87th AMS Annual Meeting

: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites

Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites

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Sunday, 14 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Sun 14 Jan

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Short Course Registration
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 14 January 2007


Conference Registration
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Monday, 15 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Mon 15 Jan

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January
Location: East Registration (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

9:00 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Plenary Session for the Presidential Forum (Presidential Forum will then run parallel to other sessions throughout the day)
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Coffee Break
Location: Meeting Room Foyer (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Lunch Break

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Sessions end for the day

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2007


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Tuesday, 16 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Tue 16 Jan

8:30 AM-8:55 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Keynote Speaker Session 1
3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Speaker: Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS/NCEP

Papers:

9:00 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


1
NPOESS Overview and Status
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Carl Hoffman, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Program Status
Dan Stockton, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Ryan

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Poster Session 1
Applications and Exploitation of NPOESS and GOES-R Data Products I
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Gary Mineart, Mitretek Systems, Inc.

Papers:
 
User Interaction with the GOES-R Series of Weather Satellites
August J. Ryberg Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/Mitretek Systems, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Nguyen and L. Shipley

 
The WindSat passive microwave radiometer: forecaster applications
Thomas F. Lee, NRL, Monterey, CA; and F. J. Turk, J. D. Hawkins, S. D. Miller, J. Goerss, M. H. Bettenhausen, and Z. Jelenak

 
The Virtual GOES-R Observing Experiment System (VGOES) - A strategy to accelerate GOES development and benefits
Jeffery T. Sroga, Lockheed Martin, Newtown, NJ; and J. A. Dutton, J. Ross, D. A. Bennett, S. Richardson, R. Miehle, A. Feingold, D. Bevis, J. Walmsley, N. Larsen, and D. Powell

 
The trade study for Hyperspectral Environmental Suite (HES) on GOES-R
Jinlong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, T. J. Schmit, W. P. Menzel, and J. J. Gurka

 
The GOES-R Hydrology Algorithm Team: Progress and plans
Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

 
The EPS/MetOp system: overview and first Results
K. Dieter Klaes, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, Darmstadt, Germany; and Y. Buhler, M. Cohen, J. Schmetz, P. Edwards, and T. Phulpin

 
Surface emissivity retrieved from satellite IR hyperspectral data and its impact on other retrieval products
Daniel K. Zhou, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and A. M. Larar, X. Liu, and W. L. Smith Sr.

 
Snow cover assessment and updating for denied areas using AVHRR and SSM/I
Steven F. Daly, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH; and E. Ochs, S. Newman, J. Hardy, C. Vuyovich, J. Gagnon, and B. Tracy

 
Simulated GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager Measurements for Hurricane Katrina
Min-Jeong Kim, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng and T. Zhu

 
NPOESS Data Exploitation Plans for Product Processing
Tom Schott, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and S. L. Bunin

 
NOAA Product Processing from Metop Satellites
Tom Schott, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and S. L. Bunin

 
Modelling and Simulation of the GOES-R Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) Instrument Performance
James Bergstrom, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp, Boulder, CO; and D. Down, S. Hagerty, T. Updike, and S. J. Varlese

 
Lossless compression studies for NOAA GOES-R hyperspectral environmental suite
Bormin Huang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Ahuja, Y. Sriraja, H. L. Huang, M. D. Goldberg, T. J. Schmit, and R. W. Heymann

 
Improved aviation weather diagnostics and forecasting using future generation GOES-R data
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. M. Bedka, M. J. Pavolonis, J. R. Mecikalski, J. J. Murray, D. B. Johnson, C. S. Velden, and S. A. Ackerman

 
GOES-R Proxy data for Mesoscale weather systems
Tong Zhu, Colorado State Univ./CIRA at NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng

 
GOES-R color product development
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS/StAR/RAMM Branch, Fort Collins, CO CO; and M. DeMaria

 
GOES-R AWG Integration Team: Interface with the System Prime
Walter Wolf, QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and L. Zhou and M. Goldberg

 
GOES-R AWG Integration Team: Interface with the AWG Application Teams
Lihang Zhou, QSS Group Inc., Lanham, MD; and W. W. Wolf and M. Goldberg

