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2018 Science On a Sphere® Users Collaborative Network Workshop

Science City, Union Station Kansas City (Kansas City, MO) November 27-29, 2018
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Overview

The next Science On a Sphere® (SOS) Users Collaborative Network Workshop will be co-hosted by NOAA and the Science City, Union Station Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)offsite link from November 27-29, 2018. The workshop will be based on presentations submitted from participants and will facilitate the use of spherical display systems for providing science educational messages. Participation in this workshop is limited to members of the NOAA Science On a Sphere® Users Collaborative Network and invited groups who are working with the Network. Invitations to participate in the workshop are sent to all members.

There is no registration fee. However, all who plan to attend the workshop will need to register in advance. It is not required that all participants submit presentation proposals, although we do encourage submissions as the philosophy of the workshop is that it is based on the needs of the attendees. Additional information and resources will be posted soon. 

Resources

The hours for the SOS Workshop are:

  • Tuesday, November 27, 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm, no lunch will be provided, optional happy hour gathering in evening
  • Wednesday, November 28, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm, breakfast & lunch provided, evening reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres 
  • Thursday, November 29, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, breakfast & lunch provided
  • Friday, November 30, 8:00 am - 10:30 am, optional field trip to National Weather Service Central Region Headquarters 

Important Steps and Deadlines

Request travel support Sept. 6, 2018
Submit presentation proposal Sept. 6, 2018
Travel support awards announced Sept. 21, 2018
Accepted presentation proposals announced Sept. 21, 2018
Register Oct. 26, 2018
Book hotel Oct. 26, 2018
Note: All deadlines for the 2018 SOS Workshop have passed.   

More information

Additional information about the workshop will be posted on this site and emailed to the SOS Network. If you have any questions about the workshop, you can contact us at sos.workshop@noaa.gov.

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More details and additional links will be posted as they become available.