SIT-27

Event Dates: March 27th - 28th, 2012

 

SIT-27 Group Photo

SIT-27 Group Photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 27th Meeting of the CEOS Strategic Implementation Team

Hosted by: the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Location: the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California

Agenda, Logistics, and Schedule

Background Materials

Written Reports

Monday, March 26th, 2012: Side Meetings

Time Description Chair Location
08:30-09:00 Registration   Robert P. Scripps II Room
09:00-12:00 CEOS Working Groups and Virtual Constellations Workshop

Stephen Ward/George Dyke Edward W. “Ted” Scripps II Room
13:30-14:30 CEOS Troika Meeting (closed) ISRO Edward W. “Ted” Scripps II Room
14:30-16:00 CEOS SEC 162 Meeting Agenda ISRO Edward W. “Ted” Scripps II Room

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012: Day 1, Samuel H. Scripps Auditorium

Item Time Description
  08:30-09:00 Registration
Session 1: Welcome & Essential Business
1 09:00-09:20 Welcome and Opening Remarks by the SIT Chair (M Freilich, NASA)

  • Tour de Table self introductions
  • Logistics information
  • SIT-27 Expected outcomes and introduction of agenda
2 09:20-09:30 Review of Open Actions (S Ward, SIT Team)

3 09:30-09:50 CEOS Priorities for 2012 (T Stryker, CEO), 2012 CEOS Workplan Expected Outcomes

4-5  09:50-10:15 CEOS Leadership Matters (K Kumar, ISRO)

  • CEOS SIT Vice Chair Election
  • WGISS Vice Chair Status
   10:15-10:45 Break
6  10:45-11:05 Discussion: Process for selection of CEO/DCEO for term(s) from December 2012 Background
7 11:05-11:25 Report from GEO (J Achache, GEO)
8 11:25-12:05 Discussion: CEOS Goals for GEO in 2015 and Beyond (T Stryker, CEO)

9 12:05-12:25 Sea Surface Temperature VC Implementation Plan for Consideration (M Freilich, NASA)
  12:25-13:45 Group Photo & Lunch
10 13:45-13:55 Update from the Carbon Task Force (D Wickland, NASA / T Moriyama, JAXA) Presentation
11 13:55-14:25 CEOS support to GEO-GLAM (T Stryker, CEO / Y Crevier, CSA)Discussion:Next steps for CEOS with (or support for) GEOGLAM

12 14:25-14:40 Rio+20 Inputs from CEOS (K Kumar, ISRO) Presentation

  • Signoff on inputs
  • Agreed coordination with GEO
Session 2: CEOS Self-Study Implementation – Part 1
13a 14:40-15:30 A First Look at Membership & Participation(P Jacobberger-Jellison, NASA)

  15:30-15:45 Break
13b 15:45-16:30 A First Look at Membership & Participation (P Jacobberger-Jellison, NASA)
Session 2: CEOS Self-Study Implementation – Part 2
14 16:30-17:30 What are CEOS’ Essential Questions & How Do We Answer Them?(P Jacobberger-Jellison, NASA)

  17:30 Adjourn
  18:00-20:00 Reception: Martin Johnson House (at Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012: Day 2, Samuel H. Scripps Auditorium

Item Time Description
  08:30-09:00 Registration
Session 2: CEOS Self Study Implementation – Part 2 (cont.)
15 09:00-10:15 What Are CEOS’ Essential Questions & How Do We Answer Them?(P Jacobberger-Jellison, NASA)
  10:15-10:45 Break
Session 3: CEOS Self Study Implementation
16 10:45-12:15 CEOS Structure & Governance (P Jacobberger-Jellison, NASA)Discussion: Everyone Participates – But Who is Responsible?

  • Which parts of the CEOS organization participate in each top level activity; and
  • Which part of the CEOS organization has actual responsibility for each top-level activity?

Presentation

17 12:15-12:30 SIT Chair Remarks (M Freilich)
  12:30-14:00 Lunch
Session 4: CEOS Virtual Constellations and Working Groups (VCs and WGs)
18 14:00-14:30 Reminder of CSS Recommendations (S Ward, SIT Team)Discussion: VC and WG Ambitions to Support Implementation Targets Session Plan
19 14:30-15:30 Nature of the Implementation Support & Targets

  • Overview
  • Climate Architecture Support (WGClimate Presentation)
  • SST & OCR Pilots: Lessons to be Learned
  • Other CEOS Work Plan Priorities – Status & Opportunities
  • Context for the VC & WG Efforts

Discussion

  15:30-15:45 Break
20 15:45-17:00 Individual VC/WG Targets and Issues for SIT (~5 min template reports)

  • OCR/SST/OST/OSVW/LSI/ACC/PC
  • WGISS/WGCV/WGClimate/WGCapD

Background Materials

21 17:00-17:15 Management Framework

  • SIT Oversight and Interaction
  • Next Steps
22 17:15-17:30 SIT Chair Remarks (M Freilich, NASA)
  17:30 Adjourn

Thursday, March 29th, 2012: Side Meetings

Time Description Location
10:15 & 15:15 Breaks Same room assigned to each meeting
09:00-17:30 Carbon Task Force (consultative meeting, open to all agencies) Edward W. “Ted” Scripps II Room
08:30-13:00 Land Surface Imaging VC Robert P. Scripps II Room
14:00-16:00 QA4EO Initiative Robert P. Scripps II Room

Friday, March 30th, 2012: Side Meeting

Time Description Location
10:15 Break Edward W. “Ted” Scripps II Room
09:00-13:00 Carbon Task Force (internal review) Edward W. “Ted” Scripps II Room