Panel Discussion 1 Best Practices, Private-Public Partnerships and multi-community efforts for the Transition of R2O in the Weather, Water and Climate Enterprises including successes, failures and lessons learned -Part I [Panel Discussion]

Tuesday, 14 January 2020: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
252A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Craig McLean, NOAA/OAR, Office of Oceanic & Atmospheric Research, Silver Spring, MD
John Pereira, Raytheon, Silver Spring, MD and Margaret Caulfield, NOAA/NESDIS (Retired), Townsend, DE

This panel is a conversation between industry, government, and the broader AMS community to discuss successes, challenges, and opportunities in technology transfer from research to operations.  Panelists will be invited from government and industry to briefly highlight key technology transition examples and to stimulate further discussion.

The panel aims to: 

  • Discuss successes, challenges, and opportunities experienced by industry and government organizations when transferring technology into operations.
  • Inform the AMS community of NOAA operational needs and discuss partnerships and mechanisms to develop and transition new technologies. 
  • Gain insight and/or ideas from AMS community regarding future applications of technologies in the broader science community.

8:30 AM
A Simplified NCEP Prediction Suite for the NWS (Invited Presentation)

Towards an Operational NOAA GEO Hyperspectral Infrared Sounder
Dr. Elsayed R Talaat, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and D. L. W. Uccellini and D. S. M. Volz

Experiences with Tech Transfer from the Perspective of a Foot-Soldier in OAR
Heather D. Reeves, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK

Operationalizing New Radar Technology Developed by Industry
Nicolas Powell, Raytheon Corporation, Colorado Springs, CO; and K. F. Brueske

9:00 AM
Panel Discussion

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