[ESIP-all] ESIP Federation Meeting Early Bird Registration Ends on Monday

Erin Robinson erinrobinson at esipfed.org
Fri Dec 3 10:52:35 EST 2010

Hi All -

We are very excited about the response we've had so far for the ESIP Winter
100 registered). Early
been extended through Monday, Dec. 6, so be sure to sign-up and
to colleagues that may be interested.

All of the meeting details can be found on the

Thanks -

Erin Robinson
Information and Virtual Community Director
Foundation for Earth Science - www.esipfed.org

e-mail: erinrobinson at esipfed.org
twitter: @esipfed <http://twitter.com/#!/esipfed>
phone: 314.369.9954

On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 9:52 AM, Carol Beaton Meyer
<carolbmeyer at esipfed.org>wrote:

>  Tomorrow is the last day to secure early registration for the Winter ESIP
> Federation meeting. The (Meeting) Visioneers Working Group has put together
> the framework for what will be a challenging and informative program.  This
> meeting will be centered on Evaluating and Maximizing the Impact of Earth
> Science Information.  We will be hearing from professional evaluators,
> program managers and community members who can help steer our community's
> understanding of how to better measure the value and impact of what we both
> individually and collectively do.
> *Meeting Venue
> *The 2010 Winter ESIP Federation Meeting will be held January 4-6, 2011 in
> Washington, DC at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel (1145
> New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20007). Rooms at the Renaissance
> are available for single/double occupancy for $229/night (plus applicable
> taxes). Reservations can be made by calling (202-775-0800) and requesting
> the ESIP Meeting rate or can be booked online
> (
> http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/WASRW?groupCode=ESIESIA&app=resvlink&fromDate=1/3/11&toDate=1/7/11//)
> . The room block is limited with rooms
> available on a first-come, first-served basis. The cut-off date for
> reservations is December 3, 2010 or when the room block is full, whichever
> comes first.
> *Registration*
> Registration for the 2011 Winter ESIP Federation Meeting will be available
> on November 1. Early registration (through December 3, 2010) is $375/members
> and $475/non-members. After December 3, the registration fee rises to $475
> (members) and $575 (non-members). A special registration is available for
> students and teachers for $150. A one-day attendance is available upon
> request. Registration for the meeting begins here (
> http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=893162).
> *Program*
> The 2011 Winter ESIP Federation Meeting will focus on Evaluating and
> Maximizing the Impact of Earth Science Information. Speakers have been
> invited to represent academic, public and philanthropic interests, all with
> a goal toward understanding new ways to measure how Earth science
> information is used. Breakout sessions will be led by several of the ESIP
> Federation's committees, clusters and working groups addressing both the
> technological and societal benefit approaches within our community. A
> preliminary agenda is posted here (
> http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Winter_2011_Agenda).
> *Poster Session and Reception
> *As the main theme of this meeting is Evaluating and Maximizing the Impact
> of Earth Science Information, the Federation wants to encourage posters that
> are relevant to this topic. We expect a broad range of participants from the
> Federation and local Agency offices, so this is your opportunity to show off
> your innovations in the area of evaluation and describing impacts of your
> work. Evaluation posters will be gathered into one section of the poster
> room. If you have other topics to discuss, you can still contribute a
> poster!  We also expect some excellent posters from education, IT, and the
> various clusters. The poster session will be on the evening of January 4, in
> conjunction with a reception.
> This year, we will offer 2 prizes for posters that stand out to the
> meeting's participants. The first is the Community Choice prize, voted on by
> people in the room (each person gets a vote marker). The Community Choice
> prize will be given to the poster that offers the best demonstration of ESIP
> Federation collaboration. The second is the Theme prize, again voted on by
> people in the room. The Theme prize is given to the poster that best fits
> the meeting theme. ESIP Federation will cast votes in the event of a tie.
> Prizes will be awarded, as will recognition in the post-meeting newsletter.
> Check out the wiki (
> http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/January_4-6,_2011_ESIP_Winter_Meeting,_Washington,_DC)
>  for additional information. I am looking forward to seeing you in January.
> Regards,
> Carol
> --
> Carol Beaton Meyer
> Executive Director
> Foundation for Earth Science
> 6300 Creedmoor Road, Suite 170, #315
> Raleigh, NC 27612
> 919-870-7140 (phone)
> 919-870-7141 (fax)
> www.esipfed.org
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