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Space Weather Workshop 1999

A banner graphic for the 1999 Space Weather Workshop.

Monday, April 19

9 a.m. - noon      Tutorial: An Overview of the Space Environment
11:00 - 1:00        Registration, Lunch on your own 
1:00                    User Conference Begins 
1:00 - 1:45         "Welcome to Space Weather Week "- Ernie Hildner
​1:45 - 2:15         "Solar Cycle 23 - Predication and Progress "- JoAnn Joselyn 
2:15 - 3:00         "The Response to User Requests" - Joe Hirman 
3:00 - 3:15          Break 
3:15 - 4:30         "On the Horizon" - Dave Speich, Ron Zwickl, Rod Viereck, Howard Singer 
4:30 - 5:30          Working session on Data-Dissemination, Availability, and Quality 
4:30 - 5:30          Poster set-up

Tuesday, April 20

8:30 - 9:00         Coffee 
9:00 - 9:30         "Air Force Use of Space Weather" - Rick Davila 
9:30 - 9:45         Introduction to Working groups 
9:45 - 10:00       Break 
10.00 - 12:15     Working groups -User presentations 
12:15 - 1:30       Catered Lunch 
1:30 - 2:00         "The value of SEC Products" - Kent Doggett 
2:00 - 2:15         Break 
2:15 - 4:30         Working groups 
4:30 - 5:30         View Posters
6:00 - 8:00         Reception for all Guest speaker - Dr. David J. Evans, Asst. Administrator of NOAA

Wednesday, April 21

Research Posters added to User Conference Poster and Demo. 

8:30 - 9:00           Coffee 
9:00 - 9:30           "Application of Space Weather Models" - Terry Onsager 
9:30 - 9:45          "Space Weather Vendors" - Barbara Poppe 
9:45 - 10:00         Break 
10:00 - 10:45       "Reports from the Worksessions" - Facilitators 
10:45 - 11:30       "Wrap-up of the Worksessions" - Gary Heckman 
11:30 - 1:00         Lunch on your own 
1:00 - 1:20          Welcome to the Research-to-Operations Workshop - Terry Onsager 
                          Research Advances and Outstanding Issues
1:20 - 2:40           Ionosphere 
                             Priorities for Ionospheric and Magnetospheric Predictions - Rick Davila 
                             Modeling  Storm-time Changes in TEC and Nmf2 - Tim Fuller- Rowll 
                             Ionospheric Specification and Forecasting Using Real-Time GPS Measurements - Brian Wilson 
                             Specification and Forecasting of Scintillation: Research-to-Operations - Santi Basu and Keith Groves 
2:40 - 3:00           Break
3:00 - 4:20           Magnetosphere 
                             Global MHD Simulations for Space Weather Predictions - Michael Wiltberger 
                             Real-Time Ionospheric Electrodynamics Specification - Aaron Ridley 
                             Specifying Outer Belt Electrons by Data Assimilation - Dan Moorer 
                             A Radiation Belt Model and a Model for the Specification of Solar Energetic Particle Cutoffs and Spectra - John Freeman
4:20 - 5:00          Spacecraft Anomaly Assessment and International Space Station Priorities 
                            Application of Space Weather Data to (Two) Recent Anomaly Investigations - Michael Bodeau 
                            Space Radiation and Analysis Group's Top Ten List for Space Station Support - Michael Golightly 
5:00 - 6:00          Splinter Meeting:  Electrojet Prediction Challenge - Working group session to compare 
                            techniques for predicting the auroral electrojet strengths and locations 
6:00-9:00            Vendor Meeting

Thursday, April 22

8:00 - 8:30           Coffee and Additional Poster Viewing 
8:30 - 11:30         Research Advances and Outstanding Issues II 
                             Solar and Interplanetary 
                             Priorities for Solar and Inteplanetary Predictions - JoAnn Joselyn 
                             Solar Energetic Particles at 1 AU - Joan Feynman 
                             Prediction of Background Solar Wind and Geoeffectiveness of Magnetic Clouds - Nick Arge 
                             Use of Coronal Magnetic Field Models to Predict CMEs - Janet Luhmann 
                             Propagation of Transients Through the Background Solar Wind - Vic Pizzo 
10:10 - 10:30       Break 
10:30 - 11:30       Model Validation 
                             Magnetospheric Specification Model - Bob Hilmer 
                             Ionospheric Model Validation - Bill Borer or Dwight Decker 
                             Rapid Prototyping Center Verification Strategy - Kent Doggett 
11:30 - 2:00         Poster session and catered lunch 
2:00 - 3:40           International Space Weather Agency Activities 
                             Results of the USAF Space Architect Study - Lt. Col. Rick Strathearn 
                             U.S. National Space Weather Program Implementation Plan Update - Rich Behnke 
                             European Space Agency Space Weather Activities - Eamonn Daly 
                             Japanese Space Weather Activities - Eiichi Sagawa 
                             Establishing Metrics for Space Weather - Tim Fuller-Rowell
3:40 - 4:00           Break 
4:00 - 5:00           Community Modeling Center and Rapid Prototyping Center Activities 
                             Community Coordinated Modeling Center and Rapid Protoyping Center Update - Kevin Scro 
                             USAF Web Page and Text-to-Graphics Efforts - Maj. Peter Citrone 
                             SEC Rapid Prototyping Center Activities - Terry Onsager 
5:00 - 6:00          Additional Poster Viewing 
5:00 - 6:00           Splinter Meeting:  Geomagnetic Index Prediction Challenge - Working 
                             group session to compare techniques for predicting geomagnetic indices

Friday, April 23

8:00 - 8:30           Coffee and Additional Poster Viewing 
8:30 - 9:30           New Data Sources and Data Assimilation 
                             Solar Electrical Optical Network (SEON) Upgrade - John Tomaszewski 
                             SOLIS - A Modern Facility for Synoptic Solar Observations - Christoph Keller 
                             The Geostorms Mission - Pat Mulligan and John West 
9:30 - 9:50           Break 
9:50 - 11:10         Reporting Space Weather with the IMAGE Mission - Dennis Gallagher 
                             Observation of Field-Aligned Currents Using the Iridium Satellites - Brian Anderson 
                             Global Assimilation of Ionospheric Measurements: MURI GAIM Plan - Bob Schunk 
                             SCOSTEP, S-RAMP, and Space Weather - Hannu Koskinen 
11:10 - 12:00       Discussion and Closing Remarks