Training and Breakout Sessions

July 15, 16, 18, 2017

PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited. You must register to reserve a seat for the training sessions
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Below is schedule of activities for the training sessions and a brief summary

Schedule and Agenda

1. COMET Workshop Schedule/Agenda

2. JPSS Workshop Schedule/Agenda

3. GOES-R Workshop (Introductory Users Session) . You can download PDF version of the Agenda by clicking here

4. GOES-R Workshop (Advanced User Session) You can download PDF version of the Agenda by clicking here

5. WMO VLab Schedule/Agenda

Time

Saturday – July 15th, 2017

Time

Sunday – July 16th, 2017

Time

Tuesday – July 18th, 2017

9:00am – 12:00pm       WMO VLab Train the Trainer Workshop 9:00am – 12:00pm GOES Training Sessions for Introductory Users WMO VLab Train the Trainer Workshop    
1:00pm – 4:00pm  COMET Training   WMO VLab Train the Trainer Workshop  1:00pm – 5:00pm JPSS Training Sessions WMO VLab Train the Trainer Workshop     
            5:30pm – 8:00pm GOES-R Advanced Training

SUMMARY DESCRIPTIONS

COMET Training Session

Download COMET Workshop Agenda

Join University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) staff for an introduction to environmental satellite training resources accessible online through COMET/MetEd (http://www.meted.ucar.edu). Participants will learn about the suite of GOES and JPSS training materials available, including multilingual versions of courses, and have the opportunity to work through select MetEd lessons. 

GOES Satellite Training Session for Introductory Users

The sessions will introduce users to the new capabilities made possible by NOAA’s next generation GOES-R Series Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM), Space Weather instruments and derived products for improved environmental intelligence, forecasts, and warnings. Read More

JPSS Satellite Training Session

Download JPSS Workshop Agenda

This session will focus on direct broadcast (DB) applications extending from the capabilities of the new generation JPSS to a variety of operational forecasting scenarios. Read More …

WMO VLab Train the Trainer Workshop

Download WMO VLab Agenda

The WMO/NOAA VLab Train the Trainer workshop on “Satellite Data Usage: Access through GEONETCast Americas, Display, Interpretation, and Usage in Training” will be held 15-16 July 2017 and will focus on hands-on activities. Read More …

WMO Coordination Group on Satellite Data Requirements for Regions III and IV (RA-3-4-SDR)

The Third Session of the WMO Coordination Group on Satellite Data Requirements for Regions III and IV (RA-3-4-SDR) meeting will be held on the City College of New York (CCNY) campus on 16 and 19 July, 2017  This event is by invitation only.

The goal of this meeting is to assist in ensuring readiness of users in RA III and IV to receive and use new-generation satellite data, to ensure continuity of data services, and to discuss data dissemination on the extended bandwidth of GEONETCast-Americas Broadcast.