Riverside to sponsor lunch symposium at AMS Annual Meeting

Each year, Riverside looks forward to attending, exhibiting, and presenting at the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, where more than 3,000 scientists, researchers, educators, students, and other professionals from across the weather, water, and climate community come together to share, learn, and collaborate. For the upcoming meeting in Seattle in January 2017, Riverside is pleased to add “Symposium Sponsor” to our list of roles at this prominent and respected event.

Business Lunch

Riverside, along with our partner Vencore, will be hosting the GOES-R/JPSS Symposium Town Hall Lunch on Tuesday, January 24. The symposium, “GOES-R and JPSS – Future of the Environmental Satellite System Enterprise,” will bring together a panel of experts in environmental satellites to discuss the future of the environmental satellite system enterprise, how to best meet current and new requirements, and how to use emerging technologies and operational concepts.  Panel members will include representatives from the National Research Council (NRC) Decadal Survey, Department of Defense (DoD), European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) environmental satellites ground and algorithm enterprise.

William B. Gail, a past AMS President and co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Global Weather Corp., will moderate the panel. Gail is also a NRC Earth Science and Applications from Space (ESAS) 2017-2027 Decadal Survey member.

Other invited panelists include:

  • Steven Ackerman, Univ. of WI, co-chair of the 2017 Decadal Survey for Earth Science & Space Applications panel on Weather and Air Quality
  • Mike Kalb, Acting Director NESDIS/STAR
  • Ralph Stoffler, Director of Air Force Weather, HQ USAF/Office
  • Kenneth Holmlund, EUMETSAT Acting Chief Scientist
  • Karen St Germain, NESDIS/OSAAP Director

Keep checking our blog for more details as the AMS Annual Meeting gets closer.

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