 
GOES-R Algorithm Working Group: Space Weather Team Update
S. Hill, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and H. J. Singer, T. Onsager, R. Viereck, D. Biesecker, C. C. Balch, and D. C. Wilkinson

 
P1.22
GOES-R Algorithm Working Group Sounding Application Team

 
GOES Satellite Data Distribution: Past, Present, and Future
Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS GOES-R, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Paquette

 
GOES Infrared Sounders - the future perspective from the current applications
Jun Li, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, W. P. Menzel, and J. J. Gurka

 
Evaluation of simulated GOES-R HES and ABI thermal radiance measurements
Thomas Greenwald, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. L. Huang, D. Tobin, P. Yang, J. Otkin, E. R. Olson, and L. Moy

 
Determining cloud type and freezing thresholds
Richard Anstett, Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems & Solutions, King of Prussia, PA

 
Climate requirements for future national operational environmental satellite systems: bridging the weather-climate gap
John J. Bates, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. R. Barkstrom and J. Privette

 
Clear sky atmospheric motion vectors derived from the GOES Sounder and simulated GOES-R hyperspectral moisture retrievals
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Wanzong, I. Genkova, D. A. Santek, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin

 
CLASS Vision
Rick Vizbulis, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and R. Rank

 
An Overview of the GOES-13 Science Test
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS/StAR/RAMM Branch, Fort Collins, CO CO; and T. J. Schmit

 
Advancing short-term satellite-based convective nowcasting into the GOES-R era
John R. Mecikalski, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and W. M. Mackenzie, Jr., K. M. Bedka, and W. F. Feltz

 
Adapting operational GOES-SST algorithms to Meteosat Second Generation-SEVIRI for GOES-R Risk Reduction
Eileen Maria Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Harris, W. Smith Sr., and J. Mittaz

 
A validation for retrieving cloud optical and microphysical properties in the IR region with MODIS and AIRS
Kevin J. Garrett, I. M. Systems Group, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Yang and S. L. Nasiri

 
A Geostationary Microwave Sounder: Design and Applications
Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and A. Tanner, T. Gaier, P. Kangaslahti, and S. Brown

 
Baseline instruments for the GOES-R series
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and J. J. Gurka, T. M. Renkevens, M. M. Gunshor, and J. Li


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Keynote Speaker Session 2
GOES-R Overview and Status
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Michael Crison, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
Keynote Speaker: NOAA Satellite and Information Service: Looking Ahead
Mary E. Kicza, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:30 AM
2.2
GOES Program Status
Mark Mulholland, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:45 AM
2.3
GOES-R Program Overview
Anthony Comberiate, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

11:00 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Arakawa Symposium Luncheon
Location: Marriott Rivercenter

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


3
Polar Observations
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Mike Haas, NPOESS IPO/Aerospace Corp.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Sensor Suite
Hal Bloom, NPOESS Integrated Program Office, Silver Spring, MD

  1:45 PM
3.2
The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Data Products
Michael Bonadonna, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD

  2:00 PM
3.3
The EUMETSAT Polar System: First Results from MetOp-A
K. Dieter Klaes, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, Darmstadt, Germany; and M. Cohen, J. Schmetz, and L. Sarlo

  2:15 PM
3.4
The EUMETSAT's Network of Satellite Application Facilities
Lothar Schueller, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and L. Sarlo

  2:30 PM
3.5
NESDIS Polar Data Exploitation
Gene Legg, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


4
GOES-R Observations
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD

Papers:
  3:30 PM
4.1
The ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) on GOES-R
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and W. P. Menzel, J. Gurka, and M. M. Gunshor

  4:00 PM
4.2
The Next GOES Sounder
Paul Menzel, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, J. J. Gurka, and J. Li

  4:30 PM
4.3
Washington D.C. Lightning Mapping Array Demonstration Project Risk Reduction for GOES Lightning Mapper Data
Stephan B. Smith, NOAA/NWS/OST, Silver Spring, MD; and S. J. Goodman and P. R. Krehbiel

