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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.

Click here to download the attendee list (pdf).

Click here to access the archived agenda.

Hosted by UCSD's Center for Earth Observations and Applications, the symposium will bring 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:

Presentations available for download (PDF format)

Goals for the Symposium: John Orcutt, Director, Center for Earth Observations and Applications
(download pdf)

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

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

California Ocean and Coastal Management: State Perspectives on Ocean
Observations: The Honorable Mike Chrisman ,
Secretary of Resources for California
(no slides used for presentation)

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

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) discussed how their respective companies contribute, directly or indirectly, to the development, operation, maintenance, and/or evolution of the IOOS or OOI operational infrastructure

(no slides used for presentation)

Keynote Presentation - Modern Businesses Built on Observation with Jonno Wells, CEO and Graeme Rae, Product Manager of Surfline, Inc.
(download ppt and imbedded movie files as a stuffed file)

Working Groups Reports

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

    (no slides used for presentation)
  • Discussion of industry’s role within impact/outcome driven systems
    Group Leader: Carroll Hood, Raytheon

    (slides to be posted as they are made available)
  • Research-to-Operations:  The view from Academia
    Group Leader: David Martin, UW

    (download pdf)
  • Research-to-Operations:  The view from Industry
    Group Leader: Rob Lawson, SAIC
    (slides to be posted as they are made available)

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


Center for Earth Observations and Applications
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0225
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