21, 2015 - Herbert C. Hoover Building Auditorium

Session 4: Welcome and Opening Addresses

Forum Opening and Introduction: Dr. William Leith, Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards, U.S. Geological Survey

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Volz, Assistant Administrator for Satellite & Information Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Session 5: Understanding the Impacts of Space Weather

Moderator: Dr. Thomas Berger, Director, NOAA Space Weather Predication Center

Panelists

  • Mr. Frank Koza, Executive Director, Infrastructure Planning, PJM Interconnection
  • Dr. Robert P. McCoy, University of Alaska, Fairbanks/Geophysical Institute
  • Mr. Richard Heuwinkel, Manager of NextGen Aviation Weather Division, Advanced Concepts & Technology Development Office, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Dr. Jeffrey Love, United States Geological Survey Advisor for Geomagnetic Research

Session 6: Future Directions of Industry and their Space Weather Needs and Contributions

Moderator: Dr. Matthew Heavner, Assistant Director for Nuclear and Space Security, Office of Science & Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

Panelists

Session 7: Summary and Wrap-Up

Forum Wrap-up/Take Away: Mr. Michael Bonadonna, OFCM

Dr. William Leith, Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards, U.S. Geological Survey