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CEOA Symposium — 5 through 7 August 2007 — The Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) and the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI): The Role of Industry.
Estancia Hotel, La Jolla, CA.

Hosted by UCSD's Center for Earth Observations and Applications, the symposium brought together leaders from academia, industry, and government agencies to highlight current ocean research efforts and applications, and to explore opportunities for fostering new, innovative collaborations in ocean observing.

Sponsors Included:

SUNDAY - 5 August 2007
6-9 pm

Dinner at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps: Tony Haymet, Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

MONDAY- 6 August 2007
8 am

Continental Breakfast

9 am

Introduction and Welcome: Marye Anne Fox, Chancellor, University of California, San Diego

9:05 am

Goals for the Symposium: John Orcutt, Director, Center for Earth Observations and Applications

9:20 am

NOAA IOOS: Status, Vision, Challenges and the Role of Industry: John H. “Jack” Dunnigan, NOS Assistant Administrator, NOAA

9:40 am

NSF: Status, Vision, Challenges and the Role of Industry: Julie Morris , Division Director, Ocean Science Division, NSF

10 am


10:20 am

California Ocean and Coastal Management: State Perspectives on Ocean
Observations: The Honorable Mike Chrisman ,
Secretary of Resources for California

10:40 am

Industry Panel One - Exploiting the Enterprise
Moderated by Mary Altalo (Ocean.US)
Panelists Steve Tucker (CCCHFA), Tucker Pierce (Tellus) and Jim O’Sullivan (Technip) will discuss the value and benefits for stakeholders from data, information, products and services developed through IOOS and OOI

11:25 am

Industry Panel Two - Enabling the Enterprise
Moderated by Barbara Heizer (Boeing)
Panelists Kevin Comer (Harris), Melvin Greer (LMCO), Rob Lawson (SAIC) and Bernie Elero (Raytheon) will discuss how their respective companies contribute, directly or indirectly, to the development, operation, maintenance, and/or evolution of the IOOS or OOI operational infrastructure

12:15 pm

Lunch with Keynote Presentation - Modern Businesses Built on Observation with Jonno Wells, CEO and Graeme Rae, Product Manager of Surfline, Inc.

2 pm

Working Groups

  1. Public-Private Partnerships: Why they succeed, why they fail
    Group Leader: Sam Schuchat, California Coastal Conservancy

    Room: Pacifica A
  2. Discussion of industry’s role within impact/outcome driven systems
    Group Leader: Carroll Hood, Raytheon

    Room: Eucalyptus
  3. Discussion of industry’s role within research-driven systems
    Group Leader: Steven Bohlen, JOI

    Room: Juniper
  4. Research-to-Operations:  The view from Academia
    Group Leader: David Martin, UW

    Room: Dracaena
  5. Research-to-Operations:  The view from Industry
    Group Leader: Ray Toll, SAIC
    Room: Pacifica B
4:30 pm

General Session Adjourns

5:30 pm

Dinner for Working Group Leaders and Rapporteurs (to prepare working group results for presentation on Tuesday).

TUESDAY - 7 August 2007
8 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

The National Office for IOOS: Roles and Responsibilities in Coordinating and Developing Interagency Programs: Mary Altalo , Director, Ocean.US

8:50 am

Reports from the Working Groups

10:30 am

Industry Panelists Respond to Reports
Moderated by John Orcutt

11:30 am

Discussion, Conclusions and Next Steps
Moderated by Mary Altalo

12 noon

Adjourn with lunch




Center for Earth Observations and Applications
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