Program overviews and status for new operational environmental satellite systems

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Tuesday, 6 January 2015: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
231ABC (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the 11th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the Third Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs:  Mitchell Goldberg, JPSS Program Scientist, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS, Lanham, MD and Steven J. Goodman, GOES-R Program Office, NOAA/NESDIS/GOES-R Program Office, Greenbelt, MD

  8:30 AM
GOES-R Program Overview
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NESDIS, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Stringer
  9:00 AM
Program Status of DoD Weather Satellites
Brian Kabat, US Air Force, Washington, DC
  9:15 AM
Status of EUMETSAT Satellite Programs: Recent Developments of Future Programs and Improved Utilisation of Current Programs
Johannes Schmetz, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and K. Holmlund, P. Schlüssel, R. Stuhlmann, L. Schüller, J. Schulz, M. Cohen, and S. Rota
  9:30 AM
Status and Plans of Next Generation Japanese Geostationary Meteorological Satellites Himawari-8/9
Masahiro Hayashi, Meteorological Satellite Center of Japan Meteorological Agency, Kiyose, Japan; and K. Bessho and T. Ohno