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ESIP UPDATE: 01.14.19

Good Morning, All,

It's finally here! The 2019 ESIP Winter Meeting kicks off tomorrow morning (1/15) at 9 am ET. If you cannot attend in person, remember that you can join in on the action virtually! There will be a livestream of the plenary sessions on YouTube and remote connections via GoToMeeting available for all breakout sessions. Find all the info you need at

Please help us capture and preserve meeting content and takeaways in the following ways:

  • Share and get credit for your posters & presentations by uploading them to the ESIP Figshare Portal: There is no need to wait until after the meeting. You can do this now!
  • Help session leads capture key breakout takeaways at
As you go about the meeting, be sure to say hello to the new ESIP Community Fellows, welcome the representatives of the newest ESIP member organizations, and join in on sessions of the newest ESIP Clusters. If you need a refresher on who exactly is new, see the Jan. 2nd ESIP Update.

Megan and the ESIP Staff

Megan Carter Orlando
Community Director
Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

  This Week's Collaboration Area Telecons:

  • Tuesday: CLEAN Network

See the full telecon calendar here. Select the meeting you'd like to attend, login instructions are included in description.

2019 ESIP Winter Meeting Highlights

Theme: Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information

Plenary Sessions
Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information
Tuesday (1/15): 9:00 am – 10:30 am ET
View live-stream here: ESIP 2019 Winter Meeting – Day 1 Plenaries

  • Lesley Wyborn (Australian National University): Orchestrating Symphonies of Earth and Environmental Science Data and Information to Increase Their Reach, Value and Use
  • Christina Bandaragoda (University of Washington): Operational Data Provenance for Anticipatory Disaster Planning
  • Dan Pilone (Element 84, Inc.): From Baseline Science Instruments to CubeSats: Challenges and Opportunities with the Growth of Space Based Data Acquisition and the Commercial World

Open Science, Access, and Software
Thursday (1/17): 9:00 am – 10:30 am ET
View live-stream here: ESIP 2019 Winter Meeting – Day 3 Plenaries

  • Tom Arrison (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine): Open Science at an Inflection Point
  • Mark Parsons (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute): Open Source Software Policy Options for NASA Earth and Space Sciences
  • Heather Joseph (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition): Exploring the Rile of Journals in an “Open” Future

Breakout Sessions
There will be 35 breakout sessions, too many to name here! Check them out and find remote connection info at

Poster Reception
Join us Wednesday evening for a reception filled with posters, live demos, food, and drinks. This part of the meeting will not include a remote connection – all the more reason to upload your posters and presentations to the ESIP Figshare Portal! See to learn how.

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