[ESIP-all] Fwd: Peter Fox remembrance at AGU (2021 Dec 12, 530-7pm Central)

Jeff de La Beaujardiere jeffdlb at ucar.edu
Mon Nov 8 14:21:15 EST 2021

Dear colleagues and friends,

Please see below and attached an invitation to attend a remembrance of
Peter Fox to be held on Sunday December 12 as part of the American
Geophysical Union meeting in New Orleans. Remote attendance will be
possible for those not traveling to the meeting. Peter was a driving force
behind the establishment of the AGU Informatics section and was its first
President (2009-2010). He was also President of the Earth Science
Information Partners (2014-2016) among his many other roles and

This invitation is being sent to AGU ESSI and to ESIP; feel free to forward
to other persons or communities that worked with Peter.

J-F de La Beaujardiere
President, AGU Informatics section

In Memoriam: Dr. Peter Fox 1959-2021

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December 12, 2021

5:30 -7:00 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside – Two Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA

Marlborough- Second Floor

Join us as we gather to honor and share memories of Professor Peter Arthur
Fox and his legacy and impact on the community. Peter was an international
leader who helped define the field of informatics. He created the AGU
Informatics section and was a fellow of AGU.  He transformed our science.
He was a mentor to many and a friend to all. Please come and share your

No RSVP is required. Due to COVID safety protocols, AGU Fall Meeting
registration is required to attend in-person. There will be a sign-up table
as you enter the event if you wish to speak. We ask speakers to keep
comments to two minutes, to accommodate as many speakers as possible. Light
hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served. The event will be streamed live
via Zoom
for those who cannot attend in-person.

SUBMIT A PRE-RECORDED TRIBUTE <https://forms.agu.org/Peter-Fox-tribute/>

If you are unable to attend in person, but still wish to contribute, please
submit at the link above. Submissions can be pre-recorded tributes (video,
oral, or written) or photos. Please limit video or audio to two minutes.
Submissions will be featured on a screen outside the event room and
presented to Peter’s partner Erica following the event. By submitting, you
consent that your submission can be used in the event and archived.
Deadline for submissions is November 30, 2021.
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