2020 Space Weather Enterprise Forum

When: Thursday, November 19, 2020

to Friday, November 20, 2020

Where: Virtual

The Space Weather Enterprise Forum brought together the space weather community to share information and ideas among policymakers, senior government leaders, researchers, service- provider agencies, private-sector service providers, space weather information users, media, and legislators and staff from Capitol Hill to raise awareness of space weather and its effects on society.

This year's Forum focused on continuity of critical space weather observations, transitioning research results into operations, and the application of space weather information to activities in space.

SWF Director of Program Planning Brian Weeden moderated a session on "The Role of Space Weather in Creating a Safe, Stable, and Operationally Sustainable Space Environment." Panelists included:

  • Dr. Diane Howard,┬áChief Counsel, Office of Space Commerce, Department of Commerce
  • Mr. Steph Earle, Acting Deputy Division Chief, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Dr. Moriba Jah, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin
  • Dr. Jeff Thayer, Faculty Director, Space Weather Technology, Research, and Education Center Faculty Director and Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder

Panelist bios can be found here. The full agenda and additional information is available here.

For more information, please contact Director of Space Applications Programs Krystal Azelton.

Last updated on December 9, 2020