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Executive Dialogue on Environmental Information in the Energy Sector

Global Science & Technology, Inc on behalf of NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information-Center for Weather and Climate

Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST)

Executive Dialogue on Environmental Information in the ...

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NOAA LogoNOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is pleased to invite you to an executive forum that will feature dialogue between government, industry and academic leaders about the role of environmental information in fostering greater resilience in the energy sector. 

NCEI will highlight its diverse data products relevant to the energy industry and encourage industry executives to highlight their needs for climate, ocean and geophysical information. The intention of the dialogue is to foster and reinforce lines of communication to grow the resilience of the nation’s energy resources and infrastructure.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Mark Paese, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services, National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service
  • Thomas Karl, Director, National Centers for Environmental Information
  • Cheryl Maletich, Vice President, Distribution System Operations, ComEd
  • Aaron Strickland, Emergency Operations, Georgia Power/Southern Company
  • Kent Mathis, Analytics Manager, JEA
  • Phil Hanser, Principal, The Brattle Group
  • John Firth, CEO and Co-Founder, Acclimatise

A draft agenda is available on our event website at

Sponsored by:

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Narayan Strategy logo

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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking at the Marriott is by valet only.

There is a self-parking lot one block away:

Fulton Place Parking Center, 901 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

Information about public transit options by bus and streetcar are available from the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we will have your name in our system from your registration.


The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No, if you have a ticket transferred to you from another person, we ask that you please update the registration online via this EventBrite site so that we can have an accurate nametag for you and can provide you any updates you may need in the days before the event.

Is this event affiliated with the Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) happening the same week in New Orleans? Can I attend if I am not registered for the AMS annual meeting? 

No, this event is not directly affiliated with AMS. However, we welcome the participation of those also attending the AMS meetings in New Orleans. You do not have to be registered to attend the AMS annual meeting to attend this event. 

Will there be food available at the event?

Refreshments will be available during the break at the event thanks to the support of workshop sponsors who are federal contractors. If your employer's ethics rules do not allow you to accept gifts from a federal contractor, you will be able to pay cash for refreshments on the day of the event.

Who can I contact with any questions?

Please contact:

David Brown, NOAA Regional Climate Services Director-Southern Region,


Renee Leduc Clarke, Principal at Narayan Strategy,

You can also visit our permanent website for the workshop at

When & Where

New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130

Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST)

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Global Science & Technology, Inc on behalf of NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information-Center for Weather and Climate

NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) are responsible for hosting and providing access to one of the most significant archives on earth, with comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data. From the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun and from million-year-old tree rings to near real-time satellite images, NCEI is the Nation’s leading authority for environmental information.

By preserving, stewarding, and maximizing the utility of the Federal government’s billion-dollar investment in high-quality environmental data, NCEI remains committed to providing products and services to private industry and businesses, local to international governments, academia, as well as the general public.

Previously NOAA's National Climatic Data Center, NCEI's Center for Weather and Climate (CWC) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, and assessing the Nation's treasure of climate and historical weather data and information. Located in Asheville, North Carolina, CWC maintains the world's largest climate data archive and provides climatological services and data to every sector of the United States economy and to users worldwide. 

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