Past Events

Speaking: Jorel Torres Colorado State University (CSU)
When: 
Wed, 01/29/2020
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks, or online: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AKST, 3:00 - 4:00 pm EST

With the influx of new polar-orbiting and geostationary satellites orbiting the globe, a plethora of satellite datasets are available for users to analyze and employ in the operational forecasting environment. But where can users find satellite training resources to learn about polar-orbiting and geostationary product applications? This presentation will explore a comprehensive list of where NOAA and non-NOAA users alike can find JPSS and GOES satellite training resources on-line, via satellite teletraining along with conference workshops.

Program Officers in attendance: Jacqueline Vadjunec (SBE/BCS) and Kate E. Ruck (GEO/OPP)
When: 
Tue, 01/28/2020
Where: 
Online: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AKST, 3:00 - 4:00 pm EST

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a series of solicitation webinars. These webinars will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) solicitation.

During the webinars, NNA Program Officers will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic Solicitation 20-514. Each webinar session will begin with a short presentation followed by a question and answer session with the program officers.

When: 
Sun, 01/26/2020 to Mon, 01/27/2020
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

As part of the Alaska Marine Science Symposium, AGU's Sharing Science Program will offer a science communication workshop focusing on communicating to journalists and policymakers on Sunday, 26 January 2020.

The workshop is open to all scientists, science communicators, media, and other audiences. One-on-one consultation sessions will be available the morning of Monday, 27 January for critque and evaluation of materials, products, and project ideas.

When: 
Mon, 01/27/2020
Where: 
Online: 9:00-10:00 a.m. AKST, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST

The United Nations declared 2019 to be the International Year of Indigenous Languages, focusing the attention on the risks confronting languages, especially those significant for development, reconciliation, good governance and peace building. It aims to improve quality of life, wider international cooperation and visibility and strengthen intercultural dialogue to reaffirm the continuity of indigenous languages and cultures.

When: 
Sat, 01/25/2020

The Sixth International Summer School in Glaciology organized by the University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF), will be held in McCarthy, central Alaska, from 6 to 16 June 2020.

When: 
Fri, 01/24/2020
Where: 

The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has opened up its call for project applications for financial support in 2020 to new project proposals. Deadline for sending in proposals is 24 January 2020 (23:59 CET).

Program Officers in attendance: Jielun Sun (GEO/AGS) and Jonathan Wynn (GEO/EAR)
When: 
Fri, 01/24/2020
Where: 
Online: 10:00-11:00 am AKST, 2:00-3:00 pm EST

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a series of solicitation webinars. These webinars will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) solicitation.

During the webinars, NNA Program Officers will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic Solicitation 20-514. Each webinar session will begin with a short presentation followed by a question and answer session with the program officers.

Speaking: Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (ACCAP)
When: 
Fri, 01/24/2020
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks, or online: 12:00-1:00 pm AKST, 4:00-5:00 pm EST

The tools and techniques for making monthly and season scale climate forecasts are rapidly changing, with the potential to provide useful forecasts at the month and longer range. We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center’s forecast for the coming months. Feel free to bring your lunch and join the gathering in person or online to learn more about Alaska climate and weather.

Available online or in-person at: Room 407 in the Akasofu Building on the UAF Campus in Fairbanks.

When: 
Tue, 01/21/2020 to Thu, 01/23/2020
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

We have a full schedule with outstanding speakers who will engage us in thinking about some of the most critical issues affecting public health in Alaska today. With keynote and workshop sessions you will have networking opportunities and come away inspired for your own work and partnerships. We also encourage you to explore the many pre- and post Summit offerings.

You can now Register Online for the 2020 Health Summit. Register by December 15 to take advantage of the Early Bird discount.

Speakers: Shad O'Neel
When: 
Thu, 01/23/2020
Where: 
Online and in-person in Anchorage, Alaska: 10:00am AKST, 2:00pm EST

About the Talk: Coming soon! (Please check the link above for the most up-to-date information).

A webinar will be available for all talks for those who cannot make it in person. For additional details or to be added to the electronic notification list, please contact Yvette Gillies: ygillies [at] usgs.gov

Space is limited so gather in groups to view presentation.

To join the talk visit: https://gstalk.usgs.gov/82511