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Space Weather Forum in Washington, D.C. July 25

UPDATED: July 23, 2018. New location for forum
July 19, 2018
A coronal mass ejection bursting from the edge of the Sun, May 1, 2013.

Space weather forecasters, scientists, researchers and others from around the world will gather at the Space Weather Enterprise Forum next week in Washington, D.C. to discuss ways to advance space weather research and forecast capabilities. Panel discussions will cover a range of topics, including space weather observing programs, critical infrastructure protection, improved products and services, and applications to serve a broad and growing user community.  Policy experts will also provide a status update on the National Space Weather Strategy.

WHAT: 
Space Weather Enterprise Forum

WHEN:
Wed., July 25, 12:00 noon to 4 p.m. EDT,

WHERE:
James Madison Memorial Building
Montpelier Room, 6th floor 
101 Independence Ave, SE 
Washington, DC 20540

FEATURED SPEAKERS:
U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, Colorado  
U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, Alabama
William Lapenta, Ph.D., director, NOAA’s National Center’s for Environmental Prediction

Space is limited; reporters must register with michael.bonadonna@noaa.gov to attend.

The Space Weather Enterprise Forum is sponsored by the Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology and the National Space Weather Partnership.

Media Contact:
Maureen O’Leary, 301-427-9000