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2014 NOAA Satellite Science Week:
NOAA Satellite Science Week was held March 10-14 as a web-based virtual event for the second year in a row. The meeting was conducted at the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies in Madison, Wis. NOAA Satellite Science Week is a joint meeting and review of the GOES-R Algorithm Working Group, the GOES-R and Joint Polar Satellite System Risk Reduction Science activities, and calibration/validation.  Photos  |  Presentations and Posters
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2014 Rocket City Weather Fest:
Rocket City Weather Fest was held February 22, 2014 at the University of Alabama, Huntsville. Weather Fest is a free weather festival for weather enthusiasts of all ages hosted by local student and professional chapters of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association. The GOES-R Series Program and the local National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office had booths at the event which included demonstrations, lectures and a "Weather Communication Town Hall" attended by social scientists, industry partners, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK and the local Huntsville Forecast Office, and the Severe Storm Expert on-air talent from The Weather Channel.  Photos
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2014 American Meteorological Society 94th Annual Meeting/WeatherFest:
The 94th Annual American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting/10th Symposium on the New Generation operational Environmental Satellite Systems was held February 2-6, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme of the meeting was “Extreme Weather-Climate and the Built Environment: New Perspectives, Opportunities and Tools.”  The meeting convened an interdisciplinary and diverse group of scholars, technologists, communicators, educators, program managers and stakeholders with a vested interest in extreme weather and climate. WeatherFest is an educational interactive science and weather fair for weather enthusiasts of all ages that includes weather-related demonstrations, hands-on activities, and games.  Photos  |  Presentations and Posters
Photo:  NOAA Satellite Conference Poster Session
2013 NOAA Satellite Conference:
The 2013 NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R / JPSS Users was hosted by NOAA and was held at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP) in College Park, Maryland on April 8-12, 2013.  
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GOES-R Live Media Event:
Satellites and their critical role in weather forecasting and creating a weather-ready nation were the focus of a national media tour featuring NOAA Deputy Administrator Kathryn Sullivan and storm researcher Tim Samaras. Highlighted was GOES-R, the next generation of geostationary weather satellites, that is scheduled to launch in October 2016. This collaborative satellite development between NOAA and NASA will provide continuous imagery and atmospheric measurements of Earth's Western Hemisphere and space weather monitoring. The event took place at Goddard Space Flight Center’s state-of-the-art TV Studio on April 3, 2012.   Photos

7th GOES Users Conference:
The 7th GOES Users Conference was held October 19-21, 2011 at the Wynfrey Hotel & Convention Center in Birmingham, AL in conjunction with the 36th Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association (NWA). The GUC is an event designed to bring together operational forecasters, broadcasters, researchers, and scientists interested in better understanding and maximizing the use and impact of satellite data, information, and products.
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