  5:00 PM
4.5
Understanding the Space Environment with GOES-R Solar and Space Environment Data
S. Hill, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and H. J. Singer, T. G. Onsager, R. Viereck, and D. Biesecker

  5:15 PM
4.6
GOES-R Data Distribution and Products
Thomas M. Renkevens, NOAA/NESDIS/OSDPD, Camp Springs, MD

5:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2007


Sessions end for the day

Wednesday, 17 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Wed 17 Jan

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


5
Satellite Data Applications
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Greg Mandt, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Introduction and Overview
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NESDIS, Greenbelt, MD

  8:35 AM
5.1
AFWA Cloud Forecasting
John B. Eylander, Headquarters Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt AFB, NE

  9:20 AM
5.3
The Transition of NASA EOS Datasets to WFO Operations: A Model for Future Technology Transfer
Christopher B. Darden, NOAA/NWS, Huntsville, AL; and J. E. Burks, G. J. Jedlovec, and S. L. Haines

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Coffee Break
Location: Meeting Room Foyer (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


6
Climate and Science Implications
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Grant Aufderhaar, Department of Defense/Aerospace Corp.

Papers:
  10:30 AM
Introduction and Overview
Grant Aufderhaar, Department of Defense/Aerospace Corp.

 
6.1
U.S. Climate Change Program: An Update on Progress and Future Challenges

  10:50 AM
6.2
Climate Capabilites with Restructured NPOESS
Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. J. Bates, B. R. Barkstrom, C. J. Koblinsky, and M. D. Goldberg

  11:20 AM
6.3
  11:50 AM
6.4
The Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) - Helping to Improve Climate, Weather, Ocean and Air Quality Forecasts and the Accuracy of Climate Data Sets
John F. LeMarshall, JCSDA, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Lord, M. M. Rienecker, P. Phoebus, J. Jung, J. Derber, M. Goldberg, F. Weng, L. P. Riishojgaard, and J. G. Yoe

11:00 AM-6:45 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Panel Discussion 1
The Intersection of Congress, Satellites, and the User Community-Luncheon Speaker
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Speaker: Eric Webster, ITT Corp

Papers:

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Poster Session 2
Applications and Exploitation of NPOESS and GOES-R Data Products II
Location: 217D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)
Sponsor: Third Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites
Chair: Gary Mineart, Mitretek Systems, Inc.

Papers:
 
Validation of mesoscale model output with satellite observations
Manajit Sengupta, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and L. Grasso, D. T. Lindsey, and M. DeMaria

Poster PDF (245.6 kB)
 
The VIIRS Fire Mask
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and D. B. Hogan, T. Kennely, and S. Zaccheo

 
The VIIRS cloud mask
Keith Hutchison, Center for Space Research, Austin, TX; and B. Lisager, J. M. Jackson, J. K. Roskovensky, A. K. Heidinger, M. J. Pavolonis, T. J. Kopp, and R. A. Frey

 
The NPOESS field terminal segment
James Jensen, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Omaha, NE; and J. Bradley

 
Synthetic GOES-R and NPOESS imagery of mesoscale weather events
Lewis Grasso, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Sengupta and J. F. Dostalek

Poster PDF (95.7 kB)
 
Status of the NPOESS VIIRS Instrument
Gary Ross, NOAA/NESDIS/NPOESS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. R. Swenson

 
Simulation and test of the VIIRS sensor data record (SDR) algorithm for NPOESS
Stephen Mills, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and J. Lamoureux

 
Sea surface temperature measurements from the VIIRS instrument during NPOESS
John M. Jackson, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and W. J. Emery

 
Retrieval of sea ice age and concentration using the VIIRS sea ice characterization algorithm: preliminary tests with MODIS proxy data
Robert Mahoney, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and I. Appel and M. Kowitt

 
Operational Cloud Detection Systems in the NPOESS GOES-R Era
Gilberto A. Vicente, NOAA, Camp Springs, MD; and A. K. Heidinger

 
Operational and scientific applications of ozone data from NPP and NPOESS
John Hornstein, NPOESS IPO/NRL, Washington, DC; and L. E. Flynn, C. S. Long, R. McPeters, D. Gu, and D. Durnford

