No tickets needed! Just show-up. There will be free appetizers and a cash bar.

NASA’s Applied Sciences Program – in partnership with AGU's Earth and Space Science Informatics (ESSI) group and the ESIP Federation – is thrilled to co-sponsor Ignite@AGU 2014 ( at the upcoming Fall AGU meeting. Ignite (, a concept created by O’Reilly Media, provides presenters a strict presentation format – five minutes and 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds – to make their point. Enlighten us, but make it quick!

Event Details: 

Speaker Line-up!* 

  • Data Curation: What's in It for Me? – Dharma Akmon, University of Michigan
  • Why We Do What We Do – Ross Bagwell, NASA Goddard/Columbus Technologies
  • Women in STEM in the Media – CaT Bobino, In the Know Science Show
  • Cheatgrass: Cheating the West! – Cheryl Cary, NASA DEVELOP
  • There Once Was a Man from Nantucket – A Lesson In Archiving Told in Verse – Kenneth S. Casey, NOAA NODC
  • Chamonix! My Favorite Place (45.92° N, 6.87° E, 1035-3842m elevation) – Jeff de La Beaujardière, NOAA
  • Space 2100 – Tia Ferguson, NASA/MSFC
  • Automated Data-Aggregation Factories – Dave Fulker, OPeNDAP
  • Roll the Credits? – A Case Study in Dataset Attribution – Chung-Yi Hou, University of Illinois, Champaign
  • Sierra-Way to Heaven: A Cloud-Based Decision Support System – Emily “Chippie” Kislik, NASA DEVELOP
  • We Want You(ng Women in Science)! – Jessica McCarty, Michigan Tech University
  • Collections at the ‘core’ of the field – Sarah Ramdeen, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Perform better at school – either don’t exhale or increase the ventilation! – Paul Roberts, Sonoma Technology
  • Radar for Life, Ignited – Sang-Ho Yun, NASA JPL

The event will be emcee'd by Karl Benedict, University of New Mexico and Foundation for Earth Science Board Chairman.

*Actual event line-up will not be in this order.

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