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Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information: Attend the January 2019 ESIP Winter Meeting

The Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) 2019 Winter Meeting (Jan. 15-17, 2019 in Bethesda, MD) will focus on the theme "Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information." The meeting will include a number of exciting plenary talks and breakout sessions centered around existing and emerging Earth science data topics.


SGCI will take part by leading a breakout session entitled, "Approaching Sustainability with Techniques from an Entrepreneurial Mindset." Check out the full meeting details and register by the early-bird registration deadline of December 21st. If you have any questions, contact


Plenary talks will include:

  • Dr. Michael Freilich, Director of the Earth Science Division in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA - Talk Title: TBA
  • Adam Mansur, Smithsonian Institution - Talk Title: Increasing the Impact of the Smithsonian’s Geological Collections
  • Christina Bandaragoda, University of Washington - Talk Title: TBA
  • Dan Pilone, Element 84 - Talk Title: From Baseline Science Instruments to CubeSats: Challenges and Opportunities with the Growth of Space Based Data Acquisition and the Commercial World
  • Dan Barrie, NOAA - Talk Title: The Fourth National Climate Assessment: Translating Data to Inform Decisions