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2017 SOS Workshop Presentations

Plenary Presentations


Welcome & Introductory Remarks
Carrie McDougall, Senior Program Manager, NOAA Office of Education

Updates from the Boulder SOS Team
SOS Development Team

KEYNOTE: Slipping Forward into the Past, a Predator's Perspective on Climate and Change in the Western Antarctic Peninsula Region
Dr. Bill Fraser, President and Lead Investigator, Polar Oceans Research Group

KEYNOTE: Detroit: Looking Back to Move Forward
William Winkel, Manager of the Detroit '67 Oral History Project, Detroit Historical Society

 

Lightning Talks

 


A Sneak Peek at How Data in the Classroom Brings SOS to Grades 6-12
Dan Pisut, Program Manager, NOAA Visualization Lab


NASA GIBS & Worldview - Discover our Trove of Visualizations
Matthew Cechini, Lead Systems Engineer, NASA GIBS


Visualizing Destructive Tsunamis
Nathan Becker, Oceanographer, NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center


Climate Connections in Virginia: Your Actions Matter
Jeremy Hoffman, Climate and Earth Science Specialist, Science Museum of Virginia


Connecting people to science through six degrees of influence
Kate Semmens, Science Director, Nurture Nature Center


School-Centered SOS
Patrick Rowley, Science On a Sphere Facilitator, James E. Richmond Science Center


Stay Abreast! Join the SOS Education Forum
Hilary Peddicord, SOS Education Specialist, NOAA SOS Boulder


Upgrading to 4K
Erik MacIntosh, SOS Coordinator, NOAA Silver Spring


 

Breakout Sessions


The Overarching Problem of Energy Poverty [Student Contest Winners]
Rachel Stukenborg, student, James Madison University
Kaitlin Tomlinson, student, James Madison University


Best Social Media Practices for Education
Beth Russell, SOS Operations Manager, NOAA SOS Boulder


Volunteers and Interns, oh my! Building an efficient training program that increases recruitment and retention
Nicholas Corcoran, Visitor Services Coordinator, The Wild Center
Sue Layton, Floor Staff Supervisor, Rochester Museum and Science Center


Amphibians and Climate Change
Ruth Marcec, Director of the National Amphibian Conservation Center, Detroit Zoological Society


Take a closer look at SOS Explorer
Hilary Peddicord, SOS Education Specialist, NOAA SOS Boulder
Eric Hackathorn, Developer, NOAA SOS Boulder


Working with interns and volunteers to produce content
Ian McGuire, Education Technology Specialist, Detroit Zoological Society


Spherical Displays in Higher Education    
CJ Hartman, Associate Professor, ISAT, James Madison University


What’s new in the SOS Product Suite
Keith Searight, SOS Technical Lear, NOAA SOS Boulder
Shilpi Gupta, SOS Software Engineer, NOAA SOS Boulder
Vincent Keller, SOS Developer, NOAA SOS Boulder    
Ian McGinnis, Software Engineer, NOAA SOS Boulder


Eco Impact: How Our Choices Affect the Earth and Its Inhabitants
Lisa Forzley, Curator of Education, Detroit Zoological Society


The Quarterly Climate Digest: a potential legacy project from the EarthNow project
Margaret Mooney, Director of Education and Public Outreach, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies
Patrick Rowley, Science On a Sphere Facilitator, James E. Richmond Science Center


Using NOAA Data in the Classroom to Integrate SOS and Classroom Activities
Dan Pisut, Program Manager, NOAA Visualization Lab


Impacts of climate change on polar bears and wolves
Paul Buzzard, Director of Conservation, Detroit Zoological Society


SOS Programs for Middle School Groups: Ready-to-implement lessons and a teaching tutorial
CJ Hartman, Associate Professor, ISAT, James Madison University


Creating Content for the SOS: Data Visualization to Image Enhancement

File: https://www.nnvl.noaa.gov/SOS/2017Workshop.zip (large download)
Dan Pisut, Program Manager, NOAA Visualization Lab


PANEL: Building resilient communities: engaging youth and using visualizations to prepare communities for environmental hazards and other changes.
Carrie McDougall, Senior Program Manager, NOAA Office of Education
Bryan Wunar, Director of Community Initiatives, Museum of Science and Industry
Francis Choi, Research Technician, Northeastern University
Riley Young Morse, Program Manager, Gulf of Maine Research Institute


SOS in a Formal Education Laboratory
Maurice Henderson, Outreach Engineer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


SOS: Global to Local
Shilpi Gupta, SOS Software Engineer, NOAA SOS Boulder
Kate Semmens, Science Director, Nurture Nature Center
Nick Corcoran, Visitor Services Coordinator, The Wild Center


PANEL: A Future Without Edges: The Intersection of VR and Spherical Productions
Michael Starobin, Senior Producer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Eric Hackathorn, Developer , NOAA SOS Boulder
Kate Raisz, Producer-Director , 42 Degrees North Media
Ian McGuire, Education Technology Specialist, Detroit Zoological Society


SOS Student Contest: Engaging youth in creating SOS content
Carrie McDougall, Senior Program Manage, NOAA Office of Education


Piping Plover Conservation        
Tom Schneider, Curator of Birds, Detroit Zoological Society


SOS Visual Playlist Editor Tutorial
Shilpi Gupta, SOS Software Engineer, NOAA SOS Boulder
Vincent Keller, SOS Developer, NOAA SOS Boulder


PANEL: Evaluating SOS: A Smorgasbord Panel
Carrie McDougall, Senior Program Manager, NOAA Office of Education
Alie LeBeau, Education Programs Manager, Aquarium of the Pacific
Megan Chen, Ocean Education Specialist, Smithsonian Natural History Museum
Stephanie Uz, Scientist and Communication Coordinator, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Claire Lannoye-Hall, Curator of Education, Detroit Zoological Society


SOS Product Suite: Feedback and Future Direction
Keith Searight, SOS Technical Lear, NOAA SOS Boulder
Shilpi Gupta, SOS Software Engineer, NOAA SOS Boulder
Vincent Keller, SOS Developer, NOAA SOS Boulder
Ian McGinnis, Software Engineer, NOAA SOS Boulder


Round Movies – Production Techniques for SOS Filmmakers
Michael Starobin, Senior Producer, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center