[ESIP-all] Reminder: Rant & Rave Webinar - Thriving Earth Exchange and Sharing Solutions Call for Projects

Ethan Davis edavis at ucar.edu
Tue Oct 13 10:57:55 EDT 2015

Hi all,

Today's Rant & Rave with Raj Pandya starts in about two hours (11am MDT /
1pm EDT). Call in information below.



On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 4:03 PM, Ethan Davis <edavis at ucar.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,
> We have had to reschedule this months ESIP IT&I Rant and Rave Webinar. It
> is now scheduled for next Tuesday (13 Oct) at 11am MT / 1pm ET.
> Raj Pandya, Director of AGU's Thriving Earth Exchange, will introduce us
> to the Thriving Earth Exchange and the Sharing Solutions project which is
> being conducted in collaboration with Amazon Web Services. Some details on
> his talk:
> The Thriving Earth Exchange is a network and platform that connects
> community leaders, sponsors, and scientists and helps them combine science
> and local knowledge to solve on-the-ground challenges related to natural
> hazards, natural resources, and climate change. I’ll talk about the general
> principles on which we are building TEX and describe the basic modules that
> are part of the TEX. Drawing on the lessons learned from our pilots, I'll
> talk about how we are developing modules and launching new projects with
> several partners. I’ll describe a range of projects – from a community
> monitoring effort in Denver to a Pamiri Mountain project to integrate
> climate projections into traditional calendars. I’ll introduce our nascent
> “share” module, and describe our partnership with Amazon Web Services to
> move prototype community-based solutions to the cloud to enhance their
> adaptability. And, just to live up to the name, I’ll frame it all around a
> small rant about the loading-dock model of science and a rave about more
> participatory approaches.
> Hope you can join us. Call-in information is below.
> Cheers,
> Ethan
> To Join the online portion of the Personal Conference meeting
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> 1. Go to https://esipfed.webex.com
> 2. Click join next to the IT&I meeting
> If a password is required, enter the Meeting Password: 23136782
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> To start the audio portion of the Personal Conference meeting w/ phone
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> Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4493
> Access code: 23136782
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