[ESIP-all] Winter Meeting Early Registration Deadline is Friday, December 1

Carol B. Meyer carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org
Tue Nov 28 18:58:28 EST 2006

The ESIP Federation Winter Meeting 2007, Matching Opportunities with
Technical Solutions, will take place January 3-5, 2007 in Portland,
Oregon. For the first time, the ESIP Federation’s technically-focused
sessions will meet up with the applications-focused sessions to make
progress toward applying cutting-edge technologies to real-world
problems.  Attendees should come prepared to
*	Provide concrete issue area problems for which technical
solutions are sought. 
*	Aid the issue area working group leads in identifying
opportunities where technology can be applied. 
*	Offer technology solutions to the application areas to infuse
data and capabilities into decision making systems and user communities.

*	Develop collaborations that will lead to responses to current
and near-term funding opportunities
This meeting again will feature a virtual poster session. The theme for
this poster session is "Getting Reacquainted With Your Partners." The
intent of the poster session is for all ESIP Federation partners
(organized by ESIP Type) to submit a poster describing its ESIP’s
activities, people, capabilities and interests. Since many of our
partner projects have evolved since becoming members, we are looking to
get up to date on each others’ activities, needs and priorities. Submit
your abstract (150 words or less) when you register and provide a ppt
version of your poster (2 slides). A template for your poster is
provided on the meeting website. Abstracts will be handed out with the
meeting packet and posters will be available online. The poster upload
link will be available shortly.   Partners are welcome to hand out a
copy of their poster on 8½ x 11 paper.
View full meeting information at www.esipfed.org/events.
Important deadlines for the upcoming meeting:
**Deadline for Early Registration is December 1, 2006
Registration (Register online at www.regonline.com/107196)
$250/members, if paid by December 1, 2006 ($325 after December 1)
$325/non-members, if paid by December 1, 2006 ($400 after December 1)
Accommodations (Embassy Suites Downtown Portland
(http://www.embassyportland.com/ or 800-362-2779)
$98/night, plus tax (use code ESI to get conference rate)
The conference rate is available 3 days pre- and post-meeting
Deadline for reserving a room is December 16, 2006
Carol B. Meyer
Deputy Executive Director
Foundation for Earth Science
877.870.3747 (toll-free)
919.870.7141 (fax)
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