2014 Workshop Agenda

Below is the agenda for the
First Annual NAPSA Workshop

Monday May 12th, 2014
Lowell Observatory

Institutional Introductions

  • Lowell Observatory
  • USGS Flagstaff Science Campus
  • USGS Flagstaff Office of the Arizona Water Science Center
  • USGS Astrogeology Science Center
  • Astrogeology Research: Remote Sensing, Cartography, Mapping & Analog Sites
  • USGS Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center
  • United States Naval Observatory
  • NAU College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences
  • NAU School of Earth Sciences & Environmental Sustainability
  • NAU Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • NAU Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • NAU Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  • NAU Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Grants & Contracts Panel (Lowell, NAU, USGS)

  • Removing obstacles
  • Let’s not re-invent the wheel
  • Centralized resources/points of conact

Breakout Discussions

  • Students
    • Resources, opportunities, mechanisms, curriculum
  • Funding
    • Opportunities, barriers, long term goals
  • Outreach
    • Communication, education, promotion
  • Defining a Path Forward
    • Keep the momentum going, other options, documentation

Moving Forward

  • Document the proceedings
  • Establish a document repository
  • Large Poster Session and another topical workshop in the Fall
  • After meeting assessment by Steering Comittee