[ESIP-all] Meeting Venues and Climate Change
ddnebert at usgs.gov
Wed Feb 5 12:34:37 EST 2014
On 2/5/14 12:08 PM, Bruce Barkstrom wrote:
> Just for the fun of it, take a look at
> This article mentions many of the odd difficulties in virtual meetings
> that I'm sure are familiar to all of us. As usual, the difficulties
> are not
> necessarily IT caused. David has a point about face-to-face meetings
> for sure.
Conference calls don't quite cut it as an exclusive medium. Enjoy the
following video analysis:
> Also, I think Alice and I will see about taking the Megabus from
> Asheville to Denver for the summer meeting. We'll have to rent a car
> after that, but
> it may be a start.
> Bruce b.
> On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 11:56 AM, Erin Robinson
> <erinrobinson at esipfed.org <mailto:erinrobinson at esipfed.org>> wrote:
> Hi Bruce,
> This is something near and dear to my heart.
> The entire ESIP meeting is streamed via Webex and available for
> free. We have done this for the last 6 meetings. We also share our
> webex capabilities with other agencies to support remote
> capacity for their meetings too. There is research however that
> moving entirely virtual all the time is not the silver bullet and
> there is necessity for in person meetings.
> There is always space for continued improvement of hybrid
> meetings. It would be helpful to discuss this on next Monday's
> visioneers call.
> On Feb 5, 2014, at 9:43 AM, "Labrecque, John (HQ-DK000)"
> <john.labrecque at nasa.gov <mailto:john.labrecque at nasa.gov>> wrote:
>> NASA is increasing its virtual meeting capability.
>> Dr. John LaBrecque
>> Lead, Earth Surface and Interior Focus Area
>> MS 3B74
>> NASA Science Mission Directorate
>> National Aeronautics and Space Administration
>> Washington, DC 20546
>> email: John.LaBrecque at nasa.gov <mailto:John.LaBrecque at nasa.gov>
>> Tel: +1 (202) 358-1373 <tel:%2B1%20%28202%29%20358-1373>
>> Cell: +1 (202) 341-0078 <tel:%2B1%20%28202%29%20341-0078>
>> From: Bruce Barkstrom <brbarkstrom at gmail.com
>> <mailto:brbarkstrom at gmail.com>>
>> Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 11:32 AM
>> To: "esip-all at lists.esipfed.org
>> <mailto:esip-all at lists.esipfed.org>" <esip-all at lists.esipfed.org
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>> Subject: [ESIP-all] Meeting Venues and Climate Change
>> Maybe we need to consider the "moral challenge of climate change"
>> when planning our
>> meetings. There's a real challenge in the Slate article
>> Perhaps it would be appropriate for ESIP to work on ways of
>> improving our virtual
>> meeting capabilities to cut down on travel. I don't know whether
>> agencies would consider
>> converting travel funds to improved virtual meeting capability.
>> Bruce B.
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