[ESIP-all] Meeting Venues and Climate Change
brbarkstrom at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 12:41:06 EST 2014
Maybe we could use Doodlebug to create a ride matching service
plus a little searching around for schedules and places to catch
buses up into the venue.
Thanks for the suggestion Ruth.
On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 12:22 PM, Ruth Duerr <rduerr at nsidc.org> wrote:
> Hi Bruce,
> Actually you may not have to rent a car after that, given that there are
> buses up to all the major mountain towns - I can't imagine Copper Mountain
> isn't one of them. Alternately, you might try to coerce one of the local's
> to pick you up at the airport and take you up with them... They after all are
> likely to want to drive up and stay, given that it isn't that short of a
> commute... even for folks with a Prius...
> On Feb 5, 2014, at 10:08 AM, Bruce Barkstrom <brbarkstrom at gmail.com>
> 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
> necessarily IT caused. David has a point about face-to-face meetings for
> 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>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
>> 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> 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
>> Tel: +1 (202) 358-1373
>> Cell: +1 (202) 341-0078
>> From: Bruce Barkstrom <brbarkstrom at gmail.com>
>> Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 11:32 AM
>> To: "esip-all at lists.esipfed.org" <esip-all at lists.esipfed.org>
>> 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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