 
OMPS - The Next Generation Sensor Suite for Global Ozone Monitoring
Scott C. Asbury, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, CO; and J. Sneary, Q. Remund, and J. Rodriguez

 
NSIPS: A Hub for NPOESS Cal/Val support
Bonnie Reed, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Arlington, VA; and J. Zajic, C. Wang, A. Harrington, M. Wong, J. Bowser, J. Bay, C. Johnson, M. Johnson, and M. Echeverri

 
NPOESS system architecture
Frank Hinnant, Eagle Consulting, LLC, Lansing, NC

 
NPOESS storage area network (san)/fiber channel interface
James Austin, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Inc., Aurora, CO

 
NPOESS soil moisture satellite data assimilation research using windsat data
Andrew Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and C. L. Combs, S. Longmore, D. Rapp, T. H. Vonder Harr, T. Vukicevic, G. Mason, G. McWilliams, and M. Mungiole

 
NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) Science Data Segment (SDS)
Robert J. Schweiss, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

 
NPOESS interface data processing segment
Kerry Grant, Raytheon Company, Aurora, CO

 
NPOESS environmental data records
Mike Haas, NPOESS IPO, Silver Spring, MD

 
NPOESS Command, Control, and Communications Segment (C3S)
Bill Sullivan, Raytheon, Aurora, CO

 
Neural Network Retrievals of Precipitation and Atmospheric Temperature and Moisture Profiles from ATMS and CRIS
William J. Blackwell, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and F. Chen

 
Modeling GOES-R 6.18510.35 m brightness temperature differences above cold thunderstorm tops
Daniel T. Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS/RAMMB, Fort Collins, CO., Fort Collins, CO; and L. Grasso

 
Mixed Phase Detection and Cloud Property Retrievals during NPOESS
Denise Hagan, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and S. Q. Kidder, A. Kankiewicz, T. H. Vonder Haar, and M. Mussetto

 
Improvements to NPOESS temperature and moisture sounding by combining sounder and imaging instrument data
Richard J. Lynch, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and C. Richard, H. E. Snell, D. B. Hogan, A. Huang, D. Hagan, and M. Mussetto

 
GOES-R transition from GOES Variable Format (GVAR) to GOES Rebroadcast Data
John W. Linn III, Mitretek Systems, Falls Church, VA; and L. Shipley

 
Differentiating between clouds and aerosol during the NPOESS era
Keith Hutchison, Center for Space Research, Austin, TX; and B. Isager and J. M. Jackson

 
Development and testing of the VIIRS land surface temperature using global modis proxy data and global synthetic data
Justin Ip, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss

 
Coastal waters imaging: instrument and data utility issues
Stephanie R. Sandor-Leahy, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA; and P. Bissett, B. Hauss, and C. Mobley

 
Cloud top temperatures of cirrus clouds retrieved from radiances in the NPOESS/VIIRS 8.55-m and 12.0-m Bandpasses
Eric Wong, Northrup Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach., CA; and K. D. Hutchison, S. C. Ou, and K. N. Liou

 
Analysis of Adjacency Effects for Two Lambertian Half-Spaces
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA

 
Aerosol Measurements from the VIIRS Instrument During NPOESS
Eric Shettle, NRL, Washington, DC; and R. Halthore, E. Vermote, and J. M. Jackson

 
WRF-simulated atmospheric profile datasets used to support GOES-R research activities
Jason A. Otkin, CIMSS/SSEC, Madison, WI; and H. L. Huang, E. R. Olson, and S. Wanzong

 
The GOES-R ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) and continuation of GOES-N class sounder products
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and J. Gurka, J. Li, and K. Schrab


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Sessions end for the day

5:30 PM-6:45 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

7:00 PM-9:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2007


AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom C123 (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

Thursday, 18 January 2007

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Thur 18 Jan

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall C (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

11:00 AM-4:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Exhibits Open
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall)

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall and Raffle
Location: Exhibit Hall D (Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center)

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Registration Desk Closes

4:00 PM-4:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Exhibits Close

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Conference Ends

6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2007


Rasmusson Symposium Banquet