<div dir="ltr"><b id="gmail-m_9044405702696705280gmail-m_-2043748561874920146gmail-m_6211041806481742267gmail-docs-internal-guid-b025a100-f1e8-578d-62c3-531e1dc4b586" style="font-size:12.8px;text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;font-weight:normal"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Dear Colleague,</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">There is still time to get engaged in the upcoming NOAA General Modeling Meeting and Fair as key deadlines have been extended!</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:700;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0" style="border-bottom:1px dashed rgb(204,204,204)"><span class="gmail-aQJ" style="top: 2px; z-index: -1;">August 8th, 2018</span></span> is now the deadline to submit an abstract for the Fair and sign-up for a modeling tutorial.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Registration deadline to attend the meeting is <span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0" style="border-bottom:1px dashed rgb(204,204,204)"><span class="gmail-aQJ" style="top: 2px; z-index: -1;">August 31st, 2018</span></span> (<span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0" style="border-bottom:1px dashed rgb(204,204,204)"><span class="gmail-aQJ" style="top: 2px; z-index: -1;">August 10th</span></span> for Foreign Nationals).</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">All in NOAA and from outside of NOAA in the external community who have an interest in NOAA models and model output applications are invited  to attend! If you have work that is relevant to the NOAA modeling enterprise, NOAA model development and applications, submit an abstract for the Fair to share your work.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Please visit the </span><a href="https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/ngmmf/registration.php" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(17,85,204);text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(17,85,204);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">meeting website</span></a><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> to see  updated agenda and to register.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Help us spread the word! Post about the event on social media using #NOAAModeling. </span></p><span class="gmail-im" style="color:rgb(80,0,80)"><span class="gmail-m_9044405702696705280gmail-im" style="color:rgb(80,0,80)"><span class="gmail-m_9044405702696705280gmail-m_-2043748561874920146gmail-im" style="color:rgb(80,0,80)"><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Best Regards,</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Calibri;color:rgb(34,34,34);background-color:rgb(255,255,255);font-weight:400;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The Organizing Committee</span></p></span></span></span></b><br clear="all"><div><br></div>-- <br><div class="gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"><font face="Calibri" size="4">LuAnn Dahlman</font></span></b></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"></font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"><font face="Calibri" size="2">Science Writer and Editor</font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="2"></font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"><font face="Calibri" size="2">Contractor – NOAA Climate Program Office</font></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"><font face="Calibri"><font size="2"><b>CollabraLink Technologies, Inc</b></font></font></span><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"><font face="Calibri"><font size="2"><b>.</b></font></font></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"><font face="Calibri" size="2"><a href="mailto:luann.dahlman@noaa.gov" target="_blank">luann.dahlman@noaa.gov</a> | <a href="http://www.collabralink.com" target="_blank">http://www.collabralink.com</a></font></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125);font-family:Calibri"><font size="2">Phone: 480-734-3124</font></span><span style="font-size:12.8px;color:rgb(31,73,125)"><font face="Calibri"><span style="font-size:12px"><br></span></font></span></p></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>
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