[ESIP-all] Monday Update: Winter Meeting - Registration & Theme | AGU Activities - Ignite! Speaker Request | Around the Federation

Erin Robinson erinrobinson at esipfed.org
Tue Oct 9 09:25:54 EDT 2012

Good Morning!

We are 90 days away from the ESIP Winter Meeting<http://esipfed.org/meetings>!
Key dates - Meeting session deadline = Oct. 31, early bird rate ends Nov.
15 and the meeting is Jan. 8-10, 2013. Here are a few other details:

   - The Visioneers met last week and finalized a theme: *ESIP Advancing
   Earth Science Information: From Climate Assessment to Intelligence to
   Action. *The Visioneers will meet next week at 1 pm.

   - Meeting Session submission is open on the ESIP
   Space is a premium at the hotel in DC, so please submit your session before
   *Oct. 31*. For details on creating an account and adding a session see
   the help page <http://commons.esipfed.org/node/658>.

   - Meeting registration is
   Early bird rates are $400 for ESIP members and $525 for non-members. This
   rate will end November 15. There are special rates available for 1-day,
   students and teachers. We will also have remote participation available.

AGU is Dec. 3-7, 2012. Now that sessions are finalized here are a few
activities to get on your radar:

   - ESIP, with AGU ESSI and NASA's Applied Sciences, is excited to host
   Ignite at AGU. The event will be Wednesday evening, Dec. 5, at Infusion
   Lounge. Interested in speaking? Submit your idea
   Check out last year's speakers.

   - Are you an ESIP member with data management planning resources?
    Contact me, erinrobinson at esipfed.org

*Around the Federation*
- *CFP: First Robert Raskin Mashup Mapping Competition* (at AAG 2013) - A
Dynamic Web Map Design Competition sponsored by AAG Cyberinfrastructure
Specialty Group. Hosted by San Diego State University and the AAG
Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group (CISG).
We are now open to submissions and the deadline is February 11, 2013. For
detailed information about this competition and contest rules, please visit
our website at: http://mappingideas.sdsu.edu/mashup/.

- The NOAA* David Johnson Award *is presented by the National Space Club at
the annual Dr. Robert J. Goddard Memorial Dinner.   The award was
established in 1999 to honor the first Administrator of what was to become
the NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service.
 The award recognizes young professionals who have developed an innovative
application of Earth observation satellite data (alone or in combination
with non-satellite data) that is, or could be, used for operational
purposes to assess and/or predict atmospheric, oceanic, or terrestrial
conditions.  The satellite data used may be from any Earth observation
satellite, e.g., U.S. government, commercial, or foreign satellites. This
year, nominations for the NOAA David Johnson Award are due by *November 9,
2012*. Information on the award, including the complete Call for
Nominations and the instructions for submission, are found at:

*- BIGProv'13: International Workshop on Managing and Querying
Provenance Data at Scale *http://sites.google.com/site/bigprov13/
inquiries: bigprov13 at easychair.org
Held in conjunction with EDBT/ICDT 2013: http://edbticdt2013.disi.unige.it/

 *March 22nd, 2013, Genova, Italy*

*Telecons this week: * <http://esipfed.org/telecons>

Tuesday - Discovery
Wednesday - Open Source

Have a good week!

*Erin Robinson*
Information and Virtual Community Director
Foundation for Earth Science | 314.369.9954 | erinrobinson at esipfed.org
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