IOOS Association 2016 Spring Meeting

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March 1-2, 2016: RA Directors Meeting with IOOS Program Office
Location: NOAA Silver Spring Metro Center, 
Large Conference Room, Building 3, 4th Floor, Room 4527 (1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910)

March 3, 2016: IOOS Association Board Meeting and Hill Visits
Location: 2nd Floor, Mahogany Rooms 201 and 202, Madera Hotel (1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036)

Presentations

IOOS Association Spring Meeting Materials
March 1-2 Agenda PDF
List of Participants
NOAA FY 17 Budget Summary
NOS Operational Forecast- 5 Year Plan
NOS Modeling Guidelines
HAB Spreadsheet 
(draft)
Draft NAV Summary
Water Level Spreadsheet (draft)

Water level Tiered Data Breakdown
DMAC Survey Responses
DMAC Vision (draft)

Map- Hotel Madera to Dupont Circle Metro Station
Map- Meeting Room to 8407 Kitchen Bar (Social Location)
Map- Hotel Madera to Bistro Bistro

IOOS Association Board Meeting Materials
March 3 Agenda PDF
Draft Board Minutes - December 15, 2015
Financial Statements (email abbey@ioosassociation.org for documents)

Hill Visits Material
HFR FY 17 Request Flyer
HFR Coverage Map Flyers
IOOS Wrapper
House ICOOS Reauthorization Flyer
Senate ICOOS  
Reauthorization Flyer

 
Agenda 
March 1, Regional Association Directors Meeting with IOOS Program Office

7:30am

Meet at hotel lobby to take redline from DuPont Metro to Silver Spring. Please bring appropriate ID. If you are from a state that is not in
compliance with Federal Real ID requirements, please bring a passport. 
Will we need to go through security at Building 3.
Please call Josie (207) 798-0857 or George (240) 338-9005 for an escort to the meeting room.

8:30am

AM Refreshments

9:00am

Welcome, Goal of the Meeting, Introductions
George Jungbluth, IOOS Program Office, and Ru Morrison, NERACOOS

9:10am

IOOS Program Office Updates
 Zdenka Willis, Director and Carl Gouldman, Deputy Director 

 9:55am

Closing the Gaps Campaign:  Setting the Stage
  Josie Quintrell, IOOS Association

10:00am  

Closing the Gaps:  Next Generation Navigational Services
Katie Ries, Deputy Director, Office of Coast Survey, Neil Weston, Acting Chief Scientist Office of Coast Survey and Julie Thomas, SCCOOS

11:15am  

Closing the Gaps: Water Levels
Peter Stone, Technical Director, CO-OPS and Ru Morrison, NERACOOS

12:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Closing the Gaps:  Ecological Forecasting Roadmap Harmful Algal Bloom 
Allison Allen, NOAA’s Ecological Forecasting Roadmap and Barb Kirkpatrick, GCOOS 

2:45pm

Break

3:00pm

Update: National Surface Currents Network 
Jack Harlan and Carl Gouldman, US IOOS Program Office 

4:00pm

Summary Session and Other Issues
George Jungbluth, IOOS Program Office, and Josie Quintrell, IOOS Association

5:00pm

Adjourn

5:15pm

Reception for IOOS Partners
2nd Floor, 8407 Kitchen Bar, 8407 Ramsey Street, Silver Spring -- Light hors d’oeuvre, cash bar

 
March 2, Regional Association Directors Meeting with IOOS Program Office Continued

7:30am

Meet at hotel lobby to take metro to Silver Spring.  Please bring appropriate ID for states not in compliance with Federal
Real ID requirements, please bring a passport

8:45am Objectives and Goals for the Day

9:00am

National Ocean Service Update
Dr. Russell Callender, AA for NOS

10:00am

IOOS and Office of Coastal Management (OCM):  Integration and Collaboration
Keelin Kuipers, OCM, Miki Schmidt, OCM, Josie Quintrell, IOOS Association

11:00am

IOOS Data Management:  The Path Forward
Derrick Snowden, IOOS Program Office and Molly McCammon, AOOS

12:00pm  

Lunch

12:30pm  

Communications and Program Update (working lunch)
Kate Culpepper, IOOS Program Office

1:00pm

Exploring Collaboration with Office of Response and Restoration
Scott Lundgren, Emergency Response Division Chief, Glen Watabayashi NOS OR&R, Dr. Amy MacFadyen, OR&R ERD Modeling, Aijun Zhang,
NOS CO-OPS (on detail to OR&R), Derrick Snowden, IOOS Program Office

2:00pm

Environmental Compliance
Regina Evans, IOOS Program Office

2:30pm

IOOS and Biological Data
Gabrielle Canonico, Sam Simmons, Hassan Moustahfid, IOOS Program Office, Dave Anderson, CeNCOOS

3:30pm

Emerging Issues
Melissa Iwamoto, PacIOOS Carl Gouldman and George Jungbluth, IOOS Program Office

4:30pm

Wrap Up, Identification of next steps and timeline

5:00pm

Adjourn

6:30pm

Dinner on Your Own
For those who are interested, reservations have been made at the Bristo Bristo, at 1727 Connecticut Ave., NW, within walking distance of the hotel.  
People will be responsible for their own costs. 

March 3, IOOS Association Board Breakfast Meeting, 2nd Floor, Madera Hotel, 1310 New Hampshire Ave
 

7:30am 

Breakfast

7:45am

Business Meeting

  • Approval of Minutes from December 2016
  • Treasurer Report
  • Review Hill Visits Request

8:15am

Special Guest: James Chang, Senator Schatz Office

9:00am Adjourn for Hill Visits